Bessemer, MI 49911 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 49911: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Bessemer, MI 49911

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Gogebic County
  • Centroid: Latitude 46.477, Longitude -90.052
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 82
  • PO Box Addresses: 82
  • Residential Addresses: 1,210
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 33
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,177

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Database updated: August 1, 2019, Maps updated: May 8, 2019.

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  1. 49911 2019 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 49911 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
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  3. Michigan Data Comparison Tool - 2019 Demographics

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Bessemer, MI 49911 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)


Total Population 2,597
Population in Households 2,564
Population in Familes 1,918
Population in Group Qrtrs 33
Population Density2 62
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $42,142
Average Household Income $55,135
Per Capita Income $25,410


Total Housing Units 1,857 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 941 (50.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 255 (13.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 661 (35.6%)
Median Home Value $70,894
Average Home Value $95,484


Total Households 1,196
Average Household Size 2.14
Family Households 691
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.


2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.4% -0.67%
Households -0.42% -0.68%
Families -0.67% -0.85%
Median Household Income   3.09%
Per Capita Income   2.93%

Bessemer, MI 49911 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 49911 to the other 986 ZIP Codes in Michigan by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 633 36th
Population Density # 652 34th
Diversity Index # 876 11th
Median Household Income # 801 19th
Per Capita Income # 614 38th

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