Zip Code 48342 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NamePontiac
Zip Code StateMichigan
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Oakland
Area Code248 / 947
Current Population:18407
Racial Majority:African American 60.11%
Public School Racial Majority:Black 70.2%
Unemployment Rate:7.7%
Median Household Income$35333
Average Adjusted Gross Income$26510
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time23.3 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range919 - 961 ft.
Area6 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)42.64390300, -83.27444400

Zip Code 48342 Description

Zip Code 48342 is located in the state of Michigan in the Detroit metro area. Zip code 48342 is primarily located in Oakland County. The official US Postal Service name for 48342 is PONTIAC, Michigan. Portions of zip code 48342 are contained within or border the city limits of Pontiac, MI, Auburn Hills, MI, . Zip code 48342 is within area code 947 and area code 248. 48342 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Michigan.

The current unemployment level in 48342 is 7.7% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 4.7% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 5.1% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 6.0%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 48342 decreased to 18407 from 21773 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 48342 is African American while the majority ethnicity attending 48342 public schools is Black. 82.2% of students in 48342 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 2632 14.91% 3109 -15%
 Black Or African American 10612 60.11% 11624 -9%
 Hispanic 2481 14.05% 2558 -3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 47 0.27% 79 -41%
 Asian 502 2.84% 441 +14%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 1 -100%
 Other Race 21 0% 21 -100%
 Two Or More Races 574 7.82% 574 +141%

Zip Code 48342 Race/Ethnicity

 White 5.2%
 Black Or African American 70.2%
 Hispanic 22.1%
 Asian 1.3%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.3%
 Two or More Races 0.9%

Zip Code 48342 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population1840721773
Male Population49.20%
Female Population50.80%
Total Households6681
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
82.2%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$35333
Income Under $50K Per Year64.40%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year25.40%
Income Above $100K Per Year10.10%
48342 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Michigan District 14Brenda LawrenceDemocrat
Related Maps: Map of All Michigan Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$46083
Average Real Estate Sale Price$36156
Current Unemployment Level 7.7%
Previous Month Unemployment Level9.5%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago8.6%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfa - Humid Continental Hot Summers
Ecoregion 56h - Interlobate Dead Ice Moraines
Average First Frost DatesOctober 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesMay 1 - 10

Zip Code 48342 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)16182636475761605241322239
Avg Max Temp (°F)30344558707983807361473558
Avg Precip (In.)1.591.532.32.822.723.232.823.163.012.552.622.2530.59
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI
CBSA Type48342
CBSA Population4473111
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Detroit
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours