Whittemore, MI 48770 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 48770: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Whittemore, MI 48770

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 30
  • Single Family Addresses: 657
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 22
  • County: Iosco County
  • Centroid: Latitude 44.235, Longitude -83.811
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 48770 has segments in 3 Counties (Arenac, Iosco, Ogemaw).

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Whittemore, MI 48770 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,761
Population in Households 1,759
Population in Familes 1,387
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density1 27
Diversity Index2 14


Total Households 741
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 485
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,088 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 612 (56.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 129 (11.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 347 (31.9%)
Median Home Value $93,583
Average Home Value $143,505


Median Household Income $33,239
Average Household Income $47,275
Per Capita Income $19,904
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.53% -0.24%
Households -0.36% -0.11%
Families -0.55% -0.29%
Median Household Income   1.37%
Per Capita Income   1.97%
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.

Whittemore, MI 48770 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 48770 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 # 716 28th
Population Density1 # 832 16th
Diversity Index2 # 559 43rd
Median Household Income # 909 8th
Per Capita Income # 817 17th

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