Lansing, MI 48912 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 48912: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Lansing, MI 48912

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 844
  • Single Family Addresses: 6,321
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,627
  • County: Ingham County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.736, Longitude -84.523
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Lansing, MI 48912 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 16,741
Population in Households 16,384
Population in Familes 9,915
Population in Group Qrtrs 357
Population Density1 3,110
Diversity Index2 61


Total Households 7,580
Average Household Size 2.16
Family Households 3,339
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 8,645 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,569 (41.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,011 (46.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,065 (12.3%)
Median Home Value $97,594
Average Home Value $111,726


Median Household Income $37,837
Average Household Income $49,065
Per Capita Income $22,554
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.24% 0.13%
Households -0.1% 0.24%
Families -0.53% -0.07%
Median Household Income   0.64%
Per Capita Income   1.77%
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 48912 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 48912 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 # 232 77th
Population Density1 # 100 90th
Diversity Index2 # 41 96th
Median Household Income # 808 18th
Per Capita Income # 606 39th

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