South Rockwood, MI 48179 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 48179: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
South Rockwood, MI 48179

Acceptable Alternative
S Rockwood, MI 48179

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 55
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,291
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Monroe County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.052, Longitude -83.259
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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South Rockwood, MI 48179 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,194
Daytime Population: Workers 311
Daytime Population: Residents 1,774
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,085
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.65
Population in Households 3,194
Population in Familes 2,611
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 179
Diversity Index3 17


Median Household Income $58,754
Average Household Income $70,960
Per Capita Income $28,349


Total Housing Units 1,364 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 940 (68.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 336 (24.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 88 ( 6.5%)
Median Home Value $162,281
Average Home Value $185,745


Total Households 1,276
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 873
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 -0.14% -0.18%
Households 0.07% -0.05%
Families -0.14% -0.18%
Median Household Income   2.39%
Per Capita Income   2.95%

South Rockwood, MI 48179 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 48179 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 # 587 40th
Population Density # 401 59th
Diversity Index # 460 54th
Median Household Income # 212 79th
Per Capita Income # 296 70th

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