Kalkaska, MI 49646 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 49646: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Kalkaska, MI 49646

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 373
  • Single Family Addresses: 3,166
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 241
  • County: Kalkaska County
  • Centroid: Latitude 44.738, Longitude -85.081
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Kalkaska, MI 49646 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 8,322
Daytime Population: Workers 4,483
Daytime Population: Residents 4,521
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 9,004
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.08
Population in Households 8,211
Population in Familes 6,412
Population in Group Qrtrs 111
Population Density2 35
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $41,585
Average Household Income $53,596
Per Capita Income $22,060


Total Housing Units 6,013 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,611 (43.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 790 (13.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,612 (43.4%)
Median Home Value $103,515
Average Home Value $123,669


Total Households 3,401
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 2,193
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.13% 0.1%
Households 0.09% 0.05%
Families -0.13% -0.09%
Median Household Income   1.24%
Per Capita Income   2.11%

Kalkaska, MI 49646 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 49646 to the other 984 ZIP Codes in Michigan by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 364 63rd
Population Density # 781 21st
Diversity Index # 707 29th
Median Household Income # 755 23rd
Per Capita Income # 732 26th

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