Marlette, MI 48453 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 48453: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Marlette, MI 48453

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 197
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,860
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 97
  • County: Sanilac County
  • Centroid: Latitude 43.339, Longitude -83.038
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 48453 has segments in 3 Counties (Lapeer, Sanilac, Tuscola).

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Marlette, MI 48453 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 4,981
Population in Households 4,902
Population in Familes 4,090
Population in Group Qrtrs 79
Population Density1 48
Diversity Index2 15


Total Households 1,875
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 1,310
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,157 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,397 (64.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 478 (22.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 282 (13.1%)
Median Home Value $104,307
Average Home Value $131,639


Median Household Income $39,813
Average Household Income $51,627
Per Capita Income $19,688
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.41% -0.48%
Households -0.37% -0.47%
Families -0.54% -0.59%
Median Household Income   2.51%
Per Capita Income   2.07%
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.

Marlette, MI 48453 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 48453 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 # 481 51st
Population Density1 # 728 26th
Diversity Index2 # 521 48th
Median Household Income # 739 25th
Per Capita Income # 830 16th

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