Ortonville, MI 48462 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 48462: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Ortonville, MI 48462

Not Acceptable, USPS
Brandon, MI 48462

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 297
  • Single Family Addresses: 4,799
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 42
  • County: Oakland County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.838, Longitude -83.428
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 48462 has segments in 3 Counties (Genesee, Lapeer, Oakland).

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Ortonville, MI 48462 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 13,319
Population in Households 13,185
Population in Familes 11,762
Population in Group Qrtrs 134
Population Density1 279
Diversity Index2 13


Total Households 4,697
Average Household Size 2.81
Family Households 3,790
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,985 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,257 (85.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 440 ( 8.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 288 ( 5.8%)
Median Home Value $224,841
Average Home Value $239,323


Median Household Income $82,587
Average Household Income $93,122
Per Capita Income $33,120
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.7% 0.96%
Households 0.79% 1.05%
Families 0.66% 0.97%
Median Household Income   2.36%
Per Capita Income   2.2%
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.

Ortonville, MI 48462 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 48462 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 # 276 72nd
Population Density1 # 346 65th
Diversity Index2 # 643 35th
Median Household Income # 42 96th
Per Capita Income # 119 88th

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