ZIP Code 48218 - River Rouge Map and Data

Map of ZIP Code 48218 Border

Official Zip Code NameRiver Rouge
Zip Code StateMichigan
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Wayne
Area Code313
Current Population:7903
Racial Majority:African American 54.49%
Public School Racial Majority:Black 70.6%
Unemployment Rate:7.0%
Median Household Income$35896
Average Adjusted Gross Income$28690
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time22.9 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range577 - 577 ft.
Area2 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)42.27086700, -83.12582600

Zip Code 48218 Profile

ZIP Code 48218 is located in the state of Michigan in the Detroit metro area. ZIP code 48218 is primarily located in Wayne County. The official US Postal Service name for 48218 is RIVER ROUGE, Michigan. Portions of ZIP code 48218 are contained within or border the city limits of River Rouge, MI, Detroit, MI, and Ecorse, MI. The area code for ZIP code 48218 is 313. 48218 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Michigan.

The current unemployment level in 48218 is 7.0% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 7.3% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 3.7% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 3.7%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 48218 decreased to 7903 from 10060 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 48218 is African American while the majority ethnicity attending 48218 public schools is Black. 91.9% of students in 48218 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 2365 30.47% 2751 -14%
 Black Or African American 4229 54.49% 3933 +8%
 Hispanic 945 12.18% 884 +7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 38 -100%
 Asian 36 0.46% 17 +112%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 2 -100%
 Other Race 8 0% 8 -100%
 Two Or More Races 270 2.4% 270 -31%

Zip Code 48218 Race/Ethnicity

 White 10.3%
 Black Or African American 70.6%
 Hispanic 12.6%
 Asian 0.1%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.4%
 Two or More Races 6.1%

Zip Code 48218 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population790310060
Male Population47.00%
Female Population53.00%
Total Households2897
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$35896
Income Under $50K Per Year65.00%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year25.70%
Income Above $100K Per Year9.30%
48218 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Michigan District 13Rashida TlaibDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$44900
Average Real Estate Sale Price$31871
Current Unemployment Level 7.0%
Previous Month Unemployment Level7.9%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago11.1%
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 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesApril 21 - 31

Zip Code 48218 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)18202838495863625443342441
Avg Max Temp (°F)33364658718084837563503860
Avg Precip (In.)1.961.842.553.222.943.463.
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI
CBSA Type48218
CBSA Population4473111
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Detroit
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours