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ZIP Code 48723

Post Office City:Caro, MI (View All Cities)
County: Tuscola County
Timezone: Eastern (9:57pm)
Area code: 989 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:43.5, -83.4
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 48723

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 48723. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 48723 is usually the name of the main post office. When mailing your package or letter, always include the preferred or acceptable cities. Using any city in the list of unacceptable cities may result in delays.

Primary/preferred city:
Caro, MI

Stats and Demographics for the 48723 ZIP Code

ZIP code 48723 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 48723 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of families and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 48723 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 12,479
Population Density 97 people per sq mi
Housing Units 5,409
Median Home Value $91,600
Land Area 129.12 sq mi
Water Area 3.64 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,873
Median Household Income $40,869

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 45


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5348341689
5-9363316679
10-14389424813
15-19436396832
20-24390320710
25-29373324697
30-34381325706
35-39393317710
40-44405385790
45-49498492990
50-54476470946
55-59471504975
60-64394436830
65-69324358682
70-74206227433
75-79183200383
80-8488179267
85 Plus121226347

Gender

 Male 6,239 50%
 Female 6,240 50%
Gender

Race

 White 11,894 95.3%
 Black Or African American 188 1.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 84 0.7%
 Asian 48 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 13 0.1%
 Other Race 83 0.7%
 Two Or More Races 169 1.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2457120177
25-34349239588
35-44542189731
45-548051971,002
55-649101451,055
65-7459795692
75-8435374427
85 Plus14457201

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,457 50%
 Single Guardian 791 16%
 Singles 1,361 28%
 Singles With Roommate 264 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 3,421 70%
 Households with Kids 1,452 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
17171142
26368131
37267139
46977146
56753120
66757124
78964153
86673139
97469143
106776143
117174145
127086156
1383108191
149880178
158174155
168477161
179898196
189876174
197571146
208174155

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 48723 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 48723 were primarily built in the 1970s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 48723 real estate data, the median home value of $91,600 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 48723. Rentals in 48723 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 48723 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 11,713 93.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 227 1.8%
 Juvenile Facilities 33 0.3%
 Nursing Facilities 158 1.3%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 348 2.8%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,224 41%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,533 28%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,116 21%
 Households Vacant 536 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 98 18.3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 0.6%
 For Sale Only 106 19.8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 21 3.9%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 96 17.9%
 For Migrant Workers 2 0.4%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 210 39.2%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 297 25%
 2 Bedroom 505 43%
 3+ Bedroom 384 32%
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 $40,869 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 48723 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 48723 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 3,280 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,597 26%
 No Earnings 4,301 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 3,280 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,597 26%
 No Earnings 4,301 42%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,499 92.9%
 Public transportation 4 0.1%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 6 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 163 3.4%
 Worked at Home 172 3.6%
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. Despite the lower high school graduation rates, compared to other ZIPs, a much higher percentage of the population has received a college degree.

For more information, see Caro, MI education levels.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,220 13.4%
 High School Graduate 5,627 62.0%
 Associate's degree 837 9.2%
 Bachelor's degree 871 9.6%
 Master's degree 448 4.9%
 Professional school degree 46 0.5%
 Doctorate degree 27 0.3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,886 87.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 84 3.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 195 9.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 48723

ZIP Code 48723 is in the following school districts: Tuscola Independent School District and Caro Community School District. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 48723.

Highland Pines School
1381 Cleaver Rd
Caro, MI 48723
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Tuscola Independent School District
Schall Elementary School
325 East Frank St
Caro, MI 48723
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Caro Community School District
Mccomb Elementary School
303 North Hooper St
Caro, MI 48723
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Caro Community School District
Caro Middle School
299 North Hooper St
Caro, MI 48723
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Caro Community School District
Caro Alternative High School
1205 East Caro Rd
Caro, MI 48723
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Caro Community School District
Caro High School
301 North Hooper St
Caro, MI 48723
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Caro Community School District

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