Zip Code 48205 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameDetroit
Zip Code StateMichigan
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Wayne
Area Code313
Current Population:44045
Racial Majority:African American 90.7%
Public School Racial Majority:Black 97.9%
Unemployment Rate:10.1%
Median Household Income$40039
Average Adjusted Gross Income$25550
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time28.9 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range600 - 620 ft.
Area6 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)42.43385400, -82.98145800

Zip Code 48205 Description

Zip Code 48205 is located in the state of Michigan in the Detroit metro area. Zip code 48205 is primarily located in Wayne County. The official US Postal Service name for 48205 is DETROIT, Michigan. Portions of zip code 48205 are contained within or border the city limits of Detroit, MI, Warren, MI, Eastpointe, MI, and Harper Woods, MI. Zip code 48205 is within area code 313 and area code 586. 48205 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Michigan.

The current unemployment level in 48205 is 10.1% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 7.3% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 5.0% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 5.2%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 48205 decreased to 44045 from 67012 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 48205 is African American while the majority ethnicity attending 48205 public schools is Black. 86.2% of students in 48205 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 1997 5.32% 1953 +2%
 Black Or African American 34065 90.7% 40231 -15%
 Hispanic 205 0.55% 310 -34%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 18 0.05% 89 -80%
 Asian 321 0.85% 745 -57%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 1 -100%
 Other Race 61 0.21% 61 +28%
 Two Or More Races 655 2.32% 655 +33%

Zip Code 48205 Race/Ethnicity

 White 0.4%
 Black Or African American 97.9%
 Hispanic 0.2%
 Asian 1.1%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.2%
 Two or More Races 0.2%

Zip Code 48205 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population4404567012
Male Population47.00%
Female Population53.00%
Total Households14116
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$40039
Income Under $50K Per Year59.40%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year29.90%
Income Above $100K Per Year10.60%
48205 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Michigan District 14Brenda LawrenceDemocrat
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48205 Michigan State House of Representatives Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
1Tenisha YanceyDemocrat
3Wendell ByrdDemocrat
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48205 Michigan State Senate Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
2Adam HollierDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$36081
Average Real Estate Sale Price$34692
Current Unemployment Level 10.1%
Previous Month Unemployment Level10.7%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago21.6%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfa - Humid Continental Hot Summers
Ecoregion 57a - Maumee Lake Plains
Average First Frost DatesOctober 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesApril 21 - 31

Zip Code 48205 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)19212939506065645645352542
Avg Max Temp (°F)32354558717984827462493759
Avg Precip (In.)1.851.842.433.172.873.253.343.363.362.422.72.4733.07
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI
CBSA Type48205
CBSA Population4473111
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Detroit
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours