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ZIP Code 48873

Primary City:Pewamo, MI (View All Cities)
County: Ionia County
Timezone: Eastern (5:21pm)
Coordinates:43.0, -84.8
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 48873

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 48873. 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 48873. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 48873, 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:
Pewamo, MI

Stats and Demographics for the 48873 ZIP Code

ZIP code 48873 is located in southeast 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 48873 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a large number of families and a small number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 48873 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,615
Population Density 48 people per sq mi
Housing Units 610
Median Home Value $111,700
Land Area 33.48 sq mi
Water Area 0.20 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 565
Median Household Income $60,217

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 37Male Median Age: 37Female Median Age: 38

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male62687360433846475272716338302711135
Female525573814243294157696144423428151416
Total11412314614185817588109141132107806455262721

Gender

 Male 819 51%
 Female 796 49%
Gender

Race

 White 1,562 96.7%
 Black Or African American 6 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 7 0.4%
 Asian 3 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 1 0.1%
 Two Or More Races 36 2.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner74790128104723616
Renter61411179431
Total1361101145113763917

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 360 64%
 Single Guardian 57 10%
 Singles 131 23%
 Singles With Roommate 17 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 353 62%
 Households with Kids 212 38%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male81191513101520109171117191510171179
Female5121596111613915101513201424201586
Total1323242419213133192427263039293437261515

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 48873 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 48873 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 48873 real estate data, the median home value of $111,700 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 48873 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 48873 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $200-$299/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 48873 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,615 100%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 290 48%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 210 34%
 Renter Occupied Households 65 11%
 Households Vacant 45 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 9 20%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 2%
 For Sale Only 15 33%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 3 7%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 14 31%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 19 35%
 2 Bedroom 17 31%
 3+ Bedroom 18 33%
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 $60,217 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 48873 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 48873 are able to work from home than most places in the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. However, that is not the case in 48873. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 430 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 410 32%
 No Earnings 430 34%
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 430 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 410 32%
 No Earnings 430 34%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 614 86.4%
 Public transportation 8 1.1%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 2 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 12 1.7%
 Worked at Home 75 10.5%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 48873 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. 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 15 2.8%
 High School Graduate 412 76.3%
 Associate's degree 42 7.8%
 Bachelor's degree 66 12.2%
 Master's degree 3 0.6%
 Professional school degree 2 0.4%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 194 59.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 95 29.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 37 11.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 48873

ZIP Code 48873 is in the Pewamo-Westphalia Community School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 48873.

Pewamo Elementary School
430 West Jefferson St
Pewamo, MI 48873
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Pewamo-Westphalia Community School District
St Joseph Elementary School
160 S East St
Pewamo, MI 48873
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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