Wells, MI 49894 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 49894: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Wells, MI 49894

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 36
  • Single Family Addresses: 221
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Delta County
  • Centroid: Latitude 45.778, Longitude -87.075
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Wells, MI 49894 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 655
Population in Households 655
Population in Familes 520
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 881
Diversity Index2 12


Total Households 295
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 193
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 307 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 240 (78.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 55 (17.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 12 ( 3.9%)
Median Home Value $84,173
Average Home Value $96,354


Median Household Income $41,512
Average Household Income $49,748
Per Capita Income $22,405
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.96% 0.6%
Households 0.95% 0.54%
Families 0.85% 0.41%
Median Household Income   2.62%
Per Capita Income   2.02%
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.

Wells, MI 49894 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 49894 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 # 863 13th
Population Density1 # 233 76th
Diversity Index2 # 685 31st
Median Household Income # 667 33rd
Per Capita Income # 622 37th

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