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ZIP Code 48917

Primary City:Lansing, MI (View All Cities)
County: Ingham County
Timezone: Eastern (1:03am)
Area code: 517 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.73, -84.63
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 48917

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 48917. 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 48917. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 48917, 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 48917 ZIP Code

ZIP code 48917 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 higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 48917 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a large number of single adults and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 48917 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 32,062
Population Density 1,319 people per sq mi
Housing Units 15,650
Median Home Value $138,000
Land Area 24.32 sq mi
Water Area 0.53 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 14,506
Median Household Income $51,830

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 37Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male8939009891,0901,2011,2009988288821,0331,1311,055968700443361347276
Female8387739421,0321,2301,2649768579851,2241,3461,2571,161774580501499528
Total1,7311,6731,9312,1222,4312,4641,9741,6851,8672,2572,4772,3122,1291,4741,023862846804

Gender

 Male 15,295 48%
 Female 16,767 52%
Gender

Race

 White 24,419 76.2%
 Black Or African American 4,191 13.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 186 0.6%
 Asian 1,191 3.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.0%
 Other Race 749 2.3%
 Two Or More Races 1,323 4.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner897511,1151,8572,1741,339929358
Renter8651,655921962643294293261
Total9542,4062,0362,8192,8171,6331,222619

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,814 40%
 Single Guardian 2,410 17%
 Singles 5,260 36%
 Singles With Roommate 1,022 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 10,808 75%
 Households with Kids 3,698 25%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male195172174172173178183174192175207224199184213209227210231202
Female158172159161136147170170150192178186196190172202221208229224
Total353344333333309325353344342367385410395374385411448418460426

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 48917 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities, nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 48917 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1980s. Looking at 48917 real estate data, the median home value of $138,000 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 48917. Rentals in 48917 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 48917 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 31,745 99.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 34 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 111 0.3%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 130 0.4%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 42 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 6,079 39%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,533 16%
 Renter Occupied Households 5,894 38%
 Households Vacant 1,144 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 586 51.2%
 Rented & Unoccupied 35 3.1%
 For Sale Only 185 16.2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 34 3.0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 90 7.9%
 For Migrant Workers 2 0.2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 212 18.5%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 73 1%
 1 Bedroom 2,373 38%
 2 Bedroom 2,930 47%
 3+ Bedroom 825 13%
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 $51,830 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 48917 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 48917 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 11,260 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,895 26%
 No Earnings 8,714 32%
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 11,260 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,895 26%
 No Earnings 8,714 32%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 14,964 94.6%
 Public transportation 97 0.6%
 Taxicab 32 0.2%
 Motorcycle 29 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 272 1.7%
 Worked at Home 425 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 660 6%
 High School Graduate 5,102 47%
 Associate's degree 1,260 12%
 Bachelor's degree 2,354 22%
 Master's degree 906 8%
 Professional school degree 215 2%
 Doctorate degree 249 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,148 80.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 514 9.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 517 10.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 48917

ZIP Code 48917 is in the Ingham Independent School District. There are 13 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 48917.

St. Vincent Home
2800 West Willow St
Lansing, MI 48917
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Ingham Independent School District
Windemere Park Charter Academy
3100 West Saginaw St
Lansing, MI 48917
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Windemere Park Charter Academy
Delta Center Elementary School
305 South Canal Rd
Lansing, MI 48917
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Grand Ledge Public Schools
East Intermediate School
3131 West Michigan Ave
Lansing, MI 48917
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Waverly Community School District
Meryl S. Colt Elementary School
4344 West Michigan Ave
Lansing, MI 48917
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Waverly Community School District
Winans Elementary School
5601 West Michigan Ave
Lansing, MI 48917
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Waverly Community School District
Elmwood Elementary School
1533 Elmwood Rd
Lansing, MI 48917
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Waverly Community School District
Waverly Senior High School
160 Snow Rd
Lansing, MI 48917
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Waverly Community School District
Waverly Middle School
620 Snow Rd
Lansing, MI 48917
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Waverly Community School District
St Gerard Elementary School
4433 W Willow Hwy
Lansing, MI 48917
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Our Savior Lutheran School
7910 E St Joe Hwy
Lansing, MI 48917
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
New Covenant Christian School
4415 W St Joseph Hwy
Lansing, MI 48917
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Greater Lansing Adventist School
5330 W St Joe Hwy
Lansing, MI 48917
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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