Ithaca, MI 48847 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 48847: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Ithaca, MI 48847

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Gratiot County
  • Centroid: Latitude 43.271, Longitude -84.592
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 247
  • PO Box Addresses: 71
  • Residential Addresses: 2,524
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 67
    • Single Family Addresses: 2,457

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

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Ithaca, MI 48847 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 5,787
Daytime Population: Workers 2,683
Daytime Population: Residents 2,958
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 5,641
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.97
Population in Households 5,630
Population in Familes 4,575
Population in Group Qrtrs 157
Population Density2 51
Diversity Index3 21


Median Household Income $48,588
Average Household Income $60,449
Per Capita Income $24,447


Total Housing Units 2,541 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,769 (69.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 541 (21.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 231 ( 9.1%)
Median Home Value $94,527
Average Home Value $117,665


Total Households 2,310
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 1,583
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 -0.4% -0.4%
Households -0.28% -0.33%
Families -0.46% -0.45%
Median Household Income   1.16%
Per Capita Income   2.3%

Ithaca, MI 48847 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 48847 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 # 447 55th
Population Density # 706 28th
Diversity Index # 343 65th
Median Household Income # 504 49th
Per Capita Income # 537 46th

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