Saginaw, MI 48609 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 48609: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Saginaw, MI 48609

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 253
  • Single Family Addresses: 4,516
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 816
  • County: Saginaw County
  • Centroid: Latitude 43.411, Longitude -84.09
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Saginaw, MI 48609 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 11,876
Daytime Population: Workers 3,745
Daytime Population: Residents 6,429
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 10,174
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.86
Population in Households 11,769
Population in Familes 9,732
Population in Group Qrtrs 107
Population Density2 309
Diversity Index3 17


Median Household Income $55,169
Average Household Income $72,945
Per Capita Income $30,882


Total Housing Units 5,299 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,262 (80.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 725 (13.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 312 ( 5.9%)
Median Home Value $131,039
Average Home Value $160,500


Total Households 4,987
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 3,407
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 -0.26% -0.57%
Households -0.1% -0.47%
Families -0.34% -0.62%
Median Household Income   1.96%
Per Capita Income   2.93%

Saginaw, MI 48609 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 48609 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 # 296 70th
Population Density # 329 67th
Diversity Index # 452 54th
Median Household Income # 293 70th
Per Capita Income # 209 79th

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