East Lansing, MI 48823 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 48823: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
East Lansing, MI 48823

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Ingham County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.745, Longitude -84.471
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 48823 has segments in 2 Counties (Clinton, Ingham).

  • Businesses Addresses: 1,277
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 23,212
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 9,710
    • Single Family Addresses: 13,502

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

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East Lansing, MI 48823 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 57,912
Daytime Population: Workers 21,187
Daytime Population: Residents 30,508
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 51,695
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.89
Population in Households 52,412
Population in Familes 23,425
Population in Group Qrtrs 5,500
Population Density2 2,613
Diversity Index3 43


Median Household Income $37,571
Average Household Income $65,375
Per Capita Income $26,850


Total Housing Units 24,475 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,739 (35.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 14,427 (58.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,309 ( 5.3%)
Median Home Value $210,381
Average Home Value $242,611


Total Households 23,166
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 8,235
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 1.07% 0.86%
Households 1.06% 0.88%
Families 0.52% 0.52%
Median Household Income   1.47%
Per Capita Income   2.25%

East Lansing, MI 48823 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 48823 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 # 3 100th
Population Density # 122 88th
Diversity Index # 144 85th
Median Household Income # 866 12th
Per Capita Income # 373 62nd

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