Michigamme, MI 49861 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 49861: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Michigamme, MI 49861

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 22
  • Single Family Addresses: 238
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Marquette County
  • Centroid: Latitude 46.531, Longitude -88.086
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 49861 has segments in 2 Counties (Baraga, Marquette).

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Michigamme, MI 49861 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 631
Population in Households 627
Population in Familes 502
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density1 2
Diversity Index2 11


Total Households 290
Average Household Size 2.16
Family Households 192
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 980 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 262 (26.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 28 ( 2.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 690 (70.4%)
Median Home Value $85,484
Average Home Value $129,485


Median Household Income $40,929
Average Household Income $48,423
Per Capita Income $22,366
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.54% 0.31%
Households 0.79% 0.41%
Families 0.68% 0.21%
Median Household Income   1.69%
Per Capita Income   1.92%
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.

Michigamme, MI 49861 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 49861 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 # 866 12th
Population Density1 # 977 1st
Diversity Index2 # 742 26th
Median Household Income # 693 30th
Per Capita Income # 628 36th

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