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ZIP Code 48837

Primary City:Grand Ledge, MI (View All Cities)
County: Eaton County
Timezone: Eastern (7:33am)
Coordinates:42.8, -84.8
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 48837

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 48837. 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 48837. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 48837, 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:
Grand Ledge, MI

Stats and Demographics for the 48837 ZIP Code

ZIP code 48837 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 less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 48837 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 higher than average number of families and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 48837 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 18,926
Population Density 238 people per sq mi
Housing Units 8,050
Median Home Value $159,200
Land Area 79.49 sq mi
Water Area 0.74 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 7,550
Median Household Income $65,663

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 43


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 55195101,029
5-96415901,231
10-146856631,348
15-196896411,330
20-24484478962
25-294895231,012
30-34487497984
35-395215831,104
40-446187011,319
45-497377981,535
50-548459031,748
55-597317691,500
60-646056001,205
65-69424474898
70-74310319629
75-79200222422
80-84133191324
85 Plus109237346

Gender

 Male 9,227 49%
 Female 9,699 51%
Gender

Race

 White 17,868 94.4%
 Black Or African American 239 1.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 67 0.4%
 Asian 210 1.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 8 0.0%
 Other Race 154 0.8%
 Two Or More Races 380 2.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2448148196
25-34549357906
35-449702851,255
45-541,5402901,830
55-641,4471751,622
65-7485392945
75-84438104542
85 Plus139115254

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,316 57%
 Single Guardian 1,052 14%
 Singles 1,846 24%
 Singles With Roommate 336 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 5,103 68%
 Households with Kids 2,447 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
110995204
2118110228
3107128235
49290182
5104115219
6120130250
7140106246
8137110247
9140129269
10134149283
11150116266
12132120252
13135130265
14134148282
15161150311
16165135300
17120136256
18141124265
1910296198
209497191

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 48837 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 48837 were primarily built in the 1970s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 48837 real estate data, the median home value of $159,200 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 48837. Rentals in 48837 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 48837 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 18,845 99.6%
 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 81 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,371 54%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,613 20%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,566 19%
 Households Vacant 500 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 137 27%
 Rented & Unoccupied 10 2%
 For Sale Only 129 26%
 Sold & Unoccupied 27 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 49 10%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 148 30%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 68 5%
 1 Bedroom 432 31%
 2 Bedroom 678 49%
 3+ Bedroom 215 15%
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 $65,663 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 48837 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 48837 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 6,470 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,298 28%
 No Earnings 4,401 29%
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 6,470 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,298 28%
 No Earnings 4,401 29%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 8,939 94.7%
 Public transportation 77 0.8%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 13 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 143 1.5%
 Worked at Home 264 2.8%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 48837 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. 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 236 3.9%
 High School Graduate 3,259 53.3%
 Associate's degree 566 9.3%
 Bachelor's degree 1,227 20.1%
 Master's degree 715 11.7%
 Professional school degree 78 1.3%
 Doctorate degree 37 0.6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,926 80.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 463 12.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 227 6.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 48837

ZIP Code 48837 is in the Grand Ledge Public Schools. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 48837.

Willow Ridge Elementary School
12840 Nixon Rd
Grand Ledge, MI 48837
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Grand Ledge Public Schools
Kenneth T. Beagle Elementary School
600 West South St
Grand Ledge, MI 48837
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Grand Ledge Public Schools
Strange School
8981 Oneida Rd
Grand Ledge, MI 48837
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Oneida Township Independent #3 School District
Sawdon High School
220 Lamson St
Grand Ledge, MI 48837
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Grand Ledge Public Schools
Grand Ledge High School
820 Spring St
Grand Ledge, MI 48837
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Grand Ledge Public Schools
Leon W. Hayes Middle School
12620 Nixon Rd
Grand Ledge, MI 48837
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Grand Ledge Public Schools
St Michael Parish School
325 Edwards St
Grand Ledge, MI 48837
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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