Ontonagon, MI 49953 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 49953: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Ontonagon, MI 49953

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Ontonagon County
  • Centroid: Latitude 46.856, Longitude -89.316
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 148
  • PO Box Addresses: 101
  • Residential Addresses: 1,341
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 28
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,313

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

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Ontonagon, MI 49953 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,797
Daytime Population: Workers 1,249
Daytime Population: Residents 1,834
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,083
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.10
Population in Households 2,734
Population in Familes 2,042
Population in Group Qrtrs 63
Population Density2 5
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $37,569
Average Household Income $49,237
Per Capita Income $23,910


Total Housing Units 2,186 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,076 (49.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 262 (12.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 848 (38.8%)
Median Home Value $77,640
Average Home Value $105,716


Total Households 1,338
Average Household Size 2.04
Family Households 777
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 -1.06% -1.25%
Households -0.9% -1.19%
Families -1.13% -1.38%
Median Household Income   1.36%
Per Capita Income   2.61%

Ontonagon, MI 49953 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 49953 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 # 612 38th
Population Density # 949 4th
Diversity Index # 896 9th
Median Household Income # 867 12th
Per Capita Income # 587 40th

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