Howell, MI 48855 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 48855: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Howell, MI 48855

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Livingston County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.62, Longitude -83.917
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 159
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 5,963
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 84
    • Single Family Addresses: 5,879

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

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Howell, MI 48855 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 15,570
Daytime Population: Workers 4,232
Daytime Population: Residents 7,633
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 11,865
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.76
Population in Households 15,543
Population in Familes 13,428
Population in Group Qrtrs 27
Population Density2 163
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $73,069
Average Household Income $82,126
Per Capita Income $29,718


Total Housing Units 6,038 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,800 (79.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 825 (13.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 413 ( 6.8%)
Median Home Value $209,255
Average Home Value $233,661


Total Households 5,625
Average Household Size 2.76
Family Households 4,218
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 0.63% 0.83%
Households 0.7% 0.89%
Families 0.54% 0.78%
Median Household Income   1.5%
Per Capita Income   2.46%

Howell, MI 48855 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 48855 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 # 246 75th
Population Density # 418 58th
Diversity Index # 735 25th
Median Household Income # 85 91st
Per Capita Income # 239 76th

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