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48209 Zip Code (Detroit, MI) Detailed Profile




Estimated zip code population in 2022: 26,880
Zip code population in 2010: 32,262
Zip code population in 2000: 38,895

Houses and condos: 10,883
Renter-occupied apartments: 3,744
% of renters here:

42%
State:

27%
March 2022 cost of living index in zip code 48209: 93.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 6.8 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.1 sq. mi.
Population density: 3,978 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2022:
This zip code:

1.6% ($1,253)
Michigan:

1.2% ($2,746)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2022: $1,320 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2022: $1,224 (1.5%)

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Males: 13,338  (49.6%)
Females: 13,541  (50.4%)

For population 25 years and over in 48209:

  • High school or higher: 57.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.3%
  • Unemployed: 9.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 48209:

  • Never married: 44.1%
  • Now married: 40.1%
  • Separated: 3.1%
  • Widowed: 3.9%
  • Divorced: 8.7%

Zip code 48209 compared to state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
  • Races in zip code 48209 (2022)
    • 19,83073.8%Hispanic or Latino
    • 4,94818.4%White
    • 1,4925.6%Black
    • 4821.8%Two or more races
    • 920.3%American Indian
    • 230.09%Asian
    • 80.03%Some other race
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Estimated median house/condo value in 2022: $76,883
48209:

$76,883
Michigan:

$224,400



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists, there were 66 registered sex offenders living in 48209 zip code as of May 24, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 48209 is 505 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this zip code is lower than the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

30.2 years
Michigan median age:

40.3 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

3.0 people
Michigan:

2.4 people

Averages for the 2020 tax year for zip code 48209, filed in 2021:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2020: $29,467 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$29,467
State:

$68,945

Salary/wage: $28,837 (reported on 77.7% of returns)
Here:

$28,837
State:

$57,142
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1067.4% for AGIs below $25k, 3405.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 6611.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 9574.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 15434.5% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $222 (reported on 7.5% of returns)
This zip code:

$222
Michigan:

$1,630
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.9% for AGIs below $25k, 2.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 15.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 10.0% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Ordinary dividends: $1,068 (reported on 2.1% of returns)
Here:

$1,068
State:

$6,972
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.6% for AGIs below $25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 5.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 19.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 37.3% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$4,435 (reported on 2.2% of returns)
Here:

+$4,435
State:

+$20,064
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.5% for AGIs below $25k, 5.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 29.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 444.5% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$8,172 (reported on 20.1% of returns)
Here:

+$8,172
State:

+$11,172
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 250.1% for AGIs below $25k, 194.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 150.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 214.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 384.5% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $7,522 (reported on 1.0% of returns)
48209:

$7,522
Michigan:

$19,803
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.0% for AGIs below $25k, 8.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 49.5% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Total itemized deductions: $19,820 (reported on 0.5% of returns)
Here:

$19,820
State:

$34,117
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 11.2% for AGIs below $25k, 81.3% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Charity contributions: $5,250 (reported on 0.2% of returns)
Here:

$5,250
State:

$13,548
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 13.8% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Taxes paid: $4,580 (reported on 0.5% of returns)
48209:

$4,580
State:

$7,972
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 30.1% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Earned income credit: $2,834 (reported on 33.6% of returns)
Here:

$2,834
State:

$2,251
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 175.1% for AGIs below $25k, 119.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 4.7% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2020 taxes: 82.1%
Here:

82%
State:

93%
(% for various income ranges: 82.4% for AGIs below $25k, 82.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 78.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 82.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 88.2% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 48209, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $22,859 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$22,859
State:

$55,609

Salary/wage: $22,247 (reported on 84.4% of returns)
Here:

$22,247
State:

$46,782
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 75.9% for AGIs below $25k, 88.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 84.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 82.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 64.1% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $415 (reported on 6.9% of returns)
This zip code:

$415
Michigan:

$1,491
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.1% for AGIs below $25k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.6% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Ordinary dividends: $1,406 (reported on 1.6% of returns)
Here:

$1,406
State:

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

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$3,682 (reported on 1.1% of returns)
Here:

+$3,682
State:

+$9,326
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.3% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Profit/loss from business: +$9,634 (reported on 17.4% of returns)
Here:

+$9,634
State:

+$11,523
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 16.3% for AGIs below $25k, 2.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.6% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $11,743 (reported on 1.4% of returns)
48209:

$11,743
Michigan:

