Bay City, MI 48708 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 48708: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Bay City, MI 48708

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Bay County
  • Centroid: Latitude 43.582, Longitude -83.869
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 845
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 11,644
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,142
    • Single Family Addresses: 10,502

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

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Bay City, MI 48708 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 26,712
Daytime Population: Workers 13,514
Daytime Population: Residents 15,184
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 28,698
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.07
Population in Households 26,197
Population in Familes 19,744
Population in Group Qrtrs 515
Population Density2 983
Diversity Index3 36


Median Household Income $38,319
Average Household Income $49,997
Per Capita Income $21,179


Total Housing Units 12,473 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,387 (59.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,641 (29.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,445 (11.6%)
Median Home Value $82,487
Average Home Value $114,075


Total Households 11,028
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 6,518
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 -0.28% -0.44%
Households -0.25% -0.44%
Families -0.5% -0.59%
Median Household Income   1.02%
Per Capita Income   2.32%

Bay City, MI 48708 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 48708 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 # 114 89th
Population Density # 222 78th
Diversity Index # 193 80th
Median Household Income # 848 14th
Per Capita Income # 792 20th

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