Howard City, MI 49329 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 49329: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Howard City, MI 49329

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 148
  • Single Family Addresses: 3,143
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 40
  • County: Montcalm County
  • Centroid: Latitude 43.412, Longitude -85.46
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 49329 has segments in 2 Counties (Montcalm, Newaygo).

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Howard City, MI 49329 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 8,594
Population in Households 8,583
Population in Familes 7,236
Population in Group Qrtrs 11
Population Density1 107
Diversity Index2 12


Total Households 3,141
Average Household Size 2.73
Family Households 2,310
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,527 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,556 (72.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 585 (16.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 386 (10.9%)
Median Home Value $102,439
Average Home Value $126,995


Median Household Income $45,842
Average Household Income $54,301
Per Capita Income $19,875
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.44% 0.33%
Households 0.58% 0.41%
Families 0.43% 0.31%
Median Household Income   2.62%
Per Capita Income   2.04%
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.

Howard City, MI 49329 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 49329 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 # 354 64th
Population Density1 # 511 48th
Diversity Index2 # 672 32nd
Median Household Income # 520 47th
Per Capita Income # 821 17th

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