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ZIP Code 48801

Primary City:Alma, MI (View All Cities)
County: Gratiot County
Timezone: Eastern (11:33pm)
Area code: 989 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:43.4, -84.7
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 48801

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 48801. 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 48801. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 48801, 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:
Alma, MI

Stats and Demographics for the 48801 ZIP Code

ZIP code 48801 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 48801 are primarily white. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a small number of families and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 48801 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 12,923
Population Density 181 people per sq mi
Housing Units 5,279
Median Home Value $81,000
Land Area 71.45 sq mi
Water Area 0.61 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,845
Median Household Income $36,051

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 35Male Median Age: 33Female Median Age: 36

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male399421377614696369323313335396394369291243191145125144
Female390387369668730391375310347445411425319285203206197320
Total7898087461,2821,426760698623682841805794610528394351322464

Gender

 Male 6,145 48%
 Female 6,778 52%
Gender

Race

 White 12,117 93.8%
 Black Or African American 87 0.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 71 0.5%
 Asian 92 0.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.0%
 Other Race 306 2.4%
 Two Or More Races 247 1.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner49354501684666472326106
Renter232368225274196113127152
Total281722726958862585453258

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,197 45%
 Single Guardian 882 18%
 Singles 1,476 30%
 Singles With Roommate 290 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 3,353 69%
 Households with Kids 1,492 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male7090788185928185786587937161827495139224223
Female73651018291546090928373656880797870180261248
Total143155179163176146141175170148160158139141161152165319485471

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 48801 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 48801 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 48801 real estate data, the median home value of $81,000 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 48801 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 48801 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 48801 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 11,498 89.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 231 1.8%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 1,162 9.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 32 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,064 39%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,094 21%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,687 32%
 Households Vacant 434 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 140 32.3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 8 1.8%
 For Sale Only 81 18.7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 24 5.5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 48 11.1%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 132 30.4%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 29 2%
 1 Bedroom 425 27%
 2 Bedroom 546 34%
 3+ Bedroom 583 37%
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 $36,051 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 48801 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. More commuters in 48801 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 3,119 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,424 32%
 No Earnings 4,080 38%
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 3,119 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,424 32%
 No Earnings 4,080 38%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,439 85.3%
 Public transportation 2 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 411 7.9%
 Worked at Home 354 6.8%
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 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 418 12%
 High School Graduate 2,209 61%
 Associate's degree 259 7%
 Bachelor's degree 375 10%
 Master's degree 196 5%
 Professional school degree 51 1%
 Doctorate degree 119 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,904 79.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 145 6.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 359 14.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 48801

ZIP Code 48801 is in the Alma Public Schools. There are 8 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 48801.

Hillcrest Elementary School
515 East Elizabeth St
Alma, MI 48801
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Alma Public Schools
Pine Avenue Elementary School
1025 Pine Ave
Alma, MI 48801
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Alma Public Schools
Donald L. Pavlik Middle School
1700 Pine Ave
Alma, MI 48801
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Alma Public Schools
Luce Road Elementary School
6265 North Luce Rd
Alma, MI 48801
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Alma Public Schools
Alma Adult/Alternative Education
300 Republic Ave
Alma, MI 48801
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Alma Public Schools
Alma Senior High School
1500 Pine Ave
Alma, MI 48801
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Alma Public Schools
St Mary School
220 W Downie St
Alma, MI 48801
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Good Shepherd School & Early Childhood Center
7400 N Begole Rd
Alma, MI 48801
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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