Rockwood, MI 48173 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 48173: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Rockwood, MI 48173

Acceptable Alternative
Brownstown, MI 48173
Brownstown Township, MI 48173
Brownstwn Twp, MI 48173
Gibraltar, MI 48173

Not Acceptable, USPS
Brownstown TWP, MI 48173

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Wayne County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.073, Longitude -83.223
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 199
  • PO Box Addresses: 87
  • Residential Addresses: 5,328
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 383
    • Single Family Addresses: 4,945

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Database updated: May 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Rockwood, MI 48173 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 12,785
Daytime Population: Workers 1,884
Daytime Population: Residents 6,237
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 8,121
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.64
Population in Households 12,752
Population in Familes 10,780
Population in Group Qrtrs 33
Population Density2 1,077
Diversity Index3 25


Median Household Income $72,072
Average Household Income $87,489
Per Capita Income $33,041


Total Housing Units 5,220 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,861 (74.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 957 (18.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 402 ( 7.7%)
Median Home Value $178,464
Average Home Value $194,438


Total Households 4,818
Average Household Size 2.65
Family Households 3,441
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.28% -0.05%
Households 0.23% -0.07%
Families 0.09% -0.16%
Median Household Income   2.45%
Per Capita Income   2.76%

Rockwood, MI 48173 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 48173 to the other 984 ZIP Codes in Michigan by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 281 72nd
Population Density # 213 78th
Diversity Index # 292 70th
Median Household Income # 90 91st
Per Capita Income # 159 84th

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