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ZIP Code 48610

Primary City:Alger, MI (View All Cities)
Timezone: Eastern (12:59am)
Coordinates:44.1, -84.2
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 48610

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 48610. 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 48610. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 48610, 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:
Alger, MI

Stats and Demographics for the 48610 ZIP Code

ZIP code 48610 is located in east 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 48610 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely large. There are also a small number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 48610 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,083
Population Density 26 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,681
Median Home Value $88,600
Land Area 117.48 sq mi
Water Area 1.49 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,365
Median Household Income $37,015

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 51Male Median Age: 52Female Median Age: 51

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male504971887661667477106157165151137112733018
Female64687098695465597812115513915810985673528
Total1141171411861451151311331552273123043092461971406546

Gender

 Male 1,561 51%
 Female 1,522 49%
Gender

Race

 White 2,955 95.8%
 Black Or African American 8 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 48 1.6%
 Asian 16 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 8 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 48 1.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner87011025033226914828
Renter20292035231184
Total289913028535528015632

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 754 55%
 Single Guardian 150 11%
 Singles 384 28%
 Singles With Roommate 77 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,100 81%
 Households with Kids 265 19%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male971311101511761113111917172213191718
Female913132114111215161217101615171920241817
Total1820263224262322222330213532344133433535

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 48610 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 48610 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1990s. Looking at 48610 real estate data, the median home value of $88,600 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 48610 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 48610 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $300-$499/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 48610 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,072 99.6%
 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 11 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 689 26%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 526 20%
 Renter Occupied Households 150 6%
 Households Vacant 1,316 49%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 11 0.8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 5 0.4%
 For Sale Only 46 3.5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 10 0.8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 1,130 85.9%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 114 8.7%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 11 7%
 2 Bedroom 72 44%
 3+ Bedroom 79 49%
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 $37,015 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 48610 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. Most commuters in 48610 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 562 21%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 513 19%
 No Earnings 1,617 60%
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 562 21%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 513 19%
 No Earnings 1,617 60%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 851 94%
 Public transportation 11 1%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 24 3%
 Worked at Home 22 2%
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 296 24.3%
 High School Graduate 763 62.7%
 Associate's degree 63 5.2%
 Bachelor's degree 53 4.4%
 Master's degree 30 2.5%
 Professional school degree 3 0.2%
 Doctorate degree 9 0.7%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 346 91%
 Enrolled in Private School 4 1%
 Not Enrolled in School 30 8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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