Athens, MI 49011 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 49011: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Athens, MI 49011

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 64
  • Single Family Addresses: 706
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 8
  • County: Calhoun County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.099, Longitude -85.22
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 49011 has segments in 4 Counties (Branch, Calhoun, Kalamazoo, Saint Joseph).

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Athens, MI 49011 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,289
Population in Households 2,287
Population in Familes 1,911
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density1 72
Diversity Index2 14


Total Households 902
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 649
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 972 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 747 (76.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 155 (15.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 70 ( 7.2%)
Median Home Value $99,461
Average Home Value $131,325


Median Household Income $53,188
Average Household Income $60,336
Per Capita Income $23,796
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.0% 0.03%
Households 0.21% 0.13%
Families 0.05% 0.06%
Median Household Income   2.45%
Per Capita Income   2.23%
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.

Athens, MI 49011 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 49011 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 # 655 34th
Population Density1 # 613 38th
Diversity Index2 # 579 41st
Median Household Income # 314 68th
Per Capita Income # 507 49th

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