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ZIP Code 49001

Primary City:Kalamazoo, MI (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Edison
County: Kalamazoo County
Timezone: Eastern (1:00pm)
Area code: 269 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.27, -85.56
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 49001

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 49001. 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 49001. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 49001, 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:
Kalamazoo, MI

Stats and Demographics for the 49001 ZIP Code

ZIP code 49001 is located in south Michigan and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 49001 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is large. There are also an extremely small number of families and a large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 49001 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 22,095
Population Density 2,867 people per sq mi
Housing Units 10,001
Median Home Value $86,200
Land Area 7.71 sq mi
Water Area 0.07 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 8,848
Median Household Income $32,259

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 32Male Median Age: 31Female Median Age: 33

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male9858917597528711,017951793718703660561371242161115113127
Female8948157626608521,049999781679734660620479311230189238353
Total1,8791,7061,5211,4121,7232,0661,9501,5741,3971,4371,3201,181850553391304351480

Gender

 Male 10,790 49%
 Female 11,305 51%
Gender

Race

 White 14,619 66.2%
 Black Or African American 4,825 21.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 165 0.7%
 Asian 178 0.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.0%
 Other Race 1,127 5.1%
 Two Or More Races 1,178 5.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1099048951,022871432313136
Renter5301,200818641441235147154
Total6392,1041,7131,6631,312667460290

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,765 31%
 Single Guardian 2,099 24%
 Singles 3,065 35%
 Singles With Roommate 919 10%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 5,938 67%
 Households with Kids 2,910 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male181193197197196168176167184167163136164129135148159160150151
Female157172197164157173164152169165160153159125128161128123120130
Total338365394361353341340319353332323289323254263309287283270281

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 49001 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 49001 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 49001 real estate data, the median home value of $86,200 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 49001 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 49001 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 49001 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 21,467 97.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 292 1.3%
 Juvenile Facilities 6 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 232 1.1%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 98 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,546 35%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,136 11%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,166 42%
 Households Vacant 1,153 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 509 44%
 Rented & Unoccupied 12 1%
 For Sale Only 197 17%
 Sold & Unoccupied 21 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 28 2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 386 33%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 98 2%
 1 Bedroom 1,321 31%
 2 Bedroom 1,715 40%
 3+ Bedroom 1,172 27%
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 $32,259 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 49001 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 49001 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 6,135 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,379 32%
 No Earnings 5,487 32%
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 6,135 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,379 32%
 No Earnings 5,487 32%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 8,961 92.9%
 Public transportation 147 1.5%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 9 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 345 3.6%
 Worked at Home 184 1.9%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 823 12.4%
 High School Graduate 3,889 58.6%
 Associate's degree 493 7.4%
 Bachelor's degree 1,043 15.7%
 Master's degree 261 3.9%
 Professional school degree 20 0.3%
 Doctorate degree 105 1.6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,146 82.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 379 7.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 530 10.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 49001

ZIP Code 49001 is in the Kalamazoo Public Schools. There are 8 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 49001.

Edison Environmental Science Academy
924 Russell St
Kalamazoo, MI 49001
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Kalamazoo Public Schools
Greenwood Elementary School
3501 Moreland St
Kalamazoo, MI 49001
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Kalamazoo Public Schools
Milwood Elementary School
3400 Lovers Ln
Kalamazoo, MI 49001
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Kalamazoo Public Schools
Milwood Magnet School
2916 Konkle St
Kalamazoo, MI 49001
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Kalamazoo Public Schools
Parkwood-Upjohn Elementary School
2321 South Park St
Kalamazoo, MI 49001
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Kalamazoo Public Schools
Washington Writers' Academy
1919 Portage St
Kalamazoo, MI 49001
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Kalamazoo Public Schools
Loy Norrix High School
606 East Kilgore Rd
Kalamazoo, MI 49001
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Kalamazoo Public Schools
Providence Christian School
100 Pratt Rd
Kalamazoo, MI 49001
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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