Sand Creek, MI 49279 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 49279: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Sand Creek, MI 49279

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 14
  • Single Family Addresses: 304
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Lenawee County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.781, Longitude -84.102
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Sand Creek, MI 49279 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 967
Population in Households 967
Population in Familes 841
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 37
Diversity Index2 13


Total Households 357
Average Household Size 2.71
Family Households 271
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 392 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 307 (78.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 50 (12.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 35 ( 8.9%)
Median Home Value $116,486
Average Home Value $142,182


Median Household Income $54,729
Average Household Income $60,636
Per Capita Income $22,386
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.05% 0.12%
Households 0.23% 0.17%
Families 0.06% 0.15%
Median Household Income   2.23%
Per Capita Income   2.13%
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.

Sand Creek, MI 49279 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 49279 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 # 828 16th
Population Density1 # 775 21st
Diversity Index2 # 608 38th
Median Household Income # 273 72nd
Per Capita Income # 624 37th

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