Wheeler, MI 48662 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 48662: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Wheeler, MI 48662

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 17
  • Single Family Addresses: 594
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Gratiot County
  • Centroid: Latitude 43.389, Longitude -84.417
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 48662 has segments in 2 Counties (Gratiot, Midland).

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Wheeler, MI 48662 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,564
Daytime Population: Workers 268
Daytime Population: Residents 845
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,113
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.71
Population in Households 1,562
Population in Familes 1,347
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density2 33
Diversity Index3 14


Median Household Income $51,434
Average Household Income $67,050
Per Capita Income $24,794


Total Housing Units 638 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 510 (79.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 68 (10.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 60 ( 9.4%)
Median Home Value $109,945
Average Home Value $125,980


Total Households 578
Average Household Size 2.7
Family Households 441
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 0.27% 0.03%
Households 0.34% 0.03%
Families 0.19% -0.05%
Median Household Income   1.61%
Per Capita Income   2.69%

Wheeler, MI 48662 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 48662 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 # 740 25th
Population Density # 793 20th
Diversity Index # 564 43rd
Median Household Income # 405 59th
Per Capita Income # 510 48th

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