$15,298
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs below $25k, 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 7.2% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Total itemized deductions: $15,386 (29% of AGI, reported on 4.3% of returns)
Here:

$15,386
State:

$21,628

Here:

29.4% of AGI
State:

18.4% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.9% for AGIs below $25k, 2.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 6.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 5.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 10.0% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Charity contributions: $2,438 (reported on 2.4% of returns)
Here:

$2,438
State:

$4,225
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.8% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxes paid: $4,219 (reported on 4.3% of returns)
48209:

$4,219
State:

$8,327
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs below $25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.1% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Earned income credit: $3,106 (reported on 37.1% of returns)
Here:

$3,106
State:

$2,306
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 11.2% for AGIs below $25k, 1.8% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 60.9%
Here:

61%
State:

57%
(% for various income ranges: 60.8% for AGIs below $25k, 60.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 66.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 54.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 50.0% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 48209, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $24,291 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$24,291
State:

$48,204

Salary/wage: $23,343 (reported on 90.0% of returns)
Here:

$23,343
State:

$42,791
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 83.4% for AGIs below $10k, 83.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 89.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 88.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 81.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 76.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $745 (reported on 16.9% of returns)
This zip code:

$745
Michigan:

$1,725
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.4% for AGIs below $10k, 0.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $1,086 (reported on 4.2% of returns)
Here:

$1,086
State:

$3,420
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.6% for AGIs below $10k, 0.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$4,291 (reported on 2.6% of returns)
Here:

+$4,291
State:

+$8,532
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -0.2% for AGIs below $10k, 0.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$5,734 (reported on 8.5% of returns)
Here:

+$5,734
State:

+$9,547
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.6% for AGIs below $10k, 4.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, -0.0% for AGIs $75k-100k)

IRA payment deduction: $2,615 (reported on 0.4% of returns)
48209:

$2,615
Michigan:

$2,875

Total itemized deductions: $13,259 (27% of AGI, reported on 8.8% of returns)
Here:

$13,259
State:

$18,509

Here:

27.2% of AGI
State:

20.7% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.1% for AGIs below $10k, 1.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 4.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 7.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 8.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 12.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $2,028 (4% of AGI, reported on 7.1% of returns)
Here:

$2,028
State:

$3,365

Here:

4.0% of AGI
State:

3.6% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.1% for AGIs below $10k, 0.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $2,404 (reported on 48.3% of returns)
48209:

$2,404
State:

$7,691
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.2% for AGIs below $10k, 2.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 3.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 7.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 15.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,949 (reported on 32.6% of returns)
Here:

$1,949
State:

$1,737

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 71.5%
Here:

71%
State:

60%
(% for various income ranges: 68.2% for AGIs below $10k, 72.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 72.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 74.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 70.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 69.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2022:
This zip code:

$36,397
Michigan:

$66,986
Detroit, MI (48209) map Nearest zip codes: 48210, 48218, 48216, 48217, 48208, 48233.
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Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

51.7%
Michigan:

43.3%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

11.7%
Michigan:

45.7%
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: 2,891
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 6,134


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 396 (239 now married, 155 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 5,859 (2,369 now married, 3,488 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 48209 with a mortgage: 1,037 (28 second mortgage, 5 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 43

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $978
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $504

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2022:
This zip code:

37.0%
Whole state:

13.4%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2022:
This zip code:

19.4%
Whole state:

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

6.3
State:

6.5
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.0
State:

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

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  • Notable locations in zip code 48209: Detroit Marine Terminal (A), Forman Playground (B), City of Detroit Fire Department Emergency Medical Services Medic 9 / Medic 19 (C), City of Detroit Public Lighting Commission (D), City of Detroit Fire Department Engine 27 Ladder 8 (E), City of Detroit Fire Department Engine 29 (F), City of Detroit Fire Department Engine 33 Ladder 13 (G), City of Detroit Fire Department Engine 37 (H), Detroit Southwest City Hall (I), Precinct 4 Police Station (J), James Valentine Campbell Library (K). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 48209 include: New Greater Love Missionary Baptist Church (A), Trinity-Saint Mark's United Church of Christ (B), Old Landmark Church of God in Christ (C), Paul the Apostle Lutheran Church (D), Peter's Rock Missionary Baptist Church (E), Military Avenue Church (F), Shiloh Free Will Baptist Church (G), Solvey Church of God in Christ (H), Southwest United Presbyterian Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Holy Cross Cemetery (1), Woodmere Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Parks in zip code 48209 include: Weiss Playground (1), Boyer Playground (2), Clark Park (3), Detroit Copper and Brass Historical Marker (4), Ford Hunger March Historical Marker (5), Fort Wayne Historical Marker (6), Patton Memorial Park (7), Riverside Park (8). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Tourist attraction (not listed on the city page) : Infiniter Press (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 2104 McKinstry Street).

