Eaton Rapids, MI 48827 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 48827: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Eaton Rapids, MI 48827

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 293
  • Single Family Addresses: 5,711
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 486
  • County: Eaton County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.509, Longitude -84.669
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 48827 has segments in 3 Counties (Eaton, Ingham, Jackson).

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Eaton Rapids, MI 48827 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 16,315
Population in Households 16,181
Population in Familes 13,608
Population in Group Qrtrs 134
Population Density1 137
Diversity Index2 18


Total Households 6,194
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 4,502
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 6,772 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,924 (72.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,270 (18.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 578 ( 8.5%)
Median Home Value $156,229
Average Home Value $177,716


Median Household Income $56,265
Average Household Income $66,836
Per Capita Income $25,605
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.01% 0.13%
Households 0.18% 0.26%
Families 0.01% 0.15%
Median Household Income   1.93%
Per Capita Income   1.98%
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.

Eaton Rapids, MI 48827 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 48827 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 # 237 76th
Population Density1 # 455 54th
Diversity Index2 # 427 57th
Median Household Income # 242 76th
Per Capita Income # 377 62nd

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