Otsego, MI 49078 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 49078: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Otsego, MI 49078

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 198
  • Single Family Addresses: 3,601
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 78
  • County: Allegan County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.469, Longitude -85.714
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 49078 has segments in 3 Counties (Allegan, Kalamazoo, Van Buren).

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Otsego, MI 49078 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 9,270
Daytime Population: Workers 3,295
Daytime Population: Residents 4,922
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 8,217
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.89
Population in Households 9,223
Population in Familes 7,637
Population in Group Qrtrs 47
Population Density2 185
Diversity Index3 15


Median Household Income $51,088
Average Household Income $62,707
Per Capita Income $24,444


Total Housing Units 3,867 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,759 (71.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 841 (21.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 267 ( 6.9%)
Median Home Value $140,808
Average Home Value $159,333


Total Households 3,600
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 2,547
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 0.47% 0.6%
Households 0.47% 0.59%
Families 0.29% 0.47%
Median Household Income   0.76%
Per Capita Income   2.07%

Otsego, MI 49078 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 49078 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 # 339 66th
Population Density # 396 60th
Diversity Index # 515 48th
Median Household Income # 426 57th
Per Capita Income # 538 45th

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