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 02020 or later
  • 1042010 to 2019
  • 2212000 to 2009
  • 1861990 to 1999
  • 3781980 to 1989
  • 4471970 to 1979
  • 5681960 to 1969
  • 9361950 to 1959
  • 9281940 to 1949
  • 7,0341939 or earlier

Zip code 48209 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Detroit, MI (48209)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Detroit, MI (48209)
  • 22no bedroom
  • 141 bedroom
  • 9182 bedrooms
  • 2,2603 bedrooms
  • 1,4014 bedrooms
  • 4965+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Detroit, MI (48209)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Detroit, MI (48209)
  • 98no bedroom
  • 1,0501 bedroom
  • 1,0872 bedrooms
  • 8073 bedrooms
  • 4654 bedrooms
  • 2845+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Detroit, MI (48209) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Detroit, MI (48209) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 493no vehicle
  • 1,8481 vehicle
  • 1,9822 vehicles
  • 5403 vehicles
  • 2154 vehicles
  • 475+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Detroit, MI (48209) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Detroit, MI (48209) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 822no vehicle
  • 1,7591 vehicle
  • 7752 vehicles
  • 3193 vehicles
  • 554 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

  • Zip code 48209 household income distribution in 2022

  • Zip code 48209 household income distribution in 2022
  • 1,089Less than $10,000
  • 905$10,000 to $14,999
  • 722$15,000 to $19,999
  • 656$20,000 to $24,999
  • 574$25,000 to $29,999
  • 240$30,000 to $34,999
  • 587$35,000 to $39,999
  • 685$40,000 to $44,999
  • 339$45,000 to $49,999
  • 736$50,000 to $59,999
  • 564$60,000 to $74,999
  • 814$75,000 to $99,999
  • 393$100,000 to $124,999
  • 259$125,000 to $149,999
  • 291$150,000 to $199,999
  • 102$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2022 in zip code 48209

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2022 in zip code 48209
  • 87Less than $10,000
  • 192$10,000 to $14,999
  • 121$15,000 to $19,999
  • 213$20,000 to $24,999
  • 114$25,000 to $29,999
  • 233$30,000 to $34,999
  • 75$35,000 to $39,999
  • 410$40,000 to $49,999
  • 498$50,000 to $59,999
  • 248$60,000 to $69,999
  • 409$70,000 to $79,999
  • 233$80,000 to $89,999
  • 190$90,000 to $99,999
  • 576$100,000 to $124,999
  • 221$125,000 to $149,999
  • 170$150,000 to $174,999
  • 64$175,000 to $199,999
  • 132$200,000 to $249,999
  • 60$250,000 to $299,999
  • 107$300,000 to $399,999
  • 38$400,000 to $499,999
  • 41$500,000 to $749,999
  • 32$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 6$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 26$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2022 in zip code 48209

  • Rent paid by renters in 2022 in zip code 48209
  • 60$100 to $149
  • 136$150 to $199
  • 88$200 to $249
  • 28$250 to $299
  • 78$300 to $349
  • 84$350 to $399
  • 205$400 to $449
  • 177$450 to $499
  • 377$500 to $549
  • 325$550 to $599
  • 401$600 to $649
  • 142$650 to $699
  • 258$700 to $749
  • 100$750 to $799
  • 352$800 to $899
  • 147$900 to $999
  • 38$1,000 to $1,249
  • 28$1,250 to $1,499
  • 14$1,500 to $1,999
  • 17$2,500 to $2,999
  • 653No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2022: $812.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2022: $133,580.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2022 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $63,690
  • Black or African American householders: $73,925
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $55,956
  • Asian householders: $345,290
  • Some other race householders: $89,848
  • Two or more races householders: $79,157
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $87,573

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $76,883
48209:

$76,883
Michigan:

$224,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $45,997 - $124,645

Mean price in 2022:

Detached houses: $124,758
Here:

$124,758
State:

$280,038

Townhouses or other attached units: $173,744
Here:

$173,744
State:

$239,520

In 2-unit structures: $111,115
Here:

$111,115
State:

$219,481

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $66,126
Here:

$66,126
State:

