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ZIP Code 48617

Primary City:Clare, MI (View All Cities)
Timezone: Eastern (3:29pm)
Coordinates:43.9, -84.7
ZIP (~12 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 48617

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 48617. 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 48617. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 48617, 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:
Clare, MI

Stats and Demographics for the 48617 ZIP Code

ZIP code 48617 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 48617 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of families and a slightly higher than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 48617 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 8,857
Population Density 64 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,976
Median Home Value $104,000
Land Area 138.58 sq mi
Water Area 1.16 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,453
Median Household Income $37,963

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 37Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male3302923313402742602422492653132942902111761651259071
Female312299309289310252271224278321345306250195173136121148
Total642591640629584512513473543634639596461371338261211219

Gender

 Male 4,318 49%
 Female 4,539 51%
Gender

Race

 White 8,551 96.5%
 Black Or African American 57 0.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 75 0.8%
 Asian 46 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 21 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 107 1.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner3326037952451437125489
Renter162231175187109626439
Total195491554711623433318128

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,790 52%
 Single Guardian 551 16%
 Singles 929 27%
 Singles With Roommate 183 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 2,322 67%
 Households with Kids 1,131 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male6478636566456660556069607369836967734865
Female6457745670605969415365605972496277455661
Total12813513712113610512512996113134120132141132131144118104126

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 48617 has a slightly less than average 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 48617 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1990s. Looking at 48617 real estate data, the median home value of $104,000 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 48617. Rentals in 48617 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 48617 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 8,722 98.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 6 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 101 1.1%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 28 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,441 36%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 983 25%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,029 26%
 Households Vacant 523 13%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 142 27%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 55 11%
 Sold & Unoccupied 18 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 182 35%
 For Migrant Workers 6 1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 120 23%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 315 33%
 2 Bedroom 420 43%
 3+ Bedroom 231 24%
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 $37,963 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 48617 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 48617 can expect to fall in that range. 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 2,114 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,708 26%
 No Earnings 2,764 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 2,114 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,708 26%
 No Earnings 2,764 42%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,927 88.6%
 Public transportation 19 0.6%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 178 5.4%
 Worked at Home 179 5.4%
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. The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 388 14.8%
 High School Graduate 1,582 60.5%
 Associate's degree 193 7.4%
 Bachelor's degree 321 12.3%
 Master's degree 96 3.7%
 Professional school degree 24 0.9%
 Doctorate degree 9 0.3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,314 71.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 181 9.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 347 18.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 48617

ZIP Code 48617 is in the Clare-Gladwin Regional Education Service School District. There are 8 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 48617.

Clare-Gladwin Area School
4041 East Mannsiding Rd
Clare, MI 48617
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Clare-Gladwin Regional Education Service School District
Clare Primary School
205 East Wheaton Ave
Clare, MI 48617
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Clare Public Schools
Clare Middle School
209 East State St
Clare, MI 48617
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Clare Public Schools
Clare Pioneer High School
670 Ann Arbor Trl
Clare, MI 48617
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Clare Public Schools
Clare High School
306 Schoolcrest Ave
Clare, MI 48617
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Clare Public Schools
St Cecilia Catholic School
106 E Wheaton Ave
Clare, MI 48617
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Shady Lawn Amish Parochial School
Tobacco Rd .2 Miles East of Tobacco & Surrey Rds
Clare, MI 48617
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
East Dover School
6090 E Dover Rd
Clare, MI 48617
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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