Gowen, MI 49326 ZIP Code Profile


ZIP Code 49326: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Gowen, MI 49326

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Kent County
  • Centroid: Latitude 43.235, Longitude -85.34
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 49326 has segments in 2 Counties (Kent, Montcalm).

  • Businesses Addresses: 26
  • PO Box Addresses: 114
  • Residential Addresses: 1,577
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,577

The ZIP Code maps and database are updated 4 times per year.
Database updated: May 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Gowen, MI 49326 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,879
Daytime Population: Workers 270
Daytime Population: Residents 2,143
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,413
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.62
Population in Households 3,810
Population in Familes 3,176
Population in Group Qrtrs 69
Population Density2 161
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $55,439
Average Household Income $69,788
Per Capita Income $26,895


Total Housing Units 1,814 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,294 (71.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 173 ( 9.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 347 (19.1%)
Median Home Value $152,296
Average Home Value $182,477


Total Households 1,467
Average Household Size 2.6
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 0.84% 0.86%
Households 0.89% 0.87%
Families 0.71% 0.76%
Median Household Income   2.76%
Per Capita Income   3.3%

Gowen, MI 49326 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 49326 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 # 537 46th
Population Density # 419 58th
Diversity Index # 714 28th
Median Household Income # 285 71st
Per Capita Income # 368 63rd

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