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ZIP Code 49098

Primary City:Watervliet, MI (View All Cities)
County: Berrien County
Timezone: Eastern (2:57am)
Area code: 269 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.2, -86.2
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 49098

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 49098. 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 49098. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 49098, 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:
Watervliet, MI

Stats and Demographics for the 49098 ZIP Code

ZIP code 49098 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 49098 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 extremely large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 49098 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 5,966
Population Density 184 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,978
Median Home Value $105,000
Land Area 32.44 sq mi
Water Area 1.16 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,367
Median Household Income $42,237

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
Male201195226225158157159175211243223209176134103604940
Female184211201219149180162183186222227217190156104866580
Total385406427444307337321358397465450426366290207146114120

Gender

 Male 2,944 49%
 Female 3,022 51%
Gender

Race

 White 5,435 91.1%
 Black Or African American 102 1.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 46 0.8%
 Asian 26 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 190 3.2%
 Two Or More Races 167 2.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2615027140038027915868
Renter4413912511191574028
Total7028939651147133619896

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,122 47%
 Single Guardian 458 19%
 Singles 656 28%
 Singles With Roommate 131 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,615 68%
 Households with Kids 752 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male4339354834433736453651454846523441564243
Female3734403742403934564239423345474250483223
Total807375857683767010178908781919976911047466

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 49098 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 49098 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1950s. Looking at 49098 real estate data, the median home value of $105,000 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 49098 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 49098 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 49098 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 5,904 99%
 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 62 1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,104 37%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 628 21%
 Renter Occupied Households 635 21%
 Households Vacant 611 21%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 80 13.1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 0.7%
 For Sale Only 50 8.2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 8 1.3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 360 58.9%
 For Migrant Workers 19 3.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 90 14.7%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 3 0.6%
 1 Bedroom 116 21.3%
 2 Bedroom 167 30.6%
 3+ Bedroom 259 47.5%
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 $42,237 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 49098 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 49098 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 1,524 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,331 28%
 No Earnings 1,897 40%
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 1,524 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,331 28%
 No Earnings 1,897 40%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,396 97%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 31 1%
 Worked at Home 53 2%
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. The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 408 20%
 High School Graduate 1,260 61%
 Associate's degree 134 6%
 Bachelor's degree 204 10%
 Master's degree 50 2%
 Professional school degree 18 1%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,405 84%
 Enrolled in Private School 62 4%
 Not Enrolled in School 209 12%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 49098

ZIP Code 49098 is in the Watervliet School District. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 49098.

Watervliet Middle School
450 East Saint Joseph St
Watervliet, MI 49098
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Watervliet School District
North Elementary School
287 West Baldwin Ave
Watervliet, MI 49098
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Watervliet School District
South Elementary School
433 Lucinda Ln
Watervliet, MI 49098
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Watervliet School District
Watervliet Senior High School
450 East Saint Joseph St
Watervliet, MI 49098
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Watervliet School District
Way - Watervliet High School
450 Red Arrow Hwy
Watervliet, MI 49098
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Watervliet School District
St Joseph Catholic School
188 Lucinda Ln
Watervliet, MI 49098
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Grace Christian School
325 N M 140
Watervliet, MI 49098
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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