Fort Gratiot, MI 48059 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 48059: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Fort Gratiot, MI 48059

Acceptable Alternative
Burtchville, MI 48059
Lakeport, MI 48059
N Lakeport, MI 48059
North Lakeport, MI 48059

Not Acceptable, USPS
Burtchville Township, MI 48059
Fort Gratiot Township, MI 48059

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 474
  • Single Family Addresses: 6,153
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 565
  • County: St. Clair County
  • Centroid: Latitude 43.076, Longitude -82.48
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Fort Gratiot, MI 48059 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 14,355
Population in Households 14,135
Population in Familes 11,509
Population in Group Qrtrs 220
Population Density1 457
Diversity Index2 17


Total Households 5,930
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 3,982
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 7,001 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,554 (65.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,376 (19.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,071 (15.3%)
Median Home Value $159,916
Average Home Value $210,013


Median Household Income $53,653
Average Household Income $71,471
Per Capita Income $29,951
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.58% -0.33%
Households -0.42% -0.23%
Families -0.55% -0.31%
Median Household Income   2.23%
Per Capita Income   1.93%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Fort Gratiot, MI 48059 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 48059 to the other 987 ZIP Codes in Michigan by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 262 74th
Population Density1 # 294 70th
Diversity Index2 # 463 53rd
Median Household Income # 300 70th
Per Capita Income # 197 80th

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