Republic, MI 49879 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 49879: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Republic, MI 49879

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 35
  • Single Family Addresses: 461
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 32
  • County: Marquette County
  • Centroid: Latitude 46.279, Longitude -88.137
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 49879 has segments in 2 Counties (Iron, Marquette).

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Republic, MI 49879 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,051
Daytime Population: Workers 151
Daytime Population: Residents 709
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 860
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.82
Population in Households 1,051
Population in Familes 816
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 10
Diversity Index3 7


Median Household Income $47,821
Average Household Income $55,215
Per Capita Income $26,793


Total Housing Units 1,058 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 447 (42.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 63 ( 6.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 548 (51.8%)
Median Home Value $84,079
Average Home Value $119,687


Total Households 510
Average Household Size 2.06
Family Households 317
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% 0.27%
Households 0.84% 0.39%
Families 0.58% 0.25%
Median Household Income   1.55%
Per Capita Income   2.27%

Republic, MI 49879 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 49879 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 # 812 17th
Population Density # 911 8th
Diversity Index # 921 7th
Median Household Income # 528 46th
Per Capita Income # 379 62nd

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