Southgate, MI 48195 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 48195: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Southgate, MI 48195

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 915
  • Single Family Addresses: 10,784
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,850
  • County: Wayne County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.205, Longitude -83.207
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Southgate, MI 48195 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 28,968
Population in Households 28,855
Population in Familes 22,267
Population in Group Qrtrs 113
Population Density1 4,178
Diversity Index2 33


Total Households 12,596
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 7,583
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 13,412 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,466 (63.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,130 (30.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 816 ( 6.1%)
Median Home Value $104,664
Average Home Value $124,610


Median Household Income $51,131
Average Household Income $60,723
Per Capita Income $26,512
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.23% -0.44%
Households -0.05% -0.33%
Families -0.3% -0.48%
Median Household Income   1.9%
Per Capita Income   2.03%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Southgate, MI 48195 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 48195 to the other 987 ZIP Codes in Michigan by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 93 91st
Population Density1 # 55 95th
Diversity Index2 # 209 79th
Median Household Income # 380 62nd
Per Capita Income # 317 68th

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