Custer, MI 49405 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 49405: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Custer, MI 49405

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Mason County
  • Centroid: Latitude 43.927, Longitude -86.202
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 31
  • PO Box Addresses: 61
  • Residential Addresses: 630
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 630

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

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Custer, MI 49405 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,524
Daytime Population: Workers 354
Daytime Population: Residents 835
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,189
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.78
Population in Households 1,520
Population in Familes 1,205
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density2 24
Diversity Index3 16


Median Household Income $38,156
Average Household Income $49,610
Per Capita Income $19,786


Total Housing Units 930 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 501 (53.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 106 (11.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 323 (34.7%)
Median Home Value $99,548
Average Home Value $130,589


Total Households 607
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 403
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 0.34% 0.33%
Households 0.39% 0.39%
Families 0.21% 0.25%
Median Household Income   1.45%
Per Capita Income   2.41%

Custer, MI 49405 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 49405 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 # 751 24th
Population Density # 842 15th
Diversity Index # 493 50th
Median Household Income # 851 14th
Per Capita Income # 875 11th

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