Watton, MI 49970 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 49970: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Watton, MI 49970

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Baraga County
  • Centroid: Latitude 46.502, Longitude -88.62
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 4
  • PO Box Addresses: 24
  • Residential Addresses: 103
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 103

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

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Watton, MI 49970 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 267
Daytime Population: Workers 28
Daytime Population: Residents 164
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 192
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.72
Population in Households 262
Population in Familes 211
Population in Group Qrtrs 5
Population Density2 3
Diversity Index3 16


Median Household Income $48,589
Average Household Income $55,181
Per Capita Income $27,159


Total Housing Units 266 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 116 (43.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 14 ( 5.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 136 (51.1%)
Median Home Value $95,313
Average Home Value $118,966


Total Households 130
Average Household Size 2.02
Family Households 84
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 0.05% -0.23%
Households 0.21% -0.31%
Families 0.0% -0.24%
Median Household Income   0.95%
Per Capita Income   2.31%

Watton, MI 49970 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 49970 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 # 913 7th
Population Density # 962 2nd
Diversity Index # 472 52nd
Median Household Income # 503 49th
Per Capita Income # 355 64th

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