Chatham, MI 49816 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 49816: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Chatham, MI 49816

Acceptable Alternative
Limestone, MI 49816

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Alger County
  • Centroid: Latitude 46.288, Longitude -86.76
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 34
  • PO Box Addresses: 249
  • Residential Addresses: 113
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 113

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

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Chatham, MI 49816 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 490
Daytime Population: Workers 77
Daytime Population: Residents 312
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 389
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.79
Population in Households 431
Population in Familes 350
Population in Group Qrtrs 59
Population Density2 6
Diversity Index3 27


Median Household Income $45,068
Average Household Income $56,276
Per Capita Income $23,867


Total Housing Units 408 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 174 (42.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 18 ( 4.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 216 (52.9%)
Median Home Value $130,488
Average Home Value $148,563


Total Households 192
Average Household Size 2.24
Family Households 127
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 -0.36% -0.41%
Households -0.63% -0.63%
Families -0.74% -0.8%
Median Household Income   2.3%
Per Capita Income   2.24%

Chatham, MI 49816 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 49816 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 # 888 10th
Population Density # 939 5th
Diversity Index # 266 73rd
Median Household Income # 624 37th
Per Capita Income # 590 40th

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