Tawas City, MI 48763 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 48763: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Tawas City, MI 48763

Acceptable Alternative
Alabaster, MI 48763

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Iosco County
  • Centroid: Latitude 44.266, Longitude -83.563
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 48763 has segments in 2 Counties (Arenac, Iosco).

  • Businesses Addresses: 123
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 2,291
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 2,291

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

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Tawas City, MI 48763 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 4,813
Daytime Population: Workers 2,290
Daytime Population: Residents 2,808
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 5,098
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.06
Population in Households 4,520
Population in Familes 3,568
Population in Group Qrtrs 293
Population Density2 55
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $43,784
Average Household Income $56,771
Per Capita Income $24,817


Total Housing Units 3,097 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,702 (55.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 320 (10.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,075 (34.7%)
Median Home Value $108,418
Average Home Value $152,673


Total Households 2,022
Average Household Size 2.24
Family Households 1,323
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% -0.21%
Households -0.18% -0.14%
Families -0.37% -0.29%
Median Household Income   1.63%
Per Capita Income   2.75%

Tawas City, MI 48763 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 48763 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 # 490 50th
Population Density # 681 31st
Diversity Index # 823 16th
Median Household Income # 668 32nd
Per Capita Income # 508 49th

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