Iron Mountain, MI 49801 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 49801: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Iron Mountain, MI 49801

Not Acceptable, USPS
E Kingsford, MI 49801
East Kingsford, MI 49801
Iron Mtn, MI 49801
Kingsford, MI 49801

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 799
  • Single Family Addresses: 5,053
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 155
  • County: Dickinson County
  • Centroid: Latitude 45.818, Longitude -88.067
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Iron Mountain, MI 49801 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 11,563
Population in Households 11,366
Population in Familes 8,959
Population in Group Qrtrs 197
Population Density1 119
Diversity Index2 12


Total Households 5,125
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 3,232
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 5,885 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,971 (67.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,154 (19.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 760 (12.9%)
Median Home Value $92,680
Average Home Value $134,859


Median Household Income $48,981
Average Household Income $64,085
Per Capita Income $28,604
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.02% -0.01%
Households 0.24% 0.12%
Families 0.04% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.56%
Per Capita Income   2.0%
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.

Iron Mountain, MI 49801 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 49801 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 # 298 70th
Population Density1 # 486 51st
Diversity Index2 # 694 30th
Median Household Income # 449 55th
Per Capita Income # 230 77th

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