Lake Orion, MI 48362 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 48362: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Lake Orion, MI 48362

Acceptable Alternative
Orion, MI 48362

Not Acceptable, USPS
Orion Township, MI 48362
Orion Twp, MI 48362

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 301
  • Single Family Addresses: 5,622
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 415
  • County: Oakland County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.783, Longitude -83.269
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Lake Orion, MI 48362 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 15,220
Population in Households 15,088
Population in Familes 12,685
Population in Group Qrtrs 132
Population Density1 1,300
Diversity Index2 18


Total Households 5,760
Average Household Size 2.62
Family Households 4,095
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 6,255 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,557 (72.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,203 (19.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 495 ( 7.9%)
Median Home Value $224,162
Average Home Value $261,663


Median Household Income $78,046
Average Household Income $95,740
Per Capita Income $36,475
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.13% 0.41%
Households 0.2% 0.45%
Families 0.07% 0.38%
Median Household Income   1.9%
Per Capita Income   1.9%
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.

Lake Orion, MI 48362 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 48362 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 # 248 75th
Population Density1 # 192 81st
Diversity Index2 # 430 57th
Median Household Income # 55 95th
Per Capita Income # 77 92nd

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