Lake, MI 48632 ZIP Code Profile

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Preferred City Name & Primary Data

Preferred Name, USPS
Lake, MI 48632

Acceptable Alternative
Lake Station, MI 48632

Primary Data:

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 46
  • Single Family Addresses: 2,531
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Clare County
  • Centroid: Latitude 43.895, Longitude -85.006
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 48632 has segments in 4 Counties (Clare, Isabella, Mecosta, Osceola).

Lake, MI 48632 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 48632 to the other 958 ZIP Codes in Michigan by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 466 51st
Population Density1 # 730 24th
Diversity Index2 # 651 33rd
Median Household Income # 844 12th
Per Capita Income # 734 23rd

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Lake, MI 48632 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 5,338
Population in Households 5,329
Population in Familes 4,215
Population in Group Qrtrs 9
Population Density1 42
Diversity Index2 12


Total Households 2,331
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 1,544
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 5,034 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,969 (39.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 362 ( 7.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,703 (53.7%)
Median Home Value $91,255
Average Home Value $113,268


Median Household Income $33,964
Average Household Income $46,015
Per Capita Income $20,103
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.02% -0.1%
Households 0.18% -0.04%
Families -0.08% -0.18%
Median Household Income   2.76%
Per Capita Income   2.28%
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.

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