Ishpeming, MI 49849 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 49849: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Ishpeming, MI 49849

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Marquette County
  • Centroid: Latitude 46.495, Longitude -87.726
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 340
  • PO Box Addresses: 167
  • Residential Addresses: 5,111
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 384
    • Single Family Addresses: 4,727

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

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  2. Growth Rates for 49849 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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Ishpeming, MI 49849 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 12,505
Population in Households 12,289
Population in Familes 9,589
Population in Group Qrtrs 216
Population Density2 34
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $47,853
Average Household Income $62,632
Per Capita Income $26,878


Total Housing Units 6,921 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,195 (60.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,131 (16.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,595 (23.0%)
Median Home Value $95,284
Average Home Value $132,241


Total Households 5,326
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 3,390
Average Family Size 3
  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 -0.5% -0.43%
Households -0.37% -0.37%
Families -0.57% -0.5%
Median Household Income   2.43%
Per Capita Income   2.94%

Ishpeming, MI 49849 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 49849 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 # 284 71st
Population Density # 770 21st
Diversity Index # 836 14th
Median Household Income # 561 43rd
Per Capita Income # 432 56th

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