Chatham, MI 49816 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 49816: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Chatham, MI 49816

Acceptable Alternative
Limestone, MI 49816

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 34
  • Single Family Addresses: 117
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Alger County
  • Centroid: Latitude 46.288, Longitude -86.76
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

Neighborhood Data

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Chatham, MI 49816 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 315
Population in Households 282
Population in Familes 229
Population in Group Qrtrs 33
Population Density1 6
Diversity Index2 24


Total Households 127
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 84
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 257 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 115 (44.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 12 ( 4.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 130 (50.6%)
Median Home Value $128,448
Average Home Value $161,087


Median Household Income $42,571
Average Household Income $51,420
Per Capita Income $21,360
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.31% 0.25%
Households 0.3% 0.31%
Families 0.23% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.01%
Per Capita Income   1.98%
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.


Chatham, MI 49816 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 49816 to the other 975 ZIP Codes in Michigan by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 906 7th
Population Density1 # 939 4th
Diversity Index2 # 291 70th
Median Household Income # 563 42nd
Per Capita Income # 633 35th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Michigan Census Data Comparison Tool.