Deford, MI 48729 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 48729: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Deford, MI 48729

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Tuscola County
  • Centroid: Latitude 43.492, Longitude -83.184
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 10
  • PO Box Addresses: 55
  • Residential Addresses: 577
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 577

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

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Deford, MI 48729 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,529
Daytime Population: Workers 37
Daytime Population: Residents 939
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 976
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.64
Population in Households 1,529
Population in Familes 1,297
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 35
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $47,663
Average Household Income $56,347
Per Capita Income $21,338


Total Housing Units 712 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 499 (70.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 80 (11.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 133 (18.7%)
Median Home Value $106,193
Average Home Value $124,499


Total Households 579
Average Household Size 2.64
Family Households 435
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 -0.27% -0.42%
Households -0.14% -0.35%
Families -0.31% -0.46%
Median Household Income   1.87%
Per Capita Income   2.86%

Deford, MI 48729 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 48729 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 # 750 24th
Population Density # 782 21st
Diversity Index # 863 12th
Median Household Income # 530 46th
Per Capita Income # 780 21st

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