Macomb, MI 48042 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 48042: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Macomb, MI 48042

Not Acceptable, USPS
Macomb Township, MI 48042

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 350
  • Single Family Addresses: 10,732
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Macomb County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.684, Longitude -82.919
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Macomb, MI 48042 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 31,661
Daytime Population: Workers 6,569
Daytime Population: Residents 15,565
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 22,134
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.70
Population in Households 31,633
Population in Familes 29,250
Population in Group Qrtrs 28
Population Density2 1,398
Diversity Index3 22


Median Household Income $91,333
Average Household Income $101,562
Per Capita Income $33,921


Total Housing Units 10,773 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,042 (93.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 525 ( 4.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 206 ( 1.9%)
Median Home Value $246,002
Average Home Value $246,846


Total Households 10,567
Average Household Size 2.99
Family Households 8,766
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 2.11% 1.51%
Households 1.99% 1.4%
Families 1.89% 1.34%
Median Household Income   1.84%
Per Capita Income   2.16%

Macomb, MI 48042 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 48042 to the other 984 ZIP Codes in Michigan by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 78 92nd
Population Density # 185 81st
Diversity Index # 329 66th
Median Household Income # 34 97th
Per Capita Income # 136 86th

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