Harbor Springs, MI 49740 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 49740: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Harbor Springs, MI 49740

Acceptable Alternative
Harbor Point, MI 49740
Harbor Spgs, MI 49740
Wequetonsing, MI 49740

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 518
  • Single Family Addresses: 4,175
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 139
  • County: Emmet County
  • Centroid: Latitude 45.531, Longitude -85.005
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Harbor Springs, MI 49740 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 7,148
Population in Households 7,028
Population in Familes 5,648
Population in Group Qrtrs 120
Population Density1 56
Diversity Index2 15


Total Households 3,104
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 2,033
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 6,384 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,549 (39.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 555 ( 8.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,280 (51.4%)
Median Home Value $245,663
Average Home Value $345,459


Median Household Income $58,940
Average Household Income $83,620
Per Capita Income $36,577
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.3% 0.45%
Households 0.24% 0.41%
Families 0.02% 0.25%
Median Household Income   2.21%
Per Capita Income   1.9%
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.

Harbor Springs, MI 49740 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 49740 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 # 398 60th
Population Density1 # 691 30th
Diversity Index2 # 528 47th
Median Household Income # 195 80th
Per Capita Income # 76 92nd

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