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ZIP Code 49009

Primary City:Kalamazoo, MI (View All Cities)
County: Kalamazoo County
Timezone: Eastern (3:12am)
Area code: 269 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.3, -85.7
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 49009

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 49009. 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 49009. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 49009, 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 49009 ZIP Code

ZIP code 49009 is located in south Michigan and covers a slightly higher 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 49009 are primarily white. The number of young adults is large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a large number of single adults and a small number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 49009 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 42,362
Population Density 412 people per sq mi
Housing Units 19,007
Median Home Value $173,800
Land Area 102.82 sq mi
Water Area 1.22 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 17,551
Median Household Income $53,172

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 35Male Median Age: 34Female Median Age: 37

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,2611,3631,3741,4982,5141,4211,1331,1261,2911,2861,4691,3251,111814545420303297
Female1,1871,2871,3521,4752,5041,4311,1791,2351,2771,3701,5541,4711,195906618563467740
Total2,4482,6502,7262,9735,0182,8522,3122,3612,5682,6563,0232,7962,3061,7201,1639837701,037

Gender

 Male 20,551 49%
 Female 21,811 51%
Gender

Race

 White 36,068 85.1%
 Black Or African American 3,266 7.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 128 0.3%
 Asian 1,304 3.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 15 0.0%
 Other Race 405 1.0%
 Two Or More Races 1,176 2.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1051,0961,9502,6182,6151,567915291
Renter2,1601,666712578357210270441
Total2,2652,7622,6623,1962,9721,7771,185732

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 8,437 48%
 Single Guardian 2,025 12%
 Singles 4,981 28%
 Singles With Roommate 2,108 12%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 12,618 72%
 Households with Kids 4,933 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male270265263291261240297294271264286256301267277280248272421574
Female236246232223256271242252266282285259262264239242272255467638
Total5065114955145175115395465375465715155635315165225205278881,212

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 49009 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 49009 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 2000s. Looking at 49009 real estate data, the median home value of $173,800 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 49009. Rentals in 49009 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 $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 49009 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 41,995 99.1%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 308 0.7%
 Other Institutional 17 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 42 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 7,912 42%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 3,245 17%
 Renter Occupied Households 6,394 34%
 Households Vacant 1,456 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 768 53%
 Rented & Unoccupied 17 1%
 For Sale Only 268 18%
 Sold & Unoccupied 53 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 142 10%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 208 14%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 172 3%
 1 Bedroom 2,265 38%
 2 Bedroom 1,987 33%
 3+ Bedroom 1,575 26%
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 $53,172 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 49009 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 49009 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 12,897 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 11,237 32%
 No Earnings 10,641 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 12,897 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 11,237 32%
 No Earnings 10,641 31%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 19,066 93.0%
 Public transportation 129 0.6%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 14 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 402 2.0%
 Worked at Home 894 4.4%
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 555 4%
 High School Graduate 5,302 41%
 Associate's degree 769 6%
 Bachelor's degree 3,418 26%
 Master's degree 1,667 13%
 Professional school degree 535 4%
 Doctorate degree 783 6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 6,292 73.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,321 15.4%
 Not Enrolled in School 992 11.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 49009

ZIP Code 49009 is in the Kalamazoo Public Schools. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 49009.

Prairie Ridge Elementary School
2294 South 9th St
Kalamazoo, MI 49009
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Kalamazoo Public Schools
Alamo Elementary School
8184 North 6th St
Kalamazoo, MI 49009
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Otsego Public Schools
Cooper Elementary School
7559 North 14th St
Kalamazoo, MI 49009
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Plainwell Community School District
Youth Advancement Academy
6750 Chime St
Kalamazoo, MI 49009
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Youth Advancement Academy
Kalamazoo Christian Elementary School
3800 S 12th St
Kalamazoo, MI 49009
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Heritage Christian Academy
6312 Quail Run Dr
Kalamazoo, MI 49009
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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