Ithaca, MI 48847 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 48847: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Ithaca, MI 48847

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 246
  • Single Family Addresses: 2,432
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 67
  • County: Gratiot County
  • Centroid: Latitude 43.271, Longitude -84.592
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Ithaca, MI 48847 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 5,848
Population in Households 5,692
Population in Familes 4,631
Population in Group Qrtrs 156
Population Density1 50
Diversity Index2 21


Total Households 2,343
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 1,610
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,586 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,805 (69.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 538 (20.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 243 ( 9.4%)
Median Home Value $93,623
Average Home Value $115,125


Median Household Income $45,608
Average Household Income $56,966
Per Capita Income $23,137
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.27% -0.26%
Households -0.09% -0.15%
Families -0.25% -0.26%
Median Household Income   2.82%
Per Capita Income   2.34%
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.

Ithaca, MI 48847 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 48847 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 # 444 55th
Population Density1 # 713 28th
Diversity Index2 # 347 65th
Median Household Income # 525 47th
Per Capita Income # 555 44th

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