Saginaw, MI 48609 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 48609: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Saginaw, MI 48609

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Saginaw County
  • Centroid: Latitude 43.411, Longitude -84.09
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 255
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 5,358
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 793
    • Single Family Addresses: 4,565

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

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  1. 48609 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 48609 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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Saginaw, MI 48609 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 12,212
Population in Households 12,106
Population in Familes 9,952
Population in Group Qrtrs 106
Population Density2 302
Diversity Index3 17


Median Household Income $58,303
Average Household Income $77,960
Per Capita Income $32,952


Total Housing Units 5,382 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,399 (81.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 725 (13.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 258 ( 4.8%)
Median Home Value $141,996
Average Home Value $178,643


Total Households 5,124
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 3,499
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.17% -0.41%
Households -0.02% -0.31%
Families -0.26% -0.46%
Median Household Income   3.06%
Per Capita Income   3.71%

Saginaw, MI 48609 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 48609 to the other 978 ZIP Codes in Michigan by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 290 70th
Population Density # 330 66th
Diversity Index # 456 54th
Median Household Income # 261 73rd
Per Capita Income # 186 81st

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