Lansing, MI 48906 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 48906: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Lansing, MI 48906

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 933
  • Single Family Addresses: 9,858
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,011
  • County: Clinton County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.768, Longitude -84.58
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 48906 has segments in 3 Counties (Clinton, Eaton, Ingham).

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Lansing, MI 48906 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 27,264
Population in Households 27,078
Population in Familes 20,470
Population in Group Qrtrs 186
Population Density1 820
Diversity Index2 63


Total Households 10,985
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 6,626
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 12,335 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,220 (58.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,765 (30.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,350 (10.9%)
Median Home Value $93,486
Average Home Value $126,852


Median Household Income $39,921
Average Household Income $52,994
Per Capita Income $21,542
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.2% 0.42%
Households 0.28% 0.46%
Families 0.18% 0.4%
Median Household Income   1.78%
Per Capita Income   1.69%
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.

Lansing, MI 48906 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 48906 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 # 109 89th
Population Density1 # 240 76th
Diversity Index2 # 29 97th
Median Household Income # 734 26th
Per Capita Income # 694 30th

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