Detroit, MI 48211 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 48211: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Detroit, MI 48211

Acceptable Alternative
Hamtramck, MI 48211

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 377
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,814
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 156
  • County: Wayne County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.38, Longitude -83.052
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Detroit, MI 48211 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 6,516
Population in Households 5,956
Population in Familes 4,678
Population in Group Qrtrs 560
Population Density1 1,544
Diversity Index2 55


Total Households 2,139
Average Household Size 2.78
Family Households 1,231
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 3,250 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 914 (28.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,225 (37.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,111 (34.2%)
Median Home Value $36,385
Average Home Value $72,265


Median Household Income $26,066
Average Household Income $38,538
Per Capita Income $13,700
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -1.36% -0.82%
Households -1.38% -0.8%
Families -1.81% -1.05%
Median Household Income   0.12%
Per Capita Income   1.43%
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.

Detroit, MI 48211 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 48211 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 # 419 58th
Population Density1 # 176 82nd
Diversity Index2 # 67 93rd
Median Household Income # 955 3rd
Per Capita Income # 962 3rd

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