New Buffalo, MI 49117 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 49117: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
New Buffalo, MI 49117

Acceptable Alternative
Grand Beach, MI 49117
Michiana, MI 49117

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Berrien County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.787, Longitude -86.754
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 332
  • PO Box Addresses: 240
  • Residential Addresses: 2,892
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 3
    • Single Family Addresses: 2,889

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

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New Buffalo, MI 49117 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,996
Daytime Population: Workers 5,402
Daytime Population: Residents 2,148
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 7,550
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.89
Population in Households 3,982
Population in Familes 2,980
Population in Group Qrtrs 14
Population Density2 207
Diversity Index3 21


Median Household Income $50,819
Average Household Income $87,491
Per Capita Income $40,074


Total Housing Units 3,717 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,392 (37.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 434 (11.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,891 (50.9%)
Median Home Value $335,912
Average Home Value $426,060


Total Households 1,826
Average Household Size 2.18
Family Households 1,065
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 0.2% 0.19%
Households 0.14% 0.14%
Families -0.12% -0.04%
Median Household Income   2.23%
Per Capita Income   2.59%

New Buffalo, MI 49117 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 49117 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 # 530 46th
Population Density # 374 62nd
Diversity Index # 363 63rd
Median Household Income # 437 56th
Per Capita Income # 64 94th

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