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ZIP Code 48471

Primary City:Sandusky, MI (View All Cities)
County: Sanilac County
Timezone: Eastern (4:41am)
Coordinates:43.4, -82.9
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 48471

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 48471. 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 48471. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 48471, 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:
Sandusky, MI

Stats and Demographics for the 48471 ZIP Code

ZIP code 48471 is located in southeast Michigan and covers a slightly higher 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 48471 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 48471 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 5,745
Population Density 57 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,608
Median Home Value $89,400
Land Area 100.87 sq mi
Water Area 0.04 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,360
Median Household Income $36,761

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 44

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male15416216618514917316014416622224624217811881806045
Female167164178232163153141164179240259200175147117109106120
Total321326344417312326301308345462505442353265198189166165

Gender

 Male 2,731 48%
 Female 3,014 52%
Gender

Race

 White 5,513 96.0%
 Black Or African American 47 0.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 14 0.2%
 Asian 41 0.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 59 1.0%
 Two Or More Races 69 1.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1816421340237925016471
Renter72125115140103506232
Total90289328542482300226103

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,168 49%
 Single Guardian 352 15%
 Singles 740 31%
 Singles With Roommate 100 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,684 71%
 Households with Kids 676 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2029282732342933342730343144314439452627
Female3339293836312738323934403728425451523330
Total5368576568655671666664746872739890975957

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 48471 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 48471 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1990s. Looking at 48471 real estate data, the median home value of $89,400 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 48471 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 48471 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 48471 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 5,481 95%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 94 2%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 97 2%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 73 1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 955 37%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 706 27%
 Renter Occupied Households 699 27%
 Households Vacant 248 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 47 19.0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 1.6%
 For Sale Only 44 17.7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 14 5.6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 34 13.7%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.4%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 104 41.9%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 14 3%
 1 Bedroom 222 40%
 2 Bedroom 176 31%
 3+ Bedroom 147 26%
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 $36,761 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 48471 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. More commuters in 48471 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 1,502 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,184 25%
 No Earnings 1,972 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 1,502 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,184 25%
 No Earnings 1,972 42%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,917 85.8%
 Public transportation 61 2.7%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 4 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 126 5.6%
 Worked at Home 126 5.6%
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 275 14.6%
 High School Graduate 1,334 70.8%
 Associate's degree 85 4.5%
 Bachelor's degree 120 6.4%
 Master's degree 65 3.4%
 Professional school degree 6 0.3%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 859 87.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 49 5.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 73 7.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 48471

ZIP Code 48471 is in the Sanilac Independent School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 48471.

Sanilac Isd Special Education Services
46 North Jackson St
Sandusky, MI 48471
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Sanilac Independent School District
Maple Valley Elementary School
138 Maple Valley St
Sandusky, MI 48471
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Sandusky Community School District
Sandusky Middle School
395 South Sandusky Rd
Sandusky, MI 48471
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Sandusky Community School District
Sandusky High School
191 Pine Tree Ln
Sandusky, MI 48471
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Sandusky Community School District

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