Orleans, MI 48865 ZIP Code Profile

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Preferred City Name & Primary Data

Preferred Name, USPS
Orleans, MI 48865

Primary Data:

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 26
  • Single Family Addresses: 704
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Ionia County
  • Centroid: Latitude 43.085, Longitude -85.117
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

Orleans, MI 48865 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 48865 to the other 958 ZIP Codes in Michigan by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 700 27th
Population Density1 # 548 43rd
Diversity Index2 # 334 65th
Median Household Income # 579 40th
Per Capita Income # 838 13th

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Orleans, MI 48865 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 1,955
Population in Households 1,954
Population in Familes 1,626
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 83
Diversity Index2 20


Total Households 732
Average Household Size 2.67
Family Households 531
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 979 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 597 (61.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 135 (13.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 247 (25.2%)
Median Home Value $79,244
Average Home Value $83,626


Median Household Income $41,246
Average Household Income $48,834
Per Capita Income $18,291
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -1.1% -0.5%
Households -0.88% -0.41%
Families -1.08% -0.57%
Median Household Income   3.46%
Per Capita Income   2.06%
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.

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