Alanson, MI 49706 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 49706: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Alanson, MI 49706

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Emmet County
  • Centroid: Latitude 45.446, Longitude -84.802
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 49706 has segments in 2 Counties (Cheboygan, Emmet).

  • Businesses Addresses: 107
  • PO Box Addresses: 344
  • Residential Addresses: 1,860
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 38
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,822

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

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Alanson, MI 49706 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 5,273
Daytime Population: Workers 802
Daytime Population: Residents 2,365
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,167
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.60
Population in Households 5,246
Population in Familes 4,314
Population in Group Qrtrs 27
Population Density2 80
Diversity Index3 14


Median Household Income $51,287
Average Household Income $59,462
Per Capita Income $24,068


Total Housing Units 3,190 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,738 (54.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 389 (12.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,063 (33.3%)
Median Home Value $134,262
Average Home Value $168,858


Total Households 2,127
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 1,500
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 0.77% 0.56%
Households 0.72% 0.53%
Families 0.54% 0.41%
Median Household Income   0.85%
Per Capita Income   2.1%

Alanson, MI 49706 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 49706 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 # 472 52nd
Population Density # 575 42nd
Diversity Index # 555 44th
Median Household Income # 416 58th
Per Capita Income # 575 42nd

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