Carson City, MI 48811 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 48811: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Carson City, MI 48811

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 110
  • Single Family Addresses: 920
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 70
  • County: Montcalm County
  • Centroid: Latitude 43.181, Longitude -84.868
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 48811 has segments in 2 Counties (Gratiot, Montcalm).

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Carson City, MI 48811 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 5,333
Population in Households 3,267
Population in Familes 2,755
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,066
Population Density1 90
Diversity Index2 40


Total Households 1,152
Average Household Size 2.84
Family Households 816
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,304 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 879 (67.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 273 (20.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 152 (11.7%)
Median Home Value $95,061
Average Home Value $131,143


Median Household Income $42,140
Average Household Income $52,146
Per Capita Income $18,512
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.47% 0.09%
Households 0.31% 0.29%
Families 0.14% 0.15%
Median Household Income   1.54%
Per Capita Income   1.1%
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.

Carson City, MI 48811 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 48811 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 # 462 53rd
Population Density1 # 560 43rd
Diversity Index2 # 157 84th
Median Household Income # 650 34th
Per Capita Income # 890 10th

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