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48238 Zip Code (Detroit, MI) Detailed Profile




Cities: Detroit, MI (99.85%), Highland Park, MI (0.15%)
County: Wayne County, MI
Estimated zip code population in 2021: 25,090
Zip code population in 2010: 31,743
Zip code population in 2000: 44,909

Houses and condos: 16,128
Renter-occupied apartments: 5,248
% of renters here:

51%
State:

27%
March 2022 cost of living index in zip code 48238: 93.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 5.4 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population density: 4,650 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 48238
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2021:
This zip code:

2.1% ($1,087)
Michigan:

1.3% ($2,636)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2021: $1,261 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2021: $1,063 (2.2%)

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Males: 11,785  (47.0%)
Females: 13,305  (53.0%)

For population 25 years and over in 48238:

  • High school or higher: 84.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.8%
  • Unemployed: 25.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 48238:

  • Never married: 56.2%
  • Now married: 18.7%
  • Separated: 3.1%
  • Widowed: 7.1%
  • Divorced: 14.9%

Zip code 48238 compared to state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage 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 significantly below state average.
  • Races in zip code 48238 (2021)
    • 23,48193.6%Black
    • 7152.9%Two or more races
    • 4451.8%White
    • 2070.8%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1510.6%Some other race
    • 720.3%Asian
    • 160.06%American Indian
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Estimated median house/condo value in 2021: $52,166
48238:

$52,166
Michigan:

$199,100



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists, there were 152 registered sex offenders living in 48238 zip code as of September 27, 2023.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 48238 is 195 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

37.0 years
Michigan median age:

40.2 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.4 people
Michigan:

2.4 people

Averages for the 2020 tax year for zip code 48238, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2020: $26,584 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$26,584
State:

$68,945

Salary/wage: $24,097 (reported on 75.0% of returns)
Here:

$24,097
State:

$57,142
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 921.8% for AGIs below $25k, 3018.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 7187.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10371.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 19605.0% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $218 (reported on 7.4% of returns)
This zip code:

$218
Michigan:

$1,630
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.0% for AGIs below $25k, 1.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 6.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 21.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 35.0% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Ordinary dividends: $1,180 (reported on 2.6% of returns)
Here:

$1,180
State:

$6,972
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.9% for AGIs below $25k, 1.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 10.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 72.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 41.7% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$1,961 (reported on 1.9% of returns)
Here:

+$1,961
State:

+$20,064
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.6% for AGIs below $25k, 2.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 135.0% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$121 (reported on 23.2% of returns)
Here:

+$121
State:

+$11,172
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 18.5% for AGIs below $25k, 29.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 811.7% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $8,361 (reported on 2.4% of returns)
48238:

$8,361
Michigan:

$19,803
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.6% for AGIs below $25k, 20.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 117.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 392.1% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Total itemized deductions: $22,530 (reported on 2.4% of returns)
Here:

$22,530
State:

$34,117
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 10.9% for AGIs below $25k, 67.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 292.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 604.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1420.0% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Charity contributions: $9,747 (reported on 2.0% of returns)
Here:

$9,747
State:

$13,548
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 26.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 113.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 259.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 543.3% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxes paid: $5,764 (reported on 2.3% of returns)
48238:

$5,764
State:

$7,972
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.8% for AGIs below $25k, 15.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 67.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 170.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 428.3% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Earned income credit: $2,863 (reported on 42.4% of returns)
Here:

$2,863
State:

$2,251
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 182.6% for AGIs below $25k, 143.3% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2020 taxes: 90.4%
Here:

90%
State:

93%
(% for various income ranges: 91.2% for AGIs below $25k, 91.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 82.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 81.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 85.7% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 48238, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $21,742 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$21,742
State:

$55,609

Salary/wage: $19,799 (reported on 77.2% of returns)
Here:

$19,799
State:

$46,782
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 65.1% for AGIs below $25k, 77.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 71.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 75.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 57.9% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $677 (reported on 10.2% of returns)
This zip code:

$677
Michigan:

$1,491
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.4% for AGIs below $25k, 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.2% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Ordinary dividends: $1,426 (reported on 3.3% of returns)
Here:

