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ZIP Code 48881

Primary City:Saranac, MI (View All Cities)
County: Ionia County
Timezone: Eastern (3:40am)
Coordinates:42.9, -85.2
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 48881

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 48881. 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 48881. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 48881, 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:
Saranac, MI

Stats and Demographics for the 48881 ZIP Code

ZIP code 48881 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 48881 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 slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 48881 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 5,501
Population Density 99 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,321
Median Home Value $130,900
Land Area 55.73 sq mi
Water Area 0.67 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,123
Median Household Income $49,797

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5174172346
5-9207186393
10-14197206403
15-19231167398
20-24132121253
25-29136157293
30-34153158311
35-39176170346
40-44204207411
45-49225235460
50-54236226462
55-59208191399
60-64154173327
65-69109138247
70-748291173
75-795076126
80-845250102
85 Plus203151

Gender

 Male 2,746 50%
 Female 2,755 50%
Gender

Race

 White 5,334 97.0%
 Black Or African American 14 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 24 0.4%
 Asian 19 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 51 0.9%
 Two Or More Races 59 1.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24233255
25-3419184275
35-4431867385
45-5444759506
55-6436282444
65-7420849257
75-8413031161
85 Plus291140

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,266 60%
 Single Guardian 281 13%
 Singles 483 23%
 Singles With Roommate 93 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,402 66%
 Households with Kids 721 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1333063
2353570
3453681
4353671
5433376
6394079
7524193
8363066
9374279
10425395
11383270
12384179
13353974
14444185
155749106
16473279
17533285
18402565
19342963
20232043

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 48881 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 48881 were primarily built in the 1990s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 48881 real estate data, the median home value of $130,900 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 48881. Rentals in 48881 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 48881 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 5,493 99.9%
 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 8 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,216 52%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 492 21%
 Renter Occupied Households 415 18%
 Households Vacant 198 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 25 12.6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 1.5%
 For Sale Only 40 20.2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 6 3.0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 70 35.4%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.5%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 53 26.8%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 195 52%
 2 Bedroom 54 14%
 3+ Bedroom 124 33%
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 $49,797 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 48881 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. However, that is not the case in 48881. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,391 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,009 27%
 No Earnings 1,375 36%
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 1,391 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,009 27%
 No Earnings 1,375 36%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,842 92.1%
 Public transportation 5 0.2%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 25 1.2%
 Worked at Home 129 6.4%
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 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 207 12.6%
 High School Graduate 992 60.5%
 Associate's degree 158 9.6%
 Bachelor's degree 222 13.5%
 Master's degree 52 3.2%
 Professional school degree 6 0.4%
 Doctorate degree 3 0.2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,001 81.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 71 5.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 157 12.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 48881

ZIP Code 48881 is in the Saranac Community School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 48881.

Saranac Elementary School
250 Pleasant St
Saranac, MI 48881
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Saranac Community School District
Saranac Jr/Sr High School
150 Pleasant St
Saranac, MI 48881
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Saranac Community School District

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