Zip Code 48237 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameOak Park
Zip Code StateMichigan
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Oakland
Area Code248 / 947
Current Population:29319
Racial Majority:African American 57.72%
Public School Racial Majority:Black 73.6%
Unemployment Rate:5.4%
Median Household Income$55459
Average Adjusted Gross Income$47670
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time22.5 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range653 - 676 ft.
Area5 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)42.46494300, -83.18234900

Zip Code 48237 Description

Zip Code 48237 is located in the state of Michigan in the Detroit metro area. Zip code 48237 is primarily located in Oakland County. The official US Postal Service name for 48237 is OAK PARK, Michigan. Portions of zip code 48237 are contained within or border the city limits of Oak Park, MI, Huntington Woods, MI, Berkley, MI, Detroit, MI, Ferndale, MI, Pleasant Ridge, MI, and Southfield, MI. Zip code 48237 is within area code 248 and area code 947. 48237 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Michigan.

The current unemployment level in 48237 is 5.4% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 4.7% and is higher 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 48237 decreased to 29319 from 32493 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 48237 is African American while the majority ethnicity attending 48237 public schools is Black. 57.5% of students in 48237 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 9724 32.83% 10806 -10%
 Black Or African American 17099 57.72% 16748 +2%
 Hispanic 386 1.3% 423 -9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 24 0.08% 54 -56%
 Asian 502 1.69% 417 +20%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 3 -100%
 Other Race 48 0.54% 48 +233%
 Two Or More Races 820 5.83% 820 +111%

Zip Code 48237 Race/Ethnicity

 White 22.3%
 Black Or African American 73.6%
 Hispanic 1.1%
 Asian 0.8%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 2.2%

Zip Code 48237 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population2931932493
Male Population45.10%
Female Population54.90%
Total Households11719
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
57.5%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
83.3%
Median Household Income$55459
Income Under $50K Per Year44.70%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year35.00%
Income Above $100K Per Year20.20%
48237 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Michigan District 14Brenda LawrenceDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$59675
Average Real Estate Sale Price$44382
Current Unemployment Level 5.4%
Previous Month Unemployment Level6.8%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago6.1%
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 48237 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)17192838495863625443332341
Avg Max Temp (°F)32354558717984827462493759
Avg Precip (In.)1.911.792.493.122.893.353.193.223.292.412.692.4632.82
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI
CBSA Type48237
CBSA Population4473111
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Detroit
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours
Pembroke
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