Whittemore, MI 48770 ZIP Code Profile

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Preferred City Name & Primary Data

Preferred Name, USPS
Whittemore, MI 48770

Primary Data:

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 34
  • Single Family Addresses: 644
  • 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).

Whittemore, MI 48770 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 48770 to the other 958 ZIP Codes in Michigan by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 709 26th
Population Density1 # 799 17th
Diversity Index2 # 538 44th
Median Household Income # 869 9th
Per Capita Income # 853 11th

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Whittemore, MI 48770 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 1,807
Population in Households 1,806
Population in Familes 1,430
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 28
Diversity Index2 14


Total Households 752
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 492
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,050 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 618 (58.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 134 (12.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 298 (28.4%)
Median Home Value $84,318
Average Home Value $112,095


Median Household Income $32,478
Average Household Income $42,925
Per Capita Income $17,866
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.12% -0.1%
Households 0.03% 0.08%
Families -0.24% -0.08%
Median Household Income   2.92%
Per Capita Income   2.15%
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.

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