Saint Clair, MI 48079 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 48079: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Saint Clair, MI 48079

Not Acceptable, USPS
Saint Clair Township, MI 48079
St Clair, MI 48079
St Clair Township, MI 48079
St Clair Twp, MI 48079

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 389
  • Single Family Addresses: 4,964
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 177
  • County: St. Clair County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.854, Longitude -82.547
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Saint Clair, MI 48079 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 12,069
Population in Households 12,030
Population in Familes 10,211
Population in Group Qrtrs 39
Population Density1 292
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 4,823
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 3,435
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 5,249 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,910 (74.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 913 (17.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 426 ( 8.1%)
Median Home Value $181,307
Average Home Value $215,377


Median Household Income $60,561
Average Household Income $76,177
Per Capita Income $30,532
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.23% -0.16%
Households 0.01% -0.03%
Families -0.17% -0.14%
Median Household Income   2.71%
Per Capita Income   2.28%
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.

Saint Clair, MI 48079 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 48079 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 # 292 71st
Population Density1 # 341 66th
Diversity Index2 # 836 15th
Median Household Income # 170 83rd
Per Capita Income # 179 82nd

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