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Zip Code 48217 Population

Population breakdown by gender

Population in zip code 48217 is 8,159 residents | Male to Female ratio is 1:1.11 | Zip Code 48217 land area is 2.2861 sq. miles | Population density is 3,568.96 residents per square mile

Median age in zip code 48217

  Median Age
Zip Code Median Age 42.7
Median Age - Male 42.6
Median Age - Female 43.4

Median age of zip code 48217 is 17% higher compared to nearby zip codes and 14.8% higher compared to the United States median age. Comparing gender-specific madian age yields the following results. Male median age of zip code 48217 is 23.8% higher compared to nearby zip codes and 19% higher compared to the United States male median age. Female zip code 48217 median age is 13.3% higher in comparison to nearby zip codes and 12.7% higher compared to female national median age average.

Population breakdown by age

Racial makeup of zip code 48217

White population 1107
Black or African American population 6755
Asian population 32
American Indian and Alaska Native population 29
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander population 0
Other population 196

Region of birth

Zip code 48217 ancestry distribution

Arab 0.8% Czech 0%
Danish 0% Dutch 0%
English 0.5% French No Basque 0.1%
French Canadian 0.2% German 1.2%
Greek 0.1% Hungarian 0.2%
Irish 1% Italian 1.1%
Lithuanian 0% Norwegian 0.1%
Polish 0.9% Portuguese 0%
Russian 0% Scotch-Irish 0%
Scottish 0.1% Slovak 0%
Subsaharan African 0.9% Swedish 0%
Swiss 0% Ukrainian 0%
USA 1% Welsh 0%
West Indian No Hispanic Groups 0.1% Other Ancestries 77.6%

Family type by presence of children under 18 by age in zip code 48217

Family Type Distribution
Total families 1726
Married couples 43.22%
Other couples 56.78%

Family and household income distribution in zip code 48217

  Family income (%) Household income (%)
$30,000 or less 48.26% 55.44%
$30,000 and $50,000 26.07% 23.5%
$50,000 and $100,000 18.89% 17.45%
$100,000 and $200,000 6.26% 3.34%
$200,000 or more 0.52% 0.28%

Households by size in zip code 48217

Household language in zip code 48217

English language 92.92%
Spanish language 6.93%
Other European language 0.15%
Asian language 0%
Other language 0%

Population by housing unit in zip code 48217

Total Occupied housing units 3238
Detached housing units 85.08%
Attached housing units 2.38%
2 units 2.29%
3 - 4 units 0.86%
5 - 9 units 0.99%
10 - 19 units 0.12%
20 - 49 units 1.39%
50 or more units 6.24%
Mobile homes 0.65%
Boats, RVs, Vans 0%

Means of transportation to work in zip code 48217

Use car, track or Van 90.48%
Use public transportation 6.12%
Use Motorcycle 0%
Use bicycle 0%
Walk to work 0.75%
Work at home 2.65%

School attendance in zip code 48217

Attent Preschool programs 1.41%
Attend Public School 15.95%
Attend college undergraduate program 3.82%
Attent graduate studies 0.22%
Not enrolled in school 78.61%

Highest school attainment in zip code 48217

Less then 9th grade 9.14%
Grade 9 to 12, no diploma 21.5%
High school diploma 34.33%
Some college, no degree 26.45%
Associate degree 3.37%
Bachelor's degree 3.98%
Graduate or professional degree 1.23%

Real Estate in zip code 48217

Housing occupied 77.78%
Housing vacant 22.22%
Housing occupied by owner 60.19%
Housing occupied by tenant 39.81%
Total Rented Units 1289
Median Contract Gross Rent $524
Median Gross Rent $865
Median Home Value $54,300

Contract rent is the monthly cash rent agreed to, regardless of any furnishings, utilities, fees, meals, or services that may be included. Gross rent is the contract rent plus the estimated average monthly cost of utilities and fuels if these are paid by the renter. In zip code 48217 median gross rent is 65.08% larger then the median contract rent.

Average estimated apartment rent in zip code 48217

Studio $650
1 Bedroom $740
2 Bedrooms $890
3 Bedrooms $1,060
4 Bedrooms $1,100
AVERAGE RENT $888

Average rent in zip code 48217 ($888.00) is 15.4% higher compared to nearby zip codes and 5.1% lower compared to the average rent in the US. The following illustrates how zip code 48217 rent compares to the nearby zip code rents by unit type: studio apartment rent is 15% higher, one bedroom apartment rent is 14.7% higher, two bedroom rent is 15.6% higher, three bedroom rent is 15.2% higher, four bedroom rent is 15.9% higher.

Housing units in zip code 48217

Total housing units 4163
Detached housing units 82.63%
Attached housing units 2.55%
2 units 5.09%
3 - 4 units 1.68%
5 - 9 units 0.77%
10 - 19 units 0.1%
20 - 49 units 1.08%
50 or more units 5.6%
Mobile homes 0.5%
Boats, RVs, Vans 0%

Real Estate taxes paid in zip code 48217

Total Real Estate Taxes $2,545,400
Real estate taxes paid for units with a mortgage $1,119,100
Real estate taxes paid for units with no mortgage $1,426,300

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Zip Codes Near 48217

Zip Code City County Distance
48218 River Rouge Wayne 0.93 ml
48229 Ecorse Wayne 1.67 ml
48101 Allen Park Wayne 2.14 ml
48202 Detroit Wayne 2.27 ml
48203 Highland Park Wayne 2.27 ml
48204 Detroit Wayne 2.27 ml
48221 Detroit Wayne 2.27 ml
48205 Detroit Wayne 2.27 ml
48206 Detroit Wayne 2.27 ml
48224 Detroit Wayne 2.27 ml