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ZIP Code 48879

Primary City:Saint Johns, MI (View All Cities)
County: Clinton County
Timezone: Eastern (8:44am)
Coordinates:43.0, -84.6
ZIP (~12 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 48879

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 48879. 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 48879. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 48879, 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:
Saint Johns, MI

Stats and Demographics for the 48879 ZIP Code

ZIP code 48879 is located in southeast 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 48879 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of families and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 48879 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 18,075
Population Density 96 people per sq mi
Housing Units 7,299
Median Home Value $140,100
Land Area 189.06 sq mi
Water Area 0.80 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 6,806
Median Household Income $52,996

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 37Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male602658737762461490540558631708711590501354245179141112
Female544625688634405455550582638759676631495375296260204278
Total1,1461,2831,4251,3968669451,0901,1401,2691,4671,3871,221996729541439345390

Gender

 Male 8,980 50%
 Female 9,095 50%
Gender

Race

 White 17,189 95.1%
 Black Or African American 154 0.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 108 0.6%
 Asian 82 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 5 0.0%
 Other Race 218 1.2%
 Two Or More Races 319 1.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner585859881,3391,115675460173
Renter158317288242163848081
Total2169021,2761,5811,278759540254

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,961 58%
 Single Guardian 996 15%
 Singles 1,566 23%
 Singles With Roommate 283 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 4,396 65%
 Households with Kids 2,410 35%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male10012213413412313312214213813215113915715815615716217111699
Female9610612712611812912410714713415613213013612413214112711075
Total196228261260241262246249285266307271287294280289303298226174

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 48879 has a small 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 48879 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 48879 real estate data, the median home value of $140,100 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 48879. Rentals in 48879 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 48879 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 17,675 97.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 176 1.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 56 0.3%
 Nursing Facilities 149 0.8%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 19 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,735 51%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,658 23%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,413 19%
 Households Vacant 493 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 161 32.7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 18 3.7%
 For Sale Only 90 18.3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 31 6.3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 29 5.9%
 For Migrant Workers 2 0.4%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 162 32.9%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 273 20%
 2 Bedroom 643 47%
 3+ Bedroom 438 32%
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 $52,996 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 48879 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 48879 can expect to fall in that range. 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 5,471 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,861 27%
 No Earnings 4,932 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 5,471 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,861 27%
 No Earnings 4,932 35%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 7,435 93.1%
 Public transportation 36 0.5%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 12 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 289 3.6%
 Worked at Home 215 2.7%
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 608 11%
 High School Graduate 3,521 61%
 Associate's degree 513 9%
 Bachelor's degree 679 12%
 Master's degree 300 5%
 Professional school degree 106 2%
 Doctorate degree 47 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,156 80.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 435 11.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 350 8.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 48879

ZIP Code 48879 is in the St. Johns Public Schools. There are 11 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 48879.

Wilson Center
101 West Cass St
St. Johns, MI 48879
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: St. Johns Public Schools
Clinton County Education Center
4179 South Us Hwy 27
St. Johns, MI 48879
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Clinton County Resa School District
Turning Point Youth Center
101 West Townsend Rd
St. Johns, MI 48879
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Clinton County Resa School District
Gateway Elementary School
915 North Lansing St
St. Johns, MI 48879
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: St. Johns Public Schools
St. Johns Middle School
900 West Townsend Rd
St. Johns, MI 48879
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: St. Johns Public Schools
Oakview Elementary School
1400 South Clinton Ave
St. Johns, MI 48879
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: St. Johns Public Schools
East Olive Elementary School
2583 Green Rd
St. Johns, MI 48879
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: St. Johns Public Schools
Riley Elementary School
5935 West Pratt Rd
St. Johns, MI 48879
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: St. Johns Public Schools
St. Johns High School
501 West Sickels St
St. Johns, MI 48879
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: St. Johns Public Schools
St Joseph Catholic School
201 E Cass St
St. Johns, MI 48879
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
St Peter Lutheran School
8990 Church Rd
St. Johns, MI 48879
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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