South Haven, MI 49090 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 49090: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
South Haven, MI 49090

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 690
  • Single Family Addresses: 7,077
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 346
  • County: Van Buren County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.387, Longitude -86.258
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 49090 has segments in 2 Counties (Allegan, Van Buren).

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South Haven, MI 49090 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 13,774
Population in Households 13,597
Population in Familes 10,822
Population in Group Qrtrs 177
Population Density1 175
Diversity Index2 46


Total Households 5,713
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 3,704
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 8,649 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,130 (47.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,583 (18.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,936 (33.9%)
Median Home Value $159,937
Average Home Value $231,677


Median Household Income $43,471
Average Household Income $60,466
Per Capita Income $25,431
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.03% 0.1%
Households 0.11% 0.15%
Families -0.09% 0.02%
Median Household Income   1.81%
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.

South Haven, MI 49090 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 49090 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 # 269 73rd
Population Density1 # 409 59th
Diversity Index2 # 112 89th
Median Household Income # 596 40th
Per Capita Income # 385 61st

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