Six Lakes, MI 48886 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 48886: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Six Lakes, MI 48886

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Montcalm County
  • Centroid: Latitude 43.417, Longitude -85.162
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 48886 has segments in 2 Counties (Mecosta, Montcalm).

  • Businesses Addresses: 39
  • PO Box Addresses: 87
  • Residential Addresses: 906
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 906

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

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Six Lakes, MI 48886 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,104
Daytime Population: Workers 173
Daytime Population: Residents 1,267
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,440
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.68
Population in Households 2,102
Population in Familes 1,724
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density2 66
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $36,259
Average Household Income $45,109
Per Capita Income $18,339


Total Housing Units 1,287 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 703 (54.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 151 (11.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 433 (33.6%)
Median Home Value $98,735
Average Home Value $136,024


Total Households 854
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 590
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 0.07% 0.15%
Households 0.16% 0.23%
Families -0.02% 0.14%
Median Household Income   0.96%
Per Capita Income   2.8%

Six Lakes, MI 48886 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 48886 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 # 683 31st
Population Density # 636 35th
Diversity Index # 797 20th
Median Household Income # 896 9th
Per Capita Income # 918 7th

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