Zip Code 48470 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameRuth
Zip Code StateMichigan
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Huron
Area Code989
Current Population:784
Racial Majority:White 96.4%
Unemployment Rate:4.4%
Median Household Income$41015
Average Adjusted Gross Income$41250
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time22.7 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range705 - 810 ft.
Area46 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)43.73825400, -82.76638800

Zip Code 48470 Description

Zip Code 48470 is located in the state of Michigan in the Flint - Saginaw metro area. Zip code 48470 is primarily located in Huron County. The official US Postal Service name for 48470 is RUTH, Michigan. Portions of zip code 48470 are contained within or border the city limits of . The area code for zip code 48470 is 989. 48470 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Michigan.

The current unemployment level in 48470 is 4.4% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 4.3% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 4.4% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 4.8%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 48470 decreased to 784 from 921 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 48470 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 48470 public schools is . % of students in 48470 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 722 96.4% 753 -4%
 Black Or African American 0 0% 17 -100%
 Hispanic 10 1.34% 9 +11%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 4 0.53% 0 +0%
 Asian 0 0% 0 +0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 0 0% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 5 1.74% 5 +160%

Zip Code 48470 Race/Ethnicity

 White %
 Black Or African American %
 Hispanic %
 Asian %
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander %
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native %
 Two or More Races %

Zip Code 48470 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population784921
Male Population50.60%
Female Population49.40%
Total Households310
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$41015
Income Under $50K Per Year59.10%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year32.40%
Income Above $100K Per Year8.50%
48470 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Michigan District 10Paul MitchellRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All Michigan Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$69000
Average Real Estate Sale Price$109121
Current Unemployment Level 4.4%
Previous Month Unemployment Level5.3%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago4.7%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 5b: -15F to -10F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfb - Humid Continental Mild Summer, Wet All Year
Ecoregion 57e - Saginaw Lake Plain
Average First Frost DatesOctober 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesMay 1 - 10

Zip Code 48470 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)14152333445359575040312137
Avg Max Temp (°F)28303951647379776958443354
Avg Precip (In.)2.211.732.312.742.882.882.913.463.872.612.852.4132.85
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
CBSA Population0
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Detroit
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours