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ZIP Code 48637

Primary City:Merrill, MI (View All Cities)
Timezone: Eastern (7:21am)
Coordinates:43.4, -84.3
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 48637

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 48637. 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 48637. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 48637, 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:
Merrill, MI

Stats and Demographics for the 48637 ZIP Code

ZIP code 48637 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 48637 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a large number of families and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 48637 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,359
Population Density 46 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,375
Median Home Value $102,000
Land Area 72.79 sq mi
Water Area 0.05 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,303
Median Household Income $48,646

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 44

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male871071031261019285991141321441121118377413825
Female8810411310684827799120124150136989361664041
Total1752112162321851741621982342562942482091761381077866

Gender

 Male 1,677 50%
 Female 1,682 50%
Gender

Race

 White 3,255 96.9%
 Black Or African American 12 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 19 0.6%
 Asian 2 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 40 1.2%
 Two Or More Races 30 0.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1710017527723918011848
Renter14333627181362
Total3113321130425719312450

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 804 62%
 Single Guardian 168 13%
 Singles 281 22%
 Singles With Roommate 50 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 915 70%
 Households with Kids 388 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1314212118232521201317252226222833271627
Female2217161820172423202228201825291816261716
Total3531373938404944403545454051514649533343

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 48637 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 48637 were primarily built in the 1970s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 48637 real estate data, the median home value of $102,000 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 48637 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 48637 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 48637 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,348 99.7%
 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 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 722 53%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 432 31%
 Renter Occupied Households 149 11%
 Households Vacant 72 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 5 7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 1%
 For Sale Only 14 19%
 Sold & Unoccupied 4 6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 13 18%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 35 49%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 14 8%
 2 Bedroom 73 41%
 3+ Bedroom 91 51%
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 $48,646 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 48637 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 48637 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 974 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 685 25%
 No Earnings 1,122 40%
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 974 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 685 25%
 No Earnings 1,122 40%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,379 94.5%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 6 0.4%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 44 3.0%
 Worked at Home 30 2.1%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 115 9%
 High School Graduate 815 66%
 Associate's degree 145 12%
 Bachelor's degree 128 10%
 Master's degree 26 2%
 Professional school degree 14 1%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 466 85.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 43 7.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 39 7.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 48637

ZIP Code 48637 is in the Merrill Community School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 48637.

Merrill Elementary School
325 West Alice St
Merrill, MI 48637
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Merrill Community School District
Merrill Middle School
755 West Alice St
Merrill, MI 48637
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Merrill Community School District
Merrill High School
555 West Alice St
Merrill, MI 48637
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Merrill Community School District

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