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ZIP Code 48838

Primary City:Greenville, MI (View All Cities)
County: Montcalm County
Timezone: Eastern (6:41pm)
Coordinates:43.2, -85.3
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 48838

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 48838. 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 48838. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 48838, 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:
Greenville, MI

Stats and Demographics for the 48838 ZIP Code

ZIP code 48838 is located in south 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 48838 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 48838 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 17,863
Population Density 193 people per sq mi
Housing Units 7,750
Median Home Value $108,200
Land Area 92.40 sq mi
Water Area 3.87 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 6,940
Median Household Income $40,731

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 37Female Median Age: 39


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 56255891,214
5-96256261,251
10-146826391,321
15-196515981,249
20-24456519975
25-295675511,118
30-345585401,098
35-395575511,108
40-446185981,216
45-496486651,313
50-546706861,356
55-596025911,193
60-64485513998
65-69348371719
70-74240299539
75-79192250442
80-84164229393
85 Plus102258360

Gender

 Male 8,790 49%
 Female 9,073 51%
Gender

Race

 White 16,987 95.1%
 Black Or African American 74 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 76 0.4%
 Asian 93 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 6 0.0%
 Other Race 285 1.6%
 Two Or More Races 342 1.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2480213293
25-346334341,067
35-448703671,237
45-541,1803121,492
55-641,0432101,253
65-74680121801
75-8446299561
85 Plus16076236

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,555 51%
 Single Guardian 1,224 18%
 Singles 1,768 25%
 Singles With Roommate 393 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 4,557 66%
 Households with Kids 2,383 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1139107246
2124129253
3121116237
4137130267
5120151271
6116123239
7139119258
8122126248
9128107235
10128129257
11151117268
12142130272
13120136256
14141127268
15146121267
16132130262
17131127258
18123110233
19119110229
209793190

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 48838 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 48838 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 2000s. Looking at 48838 real estate data, the median home value of $108,200 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 48838 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 48838 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 48838 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 17,557 98.3%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 135 0.8%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 171 1.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,480 45%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,628 21%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,832 24%
 Households Vacant 810 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 184 22.7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 7 0.9%
 For Sale Only 162 20.0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 41 5.1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 264 32.6%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 151 18.6%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 408 24%
 2 Bedroom 604 36%
 3+ Bedroom 656 39%
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 $40,731 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 48838 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. Most commuters in 48838 can expect to fall in that range. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 4,448 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,439 25%
 No Earnings 5,824 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 4,448 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,439 25%
 No Earnings 5,824 42%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 6,161 93.7%
 Public transportation 21 0.3%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 10 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 193 2.9%
 Worked at Home 191 2.9%
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 593 10.1%
 High School Graduate 3,672 62.4%
 Associate's degree 559 9.5%
 Bachelor's degree 688 11.7%
 Master's degree 292 5.0%
 Professional school degree 28 0.5%
 Doctorate degree 56 1.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,068 76.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 478 12.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 443 11.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 48838

ZIP Code 48838 is in the Montcalm Area Independent School District. There are 11 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 48838.

Seiter Education Service Center
1401 East Van Deinse St
Greenville, MI 48838
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Montcalm Area Independent School District
Isd/Local Center Programs
1401 East Vandeinse Ave
Greenville, MI 48838
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Montcalm Area Independent School District
Baldwin Heights School
821 West Oak St
Greenville, MI 48838
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Greenville Public Schools
Cedar Crest Elementary School
622 South Cedar St
Greenville, MI 48838
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Greenville Public Schools
Greenville Middle School
1321 Chase St
Greenville, MI 48838
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Greenville Public Schools
Walnut Hills Elementary School
712 North Walnut St
Greenville, MI 48838
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Greenville Public Schools
Lincoln Heights Elementary School
12420 Lincoln Lake Rd NE
Greenville, MI 48838
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Greenville Public Schools
Grattan Academy - Middle/High School
9481 Jordan Rd
Greenville, MI 48838
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Grattan Academy
Greenville Senior High School
111 North Hillcrest St
Greenville, MI 48838
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Greenville Public Schools
St Charles Elementary School
502 S Franklin St
Greenville, MI 48838
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Pine Grove Amish Parochial School
1431 Fitzner Rd
Greenville, MI 48838
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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