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
  • County: Wayne County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.424, Longitude -83.102
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 790
  • PO Box Addresses: 398
  • Residential Addresses: 10,301
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,670
    • Single Family Addresses: 7,631

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

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Highland Park, MI 48203 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 26,182
Daytime Population: Workers 10,150
Daytime Population: Residents 17,982
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 28,132
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.07
Population in Households 25,240
Population in Familes 18,454
Population in Group Qrtrs 942
Population Density2 3,165
Diversity Index3 21


Median Household Income $23,367
Average Household Income $36,431
Per Capita Income $15,595


Total Housing Units 15,683 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,228 (27.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,384 (40.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 5,071 (32.3%)
Median Home Value $52,453
Average Home Value $94,016


Total Households 10,612
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 5,651
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 -1.45% -0.83%
Households -1.27% -0.74%
Families -1.59% -0.93%
Median Household Income   -0.06%
Per Capita Income   1.66%

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

The table below compares 48203 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 # 120 88th
Population Density # 96 90th
Diversity Index # 357 64th
Median Household Income # 964 2nd
Per Capita Income # 956 3rd

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