Prescott, MI 48756 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 48756: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Prescott, MI 48756

Acceptable Alternative
Roos, MI 48756

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 68
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,689
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 34
  • County: Ogemaw County
  • Centroid: Latitude 44.183, Longitude -84.035
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 48756 has segments in 2 Counties (Arenac, Ogemaw).

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Prescott, MI 48756 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 4,560
Population in Households 4,559
Population in Familes 3,525
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 58
Diversity Index2 16


Total Households 1,942
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 1,250
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,432 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,560 (45.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 382 (11.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,490 (43.4%)
Median Home Value $82,157
Average Home Value $103,862


Median Household Income $31,636
Average Household Income $41,204
Per Capita Income $17,549
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.52% -0.64%
Households -0.37% -0.52%
Families -0.55% -0.63%
Median Household Income   1.68%
Per Capita Income   1.83%
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.

Prescott, MI 48756 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 48756 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 # 502 49th
Population Density1 # 681 31st
Diversity Index2 # 480 51st
Median Household Income # 924 6th
Per Capita Income # 917 7th

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