$1,426
State:

$6,225
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.1% for AGIs below $25k, 0.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.0% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$450 (reported on 1.3% of returns)
Here:

+$450
State:

+$9,326
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Profit/loss from business: +$6,367 (reported on 22.9% of returns)
Here:

+$6,367
State:

+$11,523
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 16.8% for AGIs below $25k, 0.2% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $10,538 (reported on 3.0% of returns)
48238:

$10,538
Michigan:

$15,298
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.6% for AGIs below $25k, 1.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.3% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Total itemized deductions: $15,181 (29% of AGI, reported on 9.8% of returns)
Here:

$15,181
State:

$21,628

Here:

29.0% of AGI
State:

18.4% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.5% for AGIs below $25k, 6.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 11.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 13.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 14.8% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Charity contributions: $4,845 (reported on 8.6% of returns)
Here:

$4,845
State:

$4,225
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.6% for AGIs below $25k, 2.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.4% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxes paid: $4,524 (reported on 9.6% of returns)
48238:

$4,524
State:

$8,327
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.5% for AGIs below $25k, 1.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.5% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Earned income credit: $2,917 (reported on 47.7% of returns)
Here:

$2,917
State:

$2,306
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 14.5% for AGIs below $25k, 1.6% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 54.0%
Here:

54%
State:

57%
(% for various income ranges: 53.6% for AGIs below $25k, 54.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 56.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 57.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 60.0% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 48238, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $24,110 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$24,110
State:

$48,204

Salary/wage: $22,599 (reported on 85.3% of returns)
Here:

$22,599
State:

$42,791
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 73.1% for AGIs below $10k, 75.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 84.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 82.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 80.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 74.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $618 (reported on 17.5% of returns)
This zip code:

$618
Michigan:

$1,725
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.9% for AGIs below $10k, 0.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $656 (reported on 5.8% of returns)
Here:

$656
State:

$3,420
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs below $10k, 0.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$1,597 (reported on 2.9% of returns)
Here:

+$1,597
State:

+$8,532
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -0.2% for AGIs below $10k, -0.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$3,850 (reported on 11.6% of returns)
Here:

+$3,850
State:

+$9,547
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 12.8% for AGIs below $10k, 4.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, -0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, -0.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.2% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $1,533 (reported on 0.7% of returns)
48238:

$1,533
Michigan:

$2,875

Total itemized deductions: $13,852 (28% of AGI, reported on 17.8% of returns)
Here:

$13,852
State:

$18,509

Here:

28.1% of AGI
State:

20.7% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.0% for AGIs below $10k, 4.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 10.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 13.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 14.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 17.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $4,172 (8% of AGI, reported on 16.2% of returns)
Here:

$4,172
State:

$3,365

Here:

8.2% of AGI
State:

3.6% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.5% for AGIs below $10k, 1.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 3.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 4.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $2,907 (reported on 55.5% of returns)
48238:

$2,907
State:

$7,691
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.6% for AGIs below $10k, 2.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 5.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 10.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 11.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 14.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $2,138 (reported on 43.7% of returns)
Here:

$2,138
State:

$1,737

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 66.3%
Here:

66%
State:

60%
(% for various income ranges: 65.0% for AGIs below $10k, 70.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 61.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 62.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 65.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 66.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2021:
This zip code:

$28,990
Michigan:

$63,498
Detroit, MI (48238) map Nearest zip codes: 48204, 48221, 48206, 48203, 48227, 48210.
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Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

36.5%
Michigan:

44.2%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

6.6%
Michigan:

46.3%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 4,824
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 5,850


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 491 (120 now married, 364 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 5,810 (1,008 now married, 4,831 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 48238 with a mortgage: 1,224 (105 second mortgage, 52 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 78

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $981
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $448

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2021:
This zip code:

38.1%
Whole state:

13.1%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2021:
This zip code:

14.7%
Whole state:

6.9%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.2
State:

6.5
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.3
State:

4.3
  • Notable locations in this zip code not listed on our city pages

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  • Notable locations in zip code 48238: City of Detroit Fire Department Emergency Medical Services Medic 10 (A), City of Detroit Fire Department Engine 40 Ladder 17 Squad 5 (B), Francis Parkman Library (C), Saint Francis Childrens Home (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Shopping Center: Value Save Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

