Indian River, MI 49749 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 49749: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Indian River, MI 49749

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 220
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,778
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Cheboygan County
  • Centroid: Latitude 45.425, Longitude -84.589
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Indian River, MI 49749 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 4,262
Population in Households 4,254
Population in Familes 3,384
Population in Group Qrtrs 8
Population Density1 58
Diversity Index2 13


Total Households 1,904
Average Household Size 2.23
Family Households 1,268
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,569 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,565 (43.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 339 ( 9.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,665 (46.7%)
Median Home Value $143,732
Average Home Value $218,275


Median Household Income $46,451
Average Household Income $60,227
Per Capita Income $26,938
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.18% -0.14%
Households -0.04% -0.03%
Families -0.23% -0.14%
Median Household Income   2.26%
Per Capita Income   2.15%
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.

Indian River, MI 49749 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 49749 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 # 520 47th
Population Density1 # 683 31st
Diversity Index2 # 637 36th
Median Household Income # 494 50th
Per Capita Income # 305 69th

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