Alpha, MI 49902 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 49902: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Alpha, MI 49902

  • ZIP Code Type: PO BOX
  • Businesses Addresses: 6
  • Single Family Addresses: 1
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Iron County
  • Centroid: Latitude 46.017, Longitude -88.305
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Alpha, MI 49902 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 146
Daytime Population: Workers 35
Daytime Population: Residents 96
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 131
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.90
Population in Households 137
Population in Familes 100
Population in Group Qrtrs 9
Population Density2 149
Diversity Index3 5


Median Household Income $38,668
Average Household Income $54,274
Per Capita Income $34,310


Total Housing Units 132 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 75 (56.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 12 ( 9.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 45 (34.1%)
Median Home Value $106,818
Average Home Value $135,667


Total Households 87
Average Household Size 1.57
Family Households 50
Average Family Size 2
  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 0.09% -0.14%
Households 0.32% 0.0%
Families 0.28% -0.4%
Median Household Income   1.23%
Per Capita Income   2.92%

Alpha, MI 49902 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 49902 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 # 929 6th
Population Density # 433 56th
Diversity Index # 959 3rd
Median Household Income # 840 15th
Per Capita Income # 127 87th

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