    Churches in zip code 48238 include: Church of the New Covenant Baptist Church (A), New Birth Rescue Missionary Baptist Church (B), New Greater Cedar Grove Baptist Church (C), New Greater Faith Missionary Baptist Church (D), New Way Christian Community Church (E), Newbirth Missionary Church (F), Northwest Unity Baptist Church (G), Triumphant Life Church of God in Christ (H), Praise Temple Church of God (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemetery: Forest Hill Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

    Parks in zip code 48238 include: Woods Park (1), Zussman Playground (2), Butzel Playground (3), James Smith House Historical Marker (4), Salsinger Playground (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Tourist attraction (not listed on the city page) : Kelly Window & Door Manufacturing (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 15000 Linwood Street).

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 02020 or later
  • 1382010 to 2019
  • 3362000 to 2009
  • 2621990 to 1999
  • 4661980 to 1989
  • 2711970 to 1979
  • 4521960 to 1969
  • 2,3461950 to 1959
  • 3,8541940 to 1949
  • 7,5341939 or earlier

Zip code 48238 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Detroit, MI (48238)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Detroit, MI (48238)
  • 27no bedroom
  • 1061 bedroom
  • 1,1222 bedrooms
  • 2,8003 bedrooms
  • 8484 bedrooms
  • 1165+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Detroit, MI (48238)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Detroit, MI (48238)
  • 66no bedroom
  • 1,1551 bedroom
  • 1,7452 bedrooms
  • 1,6233 bedrooms
  • 4844 bedrooms
  • 1495+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Detroit, MI (48238) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Detroit, MI (48238) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 768no vehicle
  • 2,1921 vehicle
  • 1,2982 vehicles
  • 6553 vehicles
  • 1384 vehicles
  • 255+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Detroit, MI (48238) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Detroit, MI (48238) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 1,715no vehicle
  • 2,6951 vehicle
  • 6572 vehicles
  • 1343 vehicles
  • 234 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

  • Zip code 48238 household income distribution in 2021

  • Zip code 48238 household income distribution in 2021
  • 2,508Less than $10,000
  • 1,029$10,000 to $14,999
  • 881$15,000 to $19,999
  • 541$20,000 to $24,999
  • 437$25,000 to $29,999
  • 898$30,000 to $34,999
  • 414$35,000 to $39,999
  • 562$40,000 to $44,999
  • 349$45,000 to $49,999
  • 599$50,000 to $59,999
  • 784$60,000 to $74,999
  • 765$75,000 to $99,999
  • 254$100,000 to $124,999
  • 175$125,000 to $149,999
  • 134$150,000 to $199,999
  • 79$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2021 in zip code 48238

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2021 in zip code 48238
  • 448Less than $10,000
  • 364$10,000 to $14,999
  • 267$15,000 to $19,999
  • 455$20,000 to $24,999
  • 231$25,000 to $29,999
  • 319$30,000 to $34,999
  • 96$35,000 to $39,999
  • 488$40,000 to $49,999
  • 534$50,000 to $59,999
  • 288$60,000 to $69,999
  • 189$70,000 to $79,999
  • 137$80,000 to $89,999
  • 29$90,000 to $99,999
  • 255$100,000 to $124,999
  • 84$125,000 to $149,999
  • 123$150,000 to $174,999
  • 51$175,000 to $199,999
  • 76$200,000 to $249,999
  • 28$250,000 to $299,999
  • 19$300,000 to $399,999
  • 18$400,000 to $499,999
  • 17$500,000 to $749,999
  • 26$750,000 to $999,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2021 in zip code 48238

  • Rent paid by renters in 2021 in zip code 48238
  • 255Less than $100
  • 55$100 to $149
  • 4$150 to $199
  • 205$200 to $249
  • 23$250 to $299
  • 121$300 to $349
  • 54$350 to $399
  • 189$400 to $449
  • 366$450 to $499
  • 605$500 to $549
  • 319$550 to $599
  • 434$600 to $649
  • 506$650 to $699
  • 429$700 to $749
  • 421$750 to $799
  • 456$800 to $899
  • 48$900 to $999
  • 152$1,000 to $1,249
  • 8$1,250 to $1,499
  • 327No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2021: $837.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2021 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $92,533
  • Black or African American householders: $52,373
  • Asian householders: $133,728
  • Two or more races householders: $69,244
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $310,514

