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: 1,604
  • PO Box Addresses: 803
  • Residential Addresses: 26,692
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 6,980
    • Single Family Addresses: 19,712

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

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Ypsilanti, MI 48197 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 65,695
Daytime Population: Workers 32,667
Daytime Population: Residents 32,600
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 65,267
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.99
Population in Households 61,996
Population in Familes 44,328
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,699
Population Density2 1,551
Diversity Index3 62


Median Household Income $53,565
Average Household Income $70,932
Per Capita Income $28,546


Total Housing Units 27,807 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 13,599 (48.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 12,175 (43.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,033 ( 7.3%)
Median Home Value $184,904
Average Home Value $198,355


Total Households 25,774
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 14,055
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 0.99% 0.72%
Households 0.7% 0.68%
Families 0.54% 0.58%
Median Household Income   1.89%
Per Capita Income   2.32%

Ypsilanti, MI 48197 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 48197 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 # 1 100th
Population Density # 177 82nd
Diversity Index # 34 97th
Median Household Income # 338 66th
Per Capita Income # 285 71st

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