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ZIP Code 49002

Primary City:Portage, MI (View All Cities)
County: Kalamazoo County
Timezone: Eastern (7:30am)
Area code: 269 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.20, -85.57
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 49002

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 49002. 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 49002. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 49002, 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:
Portage, MI
Unacceptable:
Kalamazoo

Stats and Demographics for the 49002 ZIP Code

ZIP code 49002 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 less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 49002 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a large number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 49002 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 18,786
Population Density 1,064 people per sq mi
Housing Units 8,724
Median Home Value $130,200
Land Area 17.66 sq mi
Water Area 2.78 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 7,972
Median Household Income $44,526

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male634613597559521684624628664645634606532368277236165119
Female638613589519543683565680612695695642586414358316262270
Total1,2721,2261,1861,0781,0641,3671,1891,3081,2761,3401,3291,2481,118782635552427389

Gender

 Male 9,106 48%
 Female 9,680 52%
Gender

Race

 White 16,783 89.3%
 Black Or African American 722 3.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 103 0.5%
 Asian 420 2.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 9 0.0%
 Other Race 209 1.1%
 Two Or More Races 540 2.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner737371,0381,1521,148744537190
Renter28955836441931018414485
Total3621,2951,4021,5711,458928681275

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,770 47%
 Single Guardian 1,207 15%
 Singles 2,493 31%
 Singles With Roommate 502 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 5,596 70%
 Households with Kids 2,376 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male12912414213514612198129119129122112113121122136116899696
Female1261201301261131181331151341011331151321081051111181038292
Total255244272261259239231244253230255227245229227247234192178188

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 49002 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 49002 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1960s. Looking at 49002 real estate data, the median home value of $130,200 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 49002 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 49002 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 49002 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 18,657 99.3%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 111 0.6%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 18 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,868 44%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,751 20%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,353 27%
 Households Vacant 752 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 365 49%
 Rented & Unoccupied 9 1%
 For Sale Only 179 24%
 Sold & Unoccupied 26 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 90 12%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 83 11%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 34 1%
 1 Bedroom 1,012 41%
 2 Bedroom 830 34%
 3+ Bedroom 587 24%
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 $44,526 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 49002 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 49002 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 6,229 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,652 24%
 No Earnings 5,333 35%
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 6,229 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,652 24%
 No Earnings 5,333 35%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 8,105 92.6%
 Public transportation 58 0.7%
 Taxicab 10 0.1%
 Motorcycle 55 0.6%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 178 2.0%
 Worked at Home 347 4.0%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 355 5.6%
 High School Graduate 3,440 54.1%
 Associate's degree 536 8.4%
 Bachelor's degree 1,319 20.8%
 Master's degree 525 8.3%
 Professional school degree 136 2.1%
 Doctorate degree 45 0.7%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,197 77.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 450 10.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 485 11.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 49002

ZIP Code 49002 is in the Kalamazoo Resa School District. There are 9 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 49002.

Woodsedge Learning Center
1501 East Milham Rd
Portage, MI 49002
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Kalamazoo Resa School District
Kalamazoo Resa - Local-Based Speced Programs
1819 East Milham Rd
Portage, MI 49002
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Kalamazoo Resa School District
Central Elementary School
8422 South Westnedge Ave
Portage, MI 49002
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Portage Public Schools
Lake Center Elementary School
10011 Portage Rd
Portage, MI 49002
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Portage Public Schools
Portage Central Middle School
8305 South Westnedge Ave
Portage, MI 49002
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Portage Public Schools
Virtual Learning Academy - Kalamazoo Resa
1819 East Milham Ave
Portage, MI 49002
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Kalamazoo Resa School District
Portage Central High School
8135 South Westnedge Ave
Portage, MI 49002
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Portage Public Schools
Kalamazoo Country Day School
4221 E Milham Ave
Portage, MI 49002
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Otis Montessori Academy
810 E Centre Ave
Portage, MI 49002
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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