Zip Code 48238 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameDetroit
Zip Code StateMichigan
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Wayne
Area Code313
Current Population:31743
Racial Majority:African American 95.97%
Public School Racial Majority:Black 98.4%
Unemployment Rate:10.1%
Median Household Income$30855
Average Adjusted Gross Income$24780
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time25.3 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range640 - 650 ft.
Area5 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)42.39633600, -83.14193800

Zip Code 48238 Description

Zip Code 48238 is located in the state of Michigan in the Detroit metro area. Zip code 48238 is primarily located in Wayne County. The official US Postal Service name for 48238 is DETROIT, Michigan. Portions of zip code 48238 are contained within or border the city limits of Detroit, MI, Highland Park, MI, . The area code for zip code 48238 is 313. 48238 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Michigan.

The current unemployment level in 48238 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 48238 decreased to 31743 from 44909 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 48238 is African American while the majority ethnicity attending 48238 public schools is Black. 92.2% of students in 48238 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 417 1.36% 249 +67%
 Black Or African American 29448 95.97% 30637 -4%
 Hispanic 150 0.49% 206 -27%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 19 0.06% 71 -73%
 Asian 31 0.1% 24 +29%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 2 -100%
 Other Race 39 0.31% 39 +144%
 Two Or More Races 515 1.7% 515 +2%

Zip Code 48238 Race/Ethnicity

 White 0.8%
 Black Or African American 98.4%
 Hispanic 0.3%
 Asian 0.1%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.2%
 Two or More Races 0.2%

Zip Code 48238 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population3174344909
Male Population46.40%
Female Population53.60%
Total Households12698
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$30855
Income Under $50K Per Year69.20%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year23.40%
Income Above $100K Per Year7.40%
48238 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Michigan District 13Rashida TlaibDemocrat
Michigan District 14Brenda LawrenceDemocrat
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48238 Michigan State House of Representatives Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
5Cynthia A. JohnsonDemocrat
7LaTanya GarrettDemocrat
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48238 Michigan State Senate Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
2Adam HollierDemocrat
3Sylvia SantanaDemocrat
4Marshall BullockDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$37450
Average Real Estate Sale Price$31685
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 48238 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)18202838495964625543342441
Avg Max Temp (°F)32354558717984827562493759
Avg Precip (In.)1.921.842.493.152.893.343.243.233.332.412.72.4833.03
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI
CBSA Type48238
CBSA Population4473111
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Detroit
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours
Harmony Village
Winter Halter