Grand Marais, MI 49839 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 49839: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Grand Marais, MI 49839

  • ZIP Code Type: PO BOX
  • County: Alger County
  • Centroid: Latitude 46.589, Longitude -86.047
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 39
  • PO Box Addresses: 287
  • 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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Grand Marais, MI 49839 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 524
Daytime Population: Workers 164
Daytime Population: Residents 332
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 496
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.95
Population in Households 520
Population in Familes 362
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density2 2
Diversity Index3 17


Median Household Income $42,907
Average Household Income $50,672
Per Capita Income $32,210


Total Housing Units 748 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 272 (36.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 61 ( 8.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 415 (55.5%)
Median Home Value $129,167
Average Home Value $160,110


Total Households 333
Average Household Size 1.56
Family Households 175
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 0.76% 0.11%
Households 0.64% 0.18%
Families 0.48% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.61%
Per Capita Income   2.05%

Grand Marais, MI 49839 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 49839 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 # 882 10th
Population Density # 969 2nd
Diversity Index # 466 53rd
Median Household Income # 703 29th
Per Capita Income # 174 82nd

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