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ZIP Code 48661

Primary City:West Branch, MI (View All Cities)
County: Ogemaw County
Timezone: Eastern (5:10am)
Area code: 989 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:44.3, -84.2
ZIP (~16 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 48661

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 48661. 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 48661. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 48661, 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:
West Branch, MI

Stats and Demographics for the 48661 ZIP Code

ZIP code 48661 is located in east Michigan and covers a large 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 48661 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 48661 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 10,691
Population Density 40 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,608
Median Home Value $104,000
Land Area 265.71 sq mi
Water Area 3.17 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,491
Median Household Income $38,193

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 46Male Median Age: 44Female Median Age: 47

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male28132533337724825223927429837843441032433627217915680
Female258312340342244246285273312397421418409380271219175193
Total539637673719492498524547610775855828733716543398331273

Gender

 Male 5,196 49%
 Female 5,495 51%
Gender

Race

 White 10,433 97.6%
 Black Or African American 23 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 62 0.6%
 Asian 48 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.0%
 Other Race 25 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 97 0.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner47271455709789698399123
Renter83196163188117969958
Total130467618897906794498181

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,348 52%
 Single Guardian 636 14%
 Singles 1,263 28%
 Singles With Roommate 244 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 3,307 74%
 Households with Kids 1,184 26%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male5374474968615770696459777063767880806365
Female3958605452686758676966718351727789564861
Total92132107103120129124128136133125148153114148155169136111126

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 48661 has a large percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 48661 were primarily built in the 1970s. Looking at 48661 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 extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 48661. Rentals in 48661 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 48661 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 10,538 98.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 32 0.3%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 110 1.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 11 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,172 33%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,319 20%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,000 15%
 Households Vacant 2,117 32%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 98 4.6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 6 0.3%
 For Sale Only 118 5.6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 17 0.8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 1,644 77.7%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 234 11.1%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 45 5%
 1 Bedroom 246 28%
 2 Bedroom 316 35%
 3+ Bedroom 287 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 $38,193 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 48661 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. More commuters in 48661 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 2,546 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,131 26%
 No Earnings 3,561 43%
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 2,546 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,131 26%
 No Earnings 3,561 43%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,631 93.6%
 Public transportation 18 0.5%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 7 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 115 3.0%
 Worked at Home 108 2.8%
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 480 13.9%
 High School Graduate 2,218 64.3%
 Associate's degree 218 6.3%
 Bachelor's degree 356 10.3%
 Master's degree 97 2.8%
 Professional school degree 58 1.7%
 Doctorate degree 22 0.6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,339 77.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 190 10.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 209 12.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 48661

ZIP Code 48661 is in the West Branch-Rose City Area School District. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 48661.

Surline Middle School
147 State St
West Branch, MI 48661
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: West Branch-Rose City Area School District
Surline Elementary School
147 State St
West Branch, MI 48661
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: West Branch-Rose City Area School District
Ohhs Credit Recovery Program
960 South M 33
West Branch, MI 48661
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: West Branch-Rose City Area School District
Ogemaw Heights High School
960 South M 33
West Branch, MI 48661
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: West Branch-Rose City Area School District
St Joseph Elementary School
935 W Houghton Ave
West Branch, MI 48661
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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