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ZIP Code 48079

Primary City:Saint Clair, MI (View All Cities)
County: St. Clair County
Timezone: Eastern (4:19pm)
Coordinates:42.86, -82.55
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 48079

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 48079. 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 48079. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 48079, 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:
Saint Clair, MI
Unacceptable:
Saint Clair Township, St Clair, St Clair Township, St Clair Twp

Stats and Demographics for the 48079 ZIP Code

ZIP code 48079 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 48079 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a large number of families and a slightly less than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 48079 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 12,304
Population Density 295 people per sq mi
Housing Units 5,264
Median Home Value $158,500
Land Area 41.70 sq mi
Water Area 1.42 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,840
Median Household Income $58,768

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male30438550450528927324633443254453851638128920513612471
Female301395469427283265284343490567571477389270220181137159
Total6057809739325725385306779221,1111,109993770559425317261230

Gender

 Male 6,076 49%
 Female 6,228 51%
Gender

Race

 White 11,975 97.3%
 Black Or African American 29 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 41 0.3%
 Asian 99 0.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 36 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 124 1.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner292906541,044919553355127
Renter70155189184142524433
Total994458431,2281,061605399160

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,889 60%
 Single Guardian 600 12%
 Singles 1,155 24%
 Singles With Roommate 196 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 3,289 68%
 Households with Kids 1,551 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male4660607663757389851147880119113114111133935467
Female64586464888274757697948896941039594775864
Total110118124140151157147164161211172168215207217206227170112131

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 48079 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 48079 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1990s. Looking at 48079 real estate data, the median home value of $158,500 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 48079. Rentals in 48079 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 48079 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 12,267 99.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 6 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 31 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,854 54%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,117 21%
 Renter Occupied Households 869 17%
 Households Vacant 424 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 123 29.0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 0.7%
 For Sale Only 110 25.9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 26 6.1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 86 20.3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 76 17.9%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 232 32%
 2 Bedroom 232 32%
 3+ Bedroom 255 35%
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 $58,768 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 48079 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. Most commuters in 48079 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 3,681 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,611 27%
 No Earnings 3,456 35%
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 3,681 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,611 27%
 No Earnings 3,456 35%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,196 94.1%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 7 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 146 2.6%
 Worked at Home 173 3.1%
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 340 8.3%
 High School Graduate 2,463 60.2%
 Associate's degree 347 8.5%
 Bachelor's degree 581 14.2%
 Master's degree 285 7.0%
 Professional school degree 51 1.2%
 Doctorate degree 21 0.5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,977 78.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 417 16.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 139 5.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 48079

ZIP Code 48079 is in the East China School District. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 48079.

Gearing Elementary School
200 North Carney Dr
St. Clair, MI 48079
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: East China School District
St. Clair Middle School
4335 Yankee Rd
St. Clair, MI 48079
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: East China School District
Theo V. Eddy Elementary School
301 North 9th St
St. Clair, MI 48079
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: East China School District
Riverview East High School
301 North 6th St
St. Clair, MI 48079
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: East China School District
St. Clair High School
2200 Clinton Ave
St. Clair, MI 48079
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: East China School District
St Mary Elementary School
800 Orchard St
St. Clair, MI 48079
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Montessori Children'S Academy
955 Fred W Moore Hwy
St. Clair, MI 48079
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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