Sturgis, MI 49091 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 49091: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Sturgis, MI 49091

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 640
  • Single Family Addresses: 7,124
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 867
  • County: St. Joseph County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.815, Longitude -85.431
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Sturgis, MI 49091 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 19,770
Population in Households 19,575
Population in Familes 15,982
Population in Group Qrtrs 195
Population Density1 224
Diversity Index2 49


Total Households 7,472
Average Household Size 2.62
Family Households 5,094
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 8,890 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,142 (57.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,330 (26.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,418 (16.0%)
Median Home Value $116,301
Average Home Value $149,086


Median Household Income $43,657
Average Household Income $57,691
Per Capita Income $21,920
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.05% 0.13%
Households 0.12% 0.18%
Families -0.05% 0.08%
Median Household Income   2.76%
Per Capita Income   1.98%
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.

Sturgis, MI 49091 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 49091 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 # 196 80th
Population Density1 # 373 62nd
Diversity Index2 # 95 91st
Median Household Income # 590 40th
Per Capita Income # 663 33rd

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