Shepherd, MI 48883 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 48883: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Shepherd, MI 48883

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Isabella County
  • Centroid: Latitude 43.524, Longitude -84.731
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 48883 has segments in 3 Counties (Gratiot, Isabella, Midland).

  • Businesses Addresses: 102
  • PO Box Addresses: 299
  • Residential Addresses: 2,581
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 77
    • Single Family Addresses: 2,504

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

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Shepherd, MI 48883 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 7,153
Daytime Population: Workers 1,006
Daytime Population: Residents 3,869
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,875
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.68
Population in Households 7,140
Population in Familes 5,946
Population in Group Qrtrs 13
Population Density2 61
Diversity Index3 20


Median Household Income $51,368
Average Household Income $61,045
Per Capita Income $23,307


Total Housing Units 3,036 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,199 (72.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 529 (17.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 308 (10.1%)
Median Home Value $120,372
Average Home Value $144,941


Total Households 2,728
Average Household Size 2.62
Family Households 1,967
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 0.21% 0.3%
Households 0.23% 0.31%
Families 0.09% 0.23%
Median Household Income   0.72%
Per Capita Income   2.04%

Shepherd, MI 48883 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 48883 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 # 397 60th
Population Density # 659 33rd
Diversity Index # 377 62nd
Median Household Income # 411 58th
Per Capita Income # 631 36th

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