Palmer, MI 49871 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 49871: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Palmer, MI 49871

  • ZIP Code Type: PO BOX
  • Businesses Addresses: 9
  • Single Family Addresses: 1
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Marquette County
  • Centroid: Latitude 46.44, Longitude -87.59
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Palmer, MI 49871 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 373
Daytime Population: Workers 36
Daytime Population: Residents 264
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 300
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.80
Population in Households 368
Population in Familes 299
Population in Group Qrtrs 5
Population Density2 4,746
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $38,377
Average Household Income $48,387
Per Capita Income $20,400


Total Housing Units 176 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 136 (77.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 20 (11.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 20 (11.4%)
Median Home Value $73,571
Average Home Value $90,993


Total Households 156
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 107
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.72% -0.54%
Households -0.6% -0.52%
Families -0.75% -0.57%
Median Household Income   1.15%
Per Capita Income   2.11%

Palmer, MI 49871 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 49871 to the other 984 ZIP Codes in Michigan by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 899 9th
Population Density # 41 96th
Diversity Index # 827 17th
Median Household Income # 845 14th
Per Capita Income # 838 15th

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