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ZIP Code 48742

Primary City:Lincoln, MI (View All Cities)
County: Alcona County
Timezone: Eastern (1:47am)
Area code: 989 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:44.7, -83.4
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 48742

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 48742. 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 48742. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 48742, 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:
Lincoln, MI

Stats and Demographics for the 48742 ZIP Code

ZIP code 48742 is located in east Michigan and covers a slightly less 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 48742 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a small number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 48742 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,647
Population Density 22 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,453
Median Home Value $118,600
Land Area 74.82 sq mi
Water Area 0.83 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 747
Median Household Income $40,341

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 53Male Median Age: 52Female Median Age: 54


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5162945
5-9332457
10-14524294
15-19514798
20-24302858
25-29272754
30-34292453
35-39323264
40-445259111
45-496760127
50-545954113
55-595559114
60-647070140
65-698983172
70-746072132
75-79404080
80-84323769
85 Plus234366

Gender

 Male 817 50%
 Female 830 50%
Gender

Race

 White 1,621 98.4%
 Black Or African American 1 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 0.1%
 Asian 2 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 2 0.1%
 Two Or More Races 20 1.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-246511
25-34262248
35-44701989
45-5412210132
55-641368144
65-7417112183
75-8488896
85 Plus38644

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 426 57%
 Single Guardian 68 9%
 Singles 219 29%
 Singles With Roommate 34 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 594 80%
 Households with Kids 153 20%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1178
2369
32810
4459
58210
64610
79716
8729
95712
109716
1116723
1211819
1361218
1410818
1591221
1681018
179918
1819827
196814
2010313

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 48742 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 48742 were primarily built in the 1970s. Looking at 48742 real estate data, the median home value of $118,600 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 48742. Rentals in 48742 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 48742 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,613 98%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 34 2%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 360 25%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 297 20%
 Renter Occupied Households 90 6%
 Households Vacant 706 49%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 16 2.3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0.0%
 For Sale Only 30 4.2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 0.3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 596 84.4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 62 8.8%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 5 6%
 1 Bedroom 22 27%
 2 Bedroom 27 33%
 3+ Bedroom 28 34%
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 $40,341 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 48742 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 48742 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 307 23%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 281 21%
 No Earnings 722 55%
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 307 23%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 281 21%
 No Earnings 722 55%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 414 90%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 6 1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 13 3%
 Worked at Home 25 5%
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 population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 91 15.5%
 High School Graduate 379 64.7%
 Associate's degree 27 4.6%
 Bachelor's degree 61 10.4%
 Master's degree 19 3.2%
 Professional school degree 6 1.0%
 Doctorate degree 3 0.5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 183 88%
 Enrolled in Private School 2 1%
 Not Enrolled in School 23 11%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 48742

ZIP Code 48742 is in the Alcona Community School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 48742.

Alcona Elementary School
181 North Barlow Rd
Lincoln, MI 48742
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Alcona Community School District
Alcona Community High School
51 North Barlow Rd
Lincoln, MI 48742
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Alcona Community School District

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