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ZIP Code 48471

Primary City:Sandusky, MI (View All Cities)
County: Sanilac County
Timezone: Eastern (7:56am)
Coordinates:43.4, -82.9
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 48471

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 48471. 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 48471. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 48471, 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:
Sandusky, MI

Stats and Demographics for the 48471 ZIP Code

ZIP code 48471 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 48471 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 48471 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 5,745
Population Density 57 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,608
Median Home Value $89,400
Land Area 100.87 sq mi
Water Area 0.04 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,360
Median Household Income $36,761

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 44


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5154167321
5-9162164326
10-14166178344
15-19185232417
20-24149163312
25-29173153326
30-34160141301
35-39144164308
40-44166179345
45-49222240462
50-54246259505
55-59242200442
60-64178175353
65-69118147265
70-7481117198
75-7980109189
80-8460106166
85 Plus45120165

Gender

 Male 2,731 48%
 Female 3,014 52%
Gender

Race

 White 5,513 96.0%
 Black Or African American 47 0.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 14 0.2%
 Asian 41 0.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 59 1.0%
 Two Or More Races 69 1.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24187290
25-34164125289
35-44213115328
45-54402140542
55-64379103482
65-7425050300
75-8416462226
85 Plus7132103

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,168 49%
 Single Guardian 352 15%
 Singles 740 31%
 Singles With Roommate 100 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,684 71%
 Households with Kids 676 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1203353
2293968
3282957
4273865
5323668
6343165
7292756
8333871
9343266
10273966
11303464
12344074
13313768
14442872
15314273
16445498
17395190
18455297
19263359
20273057

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 48471 has a slightly less than average 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 48471 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1990s. Looking at 48471 real estate data, the median home value of $89,400 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 48471 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 48471 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 48471 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 5,481 95%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 94 2%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 97 2%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 73 1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 955 37%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 706 27%
 Renter Occupied Households 699 27%
 Households Vacant 248 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 47 19.0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 1.6%
 For Sale Only 44 17.7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 14 5.6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 34 13.7%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.4%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 104 41.9%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 14 3%
 1 Bedroom 222 40%
 2 Bedroom 176 31%
 3+ Bedroom 147 26%
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 $36,761 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 48471 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 48471 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 1,502 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,184 25%
 No Earnings 1,972 42%
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 1,502 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,184 25%
 No Earnings 1,972 42%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,917 85.8%
 Public transportation 61 2.7%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 4 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 126 5.6%
 Worked at Home 126 5.6%
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. 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 275 14.6%
 High School Graduate 1,334 70.8%
 Associate's degree 85 4.5%
 Bachelor's degree 120 6.4%
 Master's degree 65 3.4%
 Professional school degree 6 0.3%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 859 87.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 49 5.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 73 7.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 48471

ZIP Code 48471 is in the Sanilac Independent School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 48471.

Sanilac Isd Special Education Services
46 North Jackson St
Sandusky, MI 48471
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Sanilac Independent School District
Maple Valley Elementary School
138 Maple Valley St
Sandusky, MI 48471
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Sandusky Community School District
Sandusky Middle School
395 South Sandusky Rd
Sandusky, MI 48471
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Sandusky Community School District
Sandusky High School
191 Pine Tree Ln
Sandusky, MI 48471
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Sandusky Community School District

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