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ZIP Code 49008

Primary City:Kalamazoo, MI (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Oakland / Winchell
County: Kalamazoo County
Timezone: Eastern (7:08pm)
Area code: 269 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.27, -85.62
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 49008

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 49008. 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 49008. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 49008, 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 49008 ZIP Code

ZIP code 49008 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 49008 are primarily white. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. 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 49008 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 16,186
Population Density 2,471 people per sq mi
Housing Units 7,529
Median Home Value $151,100
Land Area 6.55 sq mi
Water Area 0.20 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 6,941
Median Household Income $44,893

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 32Male Median Age: 30Female Median Age: 35

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male4353683427221,394725466428415404450430366278202175147134
Female4253663256671,274611481399395403510562461328289279251279
Total8607346671,3892,6681,336947827810807960992827606491454398413

Gender

 Male 7,881 49%
 Female 8,305 51%
Gender

Race

 White 13,398 82.8%
 Black Or African American 1,582 9.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 61 0.4%
 Asian 348 2.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 7 0.0%
 Other Race 223 1.4%
 Two Or More Races 567 3.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner71496630768941572441179
Renter756726324283233178186157
Total8271,2229541,0511,174750627336

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,406 35%
 Single Guardian 896 13%
 Singles 2,756 40%
 Singles With Roommate 883 13%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 5,466 79%
 Households with Kids 1,475 21%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male87103867974687885636668716968748784152325298
Female88103777885826567678460626059485283144340305
Total175206163157159150143152130150128133129127122139167296665603

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 49008 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 49008 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1950s. Looking at 49008 real estate data, the median home value of $151,100 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 49008. Rentals in 49008 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 49008 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 14,372 88.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 48 0.3%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 159 1.0%
 College Student Housing 1,546 9.6%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 61 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,785 37%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,313 17%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,843 38%
 Households Vacant 588 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 246 42%
 Rented & Unoccupied 11 2%
 For Sale Only 141 24%
 Sold & Unoccupied 17 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 53 9%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 120 20%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 44 2%
 1 Bedroom 1,066 41%
 2 Bedroom 1,040 40%
 3+ Bedroom 434 17%
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 $44,893 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 49008 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. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 49008 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 49008 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 4,562 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,230 37%
 No Earnings 4,501 31%
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 4,562 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,230 37%
 No Earnings 4,501 31%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 6,281 83%
 Public transportation 164 2%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 777 10%
 Worked at Home 350 5%
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 260 6%
 High School Graduate 1,493 34%
 Associate's degree 360 8%
 Bachelor's degree 1,161 26%
 Master's degree 560 13%
 Professional school degree 261 6%
 Doctorate degree 296 7%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,739 74%
 Enrolled in Private School 398 17%
 Not Enrolled in School 205 9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 49008

ZIP Code 49008 is in the Kalamazoo Resa School District. There are 13 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 49008.

Lakeside Academy
3921 Oakland Dr
Kalamazoo, MI 49008
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Kalamazoo Resa School District
Paramount Charter Academy
3624 South Westnedge Ave
Kalamazoo, MI 49008
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Paramount Charter Academy
Evergreen Academy
2121 Hudson Ave
Kalamazoo, MI 49008
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Evergreen Academy
Woods Lake Elementary:a Magnet Center for the Arts
3215 Oakland Dr
Kalamazoo, MI 49008
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Kalamazoo Public Schools
Maple Street Magnet School for the Arts
922 West Maple St
Kalamazoo, MI 49008
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Kalamazoo Public Schools
Winchell Elementary School
2316 Winchell Ave
Kalamazoo, MI 49008
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Kalamazoo Public Schools
El Sol Elementary
604 West Vine St
Kalamazoo, MI 49008
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Kalamazoo Public Schools
Phoenix Alternative High School
1411 Oakland Dr
Kalamazoo, MI 49008
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Kalamazoo Public Schools
Msgr John R Hackett Catholic Central High School
1000 W Kilgore Rd
Kalamazoo, MI 49008
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
St Monica School
530 W Kilgore Rd
Kalamazoo, MI 49008
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Kazoo School
1401 Cherry St
Kalamazoo, MI 49008
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
The Gagie School
615 Fairview Ave
Kalamazoo, MI 49008
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
The Montessori School-Kalamazoo Campus
750 Howard St
Kalamazoo, MI 49008
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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