$207,067

Mobile homes: $663,721
Here:

$663,721
State:

$72,868
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 48209
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 7,014
  • One, attached: 727
  • Two: 1,285
  • 3 or 4: 559
  • 5 to 9: 151
  • 10 to 19: 190
  • 20 to 49: 399
  • 50 or more: 514
  • Mobile homes: 42

Unemployment: 9.2%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 48209

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 48209
  • 68.9%6,529Drove a car alone
  • 16.5%1,562Carpooled
  • 1.9%179Bus or trolley bus
  • 0.2%15Taxi
  • 0.1%10Motorcycle
  • 0.1%14Bicycle
  • 1.8%172Walked
  • 3.4%322Other means
  • 4.9%460Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 48209

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 48209
  • 179Less than 5 minutes
  • 9615 to 9 minutes
  • 1,10310 to 14 minutes
  • 1,05215 to 19 minutes
  • 1,36220 to 24 minutes
  • 60325 to 29 minutes
  • 1,20030 to 34 minutes
  • 21835 to 39 minutes
  • 35440 to 44 minutes
  • 87045 to 59 minutes
  • 59160 to 89 minutes
  • 28290 or more minutes

Neighborhoods in zip code 48209:

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 84.1%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 26,880
  • Male householders: 4,293 (1,631 living alone), Female householders: 4,605 (1,173 living alone)
  • 3,291 spouses (3,286 opposite-sex spouses), 769 unmarried partners, (763 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 10,399 children (10,099 natural, 73 adopted, 234 stepchildren), 882 grandchildren, 652 brothers or sisters, 363 parents, 6 foster children, 854 other relatives, 548 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 46 (-1 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 1,386 2-persons, 1,297 3-persons, 1,214 4-persons, 712 5-persons, 666 6-persons, 326 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 2,800 1-person, 403 2-persons, 37 3-persons

4,452 married couples with children.
2,778 single-parent households (831 men, 1,947 women).

39.0% of residents of 48209 zip code speak English at home.
62.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (49% very well, 25% well, 16% not well, 9% not at all).
0.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (70% very well, 30% well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (50% very well, 29% well, 21% not well).
1.0% of residents speak other language at home (46% very well, 30% well, 24% not well).

Foreign born population: 6,885 (25.6%)
(22.8% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

25.6%
Whole state:

6.9%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 75%Honduras
  • 5%Guatemala
  • 5%El Salvador
  • 3%Barbados
  • 3%Costa Rica
  • 2%United Arab Emirates
  • 1%Dominica
Most common first ancestries reported in 48209
  • 2%American
  • 2%Irish
  • 1%German
  • 1%Polish
  • 1%English
  • 0%Italian
  • 0%French
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1,4052010 or later
  • 3,0162000 to 2009
  • 2,0471990 to 1999
  • 1,697Before 1990

Zip code 48209 topographic map

There are 66 Medical Specialists in Zip Code 48209.

