Homer, MI 49245 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 49245: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Homer, MI 49245

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 92
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,615
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 182
  • County: Calhoun County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.151, Longitude -84.812
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 49245 has segments in 3 Counties (Branch, Calhoun, Hillsdale).

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Homer, MI 49245 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 4,466
Population in Households 4,459
Population in Familes 3,745
Population in Group Qrtrs 7
Population Density1 50
Diversity Index2 12


Total Households 1,631
Average Household Size 2.73
Family Households 1,205
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,923 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,232 (64.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 399 (20.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 292 (15.2%)
Median Home Value $99,138
Average Home Value $153,308


Median Household Income $41,486
Average Household Income $54,451
Per Capita Income $19,932
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.39% -0.23%
Households -0.37% -0.21%
Families -0.53% -0.32%
Median Household Income   1.27%
Per Capita Income   1.96%
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.

Homer, MI 49245 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 49245 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 # 509 49th
Population Density1 # 715 28th
Diversity Index2 # 704 29th
Median Household Income # 669 32nd
Per Capita Income # 814 18th

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