Houghton Lake Heights, MI 48630 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 48630: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Houghton Lake Heights, MI 48630

Acceptable Alternative
Hghtn Lk Hts, MI 48630
Htn Lk Hghts, MI 48630

  • ZIP Code Type: PO BOX
  • Businesses Addresses: 11
  • Single Family Addresses: 1
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Roscommon County
  • Centroid: Latitude 44.325, Longitude -84.774
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Houghton Lake Heights, MI 48630 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 128
Population in Households 128
Population in Familes 86
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,309
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 65
Average Household Size 1.97
Family Households 33
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 226 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 45 (19.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 20 ( 8.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 161 (71.2%)
Median Home Value $120,833
Average Home Value $213,333


Median Household Income $26,923
Average Household Income $38,012
Per Capita Income $19,303
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.25% -0.16%
Households 0.0% 0.0%
Families -0.48% -0.61%
Median Household Income   -1.11%
Per Capita Income   2.39%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Houghton Lake Heights, MI 48630 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 48630 to the other 987 ZIP Codes in Michigan by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 929 6th
Population Density1 # 191 81st
Diversity Index2 # 855 13th
Median Household Income # 948 4th
Per Capita Income # 853 14th

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