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ZIP Code 49017

Primary City:Battle Creek, MI (View All Cities)
County: Calhoun County
Timezone: Eastern (3:27pm)
Area code: 269 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.4, -85.2
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 49017

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 49017. 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 49017. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 49017, 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:
Battle Creek, MI

Stats and Demographics for the 49017 ZIP Code

ZIP code 49017 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 49017 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a small number of families and a slightly higher than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 49017 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 20,785
Population Density 375 people per sq mi
Housing Units 9,753
Median Home Value $100,900
Land Area 55.47 sq mi
Water Area 1.96 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 8,553
Median Household Income $43,643

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 43

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male621668718774513563592621664801792736736476280238199147
Female571598721666565552621663663791837870736461384294283370
Total1,1921,2661,4391,4401,0781,1151,2131,2841,3271,5921,6291,6061,472937664532482517

Gender

 Male 10,139 49%
 Female 10,646 51%
Gender

Race

 White 17,181 82.7%
 Black Or African American 2,363 11.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 123 0.6%
 Asian 130 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 6 0.0%
 Other Race 270 1.3%
 Two Or More Races 712 3.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner785879681,3791,433854582212
Renter237479436492401160110145
Total3151,0661,4041,8711,8341,014692357

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,797 44%
 Single Guardian 1,632 19%
 Singles 2,620 31%
 Singles With Roommate 504 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 6,039 71%
 Households with Kids 2,514 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male96136137140139133147115134133146133147159164154152165139131
Female11210712211799135113124127145141138147150142119146142117113
Total208243259257238268260239261278287271294309306273298307256244

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 49017 has a slightly less than average 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 49017 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 49017 real estate data, the median home value of $100,900 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 49017 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 49017 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 49017 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 20,322 97.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 149 0.7%
 Other Institutional 5 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 309 1.5%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,324 44%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,769 18%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,460 25%
 Households Vacant 1,200 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 369 31%
 Rented & Unoccupied 12 1%
 For Sale Only 234 20%
 Sold & Unoccupied 49 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 150 13%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 386 32%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 116 4%
 1 Bedroom 860 33%
 2 Bedroom 912 35%
 3+ Bedroom 746 28%
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 $43,643 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 49017 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 49017 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 6,024 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,841 23%
 No Earnings 7,064 42%
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 6,024 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,841 23%
 No Earnings 7,064 42%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 7,664 91.5%
 Public transportation 91 1.1%
 Taxicab 41 0.5%
 Motorcycle 42 0.5%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 249 3.0%
 Worked at Home 286 3.4%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 709 10.2%
 High School Graduate 4,464 64.2%
 Associate's degree 591 8.5%
 Bachelor's degree 680 9.8%
 Master's degree 398 5.7%
 Professional school degree 93 1.3%
 Doctorate degree 21 0.3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,746 80.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 482 10.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 444 9.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 49017

ZIP Code 49017 is in the Battle Creek Public Schools. There are 12 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 49017.

Fremont School
115 Emmett St East
Battle Creek, MI 49017
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Battle Creek Public Schools
Verona Elementary School
825 Capital Ave NE
Battle Creek, MI 49017
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Battle Creek Public Schools
Pennfield Dunlap Elementary
8465 Pennfield Rd
Battle Creek, MI 49017
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Pennfield School District
Pennfield Middle School
8587 Pennfield Rd
Battle Creek, MI 49017
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Pennfield School District
North Pennfield Elementary
7422 Poorman Rd
Battle Creek, MI 49017
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Pennfield School District
Pennfield Purdy School
6510 Purdy Dr
Battle Creek, MI 49017
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Pennfield School District
Battle Creek Alternative School
100 Van Buren St West
Battle Creek, MI 49017
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Battle Creek Public Schools
Battle Creek Central High School
100 Van Buren St West
Battle Creek, MI 49017
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Battle Creek Public Schools
Pennfield Senior High School
8299 Pennfield Rd
Battle Creek, MI 49017
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Pennfield School District
Battle Creek Christian School
1035 Wagner Dr
Battle Creek, MI 49017
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
St Philip Catholic Central High School
20 Cherry St
Battle Creek, MI 49017
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Bedford Bible Church School
21964 Bedford Rd N
Battle Creek, MI 49017
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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