Brown City, MI 48416 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 48416: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Brown City, MI 48416

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Sanilac County
  • Centroid: Latitude 43.226, Longitude -82.946
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 48416 has segments in 3 Counties (Lapeer, Saint Clair, Sanilac).

  • Businesses Addresses: 104
  • PO Box Addresses: 213
  • Residential Addresses: 1,789
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 38
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,751

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

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Brown City, MI 48416 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 4,922
Daytime Population: Workers 1,102
Daytime Population: Residents 2,745
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,847
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.78
Population in Households 4,892
Population in Familes 4,174
Population in Group Qrtrs 30
Population Density2 45
Diversity Index3 13


Median Household Income $45,725
Average Household Income $58,308
Per Capita Income $21,671


Total Housing Units 2,057 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,444 (70.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 376 (18.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 237 (11.5%)
Median Home Value $130,547
Average Home Value $159,886


Total Households 1,820
Average Household Size 2.69
Family Households 1,324
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 -0.16% -0.24%
Households -0.12% -0.2%
Families -0.28% -0.29%
Median Household Income   1.94%
Per Capita Income   2.88%

Brown City, MI 48416 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 48416 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 # 485 51st
Population Density # 737 25th
Diversity Index # 644 35th
Median Household Income # 602 39th
Per Capita Income # 760 23rd

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