Sterling Heights, MI 48310 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 48310: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Sterling Heights, MI 48310

Acceptable Alternative
Sterling Hts, MI 48310

Not Acceptable, USPS
St Heights, MI 48310

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Macomb County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.566, Longitude -83.068
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 860
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 15,596
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,004
    • Single Family Addresses: 14,592

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

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Sterling Heights, MI 48310 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 44,534
Daytime Population: Workers 10,367
Daytime Population: Residents 23,149
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 33,516
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.75
Population in Households 44,336
Population in Familes 39,291
Population in Group Qrtrs 198
Population Density2 5,154
Diversity Index3 42


Median Household Income $57,313
Average Household Income $71,476
Per Capita Income $24,767


Total Housing Units 16,016 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11,845 (74.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,509 (21.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 662 ( 4.1%)
Median Home Value $163,880
Average Home Value $167,820


Total Households 15,354
Average Household Size 2.89
Family Households 11,483
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 0.55% 0.63%
Households 0.54% 0.64%
Families 0.36% 0.53%
Median Household Income   2.31%
Per Capita Income   2.49%

Sterling Heights, MI 48310 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 48310 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 # 18 98th
Population Density # 30 97th
Diversity Index # 147 85th
Median Household Income # 245 75th
Per Capita Income # 514 48th

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