Harper Woods, MI 48225 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 48225: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Harper Woods, MI 48225

Acceptable Alternative
Detroit, MI 48225

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Wayne County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.438, Longitude -82.941
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 296
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 6,306
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 837
    • Single Family Addresses: 5,469

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

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  1. 48225 2019 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 48225 (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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Harper Woods, MI 48225 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)


Total Population 14,855
Population in Households 14,677
Population in Familes 11,628
Population in Group Qrtrs 178
Population Density2 5,604
Diversity Index3 58


Median Household Income $50,054
Average Household Income $61,697
Per Capita Income $24,927


Total Housing Units 6,589 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,969 (60.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,027 (30.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 593 ( 9.0%)
Median Home Value $74,225
Average Home Value $99,616


Total Households 5,996
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 3,672
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 0.27% -0.02%
Households 0.14% -0.02%
Families -0.04% -0.1%
Median Household Income   1.8%
Per Capita Income   3.08%

Harper Woods, MI 48225 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 48225 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 # 258 74th
Population Density # 20 98th
Diversity Index # 51 95th
Median Household Income # 579 41st
Per Capita Income # 652 34th

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