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ZIP Code 49240

Primary City:Grass Lake, MI (View All Cities)
Timezone: Eastern (8:51am)
Coordinates:42.3, -84.2
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 49240

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 49240. 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 49240. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 49240, 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:
Grass Lake, MI

Stats and Demographics for the 49240 ZIP Code

ZIP code 49240 is located in southeast 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 49240 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 large number of families and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 49240 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 8,703
Population Density 82 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,725
Median Home Value $173,600
Land Area 105.70 sq mi
Water Area 3.73 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,267
Median Household Income $66,778

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male224301351312206196213292339390395379267180137815744
Female2472843163101761872152914043753653452712011291035961
Total471585667622382383428583743765760724538381266184116105

Gender

 Male 4,364 50%
 Female 4,339 50%
Gender

Race

 White 8,394 96.4%
 Black Or African American 92 1.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 32 0.4%
 Asian 23 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.0%
 Other Race 21 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 138 1.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2424457974467836919156
Renter337397905418116
Total5731767683473238720262

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,144 66%
 Single Guardian 373 11%
 Singles 607 19%
 Singles With Roommate 143 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 2,143 66%
 Households with Kids 1,124 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male4754394556566260677172635887658561564549
Female5249554360476057606165517663646559635933
Total99103948811610312211712713213711413415012915012011910482

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 49240 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 49240 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 2000s. Looking at 49240 real estate data, the median home value of $173,600 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 49240. Rentals in 49240 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 49240 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 8,703 100%
 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 2,231 60%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 654 18%
 Renter Occupied Households 382 10%
 Households Vacant 458 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 36 8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 5 1%
 For Sale Only 97 21%
 Sold & Unoccupied 7 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 226 49%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 87 19%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 60 14%
 2 Bedroom 171 41%
 3+ Bedroom 187 45%
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 $66,778 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 49240 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. However, that is not the case in 49240. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 3,197 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,943 27%
 No Earnings 2,191 30%
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 3,197 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,943 27%
 No Earnings 2,191 30%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,200 93.5%
 Public transportation 23 0.5%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 4 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 119 2.6%
 Worked at Home 147 3.3%
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 229 7.4%
 High School Graduate 1,930 62.2%
 Associate's degree 251 8.1%
 Bachelor's degree 515 16.6%
 Master's degree 137 4.4%
 Professional school degree 13 0.4%
 Doctorate degree 27 0.9%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,775 84.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 133 6.4%
 Not Enrolled in School 183 8.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 49240

ZIP Code 49240 is in the Grass Lake Community School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 49240.

Grass Lake Middle School
1000 Grass Lake Rd
Grass Lake, MI 49240
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Grass Lake Community School District
George Long Elementary School
829 South Union St
Grass Lake, MI 49240
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Grass Lake Community School District
Grass Lake High School
11500 Warrior Trl
Grass Lake, MI 49240
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Grass Lake Community School District
North Sharon Christian School
17999 Washburn Rd
Grass Lake, MI 49240
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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