ZIP Code 48221 - Detroit Michigan

ZIP Code 48221 is located in Detroit Michigan. 48221 is primarily within Wayne County, with some portions in Oakland County. Regionally, it is located in Metro Detroit.

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ZIP Code 48221 Quick Stats

ZIP Code NameDetroit
Primary CountyWayne County
ZIP Code TypeStandard
Population (2022)41,570
Area Code(s)313
Current Time

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48221 Demographics

48221 can be classified socioeconomically as Lower Middle Class class compared to other ZIP Codes in Michigan based on Median Household Income and Average Adjusted Gross Income. The majority race/ethnicity residing in 48221 is African American. The majority race/ethnicity attending public schools in 48221 is African American. The current unemployment level in 48221 is 9.6%.

Population Growth Rate1.65%
Population Density7,988 People per Square Mile
Total Households14,604
Percentage High Income Households1.3%
Median Household Income (2021)$46,209
Average Adjusted Gross Income (2020)$43,150
Current Unemployment Rate (April 2024)9.6%
Majority Race/EthnictyAfrican American - 89.27%
Public School Majority Race/EthnictyAfrican American - 98.88%

48221 Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American320.08%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander00%

48221 Public School Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American50.11%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander00%

48221 Educational Attainment Levels

Highest Education Level AttainedTotalPercentage
Less Than 1 Year of College1,6127%
Bachelor Degree3,05513.26%
High School Diploma5,23422.73%
No High School Diploma5362.33%
GED or Alternate1,3175.72%
1 or More Years of College5,98726%
Associates Degree2,0278.8%
Masters Degree2,47910.76%
Professional Degree5222.27%
Doctorate Degree2621.14%

48221 Geography

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Cities/Towns in 48221
RegionMetro Detroit
Metropolitan/Micropolitan Stat AreaDetroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA TimezoneAmerica/Detroit
Area5 Square Miles

48221 Politics

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48221 Schools

48221 Weather and Climate Data

Plant Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
Average First Frost DateOctober 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DateApril 21 - 31
Koppen-Geiger Climate ZoneDfa - Humid Continental Hot Summers
Ecoregion57a - Maumee Lake Plains

48221 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)18202838495863625443342341
Avg Max Temp (°F)32354558718084827562493759
Avg Precip (In.)1.931.822.513.162.913.

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