Detroit, MI 48226 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 48226: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Detroit, MI 48226

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Wayne County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.332, Longitude -83.051
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,699
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 3,932
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 3,700
    • Single Family Addresses: 232

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

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Detroit, MI 48226 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 5,327
Daytime Population: Workers 68,025
Daytime Population: Residents 2,193
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 70,218
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 13.18
Population in Households 4,580
Population in Familes 1,440
Population in Group Qrtrs 747
Population Density2 4,150
Diversity Index3 59


Median Household Income $31,484
Average Household Income $55,550
Per Capita Income $39,082


Total Housing Units 4,489 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 379 ( 8.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,015 (67.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,095 (24.4%)
Median Home Value $171,124
Average Home Value $201,781


Total Households 3,394
Average Household Size 1.35
Family Households 621
Average Family Size 2
  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 0.24% 0.01%
Households 0.57% 0.06%
Families -0.09% -0.29%
Median Household Income   1.91%
Per Capita Income   2.37%

Detroit, MI 48226 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 48226 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 # 468 53rd
Population Density # 58 94th
Diversity Index # 49 95th
Median Household Income # 933 5th
Per Capita Income # 72 93rd

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