Pleasant Lake, MI 49272 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 49272: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Pleasant Lake, MI 49272

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 38
  • Single Family Addresses: 915
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Jackson County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.396, Longitude -84.344
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Pleasant Lake, MI 49272 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,286
Population in Households 2,280
Population in Familes 1,900
Population in Group Qrtrs 6
Population Density1 182
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 940
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 673
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,066 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 841 (78.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 99 ( 9.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 126 (11.8%)
Median Home Value $173,732
Average Home Value $185,107


Median Household Income $60,031
Average Household Income $66,089
Per Capita Income $27,260
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.35% 0.3%
Households 0.5% 0.38%
Families 0.34% 0.27%
Median Household Income   3.6%
Per Capita Income   2.53%
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.

Pleasant Lake, MI 49272 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 49272 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 # 656 34th
Population Density1 # 401 60th
Diversity Index2 # 774 22nd
Median Household Income # 181 82nd
Per Capita Income # 286 71st

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