Elwell, MI 48832 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 48832: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Elwell, MI 48832

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 9
  • Single Family Addresses: 561
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Gratiot County
  • Centroid: Latitude 43.408, Longitude -84.771
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Elwell, MI 48832 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,097
Daytime Population: Workers 71
Daytime Population: Residents 595
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 666
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.61
Population in Households 1,096
Population in Familes 936
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 47
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $44,045
Average Household Income $52,814
Per Capita Income $21,242


Total Housing Units 507 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 371 (73.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 70 (13.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 66 (13.0%)
Median Home Value $86,234
Average Home Value $100,674


Total Households 441
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 331
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 -0.26% -0.27%
Households -0.16% -0.23%
Families -0.29% -0.37%
Median Household Income   1.78%
Per Capita Income   2.24%

Elwell, MI 48832 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 48832 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 # 806 18th
Population Density # 726 26th
Diversity Index # 763 23rd
Median Household Income # 657 33rd
Per Capita Income # 788 20th

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