Merrill, MI 48637 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 48637: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Merrill, MI 48637

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Saginaw County
  • Centroid: Latitude 43.398, Longitude -84.322
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 48637 has segments in 3 Counties (Gratiot, Midland, Saginaw).

  • Businesses Addresses: 72
  • PO Box Addresses: 271
  • Residential Addresses: 1,107
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,107

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

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Merrill, MI 48637 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,580
Daytime Population: Workers 549
Daytime Population: Residents 1,879
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,428
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.68
Population in Households 3,569
Population in Familes 3,040
Population in Group Qrtrs 11
Population Density2 46
Diversity Index3 15


Median Household Income $52,569
Average Household Income $64,596
Per Capita Income $25,401


Total Housing Units 1,481 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,231 (83.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 172 (11.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 78 ( 5.3%)
Median Home Value $119,424
Average Home Value $151,767


Total Households 1,403
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 1,047
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 -0.03% -0.33%
Households 0.13% -0.23%
Families -0.07% -0.33%
Median Household Income   1.95%
Per Capita Income   3.11%

Merrill, MI 48637 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 48637 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 # 556 44th
Population Density # 731 26th
Diversity Index # 542 46th
Median Household Income # 366 63rd
Per Capita Income # 479 51st

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