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ZIP Code 48603

Primary City:Saginaw, MI (View All Cities)
County: Saginaw County
Timezone: Eastern (8:14pm)
Area code: 989 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:43.47, -84.02
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 48603

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 48603. 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 48603. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 48603, 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 48603 ZIP Code

ZIP code 48603 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 higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 48603 are primarily white. The number of seniors is large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a large number of single adults and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 48603 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 26,913
Population Density 1,470 people per sq mi
Housing Units 12,637
Median Home Value $125,700
Land Area 18.31 sq mi
Water Area 0.22 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 11,915
Median Household Income $46,645

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 45

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male7357478078781,065841677680724808920900798651469391307288
Female6496567488421,1398187047607739231,0741,115936723574580530683
Total1,3841,4031,5551,7202,2041,6591,3811,4401,4971,7311,9942,0151,7341,3741,043971837971

Gender

 Male 12,686 47%
 Female 14,227 53%
Gender

Race

 White 22,377 83.1%
 Black Or African American 2,348 8.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 78 0.3%
 Asian 1,131 4.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 28 0.1%
 Other Race 382 1.4%
 Two Or More Races 569 2.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner575601,0991,5711,7711,232916298
Renter759952575529529305340422
Total8161,5121,6742,1002,3001,5371,256720

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,389 45%
 Single Guardian 1,694 14%
 Singles 3,937 33%
 Singles With Roommate 895 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 8,906 75%
 Households with Kids 3,009 25%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male160145155150138178135157139152142163161189193186150176173206
Female130117129143105133132130156144143170138153191173172155151222
Total290262284293243311267287295296285333299342384359322331324428

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 48603 has a small 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 48603 were primarily built in the 1970s. Looking at 48603 real estate data, the median home value of $125,700 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 48603. Rentals in 48603 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 48603 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 26,490 98.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 53 0.2%
 Nursing Facilities 332 1.2%
 Other Institutional 3 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 35 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,898 39%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,606 21%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,411 35%
 Households Vacant 722 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 393 54%
 Rented & Unoccupied 27 4%
 For Sale Only 131 18%
 Sold & Unoccupied 14 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 76 11%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 81 11%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 163 4%
 1 Bedroom 1,014 23%
 2 Bedroom 2,408 54%
 3+ Bedroom 878 20%
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 $46,645 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 48603 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 48603 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 8,008 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,569 25%
 No Earnings 8,666 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 8,008 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,569 25%
 No Earnings 8,666 39%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 11,560 97.0%
 Public transportation 23 0.2%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 96 0.8%
 Worked at Home 235 2.0%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 604 7%
 High School Graduate 3,928 48%
 Associate's degree 624 8%
 Bachelor's degree 1,895 23%
 Master's degree 607 7%
 Professional school degree 339 4%
 Doctorate degree 136 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,061 71.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 922 21.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 276 6.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 48603

ZIP Code 48603 is in the Saginaw Independent School District. There are 13 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 48603.

Saginaw County Juvenile Center
3360 Hospital Rd
Saginaw, MI 48603
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Saginaw Independent School District
Saginaw Isd Transitions Center
3860 Fashion Square Blvd
Saginaw, MI 48603
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Saginaw Independent School District
Weiss Elementary School
4645 Weiss St
Saginaw, MI 48603
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Saginaw Township Community School District
Sherwood Elementary School
3870 Shattuck Rd
Saginaw, MI 48603
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Saginaw Township Community School District
Program for Academic and Lifeskills
3860 Fashion Square Blvd
Saginaw, MI 48603
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Carrollton Public Schools
Mackinaw High School
2775 Shattuck Rd
Saginaw, MI 48603
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Saginaw Township Community School District
Heritage High School
3465 North Center Rd
Saginaw, MI 48603
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Saginaw Township Community School District
Nouvel Catholic Central High School
2555 Wieneke Rd
Saginaw, MI 48603
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
St Thomas Aquinas Elementary School
2136 Berberovich Dr
Saginaw, MI 48603
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Peace Lutheran School
3161 Lawndale Rd
Saginaw, MI 48603
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Valley Lutheran High School
3560 McCarty Rd
Saginaw, MI 48603
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Grace Christian School
4619 Mackinaw Rd
Saginaw, MI 48603
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Gethsemane Lutheran School
3412 Crestmont Dr
Saginaw, MI 48603
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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