48208 Zip Code Detailed Profile




Estimated zip code population in 2013: 9,997
Zip code population in 2010: 10,234
Zip code population in 2000: 12,867

Houses and condos: 6,325
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,945
% of renters here:

73%
State:

29%
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in zip code 48208: 89.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 3.2 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population density: 3,161 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 48208
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2013:
This zip code:

1.7% ($1,057)
Michigan:

1.8% ($2,090)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,738 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $864 (1.8%)

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Males: 5,004  (50.1%)
Females: 4,993  (49.9%)

For population 25 years and over in 48208:

For population 15 years and over in 48208:

Zip code 48208 compared to state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
  • Races in zip code 48208

  • Zip code 48208 races chart
    • 1,044White population
    • 8,535Black population
    • 46American Indian population
    • 40Asian population
    • 3Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population
    • 13Some other race population
    • 173Two or more races population
    • 380Hispanic or Latino population

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Estimated median house/condo value in 2013: $63,900
48208:

$63,900
Michigan:

$117,500



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists there were 5 registered sex offenders living in 48208 zip code as of August 30, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in zip code 48208 to the number of sex offenders is 2,262 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this zip code is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

35.6 years
Michigan median age:

39.6 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.4 people
Michigan:

2.5 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 48208, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $22,670 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$22,670
State:

$55,609

Salary/wage: $22,011 (reported on 80.8% of returns)
Here:

$22,011
State:

$46,782
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 71.5% for AGIs below $25k, 85.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 82.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 82.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 75.8% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $361 (reported on 9.6% of returns)
This zip code:

$361
Michigan:

$1,491
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs below $25k, 0.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.2% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Ordinary dividends: $1,350 (reported on 3.7% of returns)
Here:

$1,350
State:

$6,225
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.1% for AGIs below $25k, 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.3% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$1,675 (reported on 2.5% of returns)
Here:

+$1,675
State:

+$9,326

Profit/loss from business: +$6,616 (reported on 22.9% of returns)
Here:

+$6,616
State:

+$11,523
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 16.0% for AGIs below $25k, 1.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.0% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $9,660 (reported on 1.5% of returns)
48208:

$9,660
Michigan:

$15,298

Total itemized deductions: $14,103 (23% of AGI, reported on 9.0% of returns)
Here:

$14,103
State:

$21,628

Here:

23.4% of AGI
State:

18.4% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.2% for AGIs below $25k, 5.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 9.8% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Charity contributions: $4,435 (reported on 6.2% of returns)
Here:

$4,435
State:

$4,225
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs below $25k, 1.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.9% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxes paid: $4,779 (reported on 9.0% of returns)
48208:

$4,779
State:

$8,327
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.4% for AGIs below $25k, 1.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.8% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Earned income credit: $2,666 (reported on 46.7% of returns)
Here:

$2,666
State:

$2,306
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 13.4% for AGIs below $25k, 1.4% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 48208, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $22,887 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$22,887
State:

$48,204

Salary/wage: $22,230 (reported on 87.8% of returns)
Here:

$22,230
State:

$42,791
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 74.4% for AGIs below $10k, 81.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 92.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 91.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 92.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 68.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $483 (reported on 14.7% of returns)
This zip code:

$483
Michigan:

$1,725
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.7% for AGIs below $10k, 0.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $771 (reported on 4.6% of returns)
Here:

$771
State:

$3,420
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.1% for AGIs below $10k, 0.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$143 (reported on 2.7% of returns)
Here:

+$143
State:

+$8,532
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -0.0% for AGIs below $10k, 0.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, -0.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, -0.3% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$4,641 (reported on 11.5% of returns)
Here:

+$4,641
State:

+$9,547
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 13.2% for AGIs below $10k, 4.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs $75k-100k)

IRA payment deduction: $1,387 (reported on 1.0% of returns)
48208:

$1,387
Michigan:

$2,875

Total itemized deductions: $13,116 (23% of AGI, reported on 12.8% of returns)
Here:

$13,116
State:

$18,509

Here:

23.4% of AGI
State:

20.7% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.1% for AGIs below $10k, 3.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 13.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 12.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 11.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $3,964 (7% of AGI, reported on 11.4% of returns)
Here:

$3,964
State:

$3,365

Here:

6.7% of AGI
State:

3.6% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 4.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $3,148 (reported on 54.7% of returns)
48208:

$3,148
State:

$7,691
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.6% for AGIs below $10k, 3.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 10.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 12.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 19.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $2,042 (reported on 44.9% of returns)
Here:

$2,042
State:

$1,737

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 63.3%
Here:

63%
State:

