Alto, MI 49302 ZIP Code Profile

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Alto, MI | Cascade, MI

ZIP Code 49302: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Alto, MI 49302

Not Acceptable, USPS
Cascade, MI 49302
Cascade Twp, MI 49302

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Kent County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.83, Longitude -85.422
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 49302 has segments in 2 Counties (Ionia, Kent).

  • Businesses Addresses: 87
  • PO Box Addresses: 62
  • Residential Addresses: 2,965
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 2,965

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

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Alto, MI 49302 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 9,151
Daytime Population: Workers 1,250
Daytime Population: Residents 4,216
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 5,466
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.60
Population in Households 9,088
Population in Familes 8,294
Population in Group Qrtrs 63
Population Density2 182
Diversity Index3 13


Median Household Income $82,916
Average Household Income $104,499
Per Capita Income $35,351


Total Housing Units 3,190 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,846 (89.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 233 ( 7.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 111 ( 3.5%)
Median Home Value $257,123
Average Home Value $288,317


Total Households 3,079
Average Household Size 2.95
Family Households 2,561
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 1.16% 1.13%
Households 1.16% 1.12%
Families 1.05% 1.05%
Median Household Income   1.78%
Per Capita Income   2.47%

Alto, MI 49302 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 49302 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 # 344 65th
Population Density # 398 60th
Diversity Index # 611 38th
Median Household Income # 44 96th
Per Capita Income # 114 89th

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