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City: Romulus, MI
County: Wayne County, MI

Estimated zip code population in 2011: 1,872





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Houses and condos: 901
Renter-occupied apartments: 127
% of renters here:

14%
State:

28%

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in zip code 48242: 86.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 7.0 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.1 sq. mi.
Population density: 269 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2011:
This zip code:

3.1% ($2,164)
Michigan:

1.8% ($2,181)

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $2,349 (2.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $1,625 (2.2%)

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Males: 824  (44.0%)
Females: 1,047  (56.0%)

For population 25 years and over in 48242:

  • High school or higher: 0.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 0.0 minutes
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Estimated median house/condo value in 2011: $68,888
48242:

$68,888
Michigan:

$118,100

Median resident age:
This zip code:

40.2 years
Michigan median age:

39.2 years

Average household size:
This zip code:

2.4 people
Michigan:

2.6 people

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 48242, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $41,565 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$41,565
State:

$48,204

Salary/wage: $40,113 (reported on 85.5% of returns)
Here:

$40,113
State:

$42,791

Taxable interest for individuals: $83 (reported on 19.4% of returns)
This zip code:

$83
Michigan:

$1,725

Total itemized deductions: $15,095 (28% of AGI, reported on 33.9% of returns)
Here:

$15,095
State:

$18,509

Here:

28.0% of AGI
State:

20.7% of AGI

Charity contributions deductions: $2,333 (5% of AGI, reported on 29.0% of returns)
Here:

$2,333
State:

$3,365

Here:

4.7% of AGI
State:

3.6% of AGI

Total tax: $5,184 (reported on 79.0% of returns)
48242:

$5,184
State:

$7,691

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 53.2%
Here:

53%
State:

60%


Estimated median household income in 2011:
This zip code:

$39,880
Michigan:

$45,981

Romulus, MI (48242) map

Nearest zip codes: 48174, 48184, 48180, 48186, 48141, 48125.
Romulus Zip Code Map

Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

50.9%
Michigan:

50.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

0.0%
Michigan:

5.6%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Housing units in zip code 48242 with a mortgage: 427 (52 second mortgage, 19 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 329

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,248
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $410

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2011:
This zip code:

9.3%
Whole state:

17.5%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2011:
This zip code:

3.8%
Whole state:

9.5%

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.7
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

4.4


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

Notable locations in zip code 48242: Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport Fire Department Station 200 (A), Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport Fire Department Station 100 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Zink Drain (A), Batham Drain (B), Vealy Drain (C), Shook Drain (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 179
  • 2000 to 2004: 47
  • 1990 to 1999: 28
  • 1980 to 1989: 61
  • 1970 to 1979: 258
  • 1960 to 1969: 145
  • 1950 to 1959: 252
  • 1940 to 1949: 139
  • 1939 or earlier: 25


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Estimated household income distribution in 2009:

Zip code 48242 household income distribution in 2009

Zip code 48242 house/condo values in 2011

Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2011 in zip code 48242:

  • $10,000 to $14,999: 7
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 188
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 7
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 186
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 170
  • $40,000 to $49,999: 44
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 35
  • $60,000 to $69,999: 38
  • $70,000 to $79,999: 30
  • $80,000 to $89,999: 41
  • $90,000 to $99,999: 39
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 142
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 62
  • $150,000 to $174,999: 20
  • $175,000 to $199,999: 21
  • $200,000 to $249,999: 18
  • $250,000 to $299,999: 5
  • $300,000 to $399,999: 2
  • $1,000,000 or more: 3

 



48242 rent paid by renters

Rent paid by renters in 2011 in zip code 48242:

  • Less than $100: 22
  • $100 to $149: 26
  • $150 to $199: 4
  • $350 to $399: 2
  • $400 to $449: 3
  • $500 to $549: 15
  • $550 to $599: 4
  • $600 to $649: 94
  • $650 to $699: 10
  • $700 to $749: 13
  • $750 to $799: 18
  • $800 to $899: 37
  • $900 to $999: 15
  • $1,000 to $1,249: 20
  • No cash rent: 5
 


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2011: $109,561.


Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $68,888
48242:

$68,888
Michigan:

$118,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $28,403 - $91,250

Mean price in 2011:

Detached houses: $64,437
Here:

$64,437
State:

$155,085

Townhouses or other attached units: $14,327
Here:

$14,327
State:

$129,733

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $53,387
Here:

$53,387
State:

$80,750

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 909
  • One, attached: 62
  • 3 or 4: 8
  • 5 to 9: 66
  • 10 to 19: 23
  • 50 or more: 21
  • Mobile homes: 5
48242 zip code mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 856 (91%)
  • Carpooled: 79 (8%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 22 (2%)
  • Walked: 3 (0%)
  • Other means: 8 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 12 (1%)
 

48242 zip code travel time to work (commute)

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 73
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 232
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 25
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 154
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 52
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 141
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 124
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 19
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 57
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 27
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 45
  • 90 or more minutes: 37
 

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 95.2%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 0

Size of family households: 228 2-persons, 116 3-persons, 135 4-persons, 27 5-persons, 3 6-persons, 24 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 259 1-person, 32 2-persons, 4 3-persons

333 married couples with children.
90 single-parent households (39 men, 51 women).

89.7% of residents of 48242 zip code speak English at home.
0.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% very well).
6.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (77% very well, 12% well, 7% not well, 4% not at all).
6.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (94% very well, 6% well).
1.7% of residents speak other language at home (31% very well, 69% well).

Foreign born population: 123 (5.2%)
(58.9% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

5.2%
Whole state:

6.1%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2000 or later: 49
  • 1990 to 1999: 6
  • 1980 to 1989: 44
  • Before 1980: 29

Races in zip code 48242:

White population: 0
Black population: 0
American Indian population: 0
Asian population: 0
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population: 0
Some other race population: 0
Two or more races population: 0
Hispanic or Latino population: 0


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Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • DETROIT METROPOLITAN AIRPORT (L C SMITH TERMINAL in DETROIT, MI)
    ENFORCEMENT/COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-05-1985-0463, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION, ICIS-HQ-2001-0015, ICIS-HQ-2000-0155,
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-05-1985-0463, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION, ICIS-HQ-2001-0015, ICIS-HQ-2000-0155,
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: LOCAL TRUCKING WITHOUT STORAGE; TRUCKING, EXCEPT LOCAL; AIRPORTS, FLYING FIELDS, AND AIRPORT TERMINAL SERVICES
    Organizations: WAYNE COUNTY AIRPORT AUTHORITY (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: DETROIT METRO WAYNE CO AIRPORT
  • METRO ENERGY LLC (2646 WORLDGATEWAY PLACE in DETROIT, MI)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: COUNTY OF WAYNE AIRPORT AUTHORITY (CONTACT/OPERATOR)
  • DETROIT METROPOLITAN WAYNE CO AIRPORT AU (SMITH TERMINAL MEZZANINE in DETROIT, MI) . Federal Facility. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business NAICS classification: OTHER AIRPORT OPERATIONS.
    Organizations: US TRANSPORTATION SECURITY ADMIN (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , THE WAYNE COUNTY AIRPORT AUTHORITY (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: DETROIT METROPOLITAN WAYNE CO. AIRPORT A
  • FRANK & POET DRAIN FISH KILL (1 WILLIAM ROGELL DRIVE in DETROIT, MI)
    SUPERFUND (Superfund database)

Fire-safe hotels and motels in zip code 48242:

  • Detroit Airport Marriott, Detroit Metro Airport, Detroit, MI 48242 , Phone: (734) 941-9400
  • Dearborn Inn Marriott Hotel, 20301 Oakwood Blvd, Dearborn, MI 48242 , Phone: (734) 941-9400
  • Westin Detroit Metro Airport , 2501 Worldgateway Pl, Detroit, MI 48242 , Phone: (734) 942-6500, Fax: (734) 942-6600
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in zip code 48242

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 11.9%

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (75%)
  • Electricity (22%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 10
Here:

3.4%
Michigan:

10.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 21
Here:

22.4%
Michigan:

8.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 108
Here:

63.4%
Michigan:

15.5%

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School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


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

  • Accommodation and Food Services: Food Service Contractors (500-999 employees: 1 establishment, 100-249 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Real Estate and Rental and Leasing: Passenger Car Rental (100-249: 2, 50-99: 1, 20-49: 3, 10-19: 3, 1-4: 15)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Limited-Service Restaurants (250-499: 1, 20-49: 1, 10-19: 1)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (100-249: 1, 50-99: 2, 10-19: 1)
  • Management of Companies and Enterprises: Corporate, Subsidiary, and Regional Managing Offices (100-249: 1, 50-99: 1, 1-4: 1)





Businesses in zip code 48242
NameCountNameCount
Brooks Brothers1Popeyes1
Brookstone2Ruby Tuesday1
Burger King1Starbucks2
Caribou Coffee3T.G.I. Driday's1
FedEx1Wendy's1
McDonald's1Westin1


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