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ZIP Code 48059

Primary City:Fort Gratiot, MI (View All Cities)
County: St. Clair County
Timezone: Eastern (12:53am)
Coordinates:43.1, -82.5
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 48059

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 48059. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 48059. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 48059, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Fort Gratiot, MI
Acceptable:
Burtchville, Lakeport, N Lakeport, North Lakeport
Unacceptable:
Burtchville Township, Fort Gratiot Township

Stats and Demographics for the 48059 ZIP Code

ZIP code 48059 is located in southeast Michigan and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 48059 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 48059 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 15,123
Population Density 479 people per sq mi
Housing Units 7,135
Median Home Value $128,000
Land Area 31.58 sq mi
Water Area 7.21 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 6,213
Median Household Income $50,704

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 43Female Median Age: 46

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male410451516495354374355433480547640569472377267209164149
Female401463493491337370356443519580632628531416295281245380
Total8119141,0099866917447118769991,1271,2721,1971,003793562490409529

Gender

 Male 7,262 48%
 Female 7,861 52%
Gender

Race

 White 14,376 95.1%
 Black Or African American 192 1.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 37 0.2%
 Asian 162 1.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 7 0.0%
 Other Race 82 0.5%
 Two Or More Races 267 1.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner363627431,1091,103759480176
Renter13928722023317880120188
Total1756499631,3421,281839600364

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,327 54%
 Single Guardian 846 14%
 Singles 1,717 28%
 Singles With Roommate 323 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 4,430 71%
 Households with Kids 1,783 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male6976919077100979285929910796122102118110818473
Female5065831178891761119796879810810483119112987973
Total119141174207165191173203182188186205204226185237222179163146

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 48059 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 48059 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 2000s. Looking at 48059 real estate data, the median home value of $128,000 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 48059. Rentals in 48059 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 48059 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 14,899 98.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 187 1.2%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 37 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,235 45%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,533 21%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,445 20%
 Households Vacant 922 13%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 334 36%
 Rented & Unoccupied 8 1%
 For Sale Only 106 11%
 Sold & Unoccupied 23 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 311 34%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 140 15%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 86 6%
 1 Bedroom 314 21%
 2 Bedroom 618 41%
 3+ Bedroom 495 33%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $50,704 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 48059 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 48059 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 4,033 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,277 27%
 No Earnings 4,832 40%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 4,033 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,277 27%
 No Earnings 4,832 40%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,610 91.9%
 Public transportation 64 1.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 19 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 188 3.1%
 Worked at Home 225 3.7%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 432 9%
 High School Graduate 2,936 59%
 Associate's degree 339 7%
 Bachelor's degree 653 13%
 Master's degree 334 7%
 Professional school degree 210 4%
 Doctorate degree 44 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,369 77.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 476 15.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 195 6.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 48059

ZIP Code 48059 is in the Port Huron Area School District. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 48059.

Fort Gratiot Middle School
3985 Keewahdin Rd
Fort Gratiot, MI 48059
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Port Huron Area School District
Keewahdin Elementary School
4801 Lakeshore Rd
Fort Gratiot, MI 48059
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Port Huron Area School District
Lakeport Elementary School
3835 Franklin St
Lakeport, MI 48059
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Port Huron Area School District
Edison Elementary School
3559 Pollina Ave
Fort Gratiot, MI 48059
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Port Huron Area School District
St Edward on the Lake School
6995 Lakeshore Rd
Lakeport, MI 48059
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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