Zip Code 48220 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameFerndale
Zip Code StateMichigan
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Oakland
Area Code248 / 947
Alternate Zip Code NamesDETROIT
Unacceptable Zip Code NamesROYAL OAK TWP
Current Population:22319
Racial Majority:White 73.11%
Public School Racial Majority:Black 66%
Unemployment Rate:3.5%
Median Household Income$54472
Average Adjusted Gross Income$61150
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time23.8 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range637 - 653 ft.
Area4 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)42.45809900, -83.13509100

Zip Code 48220 Description

Zip Code 48220 is located in the state of Michigan in the Detroit metro area. Zip code 48220 is primarily located in Oakland County. The official US Postal Service name for 48220 is FERNDALE, Michigan. Portions of zip code 48220 are contained within or border the city limits of Ferndale, MI, Pleasant Ridge, MI, Detroit, MI, Hazel Park, MI, Royal Oak, MI, and Oak Park, MI. Zip code 48220 is within area code 947 and area code 248. 48220 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Michigan.

The current unemployment level in 48220 is 3.5% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 4.7% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 5.1% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 6.0%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 48220 decreased to 22319 from 25170 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 48220 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 48220 public schools is Black. 64.2% of students in 48220 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 16675 73.11% 16507 +1%
 Black Or African American 4056 17.78% 4155 -2%
 Hispanic 790 3.46% 585 +35%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 37 0.16% 92 -60%
 Asian 253 1.11% 262 -3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 13 -100%
 Other Race 29 0.42% 29 +231%
 Two Or More Races 676 3.95% 676 +33%

Zip Code 48220 Race/Ethnicity

 White 23.7%
 Black Or African American 66%
 Hispanic 2.1%
 Asian 1.2%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.2%
 Two or More Races 6.7%

Zip Code 48220 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population2231925170
Male Population49.00%
Female Population51.00%
Total Households10583
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
64.2%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
40.0%
Median Household Income$54472
Income Under $50K Per Year45.00%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year38.40%
Income Above $100K Per Year16.60%
48220 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Michigan District 9Andy LevinDemocrat
Michigan District 14Brenda LawrenceDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$75172
Average Real Estate Sale Price$54246
Current Unemployment Level 3.5%
Previous Month Unemployment Level4.4%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago4.0%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfa - Humid Continental Hot Summers
Ecoregion 57a - Maumee Lake Plains
Average First Frost DatesOctober 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesApril 21 - 31

Zip Code 48220 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)18202838495964625443342441
Avg Max Temp (°F)32354558717984827462493759
Avg Precip (In.)1.911.82.483.122.883.313.233.253.32.42.692.4832.85
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI
CBSA Type48220
CBSA Population4473111
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Detroit
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours
Palmer Park
Pembroke
State Fair-Nolan