Grosse Pointe, MI 48236 ZIP Code Profile


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: 1,096
  • PO Box Addresses: 497
  • Residential Addresses: 12,509
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 120
    • Single Family Addresses: 12,389

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

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  1. 48236 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 48236 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
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Grosse Pointe, MI 48236 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 30,789
Population in Households 30,777
Population in Familes 26,451
Population in Group Qrtrs 12
Population Density2 4,121
Diversity Index3 27


Median Household Income $103,188
Average Household Income $139,283
Per Capita Income $55,689


Total Housing Units 13,148 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,892 (82.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,416 (10.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 840 ( 6.4%)
Median Home Value $281,159
Average Home Value $352,472


Total Households 12,308
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 8,842
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 0.09% -0.12%
Households 0.2% -0.03%
Families 0.04% -0.12%
Median Household Income   1.66%
Per Capita Income   2.87%

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

The table below compares 48236 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 # 84 92nd
Population Density # 60 94th
Diversity Index # 272 72nd
Median Household Income # 24 98th
Per Capita Income # 17 98th

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