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ZIP Code 48851

Post Office City:Lyons, MI (View All Cities)
County: Ionia County
Timezone: Eastern (8:57pm)
Coordinates:42.95, -84.94
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 48851

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Primary/preferred city:
Lyons, MI

Stats and Demographics for the 48851 ZIP Code

ZIP code 48851 is located in south 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 48851 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 extremely large. There are also a large number of families and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 48851 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,365
Population Density 76 people per sq mi
Housing Units 948
Median Home Value $105,600
Land Area 31.19 sq mi
Water Area 1.68 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 877
Median Household Income $53,704

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 41


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 57964143
5-98476160
10-148985174
15-1910891199
20-246350113
25-296564129
30-347757134
35-397666142
40-448085165
45-49112107219
50-54108100208
55-599777174
60-647468142
65-69474289
70-74333770
75-79242448
80-84142236
85 Plus61420

Gender

 Male 1,236 52%
 Female 1,129 48%
Gender

Race

 White 2,301 97.3%
 Black Or African American 5 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 6 0.3%
 Asian 3 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 13 0.5%
 Two Or More Races 37 1.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2461420
25-348229111
35-4413822160
45-5420619225
55-641759184
65-74969105
75-8451556
85 Plus15116

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 534 61%
 Single Guardian 121 14%
 Singles 179 20%
 Singles With Roommate 43 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 571 65%
 Households with Kids 306 35%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1161329
2201333
3191029
4171633
5261642
6121527
7171229
8211536
981826
10141933
11151732
12231639
13201535
14171835
15221335
16242044
17251944
18203151
1917825
20131326

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 48851 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 48851 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1970s. Looking at 48851 real estate data, the median home value of $105,600 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 48851 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 48851 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 48851 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,365 100%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 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 532 56%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 237 25%
 Renter Occupied Households 108 11%
 Households Vacant 71 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 5 7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 1%
 For Sale Only 20 28%
 Sold & Unoccupied 6 8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 15 21%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 24 34%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 25 20%
 2 Bedroom 63 51%
 3+ Bedroom 36 29%
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 $53,704 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 48851 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 48851 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. However, that is not the case in 48851. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. 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 765 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 469 25%
 No Earnings 677 35%
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 765 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 469 25%
 No Earnings 677 35%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,003 97.9%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 2 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 16 1.6%
 Worked at Home 4 0.4%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 178 11.1%
 High School Graduate 1,094 68.4%
 Associate's degree 191 11.9%
 Bachelor's degree 87 5.4%
 Master's degree 43 2.7%
 Professional school degree 0 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 6 0.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 438 76.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 45 7.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 93 16.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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