Estimated median house or condo value in 2021: $52,166
48238:

$52,166
Michigan:

$199,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $25,513 - $79,630

Mean price in 2021:

Detached houses: $79,819
Here:

$79,819
State:

$252,837

Townhouses or other attached units: $122,089
Here:

$122,089
State:

$213,093

In 2-unit structures: $126,744
Here:

$126,744
State:

$183,447

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $86,313
Here:

$86,313
State:

$181,715

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $70,602
Here:

$70,602
State:

$180,346

Mobile homes: $55,933
Here:

$55,933
State:

$70,381
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 48238
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 8,795
  • One, attached: 1,037
  • Two: 3,373
  • 3 or 4: 694
  • 5 to 9: 327
  • 10 to 19: 533
  • 20 to 49: 352
  • 50 or more: 758
  • Mobile homes: 131

Unemployment: 25.0%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 48238

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 48238
  • 60.0%4,610Drove a car alone
  • 14.1%1,084Carpooled
  • 4.5%346Bus or trolley bus
  • 0.8%63Taxi
  • 2.5%189Walked
  • 2.3%174Other means
  • 13.1%1,006Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 48238

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 48238
  • 79Less than 5 minutes
  • 2685 to 9 minutes
  • 87110 to 14 minutes
  • 1,05115 to 19 minutes
  • 1,37420 to 24 minutes
  • 41225 to 29 minutes
  • 1,08330 to 34 minutes
  • 13435 to 39 minutes
  • 8540 to 44 minutes
  • 55545 to 59 minutes
  • 44560 to 89 minutes
  • 13390 or more minutes

Neighborhoods in zip code 48238:

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 74.1%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 25,090
  • Male householders: 3,952 (2,564 living alone), Female householders: 6,432 (2,232 living alone)
  • 1,322 spouses (1,303 opposite-sex spouses), 534 unmarried partners, (494 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 8,876 children (8,533 natural, 149 adopted, 195 stepchildren), 1,212 grandchildren, 1,149 brothers or sisters, 205 parents, 31 foster children, 789 other relatives, 486 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 73 (-1 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 2,080 2-persons, 1,282 3-persons, 860 4-persons, 538 5-persons, 133 6-persons, 214 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 4,794 1-person, 360 2-persons, 91 3-persons

1,510 married couples with children.
3,767 single-parent households (431 men, 3,336 women).

98.1% of residents of 48238 zip code speak English at home.
0.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (82% very well, 4% well, 1% not well, 13% not at all).
0.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (48% very well, 52% well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (30% very well, 56% well, 15% not well).
0.6% of residents speak other language at home (47% very well, 53% well).

Foreign born population: 285 (1.1%)
(44.1% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

1.1%
Whole state:

6.8%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 31%Liberia
  • 10%France
  • 9%Thailand
  • 9%Honduras
  • 6%Afghanistan
  • 5%Taiwan
  • 5%Malaysia
Most common first ancestries reported in 48238
  • 2%American
  • 2%African
  • 1%Nigerian
  • 0%Moroccan
  • 0%Ethiopian
  • 0%German
  • 0%Canadian
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 232010 or later
  • 672000 to 2009
  • 871990 to 1999
  • 118Before 1990

Zip code 48238 topographic map

There are 58 Medical Specialists in Zip Code 48238.

