Michigan Center, MI 49254 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 49254: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Michigan Center, MI 49254

Acceptable Alternative
Michigan Ctr, MI 49254

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 181
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,431
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 5
  • County: Jackson County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.228, Longitude -84.325
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Michigan Center, MI 49254 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 3,638
Population in Households 3,638
Population in Familes 2,840
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,106
Diversity Index2 13


Total Households 1,531
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 994
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,724 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,231 (71.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 300 (17.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 193 (11.2%)
Median Home Value $119,788
Average Home Value $147,096


Median Household Income $47,916
Average Household Income $54,076
Per Capita Income $22,757
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.21% 0.21%
Households 0.32% 0.25%
Families 0.13% 0.12%
Median Household Income   2.35%
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.

Michigan Center, MI 49254 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 49254 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 # 551 44th
Population Density1 # 212 79th
Diversity Index2 # 633 36th
Median Household Income # 466 53rd
Per Capita Income # 583 41st

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