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ZIP Code 48656

Primary City:Saint Helen, MI (View All Cities)
County: Roscommon County
Timezone: Eastern (12:50am)
Area code: 989 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:44.3, -84.5
ZIP (~14 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 48656

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 48656. 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 48656. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 48656, 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:
Saint Helen, MI

Stats and Demographics for the 48656 ZIP Code

ZIP code 48656 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 48656 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely 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 48656 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 4,058
Population Density 31 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,171
Median Home Value $68,300
Land Area 132.86 sq mi
Water Area 5.02 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,925
Median Household Income $28,568

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 53Male Median Age: 51Female Median Age: 54

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male748593136826859921281681621661861911281147131
Female69858210967837196961321721751931701471089376
Total143170175245149151130188224300334341379361275222164107

Gender

 Male 2,034 50%
 Female 2,024 50%
Gender

Race

 White 3,926 96.7%
 Black Or African American 8 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 31 0.8%
 Asian 8 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 8 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 76 1.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner135915629037037827270
Renter2857557253211714
Total4111621136242339928984

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 879 46%
 Single Guardian 284 15%
 Singles 657 34%
 Singles With Roommate 105 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,565 81%
 Households with Kids 360 19%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male131419129251821122314171821283028242618
Female516161818161620151421201314242019192717
Total1830353027413441273735373135525047435335

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 48656 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 48656 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1960s. Looking at 48656 real estate data, the median home value of $68,300 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 48656 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 48656 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 48656 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 4,058 100%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 909 22%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 699 17%
 Renter Occupied Households 317 8%
 Households Vacant 2,246 54%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 36 1.6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 8 0.4%
 For Sale Only 102 4.5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 20 0.9%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 1,962 87.4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 118 5.3%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 7 2%
 1 Bedroom 82 23%
 2 Bedroom 175 48%
 3+ Bedroom 100 27%
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 $28,568 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 48656 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 48656 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 760 22%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 685 20%
 No Earnings 2,059 59%
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 760 22%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 685 20%
 No Earnings 2,059 59%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 985 85%
 Public transportation 20 2%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 81 7%
 Worked at Home 68 6%
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. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 344 20.7%
 High School Graduate 1,067 64.2%
 Associate's degree 138 8.3%
 Bachelor's degree 81 4.9%
 Master's degree 22 1.3%
 Professional school degree 9 0.5%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 508 84%
 Enrolled in Private School 16 3%
 Not Enrolled in School 81 13%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 48656

ZIP Code 48656 is in the Charlton Heston Academy. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 48656.

Charlton Heston Academy
1350 North Saint Helen Rd
St. Helen, MI 48656
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Charlton Heston Academy

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