Alma, MI 48801 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 48801: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Alma, MI 48801

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Gratiot County
  • Centroid: Latitude 43.376, Longitude -84.665
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 48801 has segments in 2 Counties (Gratiot, Isabella).

  • Businesses Addresses: 510
  • PO Box Addresses: 137
  • Residential Addresses: 4,917
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 333
    • Single Family Addresses: 4,584

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

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  1. 48801 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 48801 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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  3. Michigan Data Comparison Tool - 2018 Demographics

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Alma, MI 48801 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 12,577
Population in Households 11,231
Population in Familes 8,578
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,346
Population Density2 184
Diversity Index3 27


Median Household Income $43,856
Average Household Income $58,853
Per Capita Income $23,579


Total Housing Units 5,254 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,873 (54.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,898 (36.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 483 ( 9.2%)
Median Home Value $87,894
Average Home Value $113,113


Total Households 4,771
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 2,964
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 -0.2% -0.23%
Households -0.05% -0.19%
Families -0.29% -0.35%
Median Household Income   2.75%
Per Capita Income   2.67%

Alma, MI 48801 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 48801 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 # 283 71st
Population Density # 384 61st
Diversity Index # 269 73rd
Median Household Income # 699 29th
Per Capita Income # 664 32nd

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