Major facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • ABC BARREL DRUM COMPANY INCORPORATED (14290 BIRWOOD in DETROIT, MI)
    SUPERFUND (Superfund database)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-05-1992-0262, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    TARGETED BROWNFIELDS ASSESSMENT (TBA)
    Organizations: CASSIDY BRENT AND CASSIDY MARLENE (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: ABC DRUM, ABC DRUM (B)
  • BASF CORP (3301 BOURKE AVE. in DETROIT, MI)
    COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Tracking inspections of insecticide, fungicide, and rodenticide, and toxic substances)
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    HAZARDOUS WASTE BIENNIAL REPORTER (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Large Quantity Generators, more that 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    TSD (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    TRI REPORTER (Tracking of toxic chemicals releasing facilities)
    Business SIC classification: PAINTS, VARNISHES, LACQUERS, ENAMELS, AND ALLIED PRODUCTS
    Business NAICS classification: PLASTICS MATERIAL AND RESIN MANUFACTURING.; PAINT AND COATING MANUFACTURING.
    Alternative names: BASF CORP-INMONT DIV.
  • FITZGERALD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (8145 PURITAN STREET in DETROIT, MI)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-01244
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: DETROIT PUBLIC SCHOOLS (CONTACT/OWNER) , DETROIT CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
    Alternative names: FITZGERALD ELEM SCHOOL
  • ABC BARREL & DRUM CO INC (14324 BIRWOOD in DETROIT, MI)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-05-1992-0262, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: CASIDY BRENT (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • GUEST MIDDLE SCHOOL (10825 FENKELL in DETROIT, MI)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-01518
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: DETROIT PUBLIC SCHOOLS (CONTACT/OWNER) , DETROIT CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • ARTS IN ACADEMICS ACADEMY (PK-5) (2200 EWALD CIRCLE in DETROIT, MI)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-07657
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: DETROIT PUBLIC SCHOOLS (CONTACT/OWNER) , DETROIT CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • ENTERPRISE OIL (14445 LINWOOD STREET in DETROIT, MI)
    SUPERFUND (Superfund database)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-05-1992-0073, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION, ICIS-05-1996-0374,
    TARGETED BROWNFIELDS ASSESSMENT (TBA)
    Alternative names: ENTERPRISE OIL (B), U.S. EPA
  • DIVERSIFIED CHEMICAL TECHNOLOGIES INCORPORATED (15477 WOODROW WILSON in DETROIT, MI)
    COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Tracking inspections of insecticide, fungicide, and rodenticide, and toxic substances)
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    TRI REPORTER (Tracking of toxic chemicals releasing facilities)
    Business SIC classification: SOAP AND OTHER DETERGENTS, EXCEPT SPECIALTY CLEANERS; CHEMICALS AND CHEMICAL PREPARATIONS
    Organizations: GEORGE HILL AND ARNOLD JOSEFF (CONTACT/OPERATOR)
    Alternative names: DIVISIFIED CHEMICAL TECHNOLOGIES
  • AISHA SHULE/WEB DUBOIS PREP. SCHOOL (10711 PURITAN STREET in DETROIT, MI)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-08047
  • GLAZER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (2001 LA BELLE STREET in DETROIT, MI)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-05675
    Organizations: DETROIT CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • EP ROACH POWDER (15900 PRAIRIE in DETROIT, MI)
    COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Tracking inspections of insecticide, fungicide, and rodenticide, and toxic substances)
    Business SIC classification: CHEMICALS AND CHEMICAL PREPARATIONS
    Alternative names: E P ROACH POWDER, G P ROACH POWDER
  • DIVERSIFIED CHEMICAL TECHNOLOGIES INCORPORATED (15401 WOODROW WILSON in DETROIT, MI)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    TRI REPORTER (Tracking of toxic chemicals releasing facilities)
    Business SIC classification: SURFACE ACTIVE AGENTS, FINISHING AGENTS, SULFONATED OILS, AND ASSISTANTS
    Business NAICS classification: SURFACE ACTIVE AGENT MANUFACTURING.
    Organizations: HILL GEORGE (CONTACT/OWNER) , DIVERSIFIED CHEMICAL TECH INC (CONTACT/OWNER) , JOSEFF ARMOLD (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: DIVERSIFIED CHEMICAL TECH. S. INC.
  • ADHESIVE SYSTEMS INC (14410 WOODROW WILSON in DETROIT, MI)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: HILL GEORGE (CONTACT/OWNER) , DIVERSIFIED CHEMICAL TECH INC (CONTACT/OWNER) , JOSEFF ARNOLD (CONTACT/OWNER)

Zip code 48238 marital status for males
Zip code 48238 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 27.7%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 31.5%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 87.8%Utility gas
  • 9.1%Electricity
  • 1.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%No fuel used
  • 0.7%Other fuel

Population in 1990: 50,599.

