Ypsilanti, MI 48197 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 48197: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Ypsilanti, MI 48197

Not Acceptable, USPS
Rawsonville, MI 48197

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Washtenaw County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.233, Longitude -83.624
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,577
  • PO Box Addresses: 747
  • Residential Addresses: 26,784
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 6,988
    • Single Family Addresses: 19,796

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Database updated: August 1, 2018, Maps updated: August 1, 2018.

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  1. 48197 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 48197 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
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Ypsilanti, MI 48197 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 67,177
Population in Households 62,717
Population in Familes 44,139
Population in Group Qrtrs 4,460
Population Density2 1,646
Diversity Index3 62


Median Household Income $55,999
Average Household Income $73,525
Per Capita Income $29,430


Total Housing Units 27,905 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 13,382 (48.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 12,730 (45.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,793 ( 6.4%)
Median Home Value $191,343
Average Home Value $210,217


Total Households 26,112
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 14,129
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.0% 0.65%
Households 0.64% 0.65%
Families 0.44% 0.51%
Median Household Income   2.81%
Per Capita Income   3.2%

Ypsilanti, MI 48197 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 48197 to the other 978 ZIP Codes in Michigan by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 1 100th
Population Density # 162 84th
Diversity Index # 37 96th
Median Household Income # 310 68th
Per Capita Income # 301 69th

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