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, 2017)


Total Population 2,690
Daytime Population: Workers 515
Daytime Population: Residents 1,703
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,218
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.82
Population in Households 2,638
Population in Familes 2,085
Population in Group Qrtrs 52
Population Density2 26
Diversity Index3 6


Median Household Income $43,133
Average Household Income $62,474
Per Capita Income $28,538


Total Housing Units 2,152 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,014 (47.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 205 ( 9.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 933 (43.4%)
Median Home Value $94,669
Average Home Value $140,705


Total Households 1,219
Average Household Size 2.16
Family Households 766
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 0.3% -0.04%
Households 0.26% -0.07%
Families 0.07% -0.18%
Median Household Income   1.56%
Per Capita Income   2.42%

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

The table below compares 49945 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 # 621 37th
Population Density # 830 16th
Diversity Index # 946 4th
Median Household Income # 693 30th
Per Capita Income # 286 71st

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