Reading, MI 49274 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 49274: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Reading, MI 49274

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Hillsdale County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.846, Longitude -84.761
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 59
  • PO Box Addresses: 321
  • Residential Addresses: 1,212
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 71
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,141

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

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  1. 49274 2019 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 49274 (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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Reading, MI 49274 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)


Total Population 3,564
Population in Households 3,532
Population in Familes 2,973
Population in Group Qrtrs 32
Population Density2 60
Diversity Index3 7


Median Household Income $46,372
Average Household Income $59,285
Per Capita Income $22,566


Total Housing Units 1,945 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,044 (53.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 312 (16.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 589 (30.3%)
Median Home Value $119,704
Average Home Value $150,718


Total Households 1,356
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 964
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 -0.44% -0.15%
Households -0.34% -0.09%
Families -0.51% -0.19%
Median Household Income   2.31%
Per Capita Income   2.78%

Reading, MI 49274 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 49274 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 # 560 43rd
Population Density # 658 33rd
Diversity Index # 940 5th
Median Household Income # 680 31st
Per Capita Income # 812 18th

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