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ZIP Code 48915

Primary City:Lansing, MI (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Westside
County: Ingham County
Timezone: Eastern (2:02am)
Area code: 517 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.74, -84.57
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 48915

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 48915. 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 48915. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 48915, 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 48915 ZIP Code

ZIP code 48915 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 large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 48915 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 an extremely small number of families and an extremely large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 48915 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 9,218
Population Density 5,080 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,239
Median Home Value $77,100
Land Area 1.81 sq mi
Water Area 0.06 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,641
Median Household Income $37,354

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 32Male Median Age: 31Female Median Age: 33

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male39539832629935045437629427630030124119112875624834
Female35632033229835841640528230430532729020015286827186
Total751718658597708870781576580605628531391280161144119120

Gender

 Male 4,548 49%
 Female 4,670 51%
Gender

Race

 White 4,855 52.7%
 Black Or African American 3,013 32.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 60 0.7%
 Asian 175 1.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 428 4.6%
 Two Or More Races 685 7.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner5737038449546126017074
Renter20648125723014927119
Total26385164172561028718183

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,084 30%
 Single Guardian 983 27%
 Singles 1,161 32%
 Singles With Roommate 413 11%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,457 67%
 Households with Kids 1,184 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male9584737176918254958165556659545067577162
Female8361746662666460687071636068656150536975
Total178145147137138157146114163151136118126127119111117110140137

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 48915 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 48915 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 48915 real estate data, the median home value of $77,100 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 48915 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 48915 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 48915 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 9,054 98.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 10 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 98 1.1%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 56 0.6%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,732 41%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 539 13%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,370 32%
 Households Vacant 598 14%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 173 29%
 Rented & Unoccupied 5 1%
 For Sale Only 132 22%
 Sold & Unoccupied 31 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 12 2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 245 41%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 28 2%
 1 Bedroom 155 12%
 2 Bedroom 446 33%
 3+ Bedroom 703 53%
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 $37,354 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 48915 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. Residents in ZIP code 48915 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 48915 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 2,328 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,108 32%
 No Earnings 2,167 33%
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 2,328 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,108 32%
 No Earnings 2,167 33%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,027 83.0%
 Public transportation 185 5.1%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 5 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 280 7.7%
 Worked at Home 148 4.1%
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 371 15%
 High School Graduate 1,314 52%
 Associate's degree 274 11%
 Bachelor's degree 382 15%
 Master's degree 114 4%
 Professional school degree 30 1%
 Doctorate degree 57 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,419 72.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 393 20.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 134 6.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 48915

ZIP Code 48915 is in the Lansing Public School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 48915.

Riddle Elementary
221 Huron St
Lansing, MI 48915
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lansing Public School District
Willow School
1012 West Willow St
Lansing, MI 48915
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lansing Public School District
J.w. Sexton High School
102 McPherson Ave
Lansing, MI 48915
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Lansing Public School District
Montessori Childrens House
2100 W Saint Joseph St
Lansing, MI 48915
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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