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ZIP Code 49024

Primary City:Portage, MI (View All Cities)
County: Kalamazoo County
Timezone: Eastern (9:29am)
Area code: 269 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.20, -85.62
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 49024

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 49024. 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 49024. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 49024, 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:
Portage, MI
Unacceptable:
Kalamazoo

Stats and Demographics for the 49024 ZIP Code

ZIP code 49024 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 49024 are primarily white. 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 a slightly higher than average number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 49024 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 28,552
Population Density 1,664 people per sq mi
Housing Units 12,305
Median Home Value $155,200
Land Area 17.16 sq mi
Water Area 0.18 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 11,641
Median Household Income $61,907

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 37Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 39

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male9151,0551,0879947719428618728979771,035909724493362290214170
Female9809541,0609878839759889331,0231,1421,1001,015818581483374331357
Total1,8952,0092,1471,9811,6541,9171,8491,8051,9202,1192,1351,9241,5421,074845664545527

Gender

 Male 13,568 48%
 Female 14,984 52%
Gender

Race

 White 24,380 85.4%
 Black Or African American 1,545 5.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 110 0.4%
 Asian 1,354 4.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 12 0.0%
 Other Race 256 0.9%
 Two Or More Races 895 3.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner629321,4331,9111,7291,012663186
Renter571976621544351189213248
Total6331,9082,0542,4552,0801,201876434

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 6,026 52%
 Single Guardian 1,710 15%
 Singles 3,201 27%
 Singles With Roommate 704 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 7,655 66%
 Households with Kids 3,986 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male172201167212206204203224218204227229204223233219205198139157
Female181194186211194178184192206198218225210209209227206180165152
Total353395353423400382387416424402445454414432442446411378304309

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 49024 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 49024 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1960s. Looking at 49024 real estate data, the median home value of $155,200 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 49024. Rentals in 49024 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 49024 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 28,526 99.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 26 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 5,949 48%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,979 16%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,713 30%
 Households Vacant 664 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 344 52%
 Rented & Unoccupied 21 3%
 For Sale Only 132 20%
 Sold & Unoccupied 31 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 49 7%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 87 13%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 207 6%
 1 Bedroom 981 26%
 2 Bedroom 1,792 48%
 3+ Bedroom 747 20%
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 $61,907 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 49024 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 49024 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 9,480 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,945 27%
 No Earnings 6,760 30%
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 9,480 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,945 27%
 No Earnings 6,760 30%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 12,984 94.9%
 Public transportation 46 0.3%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 240 1.8%
 Worked at Home 406 3.0%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 49024 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. 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 328 4%
 High School Graduate 3,450 41%
 Associate's degree 631 7%
 Bachelor's degree 2,320 27%
 Master's degree 1,086 13%
 Professional school degree 338 4%
 Doctorate degree 291 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,484 75.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 927 15.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 523 8.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 49024

ZIP Code 49024 is in the Portage Public Schools. There are 12 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 49024.

Portage Community High School
1010 West Milham Ave
Portage, MI 49024
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Portage Public Schools
Oakland Academy
6325 Oakland Dr
Portage, MI 49024
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Oakland Academy
Moorsbridge Elementary School
7361 Moors Bridge Rd
Portage, MI 49024
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Portage Public Schools
Amberly Elementary School
6637 Amberly St
Portage, MI 49024
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Portage Public Schools
Angling Road Elementary School
5340 Angling Rd
Portage, MI 49024
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Portage Public Schools
Haverhill Elementary School
6633 Haverhill Ave
Portage, MI 49024
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Portage Public Schools
Portage North Middle School
5808 Oregon Ave
Portage, MI 49024
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Portage Public Schools
Woodland Elementary School
1401 Woodland Dr
Portage, MI 49024
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Portage Public Schools
Portage West Middle School
7145 Moors Bridge Rd
Portage, MI 49024
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Portage Public Schools
12th Street Elementary
6501 South 12th St
Portage, MI 49024
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Portage Public Schools
Portage Northern High School
1000 Idaho Ave
Portage, MI 49024
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Portage Public Schools
St Michael Lutheran School
7211 Oakland Dr
Portage, MI 49024
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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