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ZIP Code 49006

Primary City:Kalamazoo, MI (View All Cities)
County: Kalamazoo County
Timezone: Eastern (5:07pm)
Area code: 269 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.30, -85.63
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 49006

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 49006. 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 49006. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 49006, 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
Unacceptable:
Westwood

Stats and Demographics for the 49006 ZIP Code

ZIP code 49006 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 large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 49006 are primarily white. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely small. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 49006 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 26,455
Population Density 4,055 people per sq mi
Housing Units 10,941
Median Home Value $117,800
Land Area 6.52 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 10,052
Median Household Income $32,016

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 23Male Median Age: 23Female Median Age: 23

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male6164694561,8124,9561,159603432374394392404295235162151150175
Female5444324002,0724,094925564470400462511475414318218246278397
Total1,1609018563,8849,0502,0841,167902774856903879709553380397428572

Gender

 Male 13,235 50%
 Female 13,220 50%
Gender

Race

 White 20,667 78.1%
 Black Or African American 3,658 13.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 85 0.3%
 Asian 722 2.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 11 0.0%
 Other Race 415 1.6%
 Two Or More Races 897 3.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner100599602708765478389203
Renter3,4661,144425406222145173227
Total3,5661,7431,0271,114987623562430

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,433 24%
 Single Guardian 1,434 14%
 Singles 3,471 35%
 Singles With Roommate 2,714 27%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 8,149 81%
 Households with Kids 1,903 19%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male14711812289106977488104878599841018376924891,0721,156
Female981091101039397571097686728881737397886751,1391,147
Total2452272321921991941311971801731571871651741561731801,1642,2112,303

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 49006 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 49006 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1980s. Looking at 49006 real estate data, the median home value of $117,800 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 49006 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 49006 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 49006 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 22,265 84.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 162 0.6%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 3,999 15.1%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 29 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,682 25%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,162 11%
 Renter Occupied Households 6,208 57%
 Households Vacant 889 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 632 71%
 Rented & Unoccupied 19 2%
 For Sale Only 81 9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 25 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 24 3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 108 12%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 109 2%
 1 Bedroom 1,361 23%
 2 Bedroom 2,913 48%
 3+ Bedroom 1,645 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 $32,016 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 49006 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. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 49006 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 49006 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 6,456 27%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 12,001 50%
 No Earnings 5,670 24%
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 6,456 27%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 12,001 50%
 No Earnings 5,670 24%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 10,794 82.8%
 Public transportation 439 3.4%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 36 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 1,382 10.6%
 Worked at Home 384 2.9%
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 279 5%
 High School Graduate 2,406 44%
 Associate's degree 383 7%
 Bachelor's degree 1,494 27%
 Master's degree 608 11%
 Professional school degree 109 2%
 Doctorate degree 248 4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,049 79.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 175 6.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 371 14.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 49006

ZIP Code 49006 is in the Kalamazoo Resa School District. There are 9 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 49006.

Kresa West Campus
4606 Croyden Ave
Kalamazoo, MI 49006
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Kalamazoo Resa School District
Arcadia Elementary School
932 Boswell Ln
Kalamazoo, MI 49006
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Kalamazoo Public Schools
Hillside Middle School
1941 Alamo Ave
Kalamazoo, MI 49006
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Kalamazoo Public Schools
Indian Prairie Elementary School
3546 Grand Prairie Rd
Kalamazoo, MI 49006
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Kalamazoo Public Schools
King-Westwood Elementary School
1100 Nichols Rd
Kalamazoo, MI 49006
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Kalamazoo Public Schools
Linden Grove Middle School
4241 Arboretum Parkway
Kalamazoo, MI 49006
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Kalamazoo Public Schools
Kalamazoo Central High School
2432 North Drake Rd
Kalamazoo, MI 49006
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Kalamazoo Public Schools
Kalamazoo Sda Junior Academy
1601 Nichols Rd
Kalamazoo, MI 49006
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Reformed Heritage Christian School
700 Fletcher Ave
Kalamazoo, MI 49006
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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