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ZIP Code 48601

Primary City:Saginaw, MI (View All Cities)
County: Saginaw County
Timezone: Eastern (9:03pm)
Area code: 989 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:43.4, -83.9
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 48601

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 48601. 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 48601. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 48601, 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:
Saginaw, MI

Stats and Demographics for the 48601 ZIP Code

ZIP code 48601 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 48601 are primarily black or African American. The number of middle aged adults is large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also an extremely large number of single parents and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 48601 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 38,406
Population Density 366 people per sq mi
Housing Units 17,166
Median Home Value $50,300
Land Area 104.96 sq mi
Water Area 4.76 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 14,878
Median Household Income $26,368

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 36Male Median Age: 33Female Median Age: 38

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,5361,4681,4501,7681,1909008549649521,0851,3081,180983720534375306193
Female1,4311,5061,3811,6991,3931,1981,1081,2211,1851,3961,5241,4941,209868674581439333
Total2,9672,9742,8313,4672,5832,0981,9622,1852,1372,4812,8322,6742,1921,5881,208956745526

Gender

 Male 17,766 46%
 Female 20,640 54%
Gender

Race

 White 11,286 29.4%
 Black Or African American 23,739 61.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 226 0.6%
 Asian 74 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 10 0.0%
 Other Race 1,677 4.4%
 Two Or More Races 1,394 3.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1196931,2401,9422,3131,5841,088330
Renter6671,2671,1571,11176234819958
Total7861,9602,3973,0533,0751,9321,287388

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,376 29%
 Single Guardian 5,542 37%
 Singles 4,305 29%
 Singles With Roommate 655 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 9,541 64%
 Households with Kids 5,337 36%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male290297316325286305284318275307289291277286322359392390305286
Female293263295297290313307291305278275274289265316332370345336311
Total583560611622576618591609580585564565566551638691762735641597

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 48601 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 48601 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1950s. Looking at 48601 real estate data, the median home value of $50,300 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 48601 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 48601 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 48601 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 37,814 98.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 18 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 142 0.4%
 Nursing Facilities 86 0.2%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 346 0.9%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 5,234 30%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 4,075 24%
 Renter Occupied Households 5,569 32%
 Households Vacant 2,288 13%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 713 31%
 Rented & Unoccupied 34 1%
 For Sale Only 325 14%
 Sold & Unoccupied 112 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 38 2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 1,066 47%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 61 1%
 1 Bedroom 712 13%
 2 Bedroom 2,339 43%
 3+ Bedroom 2,297 42%
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 $26,368 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 48601 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 48601 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 6,487 22%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,586 22%
 No Earnings 16,203 55%
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 6,487 22%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,586 22%
 No Earnings 16,203 55%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 9,629 91.2%
 Public transportation 119 1.1%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 18 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 353 3.3%
 Worked at Home 436 4.1%
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 2,743 25.9%
 High School Graduate 6,468 61.1%
 Associate's degree 575 5.4%
 Bachelor's degree 604 5.7%
 Master's degree 168 1.6%
 Professional school degree 22 0.2%
 Doctorate degree 4 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 7,423 86.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 380 4.4%
 Not Enrolled in School 794 9.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 48601

ZIP Code 48601 is in the Wolverine Academy (Sda). There are 25 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 48601.

Wolverine Academy (sda)
2424 North Outer Dr
Saginaw, MI 48601
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Wolverine Academy (Sda)
M.g. Millet Learning Center
3660 Southfield Dr
Saginaw, MI 48601
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Saginaw Independent School District
Saginaw Preparatory Academy
5173 Lodge St
Saginaw, MI 48601
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Saginaw Preparatory Academy
Francis Reh Psa
2201 Owen St
Saginaw, MI 48601
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Francis Reh Public School Academy
International Academy of Saginaw
1944 Iowa Ave
Saginaw, MI 48601
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: International Academy of Saginaw
Martin G. Atkins Elementary School
3675 Southfield Dr
Saginaw, MI 48601
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Bridgeport-Spaulding Community School District
Thomas White School
3650 Southfield Dr
Saginaw, MI 48601
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Bridgeport-Spaulding Community School District
Bridgeport-Spaulding Middle School-Schrah
3675 Southfield Dr
Saginaw, MI 48601
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Bridgeport-Spaulding Community School District
Henry Doerr Cdc
3270 Perkins St
Saginaw, MI 48601
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Buena Vista School District
Phoenix Science and Technology Center
1925 South Outer Dr
Saginaw, MI 48601
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Buena Vista School District
Arthur Eddy K-8 Academy
1000 Cathay St
Saginaw, MI 48601
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Saginaw School District of the City of
Heavenrich School
2435 Perkins St
Saginaw, MI 48601
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Saginaw School District of the City of
Houghton Elementary School
1604 Johnson St
Saginaw, MI 48601
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Saginaw School District of the City of
Jessie Loomis School
2000 Loomis St
Saginaw, MI 48601
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Saginaw School District of the City of
Jessie Rouse School
435 Randolph St
Saginaw, MI 48601
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Saginaw School District of the City of
Longfellow School
1314 Brown St
Saginaw, MI 48601
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Saginaw School District of the City of
C.C. Coulter Elementary School
1450 Bridgeton Rd
Saginaw, MI 48601
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Saginaw School District of the City of
Saginaw Learn to Earn Academy
1000 Tuscola St
Saginaw, MI 48601
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Saginaw Learn to Earn Academy
Wolverine Secure Treatment Center
2424 North Outer Dr
Saginaw, MI 48601
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Buena Vista School District
Buena Vista High School
3945 East Holland Rd
Saginaw, MI 48601
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Buena Vista School District
Hillier Educational Center
2316 Webber St
Saginaw, MI 48601
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Saginaw School District of the City of
Saginaw High School
3100 Webber St
Saginaw, MI 48601
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Saginaw School District of the City of
Immanuel Lutheran School
8220 Holland Rd
Saginaw, MI 48601
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Bridgeport Baptist Academy
2440 King Rd
Saginaw, MI 48601
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Sheridan Road Baptist School
6911 Sheridan Rd
Saginaw, MI 48601
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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