Detroit, MI 48223 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 48223: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Detroit, MI 48223

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Wayne County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.389, Longitude -83.251
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 550
  • PO Box Addresses: 309
  • Residential Addresses: 9,172
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,016
    • Single Family Addresses: 8,156

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

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  1. 48223 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 48223 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
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Detroit, MI 48223 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 22,640
Population in Households 22,571
Population in Familes 17,940
Population in Group Qrtrs 69
Population Density2 3,797
Diversity Index3 24


Median Household Income $36,408
Average Household Income $52,188
Per Capita Income $20,190


Total Housing Units 12,143 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,898 (40.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,824 (31.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,421 (28.2%)
Median Home Value $78,973
Average Home Value $100,168


Total Households 8,722
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 5,658
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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -1.24% -0.6%
Households -1.02% -0.46%
Families -1.21% -0.59%
Median Household Income   2.62%
Per Capita Income   3.74%

Detroit, MI 48223 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 48223 to the other 978 ZIP Codes in Michigan by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 158 84th
Population Density # 75 92nd
Diversity Index # 306 69th
Median Household Income # 895 9th
Per Capita Income # 876 10th

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