Alger, MI 48610 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 48610: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Alger, MI 48610

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 34
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,632
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Arenac County
  • Centroid: Latitude 44.125, Longitude -84.088
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 48610 has segments in 3 Counties (Arenac, Gladwin, Ogemaw).

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Alger, MI 48610 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,916
Population in Households 2,883
Population in Familes 2,329
Population in Group Qrtrs 33
Population Density1 29
Diversity Index2 11


Total Households 1,294
Average Household Size 2.23
Family Households 873
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,593 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,129 (43.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 165 ( 6.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,299 (50.1%)
Median Home Value $96,476
Average Home Value $132,352


Median Household Income $37,890
Average Household Income $47,866
Per Capita Income $21,420
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.46% -0.41%
Households -0.43% -0.39%
Families -0.59% -0.51%
Median Household Income   1.35%
Per Capita Income   1.93%
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.

Alger, MI 48610 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 48610 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 # 601 39th
Population Density1 # 819 17th
Diversity Index2 # 712 28th
Median Household Income # 805 19th
Per Capita Income # 705 29th

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