Six Lakes, MI 48886 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 48886: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Six Lakes, MI 48886

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 41
  • Single Family Addresses: 939
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Montcalm County
  • Centroid: Latitude 43.417, Longitude -85.162
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 48886 has segments in 2 Counties (Mecosta, Montcalm).

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Six Lakes, MI 48886 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,095
Population in Households 2,093
Population in Familes 1,718
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density1 66
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 857
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 593
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,288 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 706 (54.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 151 (11.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 431 (33.5%)
Median Home Value $94,173
Average Home Value $128,435


Median Household Income $35,367
Average Household Income $43,747
Per Capita Income $17,923
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.23% 0.26%
Households 0.42% 0.35%
Families 0.27% 0.27%
Median Household Income   -0.87%
Per Capita Income   1.48%
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.

Six Lakes, MI 48886 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 48886 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 # 681 31st
Population Density1 # 652 34th
Diversity Index2 # 780 20th
Median Household Income # 872 12th
Per Capita Income # 911 8th

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