Idlewild, MI 49642 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 49642: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Idlewild, MI 49642

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Lake County
  • Centroid: Latitude 43.89, Longitude -85.782
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 21
  • PO Box Addresses: 144
  • Residential Addresses: 378
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 23
    • Single Family Addresses: 355

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

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  1. 49642 2019 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 49642 (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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Idlewild, MI 49642 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)


Total Population 1,077
Population in Households 1,077
Population in Familes 798
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 20
Diversity Index3 49


Median Household Income $24,417
Average Household Income $34,936
Per Capita Income $16,868


Total Housing Units 1,764 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 395 (22.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 125 ( 7.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,244 (70.5%)
Median Home Value $75,475
Average Home Value $104,367


Total Households 520
Average Household Size 2.07
Family Households 307
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 1.79% 0.95%
Households 1.92% 1.16%
Families 1.73% 0.96%
Median Household Income   0.63%
Per Capita Income   1.83%

Idlewild, MI 49642 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 49642 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 # 810 18th
Population Density # 855 13th
Diversity Index # 102 90th
Median Household Income # 967 2nd
Per Capita Income # 944 4th

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