Zip Code 48221 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameDetroit
Zip Code StateMichigan
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Wayne
Area Code313
Current Population:38727
Racial Majority:African American 91%
Public School Racial Majority:Black 99.2%
Unemployment Rate:10.1%
Median Household Income$50138
Average Adjusted Gross Income$41680
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time24.7 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range646 - 650 ft.
Area5 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)42.42732400, -83.15000400

Zip Code 48221 Description

Zip Code 48221 is located in the state of Michigan in the Detroit metro area. Zip code 48221 is primarily located in Wayne County. The official US Postal Service name for 48221 is DETROIT, Michigan. Portions of zip code 48221 are contained within or border the city limits of Detroit, MI, Ferndale, MI, and Highland Park, MI. The area code for zip code 48221 is 313. 48221 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Michigan.

The current unemployment level in 48221 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 48221 decreased to 38727 from 45381 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 48221 is African American while the majority ethnicity attending 48221 public schools is Black. 70.7% of students in 48221 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 2148 5.4% 1365 +57%
 Black Or African American 36188 91% 36022 +0%
 Hispanic 263 0.66% 346 -24%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 69 0.17% 82 -16%
 Asian 122 0.31% 206 -41%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 5 -100%
 Other Race 71 0.32% 71 +80%
 Two Or More Races 630 2.13% 630 +35%

Zip Code 48221 Race/Ethnicity

 White 0.1%
 Black Or African American 99.2%
 Hispanic 0.2%
 Asian 0.2%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.3%
 Two or More Races 0%

Zip Code 48221 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population3872745381
Male Population44.40%
Female Population55.60%
Total Households14771
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
70.7%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$50138
Income Under $50K Per Year49.90%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year30.70%
Income Above $100K Per Year19.50%
48221 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Michigan District 14Brenda LawrenceDemocrat
Michigan District 13Rashida TlaibDemocrat
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48221 Michigan State House of Representatives Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
3Wendell ByrdDemocrat
7LaTanya GarrettDemocrat
27Robert WittenbergDemocrat
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48221 Michigan State Senate Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
4Marshall BullockDemocrat
11Jeremy MossDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$47037
Average Real Estate Sale Price$35304
Current Unemployment Level 10.1%
Previous Month Unemployment Level10.7%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago21.6%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
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 48221 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)18202838495863625443342341
Avg Max Temp (°F)32354558718084827562493759
Avg Precip (In.)1.931.822.513.162.913.43.23.193.342.422.722.4833.08
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI
CBSA Type48221
CBSA Population4473111
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Detroit
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours
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