Lake Orion, MI 48359 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 48359: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Lake Orion, MI 48359

Acceptable Alternative
Orion, MI 48359

Not Acceptable, USPS
Orion Township, MI 48359

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Oakland County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.722, Longitude -83.278
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 300
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 3,762
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 196
    • Single Family Addresses: 3,566

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

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Lake Orion, MI 48359 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 9,298
Daytime Population: Workers 8,696
Daytime Population: Residents 4,544
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 13,240
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.42
Population in Households 9,220
Population in Familes 7,720
Population in Group Qrtrs 78
Population Density2 941
Diversity Index3 39


Median Household Income $70,455
Average Household Income $92,365
Per Capita Income $33,534


Total Housing Units 3,651 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,506 (68.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 846 (23.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 299 ( 8.2%)
Median Home Value $215,321
Average Home Value $225,808


Total Households 3,352
Average Household Size 2.75
Family Households 2,328
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 2.55% 1.29%
Households 2.4% 1.25%
Families 2.5% 1.18%
Median Household Income   2.55%
Per Capita Income   2.78%

Lake Orion, MI 48359 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 48359 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 # 335 66th
Population Density # 225 77th
Diversity Index # 172 83rd
Median Household Income # 98 90th
Per Capita Income # 147 85th

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