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ZIP Code 49048

Primary City:Kalamazoo, MI (View All Cities)
County: Kalamazoo County
Timezone: Eastern (3:10pm)
Area code: 269 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.27, -85.49
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 49048

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 49048. 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 49048. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 49048, 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:
Kalamazoo, MI

Stats and Demographics for the 49048 ZIP Code

ZIP code 49048 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 49048 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 large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 49048 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 25,432
Population Density 671 people per sq mi
Housing Units 11,090
Median Home Value $98,600
Land Area 37.91 sq mi
Water Area 1.35 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 10,005
Median Household Income $41,443

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 34Male Median Age: 33Female Median Age: 35

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,016975893921891963869779787803880783592425274227147113
Female9619088818999031,046910813786914966819665478351313234247
Total1,9771,8831,7741,8201,7942,0091,7791,5921,5731,7171,8461,6021,257903625540381360

Gender

 Male 12,338 49%
 Female 13,094 51%
Gender

Race

 White 18,287 71.9%
 Black Or African American 4,957 19.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 125 0.5%
 Asian 329 1.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 19 0.1%
 Other Race 513 2.0%
 Two Or More Races 1,202 4.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1238171,0581,4771,313782519188
Renter4841,16268559243620111454
Total6071,9791,7432,0691,749983633242

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,955 40%
 Single Guardian 2,506 25%
 Singles 2,793 28%
 Singles With Roommate 751 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 6,549 65%
 Households with Kids 3,456 35%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male197215201198189207201177201201161169183179174193210186158170
Female209191186194184195188182159202179176183141168169218168176154
Total406406387392373402389359360403340345366320342362428354334324

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 49048 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 49048 were primarily built in the 1950s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 49048 real estate data, the median home value of $98,600 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 49048 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 49048 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 49048 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 25,128 98.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 48 0.2%
 Juvenile Facilities 35 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 167 0.7%
 Other Institutional 1 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 53 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,325 39%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,952 18%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,728 34%
 Households Vacant 1,085 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 568 52%
 Rented & Unoccupied 14 1%
 For Sale Only 153 14%
 Sold & Unoccupied 38 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 31 3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 281 26%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 36 1%
 1 Bedroom 983 27%
 2 Bedroom 1,615 44%
 3+ Bedroom 1,005 28%
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 $41,443 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 49048 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 49048 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 7,179 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,420 27%
 No Earnings 7,192 36%
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 7,179 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,420 27%
 No Earnings 7,192 36%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 9,454 90.6%
 Public transportation 244 2.3%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 12 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 290 2.8%
 Worked at Home 440 4.2%
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. 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 1,100 14%
 High School Graduate 4,419 58%
 Associate's degree 530 7%
 Bachelor's degree 965 13%
 Master's degree 441 6%
 Professional school degree 72 1%
 Doctorate degree 90 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,349 81.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 436 8.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 557 10.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 49048

ZIP Code 49048 is in the Kalamazoo Resa School District. There are 10 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 49048.

Valley Center School
3122 Lake St
Kalamazoo, MI 49048
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Kalamazoo Resa School District
Youth Center School
1424 Gull Rd
Kalamazoo, MI 49048
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Kalamazoo Resa School District
Forest Academy
5196 Comstock Ave
Kalamazoo, MI 49048
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Forest Academy
East Elementary School
175 Hunt St
Kalamazoo, MI 49048
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Comstock Public Schools
Green Meadow Elementary School
6171 East Mn Ave
Kalamazoo, MI 49048
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Comstock Public Schools
North Elementary School
3100 North 26th St
Kalamazoo, MI 49048
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Comstock Public Schools
Northeast Middle School
1423 North 28th St
Kalamazoo, MI 49048
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Comstock Public Schools
Northeastern Elementary School
2433 Gertrude St
Kalamazoo, MI 49048
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Kalamazoo Public Schools
Comstock Compass High School
3010 Gull Rd
Kalamazoo, MI 49048
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Comstock Public Schools
Comstock High School
2107 North 26th St
Kalamazoo, MI 49048
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Comstock Public Schools

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