Grosse Pointe, MI 48236 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 48236: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Grosse Pointe, MI 48236

Acceptable Alternative
Detroit, MI 48236
Grosse Pointe Farms, MI 48236
Grosse Pointe Park, MI 48236
Grosse Pointe Shores, MI 48236
Grosse Pointe Woods, MI 48236
Grosse Pt Frm, MI 48236
Grosse Pt Pk, MI 48236
Grosse Pt Shr, MI 48236
Grosse Pt Wds, MI 48236

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Wayne County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.425, Longitude -82.901
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 48236 has segments in 2 Counties (Macomb, Wayne).

  • Businesses Addresses: 1,123
  • PO Box Addresses: 507
  • Residential Addresses: 12,512
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 117
    • Single Family Addresses: 12,395

The ZIP Code maps and database are updated 4 times per year.
Database updated: February 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Grosse Pointe, MI 48236 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 30,332
Daytime Population: Workers 17,591
Daytime Population: Residents 14,922
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 32,513
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.07
Population in Households 30,320
Population in Familes 26,209
Population in Group Qrtrs 12
Population Density2 4,046
Diversity Index3 26


Median Household Income $97,658
Average Household Income $133,117
Per Capita Income $53,122


Total Housing Units 13,180 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,822 (82.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,280 ( 9.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,078 ( 8.2%)
Median Home Value $269,043
Average Home Value $330,357


Total Households 12,102
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 8,709
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 -0.13% -0.27%
Households -0.02% -0.2%
Families -0.18% -0.3%
Median Household Income   0.97%
Per Capita Income   1.77%

Grosse Pointe, MI 48236 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 48236 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 # 86 91st
Population Density # 64 94th
Diversity Index # 278 72nd
Median Household Income # 25 98th
Per Capita Income # 17 98th

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