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ZIP Code 48179

Primary City:South Rockwood, MI (View All Cities)
County: Monroe County
Timezone: Eastern (11:42pm)
Area code: 734 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.04, -83.26
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 48179

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 48179. 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 48179. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 48179, 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:
South Rockwood, MI
Acceptable:
S Rockwood

Stats and Demographics for the 48179 ZIP Code

ZIP code 48179 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 48179 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 slightly higher than average number of families and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 48179 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,274
Population Density 161 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,349
Median Home Value $144,400
Land Area 20.38 sq mi
Water Area 4.46 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,282
Median Household Income $61,935

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 43

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male741079413910310689921311311571421088741322615
Female78829910010010569941221771341371035944473119
Total15218919323920321115818625330829127921114685795734

Gender

 Male 1,674 51%
 Female 1,600 49%
Gender

Race

 White 3,158 96.5%
 Black Or African American 42 1.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 5 0.2%
 Asian 9 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 21 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 39 1.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner8591642542611378920
Renter27896561281541
Total351482293152891529321

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 736 57%
 Single Guardian 176 14%
 Singles 291 23%
 Singles With Roommate 79 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 901 70%
 Households with Kids 381 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1315131422183112241417202221273426262619
Female1112142117152115141920171924152621211721
Total2427273539335227383337374145426047474340

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 48179 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 48179 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1990s. Looking at 48179 real estate data, the median home value of $144,400 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 48179. Rentals in 48179 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 48179 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,274 100%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 697 52%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 295 22%
 Renter Occupied Households 290 21%
 Households Vacant 67 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 12 18%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 1%
 For Sale Only 7 10%
 Sold & Unoccupied 4 6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 6 9%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 37 55%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 46 20%
 2 Bedroom 165 71%
 3+ Bedroom 22 9%
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 $61,935 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 48179 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

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 48179 can expect to fall in that range. 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 997 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 708 25%
 No Earnings 1,089 39%
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 997 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 708 25%
 No Earnings 1,089 39%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,365 96.7%
 Public transportation 3 0.2%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 16 1.1%
 Worked at Home 28 2.0%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 204 17.4%
 High School Graduate 727 61.9%
 Associate's degree 57 4.9%
 Bachelor's degree 124 10.6%
 Master's degree 36 3.1%
 Professional school degree 24 2.0%
 Doctorate degree 3 0.3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 450 74.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 109 18.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 44 7.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 48179

ZIP Code 48179 is in the Airport Community School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 48179.

Fred W. Ritter Elementary School
5650 Carleton Rockwood Rd
South Rockwood, MI 48179
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Airport Community School District

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