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ZIP Code 48657

Primary City:Sanford, MI (View All Cities)
County: Midland County
Timezone: Eastern (5:19am)
Area code: 989 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:43.7, -84.4
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 48657

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 48657. 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 48657. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 48657, 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:
Sanford, MI

Stats and Demographics for the 48657 ZIP Code

ZIP code 48657 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 48657 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of families and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 48657 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 7,981
Population Density 129 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,673
Median Home Value $122,900
Land Area 61.75 sq mi
Water Area 5.15 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,257
Median Household Income $52,784

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 45Male Median Age: 45Female Median Age: 46

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1962372452781941901812132783223673342742171781299040
Female16824927026217018417121128832734837527024418614210152
Total36448651554036437435242456664971570954446136427119192

Gender

 Male 3,963 50%
 Female 4,018 50%
Gender

Race

 White 7,815 97.9%
 Black Or African American 10 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 35 0.4%
 Asian 21 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 14 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 86 1.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2523041066767047529964
Renter399189825432246
Total6432149974972450732370

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,899 58%
 Single Guardian 441 14%
 Singles 754 23%
 Singles With Roommate 163 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,317 71%
 Households with Kids 940 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male4737443945464539625044544057495262734248
Female3038283440664649484555555560664367503638
Total77757273851129188110959910995117115951291237886

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 48657 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 48657 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1990s. Looking at 48657 real estate data, the median home value of $122,900 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 48657. Rentals in 48657 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 48657 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 7,981 100%
 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 1,809 49%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,031 28%
 Renter Occupied Households 417 11%
 Households Vacant 416 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 30 7.2%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 0.7%
 For Sale Only 64 15.4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 19 4.6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 216 51.9%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 84 20.2%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 75 15%
 2 Bedroom 266 53%
 3+ Bedroom 160 32%
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 $52,784 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 48657 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 48657 has very few people that work at home. 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 48657 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 2,202 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,593 25%
 No Earnings 2,657 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 2,202 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,593 25%
 No Earnings 2,657 41%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,148 95.3%
 Public transportation 25 0.8%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 11 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 79 2.4%
 Worked at Home 41 1.2%
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 298 10.5%
 High School Graduate 1,843 65.2%
 Associate's degree 170 6.0%
 Bachelor's degree 342 12.1%
 Master's degree 162 5.7%
 Professional school degree 0 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 12 0.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,438 89.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 69 4.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 93 5.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 48657

ZIP Code 48657 is in the Meridian Public Schools. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 48657.

Meridian Elementary School
3353 North Meridian Rd
Sanford, MI 48657
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Meridian Public Schools
Meridian Junior High School
3475 North Meridian Rd
Sanford, MI 48657
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Meridian Public Schools
Meridian High School
3303 North Hwy M30
Sanford, MI 48657
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Meridian Public Schools
Meridian Early College High School
3303 North Meridian Rd
Sanford, MI 48657
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Meridian Public Schools

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