Detroit, MI 48214 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 48214: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Detroit, MI 48214

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 445
  • Single Family Addresses: 5,211
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 3,847
  • County: Wayne County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.367, Longitude -82.994
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Detroit, MI 48214 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 20,381
Population in Households 19,457
Population in Familes 12,908
Population in Group Qrtrs 924
Population Density1 4,103
Diversity Index2 20


Total Households 9,361
Average Household Size 2.08
Family Households 4,141
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 13,678 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,410 (24.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,951 (43.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,317 (31.6%)
Median Home Value $63,216
Average Home Value $117,691


Median Household Income $23,470
Average Household Income $40,245
Per Capita Income $19,590
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -1.96% -1.06%
Households -1.67% -0.95%
Families -2.17% -1.17%
Median Household Income   0.45%
Per Capita Income   1.53%
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 48214 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 48214 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 # 190 81st
Population Density1 # 58 94th
Diversity Index2 # 361 64th
Median Household Income # 963 3rd
Per Capita Income # 835 16th

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