Elsie, MI 48831 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 48831: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Elsie, MI 48831

Acceptable Alternative
Carland, MI 48831

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 53
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,150
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 16
  • County: Clinton County
  • Centroid: Latitude 43.09, Longitude -84.428
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 48831 has segments in 4 Counties (Clinton, Gratiot, Saginaw, Shiawassee).

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Elsie, MI 48831 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,228
Daytime Population: Workers 676
Daytime Population: Residents 1,778
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,454
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.76
Population in Households 3,219
Population in Familes 2,720
Population in Group Qrtrs 9
Population Density2 49
Diversity Index3 18


Median Household Income $47,617
Average Household Income $57,507
Per Capita Income $22,057


Total Housing Units 1,336 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,007 (75.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 227 (17.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 102 ( 7.6%)
Median Home Value $121,161
Average Home Value $148,039


Total Households 1,234
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 898
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.15% -0.07%
Households -0.06% 0.02%
Families -0.15% -0.04%
Median Household Income   1.79%
Per Capita Income   2.73%

Elsie, MI 48831 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 48831 to the other 984 ZIP Codes in Michigan by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 583 41st
Population Density # 718 27th
Diversity Index # 438 55th
Median Household Income # 534 46th
Per Capita Income # 733 26th

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