Houghton Lake, MI 48629 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 48629: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Houghton Lake, MI 48629

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Roscommon County
  • Centroid: Latitude 44.325, Longitude -84.737
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 381
  • PO Box Addresses: 372
  • Residential Addresses: 4,828
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 73
    • Single Family Addresses: 4,755

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Database updated: August 1, 2018, Maps updated: August 1, 2018.

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  1. 48629 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 48629 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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Houghton Lake, MI 48629 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 7,638
Population in Households 7,544
Population in Familes 5,649
Population in Group Qrtrs 94
Population Density2 118
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $36,710
Average Household Income $49,936
Per Capita Income $23,634


Total Housing Units 7,172 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,773 (38.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 812 (11.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,587 (50.0%)
Median Home Value $123,775
Average Home Value $166,012


Total Households 3,585
Average Household Size 2.1
Family Households 2,211
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.0% -0.26%
Households 0.13% -0.11%
Families -0.11% -0.27%
Median Household Income   0.82%
Per Capita Income   1.89%

Houghton Lake, MI 48629 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 48629 to the other 978 ZIP Codes in Michigan by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 380 61st
Population Density # 470 52nd
Diversity Index # 852 13th
Median Household Income # 886 9th
Per Capita Income # 659 33rd

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