Zip Code 48217 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameDetroit
Zip Code StateMichigan
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Wayne
Area Code313
Current Population:8210
Racial Majority:African American 86.07%
Public School Racial Majority:Black 93%
Unemployment Rate:38.5%
Median Household Income$34182
Average Adjusted Gross Income$27060
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time23.5 Minutes
Current Time:
EDT
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range584 - 584 ft.
Area2 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)42.27577972, -83.15364838

Zip Code 48217 Description

Zip Code 48217 is located in the state of Michigan in the Detroit metro area. Zip code 48217 is primarily located in Wayne County. The official US Postal Service name for 48217 is DETROIT, Michigan. Portions of zip code 48217 are contained within or border the city limits of Detroit, MI, Dearborn, MI, Ecorse, MI, Lincoln Park, MI, Melvindale, MI, and River Rouge, MI. The area code for zip code 48217 is 313. 48217 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Michigan.

The current unemployment level in 48217 is 38.5% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 7.3% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 23.8% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 13.3%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 48217 decreased to 8210 from 10515 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 48217 is African American while the majority ethnicity attending 48217 public schools is Black. 90.7% of students in 48217 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 261 3.39% 467 -44%
 Black Or African American 6628 86.07% 6569 +1%
 Hispanic 751 9.75% 1019 -26%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 7 0.09% 23 -70%
 Asian 0 0% 7 -100%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 1 -100%
 Other Race 7 0% 7 -100%
 Two Or More Races 117 0.7% 117 -54%

Zip Code 48217 Race/Ethnicity

 White 0.4%
 Black Or African American 93%
 Hispanic 5.7%
 Asian 0%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 0.9%

Zip Code 48217 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population821010515
Male Population47.10%
Female Population52.90%
Total Households3216
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
90.7%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$34182
Income Under $50K Per Year64.60%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year27.20%
Income Above $100K Per Year8.20%
48217 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Michigan District 13Rashida TlaibDemocrat
Related Maps: Map of All Michigan Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$34857
Average Real Estate Sale Price$38000
Current Unemployment Level 38.5%
Previous Month Unemployment Level9.3%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago7.9%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfa - Humid Continental Hot Summers
Ecoregion 57a - Maumee Lake Plains
Average First Frost DatesOctober 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesApril 21 - 31

Zip Code 48217 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)17192838495863615442332340
Avg Max Temp (°F)33364658718084837663503860
Avg Precip (In.)1.961.852.573.222.953.533.153.023.422.472.742.5133.39
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI
CBSA Type48217
CBSA Population4473111
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Detroit
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours
Vernor