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ZIP Code 48851

Primary City:Lyons, MI (View All Cities)
County: Ionia County
Timezone: Eastern (11:11pm)
Coordinates:42.95, -84.94
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 48851

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 48851. 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 48851. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 48851, 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:
Lyons, MI

Stats and Demographics for the 48851 ZIP Code

ZIP code 48851 is located in south 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 48851 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large. There are also a large number of families and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 48851 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,365
Population Density 76 people per sq mi
Housing Units 948
Median Home Value $105,600
Land Area 31.19 sq mi
Water Area 1.68 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 877
Median Household Income $53,704

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 41

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male79848910863657776801121089774473324146
Female64768591506457668510710077684237242214
Total1431601741991131291341421652192081741428970483620

Gender

 Male 1,236 52%
 Female 1,129 48%
Gender

Race

 White 2,301 97.3%
 Black Or African American 5 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 6 0.3%
 Asian 3 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 13 0.5%
 Two Or More Races 37 1.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner682138206175965115
Renter142922199951
Total201111602251841055616

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 534 61%
 Single Guardian 121 14%
 Singles 179 20%
 Singles With Roommate 43 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 571 65%
 Households with Kids 306 35%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male162019172612172181415232017222425201713
Female131310161615121518191716151813201931813
Total2933293342272936263332393535354444512526

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 48851 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 48851 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1970s. Looking at 48851 real estate data, the median home value of $105,600 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 48851 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 48851 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 48851 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,365 100%
 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 532 56%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 237 25%
 Renter Occupied Households 108 11%
 Households Vacant 71 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 5 7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 1%
 For Sale Only 20 28%
 Sold & Unoccupied 6 8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 15 21%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 24 34%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 25 20%
 2 Bedroom 63 51%
 3+ Bedroom 36 29%
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 $53,704 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 48851 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 48851 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. However, that is not the case in 48851. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 765 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 469 25%
 No Earnings 677 35%
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 765 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 469 25%
 No Earnings 677 35%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,003 97.9%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 2 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 16 1.6%
 Worked at Home 4 0.4%
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. 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 101 12.5%
 High School Graduate 560 69.1%
 Associate's degree 92 11.3%
 Bachelor's degree 34 4.2%
 Master's degree 18 2.2%
 Professional school degree 0 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 6 0.7%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 438 76.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 45 7.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 93 16.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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