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ZIP Code 48738

Primary City:Greenbush, MI (View All Cities)
County: Alcona County
Timezone: Eastern (1:13am)
Area code: 989 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:44.55, -83.34
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 48738

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 48738. 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 48738. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 48738, 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:
Greenbush, MI

Stats and Demographics for the 48738 ZIP Code

ZIP code 48738 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 48738 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 48738 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,269
Population Density 117 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,534
Median Home Value $147,500
Land Area 10.87 sq mi
Water Area 2.78 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 638
Median Household Income $42,697

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 60Male Median Age: 60Female Median Age: 60

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male301624161119182235344260697273612814
Female151323171419221720364467817564571922
Total45294733253840395570861271501471371184736

Gender

 Male 644 51%
 Female 625 49%
Gender

Race

 White 1,253 98.7%
 Black Or African American 1 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 6 0.5%
 Asian 2 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 3 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 4 0.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner020417215017610626
Renter5114108441
Total531458215818011027

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 359 56%
 Single Guardian 42 7%
 Singles 204 32%
 Singles With Roommate 33 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 560 88%
 Households with Kids 78 12%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male56841453341865522340
Female33321342355337852115
Total891162795696119121374455

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 48738 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 48738 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1960s. Looking at 48738 real estate data, the median home value of $147,500 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 48738. Rentals in 48738 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 48738 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,269 100%
 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 301 20%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 290 19%
 Renter Occupied Households 47 3%
 Households Vacant 896 58%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 53 5.9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.1%
 For Sale Only 47 5.2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 0.2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 750 83.7%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 43 4.8%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 5 15%
 1 Bedroom 3 9%
 2 Bedroom 17 50%
 3+ Bedroom 9 26%
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 $42,697 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 48738 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 48738 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 194 17%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 242 21%
 No Earnings 735 63%
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 194 17%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 242 21%
 No Earnings 735 63%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 276 81%
 Public transportation 4 1%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 3 1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 27 8%
 Worked at Home 30 9%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 59 10.4%
 High School Graduate 344 60.6%
 Associate's degree 54 9.5%
 Bachelor's degree 63 11.1%
 Master's degree 33 5.8%
 Professional school degree 3 0.5%
 Doctorate degree 12 2.1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 93 82%
 Enrolled in Private School 14 12%
 Not Enrolled in School 7 6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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