Watton, MI 49970 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 49970: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Watton, MI 49970

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 3
  • Single Family Addresses: 98
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Baraga County
  • Centroid: Latitude 46.502, Longitude -88.62
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Watton, MI 49970 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 269
Population in Households 264
Population in Familes 212
Population in Group Qrtrs 5
Population Density1 3
Diversity Index2 17


Total Households 132
Average Household Size 2.0
Family Households 86
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 277 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 118 (42.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 14 ( 5.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 145 (52.3%)
Median Home Value $92,188
Average Home Value $117,585


Median Household Income $46,416
Average Household Income $52,303
Per Capita Income $25,970
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.06% -0.22%
Households 0.12% -0.15%
Families 0.0% -0.23%
Median Household Income   1.99%
Per Capita Income   1.96%
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.

Watton, MI 49970 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 49970 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 # 914 7th
Population Density1 # 962 3rd
Diversity Index2 # 450 55th
Median Household Income # 496 50th
Per Capita Income # 353 64th

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