Saint Joseph, MI 49085 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 49085: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Saint Joseph, MI 49085

Acceptable Alternative
Shoreham, MI 49085

Not Acceptable, USPS
Saint Joe, MI 49085
St Joe, MI 49085
St Joseph, MI 49085

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Berrien County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.068, Longitude -86.475
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,166
  • PO Box Addresses: 238
  • Residential Addresses: 10,950
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,161
    • Single Family Addresses: 9,789

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

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  1. 49085 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 49085 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
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Saint Joseph, MI 49085 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 23,963
Population in Households 23,184
Population in Familes 18,298
Population in Group Qrtrs 779
Population Density2 988
Diversity Index3 26


Median Household Income $68,720
Average Household Income $92,748
Per Capita Income $39,958


Total Housing Units 11,381 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,326 (64.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,764 (24.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,291 (11.3%)
Median Home Value $214,594
Average Home Value $277,126


Total Households 10,090
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 6,346
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 -0.02% -0.1%
Households 0.01% -0.08%
Families -0.22% -0.22%
Median Household Income   3.12%
Per Capita Income   3.59%

Saint Joseph, MI 49085 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 49085 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 # 141 86th
Population Density # 218 78th
Diversity Index # 280 71st
Median Household Income # 129 87th
Per Capita Income # 81 92nd

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