Major facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • DETROIT WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT (9300 WEST JEFFERSON AVENUE in DETROIT, MI)
    AIR MAJOR (AIRS/AFS)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-05-1977-0007, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION, ICIS-05-1978-0030, ICIS-05-1982-0056,
    COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Tracking inspections of insecticide, fungicide, and rodenticide, and toxic substances)
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit - ICIS-, ENFORCEMENT/COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business SIC classification: SEWERAGE SYSTEMS; REFUSE SYSTEMS
    Business NAICS classification: SEWAGE TREATMENT FACILITIES.
    Organizations: DETROIT WASTEWATER TRMT PLT (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , DETROIT WATER & SEWERAGE DEPAR (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: CITY OF DETROIT WASTE WATER SEWAGE TRMT, CITY OF DETROIT WATER AND SEWAGE, DETROIT WASTEWATER TRMT PLT, DETROIT WATER AND SEWERAGE DEPT, DETROIT WWTP
  • DETROIT COKE CORPORATION (7819 W JEFFERSON in DETROIT, MI)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-05-1991-0136, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION, ICIS-05-1989-0169, ICIS-05-1987-0491, ICIS-05-1986-0112,
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    AIR MAJOR ("Best Available" air pollution technologies tracking)
    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)) - notification
    TRI REPORTER (Tracking of toxic chemicals releasing facilities)
    Business SIC classification: PRODUCTS OF PETROLEUM AND COAL; MINERALS AND EARTHS, GROUND OR OTHERWISE TREATED; STEEL WORKS, BLAST FURNACES (INCLUDING COKE OVENS), AND ROLLING MILLS; REFUSE SYSTEMS
    Business NAICS classification: SOLID WASTE LANDFILL.
    Organizations: HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC. (CONTACT/OPERATOR)
    Alternative names: MINERGY DETROIT LLC, MINERGY DETROIT, LLC
  • DETROIT EDISON, DELRAY POWER PLANT (6603 W. JEFFERSON in DETROIT, MI)
    AIR MAJOR (AIRS/AFS)
    AIR PROGRAM (Clean Air Markets Division Business System)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-05-1994-0016, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION, ICIS-05-1985-0464,
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Business SIC classification: ELECTRIC SERVICES; STEAM AND AIR-CONDITIONING SUPPLY; NONCLASSIFIABLE ESTABLISHMENTS
    Organizations: DETROIT EDISON COMPANY (CONTACT/OPERATOR)
    Alternative names: DETROIT EDISON CO DELRAY PWR PLT
  • EDW C LEVY COMPANY PLANT 1 (8800 DIX AVE in DETROIT, MI)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-05-2003-0012, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
    COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Tracking inspections of insecticide, fungicide, and rodenticide, and toxic substances)
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Business SIC classification: MINERALS AND EARTHS, GROUND OR OTHERWISE TREATED
    Alternative names: EDWARD C LEVY CO, LEVY EDW C CO PLT 1
  • DETROIT PUBLIC SCHOOLS (6921 W FORT in DETROIT, MI)
    (Geographic Names Information System)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-03555
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: DETROIT CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
    Alternative names: SOUTHWESTERN HIGH SCHOOL
  • EARHART MIDDLE SCHOOL (1000 SCOTTEN in DETROIT, MI)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-00082
    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)
  • BOSTWICK DRUMS (6771 BOSTWICK in DETROIT, MI)
    SUPERFUND (Superfund database)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-05-1998-0797, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
    Business SIC classification: REFUSE SYSTEMS
  • CESAR CHAVEZ ACADEMY (8126 W. VERNOR HIGHWAY in DETROIT, MI)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-08347
  • BEARD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (1551 BEARD in DETROIT, MI)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-00238
    Organizations: DETROIT CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • BEARD ELEMENTARY EARLY CHILDHOOD CENTER (840 WATERMAN in DETROIT, MI)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-08987
    Organizations: DETROIT CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • DETROIT COKE (PO BOX 09229 in DETROIT, MI)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-05-1998-0072, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
    Business SIC classification: STEEL WORKS, BLAST FURNACES (INCLUDING COKE OVENS), AND ROLLING MILLS
  • CHEMSERVE CORP (9505 COPLAND in DETROIT, MI)
    ENFORCEMENT/COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Integrated Compliance Information System)
    COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Tracking inspections of insecticide, fungicide, and rodenticide, and toxic substances)
    Alternative names: CHEM SERV CORP
  • ARVIN MERITOR OE LLC (6401 W FORT ST in DETROIT, MI)
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    TSD (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: GMC FISHER BODY FORT STREET (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , ATLANTIC FINANCIAL GRP LTD (CONTACT/OWNER) , SL EQUITIES INC (STUART LICHTER PRES) (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: SL WAREHOUSING DETROIT LTD

Zip code 48209 marital status for males
Zip code 48209 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 6.5%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 9.2%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 91.9%Utility gas
  • 6.5%Electricity
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%Wood

Population in 1990: 38,839. Population change in the 1990s: +56 (+0.1%).

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

  • This state: 15,088
  • Northeast: 287
  • Midwest: 515
  • South: 1,523
  • West: 997

57% of the 48209 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 74% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Michigan.

95% of the 48209 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 57% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 27% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 15% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 4% moved from abroad.

Year householders moved into unit in Detroit, MI (48209)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 303
Here:

7.0%
Michigan:

12.4%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 348
Here:

18.3%
Michigan:

9.8%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 94
Here:

10.9%
Michigan:

14.9%
Educational Attainment in 2022
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2022
Class of Workers in 2022
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 110,186Law enforcement workers including supervisors
  • 52,272Business and financial operations occupations
  • 48,700Management occupations
  • 39,806Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations
  • 34,580Construction and extraction occupations
  • 34,248Legal occupations

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code:

  • WOLVERINE TURF DEVELOPMENT, IN (8046 W VERNOR in DETROIT, MI; small business) : $443,510 in 6 contracts in 2004
    Contracts for Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property -- Miscellaneous Buildings, Construction of Structures and Facilities -- Family Housing Facilities, Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property -- Tank Automotive Facilities by Army
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $0; 2003: $0; 2004: $443,510; 2005: $0; 2006: $0.

