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ZIP Code 49085

Primary City:Saint Joseph, MI (View All Cities)
County: Berrien County
Timezone: Eastern (9:09am)
Area code: 269 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.06, -86.45
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 49085

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 49085. 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 49085. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 49085, 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:
Saint Joseph, MI
Acceptable:
Shoreham
Unacceptable:
Saint Joe, St Joe, St Joseph

Stats and Demographics for the 49085 ZIP Code

ZIP code 49085 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 49085 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a small number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 49085 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 23,804
Population Density 1,012 people per sq mi
Housing Units 11,268
Median Home Value $170,500
Land Area 23.53 sq mi
Water Area 2.60 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 10,016
Median Household Income $62,077

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 46

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male620726788787597677653732808938944865644535404298274275
Female561648776663492648684723810974961882757614459438482667
Total1,1811,3741,5641,4501,0891,3251,3371,4551,6181,9121,9051,7471,4011,149863736756942

Gender

 Male 11,565 49%
 Female 12,239 51%
Gender

Race

 White 21,531 90.5%
 Black Or African American 768 3.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 66 0.3%
 Asian 841 3.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 9 0.0%
 Other Race 185 0.8%
 Two Or More Races 404 1.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner576221,2221,7741,5971,085813401
Renter275636399378242157167191
Total3321,2581,6212,1521,8391,242980592

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,352 53%
 Single Guardian 1,078 11%
 Singles 3,117 31%
 Singles With Roommate 469 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 7,233 72%
 Households with Kids 2,783 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male148110129141123156137164146165146170153154143176190167111116
Female1091211141301261321241211451381391641651701501551361279584
Total257231243271249288261285291303285334318324293331326294206200

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 49085 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 49085 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1970s. Looking at 49085 real estate data, the median home value of $170,500 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 49085. Rentals in 49085 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 49085 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 23,019 96.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 410 1.7%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 323 1.4%
 Other Institutional 2 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 50 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 5,224 46%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,347 21%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,445 22%
 Households Vacant 1,252 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 330 26%
 Rented & Unoccupied 30 2%
 For Sale Only 174 14%
 Sold & Unoccupied 59 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 455 36%
 For Migrant Workers 11 1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 193 15%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 55 2%
 1 Bedroom 762 34%
 2 Bedroom 979 43%
 3+ Bedroom 476 21%
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 $62,077 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 49085 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 49085 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 7,878 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,778 25%
 No Earnings 6,327 33%
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 7,878 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,778 25%
 No Earnings 6,327 33%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 10,424 94.0%
 Public transportation 38 0.3%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 21 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 221 2.0%
 Worked at Home 386 3.5%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 412 5%
 High School Graduate 3,230 41%
 Associate's degree 719 9%
 Bachelor's degree 2,085 26%
 Master's degree 1,066 13%
 Professional school degree 306 4%
 Doctorate degree 114 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,942 69.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 949 22.4%
 Not Enrolled in School 346 8.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 49085

ZIP Code 49085 is in the Berrien Resa School District. There are 10 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 49085.

Lighthouse Education Center
379 West Glenlord Rd
St. Joseph, MI 49085
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Berrien Resa School District
Brown School
2027 Brown School Rd
St. Joseph, MI 49085
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: St. Joseph Public Schools
Clarke School
515 East Glenlord Rd
St. Joseph, MI 49085
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: St. Joseph Public Schools
Lincoln School
1102 Orchard Ave
St. Joseph, MI 49085
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: St. Joseph Public Schools
Upton Middle School
800 Maiden Ln
St. Joseph, MI 49085
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: St. Joseph Public Schools
St. Joseph High School
2521 Stadium Dr
St. Joseph, MI 49085
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: St. Joseph Public Schools
Lake Michigan Catholic Schools
915 Pleasant St
St. Joseph, MI 49085
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Grace Lutheran School
404 E Glenlord Rd
St. Joseph, MI 49085
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Michigan Lutheran High School
615 E Marquette Woods Rd
St. Joseph, MI 49085
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Great Lakes Montessori
3084 Niles Rd
St. Joseph, MI 49085
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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