Highland Park, MI 48203 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 48203: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Highland Park, MI 48203

Acceptable Alternative
Detroit, MI 48203

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 819
  • Single Family Addresses: 7,883
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,618
  • County: Wayne County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.424, Longitude -83.102
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Highland Park, MI 48203 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 26,192
Population in Households 25,213
Population in Familes 18,489
Population in Group Qrtrs 979
Population Density1 3,286
Diversity Index2 20


Total Households 10,627
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 5,683
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 15,676 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,299 (27.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,328 (40.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 5,049 (32.2%)
Median Home Value $51,118
Average Home Value $91,603


Median Household Income $22,810
Average Household Income $35,214
Per Capita Income $15,140
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -1.59% -1.03%
Households -1.32% -0.9%
Families -1.67% -1.1%
Median Household Income   0.54%
Per Capita Income   1.26%
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.

Highland Park, MI 48203 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 48203 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 # 119 88th
Population Density1 # 93 91st
Diversity Index2 # 359 64th
Median Household Income # 966 2nd
Per Capita Income # 953 4th

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