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, 2017)


Total Population 1,778
Daytime Population: Workers 298
Daytime Population: Residents 1,082
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,380
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.78
Population in Households 1,777
Population in Familes 1,398
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 28
Diversity Index3 14


Median Household Income $34,610
Average Household Income $50,366
Per Capita Income $21,226


Total Housing Units 1,075 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 615 (57.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 134 (12.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 326 (30.3%)
Median Home Value $95,395
Average Home Value $138,374


Total Households 749
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 488
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 -0.15% -0.16%
Households -0.02% -0.03%
Families -0.22% -0.21%
Median Household Income   2.5%
Per Capita Income   3.2%

Whittemore, MI 48770 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 48770 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 # 713 28th
Population Density # 821 17th
Diversity Index # 551 43rd
Median Household Income # 913 7th
Per Capita Income # 790 20th

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