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ZIP Code 48856

Primary City:Middleton, MI (View All Cities)
County: Gratiot County
Timezone: Eastern (4:55am)
Area code: 989 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:43.20, -84.73
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 48856

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 48856. 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 48856. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 48856, 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:
Middleton, MI

Stats and Demographics for the 48856 ZIP Code

ZIP code 48856 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 48856 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 slightly less than average number of single adults and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 48856 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 966
Population Density 35 people per sq mi
Housing Units 392
Median Home Value $81,900
Land Area 27.50 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 347
Median Household Income $38,500

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male2740394529293143324124182720141573
Female2846234725303431323638182921151775
Total55866292545965746477623656412932148

Gender

 Male 484 50%
 Female 482 50%
Gender

Race

 White 885 91.6%
 Black Or African American 3 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 3 0.3%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 53 5.5%
 Two Or More Races 22 2.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner32850524140325
Renter723291910332
Total105179715143357

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 193 56%
 Single Guardian 57 16%
 Singles 73 21%
 Singles With Roommate 24 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 228 66%
 Households with Kids 119 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male9534810769611985136710910
Female39481341210772554104121389
Total12147122114191616131314139231019231719

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 48856 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 48856 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 48856 real estate data, the median home value of $81,900 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 48856 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 48856 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 48856 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 966 100%
 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 136 35%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 115 29%
 Renter Occupied Households 96 24%
 Households Vacant 45 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 6 13%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 9 20%
 Sold & Unoccupied 5 11%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 9 20%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 16 36%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 11 22%
 2 Bedroom 15 30%
 3+ Bedroom 24 48%
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 $38,500 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 48856 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. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 48856 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 48856 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. More commuters in 48856 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 269 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 187 24%
 No Earnings 323 41%
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 269 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 187 24%
 No Earnings 323 41%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 300 77%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 41 11%
 Worked at Home 47 12%
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 90 32%
 High School Graduate 150 53%
 Associate's degree 21 7%
 Bachelor's degree 23 8%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 109 53%
 Enrolled in Private School 76 37%
 Not Enrolled in School 19 9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 48856

ZIP Code 48856 is in the Fulton School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 48856.

Fulton Elementary School
8060 Ely Hwy
Middleton, MI 48856
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Fulton School District
Fulton Middle School
8060 Ely Hwy
Middleton, MI 48856
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Fulton School District
Fulton Alternative Education
129 East George St
Middleton, MI 48856
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Fulton School District
Fulton High School
8060 Ely Hwy
Middleton, MI 48856
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Fulton School District

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