Big Bay, MI 49808 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 49808: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Big Bay, MI 49808

  • ZIP Code Type: PO BOX
  • County: Marquette County
  • Centroid: Latitude 46.816, Longitude -87.728
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 11
  • PO Box Addresses: 157
  • Residential Addresses: 1
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 1

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

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Big Bay, MI 49808 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 332
Daytime Population: Workers 179
Daytime Population: Residents 222
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 401
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.21
Population in Households 332
Population in Familes 237
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 7
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $57,717
Average Household Income $71,102
Per Capita Income $39,834


Total Housing Units 421 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 162 (38.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 24 ( 5.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 235 (55.8%)
Median Home Value $126,786
Average Home Value $245,679


Total Households 186
Average Household Size 1.78
Family Households 105
Average Family Size 2
  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 -0.37% -0.43%
Households -0.22% -0.32%
Families -0.51% -0.58%
Median Household Income   2.11%
Per Capita Income   2.45%

Big Bay, MI 49808 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 49808 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 # 905 8th
Population Density # 934 5th
Diversity Index # 718 27th
Median Household Income # 237 76th
Per Capita Income # 66 93rd

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