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ZIP Code 49040

Primary City:Colon, MI (View All Cities)
County: St. Joseph County
Timezone: Eastern (11:38pm)
Area code: 269 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.97, -85.34
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 49040

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 49040. 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 49040. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 49040, 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:
Colon, MI

Stats and Demographics for the 49040 ZIP Code

ZIP code 49040 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 49040 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 slightly less than average number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 49040 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,388
Population Density 84 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,893
Median Home Value $105,100
Land Area 40.12 sq mi
Water Area 2.37 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,327
Median Household Income $44,019

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male109115112139869078961041211281271269362383031
Female107114121101101749210210212010714213010260414740
Total216229233240187164170198206241235269256195122797771

Gender

 Male 1,685 50%
 Female 1,703 50%
Gender

Race

 White 3,309 97.7%
 Black Or African American 12 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 9 0.3%
 Asian 12 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 2 0.1%
 Two Or More Races 44 1.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner15901572292651899045
Renter235937433619237
Total3814919427230120811352

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 728 55%
 Single Guardian 183 14%
 Singles 352 27%
 Singles With Roommate 64 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 928 70%
 Households with Kids 399 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2522201821262222242420242618292629332217
Female1925232129232221192830212220181626172422
Total4447433950494443435250454838474255504639

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 49040 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 49040 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1970s. Looking at 49040 real estate data, the median home value of $105,100 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 49040 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 49040 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 49040 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,388 100%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 725 38%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 355 19%
 Renter Occupied Households 247 13%
 Households Vacant 566 30%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 37 6.5%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 0.4%
 For Sale Only 19 3.4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 22 3.9%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 421 74.4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 65 11.5%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 72 33%
 2 Bedroom 78 36%
 3+ Bedroom 67 31%
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 $44,019 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 49040 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. Most commuters in 49040 can expect to fall in that range. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 926 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 591 22%
 No Earnings 1,175 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 926 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 591 22%
 No Earnings 1,175 44%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,221 92.7%
 Public transportation 11 0.8%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 4 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 32 2.4%
 Worked at Home 49 3.7%
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. 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 218 19.6%
 High School Graduate 703 63.3%
 Associate's degree 85 7.7%
 Bachelor's degree 77 6.9%
 Master's degree 16 1.4%
 Professional school degree 6 0.5%
 Doctorate degree 6 0.5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 373 69.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 28 5.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 137 25.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 49040

ZIP Code 49040 is in the Colon Community School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 49040.

Colon Elementary School
328 East State St
Colon, MI 49040
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Colon Community School District
Colon High School
400 Dallas St
Colon, MI 49040
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Colon Community School District

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