Applegate, MI 48401 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 48401: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Applegate, MI 48401

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 19
  • Single Family Addresses: 542
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Sanilac County
  • Centroid: Latitude 43.356, Longitude -82.647
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Applegate, MI 48401 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,433
Population in Households 1,427
Population in Familes 1,178
Population in Group Qrtrs 6
Population Density1 42
Diversity Index2 14


Total Households 572
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 396
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 809 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 492 (60.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 80 ( 9.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 237 (29.3%)
Median Home Value $104,639
Average Home Value $145,579


Median Household Income $38,621
Average Household Income $47,951
Per Capita Income $19,210
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.14% -0.37%
Households -0.11% -0.35%
Families -0.28% -0.46%
Median Household Income   2.2%
Per Capita Income   2.0%
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.

Applegate, MI 48401 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 48401 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 # 760 23rd
Population Density1 # 753 24th
Diversity Index2 # 567 42nd
Median Household Income # 783 21st
Per Capita Income # 858 13th

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