Herron, MI 49744 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 49744: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Herron, MI 49744

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Alpena County
  • Centroid: Latitude 44.992, Longitude -83.664
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 17
  • PO Box Addresses: 30
  • Residential Addresses: 345
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 345

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

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Herron, MI 49744 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 829
Population in Households 829
Population in Familes 690
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 21
Diversity Index3 5


Median Household Income $44,973
Average Household Income $56,282
Per Capita Income $22,133


Total Housing Units 468 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 294 (62.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 32 ( 6.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 142 (30.3%)
Median Home Value $127,119
Average Home Value $173,810


Total Households 326
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 235
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 0.31% -0.02%
Households 0.34% -0.06%
Families 0.16% -0.17%
Median Household Income   3.08%
Per Capita Income   3.65%

Herron, MI 49744 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 49744 to the other 978 ZIP Codes in Michigan by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 838 14th
Population Density # 842 14th
Diversity Index # 955 2nd
Median Household Income # 655 33rd
Per Capita Income # 768 22nd

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