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: 770
  • PO Box Addresses: 379
  • Residential Addresses: 10,219
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,708
    • Single Family Addresses: 7,511

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Database updated: August 1, 2019, Maps updated: May 8, 2019.

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  1. 48203 2019 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 48203 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
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  3. Michigan Data Comparison Tool - 2019 Demographics

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Highland Park, MI 48203 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)


Total Population 25,062
Population in Households 24,133
Population in Familes 17,569
Population in Group Qrtrs 929
Population Density2 3,087
Diversity Index3 20


Median Household Income $23,075
Average Household Income $42,151
Per Capita Income $17,458


Total Housing Units 15,509 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,749 (24.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,564 (42.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 5,196 (33.5%)
Median Home Value $41,343
Average Home Value $120,832


Total Households 10,313
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 5,443
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -1.44% -0.55%
Households -1.16% -0.4%
Families -1.48% -0.56%
Median Household Income   3.18%
Per Capita Income   3.2%

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

The table below compares 48203 to the other 986 ZIP Codes in Michigan by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 137 86th
Population Density # 101 90th
Diversity Index # 383 61st
Median Household Income # 972 2nd
Per Capita Income # 940 5th

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