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ZIP Code 48461

Primary City:North Branch, MI (View All Cities)
County: Lapeer County
Timezone: Eastern (1:02am)
Coordinates:43.2, -83.2
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 48461

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 48461. 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 48461. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 48461, 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:
North Branch, MI

Stats and Demographics for the 48461 ZIP Code

ZIP code 48461 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 48461 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also a small number of single adults and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 48461 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 8,428
Population Density 101 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,197
Median Home Value $112,800
Land Area 83.63 sq mi
Water Area 0.65 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,927
Median Household Income $48,924

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 37Female Median Age: 38

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male267314367380240204242244320350346321226176108743532
Female249330351336207215214289336342349299197140134816152
Total5166447187164474194565336566926956204233162421559684

Gender

 Male 4,246 50%
 Female 4,182 50%
Gender

Race

 White 8,211 97.4%
 Black Or African American 31 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 27 0.3%
 Asian 6 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.0%
 Other Race 41 0.5%
 Two Or More Races 109 1.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2625449865554231615462
Renter25100100795630228
Total5135459873459834617670

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,883 64%
 Single Guardian 440 15%
 Singles 508 17%
 Singles With Roommate 96 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,765 60%
 Households with Kids 1,162 40%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male4446595862666269556162838180878983724961
Female5152565157685981656170687280787382624151
Total959811510911913412115012012213215115316016516216513490112

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 48461 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 48461 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1990s. Looking at 48461 real estate data, the median home value of $112,800 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 48461 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 48461 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 48461 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 8,380 99.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 48 0.6%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,890 59%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 617 19%
 Renter Occupied Households 420 13%
 Households Vacant 270 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 32 12%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 1%
 For Sale Only 89 33%
 Sold & Unoccupied 19 7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 33 12%
 For Migrant Workers 7 3%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 86 32%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 67 16%
 2 Bedroom 138 33%
 3+ Bedroom 219 52%
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 $48,924 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 48461 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. However, that is not the case in 48461. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 2,295 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,637 24%
 No Earnings 2,885 42%
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 2,295 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,637 24%
 No Earnings 2,885 42%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,001 92.8%
 Public transportation 22 0.7%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 25 0.8%
 Worked at Home 185 5.7%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 354 12%
 High School Graduate 2,030 71%
 Associate's degree 150 5%
 Bachelor's degree 179 6%
 Master's degree 125 4%
 Professional school degree 30 1%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,766 91.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 13 0.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 144 7.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 48461

ZIP Code 48461 is in the North Branch Area School District. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 48461.

North Branch Elementary School
4055 Elm Creek Rd
North Branch, MI 48461
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: North Branch Area School District
Ruth Fox Elementary School
6570 Brush St
North Branch, MI 48461
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: North Branch Area School District
North Branch Middle School
6600 Brush St
North Branch, MI 48461
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: North Branch Area School District
Quest High School
6655 Jefferson Rd
North Branch, MI 48461
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: North Branch Area School District
North Branch High School
6598 Brush St
North Branch, MI 48461
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: North Branch Area School District

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