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ZIP Code 48906

Primary City:Lansing, MI (View All Cities)
County: Ingham County
Timezone: Eastern (9:13pm)
Area code: 517 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.78, -84.58
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 48906

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 48906. 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 48906. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 48906, 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:
Lansing, MI

Stats and Demographics for the 48906 ZIP Code

ZIP code 48906 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 48906 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 large. There are also a small number of families and a large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 48906 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 26,634
Population Density 803 people per sq mi
Housing Units 11,851
Median Home Value $89,300
Land Area 33.16 sq mi
Water Area 0.41 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 10,680
Median Household Income $39,930

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,0589579368749351,094960852839990945772620464329230192121
Female1,0029298638261,0781,088955828847948890837731480386305248225
Total2,0601,8861,7991,7002,0132,1821,9151,6801,6861,9381,8351,6091,351944715535440346

Gender

 Male 13,168 49%
 Female 13,466 51%
Gender

Race

 White 18,837 70.7%
 Black Or African American 3,792 14.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 261 1.0%
 Asian 696 2.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 8 0.0%
 Other Race 1,462 5.5%
 Two Or More Races 1,578 5.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1389671,1481,5751,490950652235
Renter5451,0957186513551142423
Total6832,0621,8662,2261,8451,064676258

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,102 38%
 Single Guardian 2,416 23%
 Singles 3,214 30%
 Singles With Roommate 948 9%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 7,311 68%
 Households with Kids 3,369 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male208231222184202200207159189177186182208183180171172179172195
Female207223185199196195177185176163174185178163168161155179163192
Total415454407383398395384344365340360367386346348332327358335387

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 48906 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 48906 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1950s. Looking at 48906 real estate data, the median home value of $89,300 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 48906 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 48906 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 48906 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 26,446 99.3%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 15 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 173 0.6%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,967 42%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,188 18%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,525 30%
 Households Vacant 1,171 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 436 37%
 Rented & Unoccupied 17 1%
 For Sale Only 259 22%
 Sold & Unoccupied 44 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 44 4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 371 32%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 114 3%
 1 Bedroom 722 20%
 2 Bedroom 1,531 43%
 3+ Bedroom 1,195 34%
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 $39,930 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 48906 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 48906 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 7,203 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,774 29%
 No Earnings 7,133 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 7,203 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,774 29%
 No Earnings 7,133 35%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 9,912 91.5%
 Public transportation 279 2.6%
 Taxicab 30 0.3%
 Motorcycle 10 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 341 3.1%
 Worked at Home 265 2.4%
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. 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 1,373 16%
 High School Graduate 4,469 54%
 Associate's degree 738 9%
 Bachelor's degree 1,211 15%
 Master's degree 324 4%
 Professional school degree 138 2%
 Doctorate degree 91 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,628 76.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 391 8.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 705 14.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 48906

ZIP Code 48906 is in the Mid-Michigan Leadership Academy. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 48906.

Mid-Michigan Leadership Academy
730 West Maple St
Lansing, MI 48906
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mid-Michigan Leadership Academy
C.w. Otto Middle School
500 East Thomas St
Lansing, MI 48906
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Lansing Public School District
Cumberland School
2801 Cumberland Rd
Lansing, MI 48906
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lansing Public School District
Gier Park School
401 East Gier St
Lansing, MI 48906
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lansing Public School District
Sheridan Road School
16900 Cedar St
Lansing, MI 48906
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lansing Public School District
Sheridan Road
16900 Cedar St
Lansing, MI 48906
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Lansing Public School District
Emanuel Lutheran School
1001 N Capitol Ave
Lansing, MI 48906
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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