Ionia, MI 48846 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 48846: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Ionia, MI 48846

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Ionia County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.985, Longitude -85.064
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 513
  • PO Box Addresses: 88
  • Residential Addresses: 6,206
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 469
    • Single Family Addresses: 5,737

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

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Ionia, MI 48846 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 20,631
Daytime Population: Workers 9,691
Daytime Population: Residents 9,170
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 18,861
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.91
Population in Households 15,379
Population in Familes 12,430
Population in Group Qrtrs 5,252
Population Density2 193
Diversity Index3 43


Median Household Income $43,141
Average Household Income $52,811
Per Capita Income $17,000


Total Housing Units 6,810 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,141 (60.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,785 (26.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 884 (13.0%)
Median Home Value $105,732
Average Home Value $140,371


Total Households 5,926
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 4,041
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 0.31% 0.35%
Households 0.36% 0.42%
Families 0.18% 0.3%
Median Household Income   1.01%
Per Capita Income   1.66%

Ionia, MI 48846 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 48846 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 # 190 81st
Population Density # 388 61st
Diversity Index # 145 85th
Median Household Income # 692 30th
Per Capita Income # 934 5th

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