East Lansing, MI 48823 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 48823: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
East Lansing, MI 48823

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,310
  • Single Family Addresses: 13,197
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 9,662
  • County: Ingham County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.745, Longitude -84.471
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 48823 has segments in 2 Counties (Clinton, Ingham).

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East Lansing, MI 48823 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 56,565
Population in Households 50,991
Population in Familes 22,972
Population in Group Qrtrs 5,574
Population Density1 2,393
Diversity Index2 42


Total Households 22,597
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 8,108
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 24,087 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,622 (35.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 13,975 (58.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,490 ( 6.2%)
Median Home Value $206,291
Average Home Value $239,411


Median Household Income $35,798
Average Household Income $61,576
Per Capita Income $25,323
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.8% 0.74%
Households 0.73% 0.76%
Families 0.25% 0.43%
Median Household Income   0.4%
Per Capita Income   1.91%
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.

East Lansing, MI 48823 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 48823 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 # 3 100th
Population Density1 # 131 87th
Diversity Index2 # 144 85th
Median Household Income # 862 13th
Per Capita Income # 391 60th

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