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ZIP Code 48721

Primary City:Black River, MI (View All Cities)
County: Alcona County
Timezone: Eastern (4:21pm)
Area code: 989 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:44.80, -83.35
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 48721

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 48721. 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 48721. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 48721, 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:
Black River, MI

Stats and Demographics for the 48721 ZIP Code

ZIP code 48721 is located in east 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 48721 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also a small number of single parents and a large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 48721 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 411
Population Density 15 people per sq mi
Housing Units 393
Median Home Value $132,100
Land Area 27.46 sq mi
Water Area 2.07 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 192
Median Household Income $37,188

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 55Male Median Age: 56Female Median Age: 54

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male669128576101716261728257112
Female956117555141322211722135121
Total15111523151012112430384734503812233

Gender

 Male 218 53%
 Female 193 47%
Gender

Race

 White 405 98.5%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 1 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 5 1.2%
 Two Or More Races 0 0.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner0217314952223
Renter52012330
Total5417325155253

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 103 54%
 Single Guardian 17 9%
 Singles 59 31%
 Singles With Roommate 13 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 158 82%
 Households with Kids 34 18%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male02211130113041421320
Female23131202010311413210
Total25342332123352834530

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 48721 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 48721 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1970s. Looking at 48721 real estate data, the median home value of $132,100 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 48721. Rentals in 48721 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 48721 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 411 100%
 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 95 24%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 81 21%
 Renter Occupied Households 16 4%
 Households Vacant 201 51%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 5 2%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 8 4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 4 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 167 83%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 17 8%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 8 67%
 3+ Bedroom 4 33%
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 $37,188 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 48721 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. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 48721 are able to work from home than most places in the nation. 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 48721 can expect to fall in that range. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 64 19%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 79 23%
 No Earnings 197 58%
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 64 19%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 79 23%
 No Earnings 197 58%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 91 82%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 5 5%
 Worked at Home 15 14%
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 23 14%
 High School Graduate 108 67%
 Associate's degree 6 4%
 Bachelor's degree 12 7%
 Master's degree 10 6%
 Professional school degree 3 2%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 29 100%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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