Dowagiac, MI 49047 ZIP Code Profile

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Dowagiac, MI

ZIP Code 49047: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Dowagiac, MI 49047

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Cass County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.998, Longitude -86.111
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 49047 has segments in 3 Counties (Berrien, Cass, Van Buren).

  • Businesses Addresses: 440
  • PO Box Addresses: 250
  • Residential Addresses: 6,347
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 276
    • Single Family Addresses: 6,071

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Database updated: May 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Dowagiac, MI 49047 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 14,621
Daytime Population: Workers 5,047
Daytime Population: Residents 8,341
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 13,388
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.92
Population in Households 14,378
Population in Familes 11,597
Population in Group Qrtrs 243
Population Density2 121
Diversity Index3 42


Median Household Income $39,107
Average Household Income $52,849
Per Capita Income $21,120


Total Housing Units 7,871 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,061 (51.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,654 (21.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,156 (27.4%)
Median Home Value $114,708
Average Home Value $165,587


Total Households 5,715
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 3,834
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 0.13% 0.12%
Households 0.0% 0.08%
Families -0.18% -0.05%
Median Household Income   1.58%
Per Capita Income   2.63%

Dowagiac, MI 49047 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 49047 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 # 260 74th
Population Density # 477 52nd
Diversity Index # 146 85th
Median Household Income # 825 16th
Per Capita Income # 794 19th

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