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ZIP Code 48470

Primary City:Ruth, MI (View All Cities)
County: Huron County
Timezone: Eastern (5:16am)
Area code: 989 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:43.74, -82.75
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 48470

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 48470. 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 48470. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 48470, 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:
Ruth, MI

Stats and Demographics for the 48470 ZIP Code

ZIP code 48470 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 48470 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a small number of single parents and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 48470 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 784
Population Density 20 people per sq mi
Housing Units 356
Median Home Value $102,600
Land Area 40.01 sq mi
Water Area 0.02 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 310
Median Household Income $46,771

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 41

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male2031282330152129312834211926181049
Female19302635171223292520302022251491714
Total396154584727445856486441415132192123

Gender

 Male 397 51%
 Female 387 49%
Gender

Race

 White 759 97%
 Black Or African American 17 2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0%
 Asian 0 0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0%
 Other Race 0 0%
 Two Or More Races 8 1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner820506044462815
Renter5121140322
Total1332616444493017

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 190 61%
 Single Guardian 29 9%
 Singles 76 25%
 Singles With Roommate 15 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 219 71%
 Households with Kids 91 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male44346658665494575338
Female334783487767426126744
Total777111499161313111113611191110712

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 48470 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 48470 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 48470 real estate data, the median home value of $102,600 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 48470. Rentals in 48470 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 48470 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 783 99.9%
 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 1 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 125 35%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 146 41%
 Renter Occupied Households 39 11%
 Households Vacant 46 13%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 0 0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 6 13%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 8 17%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 31 67%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 5 16%
 2 Bedroom 6 19%
 3+ Bedroom 20 65%
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 $46,771 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 48470 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 48470 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 230 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 154 25%
 No Earnings 227 37%
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 230 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 154 25%
 No Earnings 227 37%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 287 87.8%
 Public transportation 2 0.6%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 31 9.5%
 Worked at Home 7 2.1%
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 area has a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 65 26%
 High School Graduate 160 63%
 Associate's degree 9 4%
 Bachelor's degree 14 6%
 Master's degree 5 2%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 177 87.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 8 3.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 18 8.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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