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ZIP Code 49037

Primary City:Battle Creek, MI (View All Cities)
County: Calhoun County
Timezone: Eastern (8:45am)
Area code: 269 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.32, -85.24
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 49037

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 49037. 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 49037. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 49037, 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
Acceptable:
Springfield

Stats and Demographics for the 49037 ZIP Code

ZIP code 49037 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 49037 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 an extremely small number of families and an extremely large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 49037 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 22,576
Population Density 911 people per sq mi
Housing Units 10,567
Median Home Value $66,400
Land Area 24.79 sq mi
Water Area 0.48 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 9,081
Median Household Income $30,416

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 36Male Median Age: 35Female Median Age: 37

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male943836720842724738655681592787853681592394273240170141
Female842886770803770823736704665769756716633499354376306306
Total1,7851,7221,4901,6451,4941,5611,3911,3851,2571,5561,6091,3971,225893627616476447

Gender

 Male 10,862 48%
 Female 11,714 52%
Gender

Race

 White 14,300 63.3%
 Black Or African American 6,041 26.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 157 0.7%
 Asian 518 2.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 4 0.0%
 Other Race 473 2.1%
 Two Or More Races 1,083 4.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner986117841,1661,116763536182
Renter46584268172951630919885
Total5631,4531,4651,8951,6321,072734267

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,793 31%
 Single Guardian 2,583 28%
 Singles 3,120 34%
 Singles With Roommate 585 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 6,036 66%
 Households with Kids 3,045 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male182183196182190166168162150154159151135121141169192173167142
Female171183158171182209180150165175140155149151149154148170182167
Total353366354353372375348312315329299306284272290323340343349309

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 49037 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes and military bases nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 49037 were primarily built in the 1950s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 49037 real estate data, the median home value of $66,400 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 49037 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 49037 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 49037 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 21,846 96.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 6 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 294 1.3%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 82 0.4%
 Other Noninstitutional 348 1.5%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,425 32%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,831 17%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,825 36%
 Households Vacant 1,486 14%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 599 40%
 Rented & Unoccupied 14 1%
 For Sale Only 199 13%
 Sold & Unoccupied 50 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 32 2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 592 40%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 228 6%
 1 Bedroom 1,092 28%
 2 Bedroom 1,247 32%
 3+ Bedroom 1,295 34%
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 $30,416 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 49037 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 49037 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 5,241 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,480 26%
 No Earnings 7,581 44%
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 5,241 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,480 26%
 No Earnings 7,581 44%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 7,294 91.4%
 Public transportation 88 1.1%
 Taxicab 16 0.2%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 384 4.8%
 Worked at Home 198 2.5%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,121 16%
 High School Graduate 4,696 69%
 Associate's degree 360 5%
 Bachelor's degree 464 7%
 Master's degree 147 2%
 Professional school degree 66 1%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,737 81.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 307 6.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 522 11.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 49037

ZIP Code 49037 is in the Battle Creek Public Schools. There are 9 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 49037.

Ann J. Kellogg School
306 Champion St
Battle Creek, MI 49037
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Battle Creek Public Schools
Lamora Park School
65 Woodlawn Ave North
Battle Creek, MI 49037
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Battle Creek Public Schools
Dudley School
308 Roosevelt Ave West
Battle Creek, MI 49037
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Battle Creek Public Schools
Northwestern Middle School
176 Limit St
Battle Creek, MI 49037
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Battle Creek Public Schools
Springfield Middle School
1023 Ave a
Springfield, MI 49037
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Battle Creek Public Schools
Urbandale School
123 Bedford Rd North
Battle Creek, MI 49037
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Battle Creek Public Schools
Valley View Elementary School
960 Ave a
Springfield, MI 49037
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Battle Creek Public Schools
Endeavor Charter Academy
380 Helmer Rd North
Battle Creek, MI 49037
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Endeavor Charter Academy
Battle Creek Academy
480 Parkway Dr
Battle Creek, MI 49037
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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