North Branch, MI 48461 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 48461: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
North Branch, MI 48461

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Lapeer County
  • Centroid: Latitude 43.211, Longitude -83.213
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 124
  • PO Box Addresses: 150
  • Residential Addresses: 2,967
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 92
    • Single Family Addresses: 2,875

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

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North Branch, MI 48461 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 8,275
Daytime Population: Workers 1,594
Daytime Population: Residents 4,574
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 6,168
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.75
Population in Households 8,236
Population in Familes 7,232
Population in Group Qrtrs 39
Population Density2 103
Diversity Index3 13


Median Household Income $51,758
Average Household Income $64,897
Per Capita Income $22,875


Total Housing Units 3,156 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,428 (76.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 472 (15.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 256 ( 8.1%)
Median Home Value $139,749
Average Home Value $161,512


Total Households 2,900
Average Household Size 2.84
Family Households 2,249
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 0.06% 0.14%
Households 0.21% 0.21%
Families 0.07% 0.12%
Median Household Income   1.83%
Per Capita Income   3.25%

North Branch, MI 48461 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 48461 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 # 366 63rd
Population Density # 519 47th
Diversity Index # 604 39th
Median Household Income # 393 60th
Per Capita Income # 663 33rd

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