60%
(% for various income ranges: 63.3% for AGIs below $10k, 67.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 58.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 55.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 66.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 64.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2013:
This zip code:

$20,386
Michigan:

$48,273
Detroit, MI (48208) map Nearest zip codes: 48216, 48202, 48206, 48201, 48210, 48233.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

36.5%
Michigan:

49.0%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

6.8%
Michigan:

6.4%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 2,018
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 2,038


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 163 (34 now married, 129 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 2,383 (425 now married, 1,958 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 48208 with a mortgage: 468 (17 second mortgage, 116 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 643

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,189
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: S386

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2013:
This zip code:

48.6%
Whole state:

17.0%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2013:
This zip code:

18.3%
Whole state:

9.1%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.8
State:

6.4
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

4.5
  • Notable locations in this zip code not listed on our city pages

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  • Notable locations in zip code 48208: Saint Gilbert Terminal (A), City of Detroit Fire Department Emergency Medical Services Medic 7 (B), City of Detroit Fire Department Engine 10 Ladder 4 (C), City of Detroit Fire Department Engine 31 Squad 4 (D), Detroit Fire Department Training Academy (E), Douglass Library (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 48208 include: New Order Missionary Baptist Church (A), Pilgrim Star Baptist Church (B), United Kingdom and Missionary Baptist Church (C), Rightway Baptist Church (D), Saint Andrew Redeemer Lutheran Church (E), Mayflower Missionary Baptist Church (F), Second Olivet Baptist Church (G), Starr of Zion Missionary Baptist Church (H), Enon Tabernacle Missionary Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Parks in zip code 48208 include: Scripps Park (1), Ames Playground (2), Ewald Playground (3), Elijah McCoy Homesite Historical Marker (4), Martin Kundig Historical Marker (5), Motown Historical Marker (6), Olympia Stadium (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Tourist attraction (not listed on the city page) : Hitsville USA (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 2648 West Grand Boulevard).

Year house built

  • 02010 or later
  • 5522000 to 2009
  • 2931990 to 1999
  • 2171980 to 1989
  • 5491970 to 1979
  • 3121960 to 1969
  • 4381950 to 1959
  • 1,0001940 to 1949
  • 2,9641939 or earlier

Zip code 48208 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Detroit, MI (48208)

  • 7no bedroom
  • 831 bedroom
  • 922 bedrooms
  • 4643 bedrooms
  • 3994 bedrooms
  • 665+ bedrooms

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Detroit, MI (48208)

  • 210no bedroom
  • 7261 bedroom
  • 1,0162 bedrooms
  • 7403 bedrooms
  • 2334 bedrooms
  • 205+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Detroit, MI (48208) in owner-occupied houses/condos

  • 187no vehicle
  • 4461 vehicle
  • 4012 vehicles
  • 653 vehicles
  • 124 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

Cars and other vehicles available in Detroit, MI (48208) in renter-occupied apartments

  • 1,160no vehicle
  • 1,3781 vehicle
  • 3282 vehicles
  • 793 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

Median gross rent in 2013: $657.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2013 for:


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $63,900
48208:

$63,900
Michigan:

$117,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $32,100 - $110,800

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $92,020
Here:

$92,020
State:

$159,597

Townhouses or other attached units: $41,494
Here:

$41,494
State:

$138,735

In 2-unit structures: $78,373
Here:

$78,373
State:

$89,877

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $73,333
Here:

$73,333
State:

$110,373

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $96,552
Here:

$96,552
State:

$119,825

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Housing units in structures:


Unemployment: 25.2%

Neighborhoods in zip code 48208:

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 80.8%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 9,532

Size of family households: 829 2-persons, 444 3-persons, 365 4-persons, 103 5-persons, 106 6-persons, 45 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 1,830 1-person, 212 2-persons, 101 3-persons, 21 4-persons

481 married couples with children.
1,426 single-parent households (90 men, 1,336 women).

95.6% of residents of 48208 zip code speak English at home.
2.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (38% very well, 25% well, 22% not well, 16% not at all).
0.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% very well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (25% very well, 75% not well).
0.5% of residents speak other language at home (29% very well, 71% well).

