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ZIP Code 48609

Primary City:Saginaw, MI (View All Cities)
County: Saginaw County
Timezone: Eastern (3:28pm)
Area code: 989 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:43.4, -84.1
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 48609

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 48609. 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 48609. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 48609, 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 48609 ZIP Code

ZIP code 48609 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 48609 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of families and a slightly less than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 48609 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 12,461
Population Density 280 people per sq mi
Housing Units 5,411
Median Home Value $122,700
Land Area 44.57 sq mi
Water Area 3.40 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 5,148
Median Household Income $53,557

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 47Male Median Age: 44Female Median Age: 49

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male27733642148132126725931541447050048444636327521214693
Female237294391408295233247309396534589504486401355254199249
Total5146308128896165005066248101,0041,089988932764630466345342

Gender

 Male 6,080 49%
 Female 6,381 51%
Gender

Race

 White 11,998 96.3%
 Black Or African American 102 0.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 34 0.3%
 Asian 93 0.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 97 0.8%
 Two Or More Races 136 1.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner392816371,0161,040839491140
Renter378912910981617485
Total763707661,1251,121900565225

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,916 57%
 Single Guardian 681 13%
 Singles 1,342 26%
 Singles With Roommate 209 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 3,759 73%
 Households with Kids 1,389 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male50465471786353637989778978889795109819965
Female3457415642615962707664789182997291836371
Total8410395127120124112125149165141167169170196167200164162136

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 48609 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 48609 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1960s. Looking at 48609 real estate data, the median home value of $122,700 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 48609. Rentals in 48609 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 48609 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 12,353 99.1%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 93 0.7%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 15 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,878 53%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,605 30%
 Renter Occupied Households 665 12%
 Households Vacant 263 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 37 14%
 Rented & Unoccupied 5 2%
 For Sale Only 82 31%
 Sold & Unoccupied 7 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 41 16%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 91 35%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 190 35%
 2 Bedroom 272 50%
 3+ Bedroom 80 15%
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 $53,557 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 48609 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 48609 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 3,332 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,565 26%
 No Earnings 4,160 41%
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 3,332 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,565 26%
 No Earnings 4,160 41%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,947 96.6%
 Public transportation 8 0.2%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 32 0.6%
 Worked at Home 135 2.6%
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 312 7.7%
 High School Graduate 2,464 61.2%
 Associate's degree 376 9.3%
 Bachelor's degree 625 15.5%
 Master's degree 184 4.6%
 Professional school degree 28 0.7%
 Doctorate degree 39 1.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,657 81.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 194 9.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 187 9.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 48609

ZIP Code 48609 is in the Saginaw Independent School District. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 48609.

Michael J Mcgivney
925 North River Rd
Saginaw, MI 48609
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Saginaw Independent School District
Shields Elementary School
6900 Stroebel Rd
Saginaw, MI 48609
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Swan Valley School District
Swan Valley Middle School
453 Van Wormer Rd
Saginaw, MI 48609
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Swan Valley School District
Robert B. Havens Elementary School
457 Van Wormer Rd
Saginaw, MI 48609
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Swan Valley School District
Swan Valley Adult and Alternative Education
8400 Ohern Rd
Saginaw, MI 48609
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Swan Valley School District
Swan Valley High School
8400 Ohern Rd
Saginaw, MI 48609
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Swan Valley School District
Community Baptist Christian School
8331 Gratiot Rd
Saginaw, MI 48609
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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