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: 335
  • PO Box Addresses: 246
  • Residential Addresses: 2,739
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 4
    • Single Family Addresses: 2,735

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Database updated: August 1, 2019, Maps updated: August 2, 2019.

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  1. 49117 2019 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 49117 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
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  3. Michigan Data Comparison Tool - 2019 Demographics

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New Buffalo, MI 49117 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)


Total Population 3,865
Population in Households 3,851
Population in Familes 2,879
Population in Group Qrtrs 14
Population Density2 198
Diversity Index3 21


Median Household Income $59,680
Average Household Income $95,076
Per Capita Income $44,235


Total Housing Units 3,683 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,316 (35.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 482 (13.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,885 (51.2%)
Median Home Value $333,898
Average Home Value $506,174


Total Households 1,798
Average Household Size 2.14
Family Households 1,046
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.


2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.18% -0.18%
Households -0.02% -0.04%
Families -0.26% -0.19%
Median Household Income   3.64%
Per Capita Income   3.27%

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

The table below compares 49117 to the other 986 ZIP Codes in Michigan by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 537 46th
Population Density # 382 61st
Diversity Index # 357 64th
Median Household Income # 300 70th
Per Capita Income # 69 93rd

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