Foreign born population: 274 (2.7%)
(35.4% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

2.7%
Whole state:

6.2%

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents

  • 41%Mexico
  • 11%Nigeria
  • 7%Korea
  • 7%Other Western Africa
  • 7%Sweden
  • 6%Guatemala
  • 5%Poland

Most common first ancestries reported in 48208 (%)

  • 76%Other groups
  • 3%Polish
  • 3%Irish
  • 2%African
  • 2%American
  • 2%German
  • 1%English

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 212010 or later
  • 1552000 to 2009
  • 421990 to 1999
  • 73Before 1990

Public high schools in zip code 48208 not listed on the city page:

  • MURRAY-WRIGHT HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,569; Location: 2001 W. WARREN AVENUE, DETROIT, MI; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • NORTHWESTERN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,374; Location: 2200 W. GRAND BOULEVARD, DETROIT, MI; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • DETROIT CITY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 273; Location: 3500 MCGRAW STREET, DETROIT, MI; Grades: 09 - 12)

Zip code 48208 topographic map

Public primary/middle schools in zip code 48208 not listed on the city page:

  • UNIVERSITY AT PELHAM (Students: 730; Location: 2001 MLK JR BLVD, DETROIT, MI; Grades: 05 - 08)
  • MCMICHAEL MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 498; Location: 6050 LINWOOD STREET, DETROIT, MI; Grades: 05 - 08)
  • MULTICULTURAL ACADEMY (Students: 416; Location: 4700 VINEWOOD STREET, DETROIT, MI; Grades: PK - 08)
  • GEORGE CROCKETT ACADEMY (Students: 409; Location: 4851 14TH STREET, DETROIT, MI; Grades: KG - 10)
  • WOODWARD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 392; Location: 2900 WREFORD STREET, DETROIT, MI; Grades: PK - 05)
  • FERGUSON ACADEMY FOR YOUNG WOMEN (Students: 389; Location: 2750 SELDEN STREET, DETROIT, MI; Grades: 06 - 12)
  • WINGERT TRAINABLE CENTER (Students: 227; Location: 1851 W. GRAND BOULEVARD, DETROIT, MI; Grades: UG - UG)
  • DETROIT LIONS ALTERNATIVE EDUCATION (Students: 118; Location: 1745 W. HANCOCK, DETROIT, MI; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • HANCOCK (Students: 61; Location: 1745 W HANCOCK, DETROIT, MI; Grades: KG - 08)

Private primary/middle school not listed on the city page:

  • ST CASIMIR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 131; Location: 3361 23RD STREET, DETROIT, MI; Grades: KG - 8)
There are 96 Social Workers 74 Counselors 104 Other Medical Specialists in Zip Code 48208.

Major facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:


Zip code 48208 marital status for males
Zip code 48208 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 21.6%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 24.9%

Most commonly used house heating fuel

  • 78%Utility gas
  • 17%Electricity
  • 2%Other fuel
  • 1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1%Wood

Population in 1990: 14,925. Population change in the 1990s: -2,058 (-13.8%).

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:


61% of the 48208 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 87% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Michigan.

81% of the 48208 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 69% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 25% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 5% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 1% moved from abroad.

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 19
Here:

2.1%
Michigan:

10.2%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 27
Here:

8.5%
Michigan:

8.6%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 112
Here:

12.7%
Michigan:

14.1%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Class of Workers (%)

Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)

  • 76,902Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 61,136Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations
  • 58,029Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations
  • 48,450Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 41,031Management occupations
  • 35,417Business and financial operations occupations

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code:

Top industries in this zip code by the number of employees in 2005:


Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

People in group quarters in 2010:

  • 421 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 367 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 95 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 61 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 36 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 125 people in nursing homes
  • 121 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 121 people in military hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 112 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 73 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 72 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 39 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 10 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 10 people in other group homes

Fatal accident statistics in 2011:

  • Fatal accident count: 4
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 7
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 4
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 8
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1

Fatal accident statistics in 2010:

  • Fatal accident count: 5
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 7
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 4
  • Fatalities: 6
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 9
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 6 full and 10 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$154,3555$72,6005$114,6764$8,2800$00$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$73,0602$27,9252$66,3200$02$27,9250$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$141,6789$80,10319$53,93615$19,4124$41,5751$25,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$04$29,31511$88,1250$02$26,1800$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$02$80,7350$00$00$0
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$36,650
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$48,867
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in zip code 48208 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John31272.2 years
James29967.9 years
Willie23370.0 years
Mary22676.1 years
William22470.5 years
Robert19467.6 years
George15771.8 years
Charles13569.3 years
Joseph12971.4 years
Edward9674.2 years
Most common last names in zip code 48208 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith20669.8 years
Williams18871.4 years
Jones16567.6 years
Johnson16168.6 years
Brown12466.9 years
Jackson10870.3 years
Davis8470.7 years
Robinson7170.9 years
Harris7070.1 years
Thomas6966.5 years
Businesses in zip code 48208
NameCountNameCount
CVS1KFC1
Goodwill7U-Haul1

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