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ZIP Code 48846

Primary City:Ionia, MI (View All Cities)
County: Ionia County
Timezone: Eastern (5:51am)
Coordinates:43.0, -85.1
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 48846

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 48846. 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 48846. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 48846, 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:
Ionia, MI

Stats and Demographics for the 48846 ZIP Code

ZIP code 48846 is located in south Michigan and covers a slightly higher 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 48846 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is large. There are also a large number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 48846 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 20,269
Population Density 187 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,661
Median Home Value $94,600
Land Area 108.41 sq mi
Water Area 0.77 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 5,812
Median Household Income $40,189

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 35Male Median Age: 34Female Median Age: 38

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male5705855068021,4171,4061,1781,0701,0581,00082970548832220914710787
Female570551524566470490496494459558558491441293250232164176
Total1,1401,1361,0301,3681,8871,8961,6741,5641,5171,5581,3871,196929615459379271263

Gender

 Male 12,486 62%
 Female 7,783 38%
Gender

Race

 White 16,511 81.5%
 Black Or African American 2,885 14.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 103 0.5%
 Asian 82 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 371 1.8%
 Two Or More Races 315 1.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner65452773940875549368121
Renter1834343082721971228865
Total2488861,0811,2121,072671456186

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,856 49%
 Single Guardian 1,142 20%
 Singles 1,499 26%
 Singles With Roommate 315 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 3,715 64%
 Households with Kids 2,097 36%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male109971291201121181261061231069111211087109134137170252290
Female123119981231219092124124801031221111081181111371029886
Total232216227243233208218230247186194234221195227245274272350376

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 48846 has a slightly less than average 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 48846 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 48846 real estate data, the median home value of $94,600 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 48846 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 48846 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 48846 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 14,970 73.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 5,145 25.4%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 85 0.4%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 69 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,791 42%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,352 20%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,669 25%
 Households Vacant 849 13%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 394 46%
 Rented & Unoccupied 10 1%
 For Sale Only 162 19%
 Sold & Unoccupied 38 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 35 4%
 For Migrant Workers 7 1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 203 24%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 116 7%
 1 Bedroom 349 22%
 2 Bedroom 557 35%
 3+ Bedroom 581 36%
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 $40,189 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 48846 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. Most commuters in 48846 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 4,773 28%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,340 26%
 No Earnings 7,748 46%
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 4,773 28%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,340 26%
 No Earnings 7,748 46%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 6,449 94.5%
 Public transportation 8 0.1%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 18 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 173 2.5%
 Worked at Home 177 2.6%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,494 17.8%
 High School Graduate 5,703 67.9%
 Associate's degree 609 7.3%
 Bachelor's degree 404 4.8%
 Master's degree 143 1.7%
 Professional school degree 43 0.5%
 Doctorate degree 3 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,091 84.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 301 8.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 250 6.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 48846

ZIP Code 48846 is in the Ionia Independent School District. There are 15 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 48846.

Freedom Acres School
2191 Harwood Rd
Ionia, MI 48846
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Ionia Independent School District
Independent Living Center
201 East Main St
Ionia, MI 48846
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Ionia Independent School District
Coon School
6679 South State Rd
Ionia, MI 48846
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Berlin Township Independent #3 School District
Haynor School
1779 Haynor Rd
Ionia, MI 48846
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Easton Township Independent #6 School District
Emerson School
645 Hackett St
Ionia, MI 48846
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Ionia Public Schools
A.a. Rather School
380 East Tuttle Rd
Ionia, MI 48846
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Ionia Public Schools
Jefferson School
420 North Jefferson St
Ionia, MI 48846
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Ionia Public Schools
R.b. Boyce Elementary School
3550 North State Rd
Ionia, MI 48846
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Ionia Public Schools
Ionia Middle School
438 Union St
Ionia, MI 48846
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Ionia Public Schools
North Levalley Elementary School
2120 North State Rd
Ionia, MI 48846
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Ionia Township Independent #2 School District
Michigan Reformatory
1342 West Main St
Ionia, MI 48846
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Michigan Department of Corrections School District
Douglas R. Welch High School
830 Harrison St
Ionia, MI 48846
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Ionia Public Schools
Ionia High School
250 East Tuttle Rd
Ionia, MI 48846
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Ionia Public Schools
Ss Peter & Paul Elementary School
317 Baldie St
Ionia, MI 48846
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Ionia Sda School
721 Elmwood Dr
Ionia, MI 48846
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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