    Biggest contracts:
    $150,000 with Army for Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property -- Miscellaneous Buildings. Signed on 2004-09-24. Completion date: 2005-01-31.
    $97,160, same as above. Signed on 2004-09-24. Completion date: 2005-04-01.
    $82,000, same as above. Signed on 2004-09-24. Completion date: 2005-01-28.
    $61,500 with Army for Construction of Structures and Facilities -- Family Housing Facilities. Signed on 2004-09-24. Completion date: 2005-01-28.
  • IDEAL SHIELD LLC (2525 CLARK ST in DETROIT, MI; small business) : $78,563 in 7 contracts from 2002 to 2006
    Contracts for Structural Shapes, Hardware, Commercial, Machining Centers and Way-Type Machines by Bureau of Land Management, Army
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $6,192; 2003: $26,495; 2004: $35,615; 2005: $0; 2006: $10,261.

    Biggest contracts:
    $34,826 with Bureau of Land Management for Structural Shapes. Signed on 2004-03-02. Completion date: 2004-05-01.
    $14,464 with Army for Hardware, Commercial. Taking place in OK. Signed on 2003-09-16. Completion date: 2003-10-30.
    $10,261 with Army for Machining Centers and Way-Type Machines. Signed on 2006-02-08. Completion date: 2006-03-30.
    $6,192 with Army for Hardware, Commercial. Signed on 2002-09-25. Completion date: 2002-10-24.
  • LOCKEMAN''S HARDWARE & BOATS I (7630 W JEFFERSON AVE in DETROIT, MI; small business)
    $3,842 with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only for Installation of Equipment -- Engines, Turbines, and Components. Signed on 2003-01-16. Completion date: 2002-12-23.

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

  • Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services: Temporary Help Services (250-499 employees: 1 establishment, 50-99 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Wholesale Trade: Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Merchant Wholesalers (50-99: 1, 20-49: 4, 10-19: 4, 5-9: 5, 1-4: 1)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Limited-Service Restaurants (50-99: 1, 20-49: 2, 10-19: 5, 5-9: 1, 1-4: 9)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (50-99: 1, 10-19: 3, 5-9: 3, 1-4: 14)

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:

  • 26 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 21 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 4 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 2 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 196 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 27 people in other group homes
  • 17 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 16 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 13 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

Fatal accident statistics in 2014:

  • Fatal accident count: 3
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 6
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 5
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 6
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 2

Fatal accident statistics in 2013:

  • Fatal accident count: 3
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 14
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 2
  • Fatalities: 5
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 20
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 9 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 ORIGINATED6$70,2123$62,89013$71,9030$01$38,3801$36,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$31,2682$67,4302$57,0002$4,5000$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$56,9859$27,45939$60,28332$12,3204$34,3901$36,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$19,6600$010$94,7525$24,6060$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$03$78,3331$6,0000$00$0
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED0$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$90,340
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 48209
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 48209 - Value

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

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 322. The highest number of fires - 597 took place in 2010, and the least - 0 in 2007. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Zip Code 48209 When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (50.0%), and Outside Fires (25.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Zip Code 48209
    • 2,74150.0%Structure Fires
    • 1,38225.2%Outside Fires
    • 1,33324.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 240.4%Other

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for zip code 48209, Michigan

Most common first names in zip code 48209 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John45673.4 years
Mary34776.4 years
William30070.7 years
Joseph29573.5 years
James25467.5 years
Frank19373.2 years
Robert18366.6 years
George17973.4 years
Charles15173.0 years
Helen14176.3 years
Most common last names in zip code 48209 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith9469.8 years
Miller6271.8 years
Williams5970.4 years
Jones5868.5 years
Brown5772.1 years
Johnson4669.5 years
Moore4070.8 years
Garcia3868.4 years
Gonzalez3668.9 years
Rodriguez3567.9 years
Businesses in zip code 48209
NameCountNameCount
AutoZone1Little Caesars Pizza1
Burger King1McDonald's2
CVS2Nike3
Church's Chicken1Payless1
Domino's Pizza1Rite Aid1
FedEx2Sprint Nextel1
Foot Locker1T-Mobile1
H&R Block1Taco Bell1
Jones New York1The Athlete's Foot1
KFC1
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