Melvin, MI 48454 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 48454: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Melvin, MI 48454

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 15
  • Single Family Addresses: 488
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Sanilac County
  • Centroid: Latitude 43.2, Longitude -82.822
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Melvin, MI 48454 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,314
Daytime Population: Workers 138
Daytime Population: Residents 739
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 877
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.67
Population in Households 1,310
Population in Familes 1,140
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density2 44
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $47,778
Average Household Income $60,507
Per Capita Income $22,438


Total Housing Units 566 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 427 (75.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 59 (10.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 80 (14.1%)
Median Home Value $115,777
Average Home Value $137,412


Total Households 486
Average Household Size 2.7
Family Households 373
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 -0.23% -0.45%
Households -0.25% -0.5%
Families -0.36% -0.65%
Median Household Income   1.34%
Per Capita Income   2.62%

Melvin, MI 48454 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 48454 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 # 775 21st
Population Density # 738 25th
Diversity Index # 798 18th
Median Household Income # 529 46th
Per Capita Income # 699 29th

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