Fort Gratiot, MI 48059 ZIP Code Profile

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Lakeport, MI | North Lakeport, MI

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Preferred City Name & Primary Data

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

Primary Data:

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 460
  • Single Family Addresses: 6,076
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 559
  • County: Saint Clair County
  • Centroid: Latitude 43.076, Longitude -82.48
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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

The table below compares 48059 to the other 958 ZIP Codes in Michigan by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 254 74th
Population Density1 # 285 70th
Diversity Index2 # 452 53rd
Median Household Income # 359 63rd
Per Capita Income # 218 77th

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Fort Gratiot, MI 48059 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 14,757
Population in Households 14,534
Population in Familes 11,843
Population in Group Qrtrs 223
Population Density1 470
Diversity Index2 16


Total Households 6,132
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 4,091
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 7,127 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,658 (65.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,474 (20.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 995 (14.0%)
Median Home Value $129,134
Average Home Value $152,147


Median Household Income $48,889
Average Household Income $65,441
Per Capita Income $27,363
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.55% -0.37%
Households -0.28% -0.25%
Families -0.51% -0.38%
Median Household Income   3.05%
Per Capita Income   2.88%
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.

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