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ZIP Code 49045

Primary City:Decatur, MI (View All Cities)
County: Van Buren County
Timezone: Eastern (3:18pm)
Area code: 269 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.1, -86.0
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 49045

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 49045. 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 49045. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 49045, 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:
Decatur, MI

Stats and Demographics for the 49045 ZIP Code

ZIP code 49045 is located in south Michigan and covers a slightly higher 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 49045 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 extremely large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 49045 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 5,598
Population Density 65 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,730
Median Home Value $97,800
Land Area 86.71 sq mi
Water Area 2.63 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,107
Median Household Income $40,357

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 41

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male185179204225158163161162181215226186163127109555630
Female17916520920812817117315318620722519916515087916552
Total36434441343328633433431536742245138532827719614612182

Gender

 Male 2,785 50%
 Female 2,813 50%
Gender

Race

 White 4,978 88.9%
 Black Or African American 117 2.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 74 1.3%
 Asian 29 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 232 4.1%
 Two Or More Races 167 3.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2216025039534426516350
Renter321081008561332811
Total5426835048040529819161

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,104 52%
 Single Guardian 367 17%
 Singles 522 25%
 Singles With Roommate 114 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,398 66%
 Households with Kids 709 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male3934403932422541393736494141476149383042
Female2731463033313037345633334344484941333735
Total66658669657355787393698284859511090716777

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 49045 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 49045 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1970s. Looking at 49045 real estate data, the median home value of $97,800 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 49045 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 49045 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 $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 49045 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 5,501 98.3%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 10 0.2%
 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 87 1.6%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,055 39%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 594 22%
 Renter Occupied Households 458 17%
 Households Vacant 623 23%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 39 6.3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 0.5%
 For Sale Only 62 10.0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 10 1.6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 366 58.7%
 For Migrant Workers 46 7.4%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 97 15.6%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 46 11%
 2 Bedroom 163 40%
 3+ Bedroom 202 49%
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 $40,357 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 49045 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 49045 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 1,451 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,246 27%
 No Earnings 1,858 41%
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 1,451 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,246 27%
 No Earnings 1,858 41%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,109 94.6%
 Public transportation 11 0.5%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 4 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 60 2.7%
 Worked at Home 45 2.0%
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 294 17.0%
 High School Graduate 1,170 67.8%
 Associate's degree 99 5.7%
 Bachelor's degree 105 6.1%
 Master's degree 39 2.3%
 Professional school degree 14 0.8%
 Doctorate degree 5 0.3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,026 82.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 47 3.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 167 13.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 49045

ZIP Code 49045 is in the Decatur Public Schools. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 49045.

Davis Elementary School
409 North Phelps St
Decatur, MI 49045
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Decatur Public Schools
Decatur Middle School
405 North Phelps St
Decatur, MI 49045
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Decatur Public Schools
Decatur High School
110 Cedar St
Decatur, MI 49045
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Decatur Public Schools

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