Lake Linden, MI 49945 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 49945: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Lake Linden, MI 49945

Acceptable Alternative
Gay, MI 49945

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 54
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,446
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 72
  • County: Houghton County
  • Centroid: Latitude 47.175, Longitude -88.411
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 49945 has segments in 2 Counties (Houghton, Keweenaw).

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Lake Linden, MI 49945 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,841
Population in Households 2,787
Population in Familes 2,203
Population in Group Qrtrs 54
Population Density1 28
Diversity Index2 6


Total Households 1,265
Average Household Size 2.2
Family Households 795
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,211 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,052 (47.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 213 ( 9.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 946 (42.8%)
Median Home Value $87,975
Average Home Value $135,789


Median Household Income $40,525
Average Household Income $57,511
Per Capita Income $25,830
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.59% -0.01%
Households 0.33% -0.19%
Families 0.16% -0.3%
Median Household Income   1.96%
Per Capita Income   2.09%
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.

Lake Linden, MI 49945 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 49945 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 # 608 39th
Population Density1 # 826 16th
Diversity Index2 # 942 5th
Median Household Income # 708 28th
Per Capita Income # 366 63rd

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