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ZIP Code 48638

Primary City:Saginaw, MI (View All Cities)
County: Saginaw County
Timezone: Eastern (11:21am)
Area code: 989 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:43.41, -84.02
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 48638

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 48638. 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 48638. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 48638, 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:
Saginaw, MI
Unacceptable:
Boardwalk

Stats and Demographics for the 48638 ZIP Code

ZIP code 48638 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 48638 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely 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 48638 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 12,922
Population Density 1,956 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,281
Median Home Value $125,900
Land Area 6.61 sq mi
Water Area 0.16 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 5,878
Median Household Income $52,221

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 46


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5321347668
5-9349335684
10-14388393781
15-19416391807
20-24396485881
25-29408399807
30-34336331667
35-39299337636
40-44338411749
45-49378437815
50-544305721,002
55-59468520988
60-64415453868
65-69308400708
70-74231309540
75-79213311524
80-84174255429
85 Plus120248368

Gender

 Male 5,988 46%
 Female 6,934 54%
Gender

Race

 White 10,935 84.6%
 Black Or African American 1,183 9.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 34 0.3%
 Asian 240 1.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.0%
 Other Race 218 1.7%
 Two Or More Races 309 2.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2433302335
25-34319425744
35-44517257774
45-547882691,057
55-649362011,137
65-74652172824
75-84508198706
85 Plus194107301

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,625 45%
 Single Guardian 899 15%
 Singles 2,001 34%
 Singles With Roommate 353 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 4,403 75%
 Households with Kids 1,475 25%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
14986135
26170131
38072152
46854122
57463137
66671137
76661127
86964133
97476150
108478162
117381154
126482146
137971150
148881169
158071151
168678164
177870148
189780177
197592167
207693169

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 48638 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 48638 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1960s. Looking at 48638 real estate data, the median home value of $125,900 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 48638. Rentals in 48638 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 48638 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 12,909 99.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 13 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,556 41%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,391 22%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,931 31%
 Households Vacant 403 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 140 35%
 Rented & Unoccupied 24 6%
 For Sale Only 87 22%
 Sold & Unoccupied 8 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 42 10%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 102 25%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 134 7%
 1 Bedroom 556 28%
 2 Bedroom 858 43%
 3+ Bedroom 460 23%
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 $52,221 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 48638 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 48638 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 4,060 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,565 24%
 No Earnings 3,894 37%
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 4,060 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,565 24%
 No Earnings 3,894 37%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,753 97.0%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 14 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 51 0.9%
 Worked at Home 114 1.9%
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 369 9%
 High School Graduate 2,110 50%
 Associate's degree 317 8%
 Bachelor's degree 890 21%
 Master's degree 268 6%
 Professional school degree 204 5%
 Doctorate degree 39 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,587 68.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 546 23.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 177 7.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 48638

ZIP Code 48638 is in the Saginaw Township Community School District. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 48638.

White Pine Middle School
505 North Center Rd
Saginaw, MI 48638
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Saginaw Township Community School District
Hemmeter Elementary School
1890 Hemmeter Rd
Saginaw, MI 48638
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Saginaw Township Community School District
Westdale Elementary School
705 South Center Rd
Saginaw, MI 48638
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Saginaw Township Community School District
Arrowwood Elementary School
5410 Seidel Rd
Saginaw, MI 48638
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Saginaw Township Community School District
St Johns Lutheran School
4705 Brockway Rd
Saginaw, MI 48638
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Good Shepherd Early Childhood
5335 Brockway Rd
Saginaw, MI 48638
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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