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

  • This state: 21,067
  • Northeast: 143
  • Midwest: 523
  • South: 2,785
  • West: 162

63% of the 48238 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 90% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Michigan.

92% of the 48238 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 73% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 22% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 6% moved from different state.

Year householders moved into unit in Detroit, MI (48238)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 144
Here:

4.5%
Michigan:

13.9%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 62
Here:

3.8%
Michigan:

10.9%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 87
Here:

12.6%
Michigan:

17.1%
Educational Attainment in 2021
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2021
Class of Workers in 2021
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 93,130Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 52,026Health technologists and technicians
  • 48,933Computer and mathematical occupations
  • 48,187Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations
  • 47,021Business and financial operations occupations
  • 45,547Construction and extraction occupations

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code (DETROIT, MI):

  • HOPE FOCUS (1400 OAKMAN BLVD) : $4,612,527 in 2 contracts from 1999 to 2005
    $4,300,000 with Army for Defense Tank - Automotive -- Basic Research (R&D). Signed on 2005-09-30. Completion date: 2010-09-30.
    $312,527 with Defense Logistics Agency for Vehicular Brake, Steering, Axle, Wheel, and Track Components. Signed on 1999-10-25. Completion date: 2000-03-13.
  • M D E CORPORATION (14379 LIVERNOIS AVE; small business) : $791,697 in 14 contracts from 2001 to 2005
    Contracts for Valves, Nonpowered by Army
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $25,090; 2002: $12,733; 2003: $145,888; 2004: $396,151; 2005: $211,835; 2006: $0.

    Biggest contracts:
    $105,672 with Army for Valves, Nonpowered. Signed on 2004-12-07. Completion date: 2005-01-07.
    $97,351, same as above. Signed on 2004-02-04. Completion date: 2004-04-05.
    $97,080, same as above. Signed on 2005-01-25. Completion date: 2005-03-11.
    $91,080, same as above. Signed on 2004-02-10. Completion date: 2004-04-05.
  • PERIGEE MANUFACTURING COMPANY, (7519 INTERVALE ST; small business) : $280,651 in 51 contracts from 2004 to 2006
    Contracts for Nuts and Washers, Knobs and Pointers by Defense Logistics Agency
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $0; 2003: $0; 2004: $96,554; 2005: $110,129; 2006: $73,968.

    Biggest contracts:
    $33,301 with Defense Logistics Agency for Nuts and Washers. Signed on 2004-05-04. Completion date: 2004-07-20.
    $31,077, same as above. Signed on 2004-04-21. Completion date: 2004-04-21.
    $12,608, same as above. Signed on 2006-03-08. Completion date: 2006-04-27.
    $10,800, same as above. Signed on 2005-01-28. Completion date: 2005-03-25.
  • FOCUS: HOPE (1355 OAKMAN BLVD)
    $250,000 with Army for Miscellaneous Engines and Components. Signed on 1999-11-17. Completion date: 1999-12-16.
  • PIONEER STEEL CORPORATION (7447 INTERVALE ST; small business) : $96,660 in 5 contracts from 2004 to 2005
    Contracts for Plate, Sheet, Strip, Foil, and Wire; Precious Metal, Plate, Sheet, Strip, Foil; and Leaf, Miscellaneous Items by Navy, Army
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $0; 2003: $0; 2004: $78,084; 2005: $18,576; 2006: $0.

    Biggest contracts:
    $46,950 with Navy for Plate, Sheet, Strip, Foil, and Wire; Precious Metal. Signed on 2004-06-07. Completion date: 2004-06-18.
    $18,576 with Navy for Plate, Sheet, Strip, Foil; and Leaf. Signed on 2005-08-09. Completion date: 2005-08-31.
    $14,586 with Army for Plate, Sheet, Strip, Foil; and Leaf. Signed on 2004-01-16. Completion date: 2005-01-30.
    $8,307 with Army for Miscellaneous Items. Signed on 2004-04-23. Completion date: 2004-04-30.
  • HOPE FOCUS COMPANIES INC (1355 OAKMAN BLVD; small business) : $47,335 in 6 contracts from 2002 to 2006
    Contracts for Hose, Pipe, Tube, Lubrication, and Railing Fittings, Miscellaneous Power Transmission Equipment, Hose and Flexible Tubing, Guns, through 30 mm by Defense Logistics Agency
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $0; 2003: $33,415; 2004: $0; 2005: $4,284; 2006: $9,636.

