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ZIP Code 48629

Primary City:Houghton Lake, MI (View All Cities)
County: Roscommon County
Timezone: Eastern (9:41am)
Area code: 989 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:44.3, -84.7
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 48629

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 48629. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 48629. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 48629, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Houghton Lake, MI

Stats and Demographics for the 48629 ZIP Code

ZIP code 48629 is located in east Michigan and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 48629 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also a large number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 48629 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 7,854
Population Density 98 people per sq mi
Housing Units 7,346
Median Home Value $101,700
Land Area 80.14 sq mi
Water Area 3.16 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,641
Median Household Income $33,143

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 53Male Median Age: 53Female Median Age: 53

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male15916815722216217513717818526432336235038828217812692
Female156187168186160157142153207280325344372352288187145137
Total315355325408322332279331392544648706722740570365271229

Gender

 Male 3,908 50%
 Female 3,946 50%
Gender

Race

 White 7,658 97.5%
 Black Or African American 22 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 54 0.7%
 Asian 17 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 13 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 89 1.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner13144297527721753378128
Renter55124118129109614242
Total68268415656830814420170

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,824 50%
 Single Guardian 464 13%
 Singles 1,157 32%
 Singles With Roommate 196 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,934 81%
 Households with Kids 707 19%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2935333326342944353332333029564739423832
Female2949243239303546373726323736463045353026
Total58845765656464907270586567651027784776858

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 48629 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 48629 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1970s. Looking at 48629 real estate data, the median home value of $101,700 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 48629 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 48629 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 48629 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 7,756 98.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 60 0.8%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 38 0.5%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,703 23%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,258 17%
 Renter Occupied Households 680 9%
 Households Vacant 3,705 50%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 118 3.2%
 Rented & Unoccupied 7 0.2%
 For Sale Only 169 4.6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 15 0.4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 3,210 86.6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 186 5.0%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 6 0.7%
 1 Bedroom 112 13.6%
 2 Bedroom 391 47.4%
 3+ Bedroom 316 38.3%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $33,143 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 48629 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 48629 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,291 19%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,754 25%
 No Earnings 3,845 56%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,291 19%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,754 25%
 No Earnings 3,845 56%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,066 84%
 Public transportation 65 3%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 187 8%
 Worked at Home 132 5%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 660 21.7%
 High School Graduate 1,702 56.0%
 Associate's degree 293 9.6%
 Bachelor's degree 198 6.5%
 Master's degree 141 4.6%
 Professional school degree 6 0.2%
 Doctorate degree 41 1.3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 878 89%
 Enrolled in Private School 22 2%
 Not Enrolled in School 88 9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 48629

ZIP Code 48629 is in the Houghton Lake Community School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 48629.

Collins Elementary School
4451 West Houghton Lake Dr
Houghton Lake, MI 48629
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Houghton Lake Community School District
Houghton Lake Middle School
4441 West Houghton Lake Dr
Houghton Lake, MI 48629
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Houghton Lake Community School District
Houghton Lake Adult Education
179 Cloverleaf Ln
Houghton Lake, MI 48629
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Houghton Lake Community School District
Houghton Lake High School
4433 West Houghton Lake Dr
Houghton Lake, MI 48629
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Houghton Lake Community School District

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