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: 37
  • PO Box Addresses: 286
  • Residential Addresses: 1
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 1

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

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  1. 49839 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 49839 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
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Grand Marais, MI 49839 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 471
Population in Households 469
Population in Familes 320
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density2 2
Diversity Index3 18


Median Household Income $40,648
Average Household Income $48,657
Per Capita Income $31,931


Total Housing Units 668 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 271 (40.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 38 ( 5.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 359 (53.7%)
Median Home Value $128,704
Average Home Value $159,041


Total Households 309
Average Household Size 1.52
Family Households 160
Average Family Size 2
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.48% -0.69%
Households -0.31% -0.59%
Families -0.66% -0.76%
Median Household Income   0.53%
Per Capita Income   1.61%

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

The table below compares 49839 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 # 886 10th
Population Density # 962 2nd
Diversity Index # 445 55th
Median Household Income # 796 19th
Per Capita Income # 213 78th

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