    Biggest contracts:
    $33,415 with Defense Logistics Agency for Hose, Pipe, Tube, Lubrication, and Railing Fittings. Signed on 2003-12-30. Completion date: 2004-04-28.
    $4,393 with Defense Logistics Agency for Miscellaneous Power Transmission Equipment. Signed on 2006-05-30. Completion date: 2006-07-04.
    $4,284 with Defense Logistics Agency for Hose and Flexible Tubing. Signed on 2005-01-20. Completion date: 2005-03-21.
    $2,654 with Defense Logistics Agency for Hose, Pipe, Tube, Lubrication, and Railing Fittings. Signed on 2006-05-26. Completion date: 2006-09-11.
  • WAYNE BOLT & NUT CO (14471 LIVERNOIS; small business)
    $29,505 with Army for Hand Tools, Edged, Nonpowered. Signed on 2001-06-15. Completion date: 2001-08-21.

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

  • Accommodation and Food Services: Limited-Service Restaurants (50-99 employees: 1 establishment, 20-49 employees: 7 establishments, 10-19 employees: 4 establishments, 1-4 employees: 3 establishments)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Child Day Care Services (100-249: 1, 10-19: 2, 5-9: 2, 1-4: 5)
  • Finance and Insurance: Credit Unions (100-249: 1)
  • Information: Wired Telecommunications Carriers (100-249: 1)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Human Rights Organizations (100-249: 1)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Religious Organizations (10-19: 2, 5-9: 11, 1-4: 10)
  • Wholesale Trade: Industrial Supplies Merchant Wholesalers (50-99: 1, 10-19: 2, 5-9: 2)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

People in group quarters in 2010:

  • 32 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 14 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 3 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 46 people in federal prisons and detention centers
  • 33 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 29 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 18 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 15 people in other group homes

Fatal accident statistics in 2014:

  • Fatal accident count: 6
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 8
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 9
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 15
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1

Fatal accident statistics in 2013:

  • Fatal accident count: 4
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 7
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 6
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 16
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 9 full and 22 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 ORIGINATED7$40,0571$9,11028$62,56237$8,1813$45,1600$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$36,7850$06$48,3635$25,9761$81,0000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED25$59,38318$33,475105$57,829121$20,44823$36,5872$55,125
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN4$35,5401$39,04014$61,23010$38,9961$46,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$36,1102$80,5151$69,4403$18,0300$00$0
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 4 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED0$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$84,407
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 48238
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 48238 - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 214. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 451 took place in 2014, and the least - 0 in 2006. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Zip Code 48238 When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (66.0%), and Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires (20.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Zip Code 48238
    • 2,40266.0%Structure Fires
    • 75120.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 45912.6%Outside Fires
    • 250.7%Other

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for zip code 48238, Michigan

Most common first names in zip code 48238 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James47869.3 years
John40870.7 years
William37071.0 years
Mary36575.0 years
Willie32169.8 years
Robert26866.8 years
Charles20270.1 years
George19772.2 years
Joseph15769.6 years
Annie13374.5 years
Most common last names in zip code 48238 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams28471.8 years
Smith27971.6 years
Johnson26970.9 years
Jones25071.0 years
Jackson20368.4 years
Brown18371.6 years
Davis14470.2 years
Thomas14370.0 years
Harris13073.0 years
Robinson11572.3 years
Businesses in zip code 48238
NameCountNameCount
AutoZone1Little Caesars Pizza1
Burger King1Nike2
CVS2Popeyes1
Church's Chicken1Rite Aid1
Foot Locker1Taco Bell1
GNC1U-Haul3
H&R Block1Wendy's1
KFC2White Castle2
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