Zip Code 48312 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameSterling Heights
Zip Code StateMichigan
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Macomb
Area Code586
Alternate Zip Code NamesSTERLING HTS
Unacceptable Zip Code NamesST HEIGHTS
Current Population:32720
Racial Majority:White 82.16%
Public School Racial Majority:White 76.6%
Unemployment Rate:3.8%
Median Household Income$65609
Average Adjusted Gross Income$54570
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time27 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range600 - 614 ft.
Area12 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)42.55859600, -83.01040200

Zip Code 48312 Description

Zip Code 48312 is located in the state of Michigan in the Detroit metro area. Zip code 48312 is primarily located in Macomb County. The official US Postal Service name for 48312 is STERLING HEIGHTS, Michigan. Portions of zip code 48312 are contained within or border the city limits of Sterling Heights, MI, Warren, MI, Clinton, MI, and Fraser, MI. The area code for zip code 48312 is 586. 48312 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Michigan.

The current unemployment level in 48312 is 3.8% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 5.9% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 5.1% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 6.0%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 48312 increased to 32720 from 31877 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 48312 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 48312 public schools is White. 46% of students in 48312 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 26975 82.16% 26688 +1%
 Black Or African American 2504 7.63% 2550 -2%
 Hispanic 505 1.54% 604 -16%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 20 0.06% 75 -73%
 Asian 2146 6.54% 2198 -2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 7 -100%
 Other Race 48 0.1% 48 -31%
 Two Or More Races 550 1.98% 550 +18%

Zip Code 48312 Race/Ethnicity

 White 76.6%
 Black Or African American 11.3%
 Hispanic 1.9%
 Asian 7.1%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.2%
 Two or More Races 2.7%

Zip Code 48312 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population3272031877
Male Population47.60%
Female Population52.40%
Total Households13284
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$65609
Income Under $50K Per Year36.50%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year37.60%
Income Above $100K Per Year25.90%
48312 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Michigan District 9Andy LevinDemocrat
Michigan District 10Paul MitchellRepublican
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48312 Michigan State House of Representatives Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
25Nate ShannonDemocrat
30Diana FarringtonRepublican
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48312 Michigan State Senate Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
10Michael D. MacDonaldRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$121194
Average Real Estate Sale Price$92609
Current Unemployment Level 3.8%
Previous Month Unemployment Level4.8%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago4.4%
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 48312 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)18202838495863625443342441
Avg Max Temp (°F)31344456697883807361483658
Avg Precip (In.)1.921.772.483.12.883.213.333.
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI
CBSA Type48312
CBSA Population4473111
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Detroit
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours
Northwest Warren
Northeast Warren