Lyons, MI 48851 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 48851: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Lyons, MI 48851

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Ionia County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.957, Longitude -84.943
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 12
  • PO Box Addresses: 37
  • Residential Addresses: 888
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 888

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

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Lyons, MI 48851 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,485
Daytime Population: Workers 112
Daytime Population: Residents 1,378
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,490
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.60
Population in Households 2,484
Population in Familes 2,089
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 75
Diversity Index3 17


Median Household Income $53,717
Average Household Income $62,055
Per Capita Income $23,051


Total Housing Units 988 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 762 (77.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 161 (16.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 65 ( 6.6%)
Median Home Value $107,931
Average Home Value $135,860


Total Households 923
Average Household Size 2.69
Family Households 669
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 0.7% 0.67%
Households 0.61% 0.6%
Families 0.44% 0.53%
Median Household Income   0.77%
Per Capita Income   1.88%

Lyons, MI 48851 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 48851 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 # 641 35th
Population Density # 598 39th
Diversity Index # 444 55th
Median Household Income # 334 66th
Per Capita Income # 651 34th

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