Greenbush, MI 48738 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 48738: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Greenbush, MI 48738

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 25
  • Single Family Addresses: 688
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 8
  • County: Alcona County
  • Centroid: Latitude 44.565, Longitude -83.332
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 48738 has segments in 2 Counties (Alcona, Iosco).

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Greenbush, MI 48738 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,154
Daytime Population: Workers 113
Daytime Population: Residents 744
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 857
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.74
Population in Households 1,148
Population in Familes 883
Population in Group Qrtrs 6
Population Density2 76
Diversity Index3 6


Median Household Income $42,832
Average Household Income $66,190
Per Capita Income $33,417


Total Housing Units 1,510 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 530 (35.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 51 ( 3.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 929 (61.5%)
Median Home Value $142,941
Average Home Value $167,123


Total Households 581
Average Household Size 1.98
Family Households 363
Average Family Size 2
  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 -1.17% -1.15%
Households -0.98% -1.02%
Families -1.19% -1.13%
Median Household Income   0.69%
Per Capita Income   2.18%

Greenbush, MI 48738 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 48738 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 # 796 19th
Population Density # 589 40th
Diversity Index # 947 4th
Median Household Income # 706 28th
Per Capita Income # 151 85th

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