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ZIP Code 49022

Primary City:Benton Harbor, MI (View All Cities)
County: Berrien County
Timezone: Eastern (11:01am)
Area code: 269 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.1, -86.3
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 49022

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 49022. 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 49022. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 49022, 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:
Benton Harbor, MI

Stats and Demographics for the 49022 ZIP Code

ZIP code 49022 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 49022 are primarily black or African American. 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 an extremely large number of single parents and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 49022 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 31,814
Population Density 463 people per sq mi
Housing Units 14,523
Median Home Value $85,000
Land Area 68.78 sq mi
Water Area 2.82 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 12,416
Median Household Income $25,948

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 36Male 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
Male1,3511,2501,2021,2898648868378218611,0741,062990836562460339257202
Female1,2741,1491,1791,2001,0481,0999659641,0181,1711,2291,089914666571446363326
Total2,6252,3992,3812,4891,9121,9851,8021,7851,8792,2452,2912,0791,7501,2281,031785620528

Gender

 Male 15,143 48%
 Female 16,671 52%
Gender

Race

 White 12,216 38.4%
 Black Or African American 17,933 56.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 151 0.5%
 Asian 112 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 6 0.0%
 Other Race 637 2.0%
 Two Or More Races 759 2.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner986091,0031,5051,5861,120777301
Renter6221,2521,0031,04475540625085
Total7201,8612,0062,5492,3411,5261,027386

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,040 33%
 Single Guardian 3,936 32%
 Singles 3,740 30%
 Singles With Roommate 700 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 8,171 66%
 Households with Kids 4,245 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male278267259255282227246238257249231228238256233270288289209190
Female256273230253229242229229220248233229254215227230267233243217
Total534540489508511469475467477497464457492471460500555522452407

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 49022 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 49022 were primarily built in the 1950s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 49022 real estate data, the median home value of $85,000 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 49022 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 49022 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 49022 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 31,371 98.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 82 0.3%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 92 0.3%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 269 0.8%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,567 31%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,432 17%
 Renter Occupied Households 5,417 37%
 Households Vacant 2,107 15%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 581 28%
 Rented & Unoccupied 21 1%
 For Sale Only 193 9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 50 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 297 14%
 For Migrant Workers 59 3%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 906 43%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 83 2%
 1 Bedroom 1,427 27%
 2 Bedroom 1,962 37%
 3+ Bedroom 1,839 35%
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 $25,948 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 49022 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 49022 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 7,019 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,653 24%
 No Earnings 11,073 47%
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 7,019 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,653 24%
 No Earnings 11,073 47%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 9,739 92.3%
 Public transportation 93 0.9%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 7 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 298 2.8%
 Worked at Home 411 3.9%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. 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 2,073 23.0%
 High School Graduate 5,205 57.7%
 Associate's degree 584 6.5%
 Bachelor's degree 713 7.9%
 Master's degree 323 3.6%
 Professional school degree 85 0.9%
 Doctorate degree 35 0.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 6,119 81.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 591 7.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 788 10.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 49022

ZIP Code 49022 is in the Countryside Academy. There are 18 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 49022.

Countryside Academy-High School
4800 Meadowbrook Rd
Benton Harbor, MI 49022
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Countryside Academy
Countryside Academy-Elementary
4821 North St
Benton Harbor, MI 49022
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Countryside Academy
Benton Harbor Charter School
455 Riverview Dr
Benton Harbor, MI 49022
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Benton Harbor Charter School District
Mildred C. Wells Preparatory Academy
281 South Fair Ave
Benton Harbor, MI 49022
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mildred C. Wells Preparatory Academy
Montessori Academy at Henry C Morton
267 North Hull Ave
Benton Harbor, MI 49022
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Benton Harbor Area School District
Fair Plain West Elementary School
1901 Fairplain Ave
Benton Harbor, MI 49022
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Benton Harbor Area School District
Steam Academy at Mlk
750 East Britain Ave
Benton Harbor, MI 49022
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Benton Harbor Area School District
Arts & Communications Academy at Fair Plain
120 East Napier Ave
Benton Harbor, MI 49022
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Benton Harbor Area School District
International Academy at Hull
1716 Territorial Rd
Benton Harbor, MI 49022
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Benton Harbor Area School District
Mlk Steam Magnet Academy
750 East Britain Ave
Benton Harbor, MI 49022
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Benton Harbor Area School District
Kindergarten Discovery Center
1995 Union
Benton Harbor, MI 49022
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Benton Harbor Area School District
Sister Lakes Elementary School
68079 M 152
Benton Harbor, MI 49022
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Dowagiac Union School District
Riverside School
3422 Riverside Rd
Benton Harbor, MI 49022
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Hagar Township Independent #6 School District
Dream Academy
248 9th St
Benton Harbor, MI 49022
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Dream Academy
Benton Harbor Middle & High School
870 Colfax Ave
Benton Harbor, MI 49022
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Benton Harbor Area School District
Fair Plain Renaissance Middle School
870 Colfax
Benton Harbor, MI 49022
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Benton Harbor Area School District
The Bridges Academy
777 Riverview Dr
Benton Harbor, MI 49022
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Coloma Community School District
Brookview School
501 Zollar Dr
Benton Harbor, MI 49022
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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