Spruce, MI 48762 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 48762: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Spruce, MI 48762

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 28
  • Single Family Addresses: 763
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Alcona County
  • Centroid: Latitude 44.794, Longitude -83.519
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 48762 has segments in 2 Counties (Alcona, Alpena).

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Spruce, MI 48762 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,106
Population in Households 1,105
Population in Familes 887
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 25
Diversity Index2 7


Total Households 535
Average Household Size 2.07
Family Households 358
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 1,193 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 496 (41.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 39 ( 3.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 658 (55.2%)
Median Home Value $160,317
Average Home Value $214,365


Median Household Income $43,178
Average Household Income $57,039
Per Capita Income $27,597
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.34% -0.33%
Households -0.18% -0.23%
Families -0.35% -0.34%
Median Household Income   0.93%
Per Capita Income   1.73%
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.

Spruce, MI 48762 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 48762 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 # 806 18th
Population Density1 # 839 15th
Diversity Index2 # 931 6th
Median Household Income # 613 38th
Per Capita Income # 273 72nd

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