Howard City, MI 49329 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 49329: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Howard City, MI 49329

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Montcalm County
  • Centroid: Latitude 43.412, Longitude -85.46
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 49329 has segments in 3 Counties (Mecosta, Montcalm, Newaygo).

  • Businesses Addresses: 152
  • PO Box Addresses: 264
  • Residential Addresses: 3,219
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 40
    • Single Family Addresses: 3,179

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

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Howard City, MI 49329 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 8,531
Daytime Population: Workers 1,409
Daytime Population: Residents 4,666
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 6,075
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.71
Population in Households 8,521
Population in Familes 7,166
Population in Group Qrtrs 10
Population Density2 111
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $46,870
Average Household Income $56,146
Per Capita Income $20,474


Total Housing Units 3,459 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,518 (72.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 589 (17.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 352 (10.2%)
Median Home Value $112,042
Average Home Value $132,794


Total Households 3,107
Average Household Size 2.74
Family Households 2,275
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 0.47% 0.51%
Households 0.55% 0.54%
Families 0.38% 0.42%
Median Household Income   1.72%
Per Capita Income   2.74%

Howard City, MI 49329 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 49329 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 # 357 64th
Population Density # 494 50th
Diversity Index # 684 30th
Median Household Income # 562 43rd
Per Capita Income # 832 16th

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