Detroit, MI 48202 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 48202: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Detroit, MI 48202

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Wayne County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.372, Longitude -83.076
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 818
  • PO Box Addresses: 367
  • Residential Addresses: 7,774
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 3,998
    • Single Family Addresses: 3,776

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Database updated: February 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Detroit, MI 48202 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 15,868
Daytime Population: Workers 32,765
Daytime Population: Residents 9,725
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 42,490
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 2.68
Population in Households 14,369
Population in Familes 8,560
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,499
Population Density2 4,678
Diversity Index3 37


Median Household Income $22,070
Average Household Income $39,008
Per Capita Income $19,087


Total Housing Units 10,197 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,834 (18.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,341 (52.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,022 (29.6%)
Median Home Value $80,405
Average Home Value $134,392


Total Households 7,175
Average Household Size 2.0
Family Households 2,794
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.51% -0.41%
Households -0.28% -0.35%
Families -0.79% -0.64%
Median Household Income   0.65%
Per Capita Income   2.12%

Detroit, MI 48202 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 48202 to the other 984 ZIP Codes in Michigan by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 242 76th
Population Density # 43 96th
Diversity Index # 186 81st
Median Household Income # 968 2nd
Per Capita Income # 903 8th

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