Midland, MI 48642 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 48642: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Midland, MI 48642

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 550
  • Single Family Addresses: 12,640
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,143
  • County: Midland County
  • Centroid: Latitude 43.634, Longitude -84.203
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 48642 has segments in 2 Counties (Bay, Midland).

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Midland, MI 48642 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 33,269
Population in Households 32,941
Population in Familes 26,979
Population in Group Qrtrs 328
Population Density1 301
Diversity Index2 20


Total Households 13,425
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 9,065
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 14,218 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,732 (68.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,693 (26.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 793 ( 5.6%)
Median Home Value $146,560
Average Home Value $189,496


Median Household Income $58,012
Average Household Income $86,302
Per Capita Income $35,100
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.33% 0.18%
Households 0.46% 0.26%
Families 0.27% 0.14%
Median Household Income   2.64%
Per Capita Income   2.02%
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.

Midland, MI 48642 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 48642 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 # 61 94th
Population Density1 # 335 66th
Diversity Index2 # 363 63rd
Median Household Income # 214 78th
Per Capita Income # 92 91st

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