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ZIP Code 49242

Primary City:Hillsdale, MI (View All Cities)
County: Hillsdale County
Timezone: Eastern (3:00am)
Area code: 517 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.9, -84.6
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 49242

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 49242. 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 49242. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 49242, 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:
Hillsdale, MI

Stats and Demographics for the 49242 ZIP Code

ZIP code 49242 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 49242 are primarily white. The number of young adults is large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 49242 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 15,248
Population Density 168 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,740
Median Home Value $96,100
Land Area 90.61 sq mi
Water Area 2.63 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 5,677
Median Household Income $38,636

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 39

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male447509501641736373380401460503536490368318245161134126
Female394469484730783367405429404543568505458327289235216313
Total8419789851,3711,5197407858308641,0461,104995826645534396350439

Gender

 Male 7,329 48%
 Female 7,919 52%
Gender

Race

 White 14,685 96.3%
 Black Or African American 89 0.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 55 0.4%
 Asian 98 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 50 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 269 1.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner64327602860844627380137
Renter238395326322223126101105
Total3027229281,1821,067753481242

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,753 48%
 Single Guardian 904 16%
 Singles 1,673 29%
 Singles With Roommate 347 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 3,977 70%
 Households with Kids 1,700 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male77899788919311099116102108901011008910792128225224
Female738497751001026897102961041099778101125105172227243
Total150173194163191195178196218198212199198178190232197300452467

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 49242 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities, nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 49242 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 49242 real estate data, the median home value of $96,100 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 49242 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 49242 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 $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 49242 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 13,809 90.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 64 0.4%
 Juvenile Facilities 13 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 177 1.2%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 987 6.5%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 198 1.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,449 36%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,392 21%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,836 27%
 Households Vacant 1,063 16%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 228 21%
 Rented & Unoccupied 18 2%
 For Sale Only 114 11%
 Sold & Unoccupied 27 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 443 42%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 233 22%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 51 3%
 1 Bedroom 540 31%
 2 Bedroom 544 32%
 3+ Bedroom 580 34%
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 $38,636 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 49242 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. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 49242 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 49242 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 3,673 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,627 30%
 No Earnings 4,834 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 3,673 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,627 30%
 No Earnings 4,834 40%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,116 84.2%
 Public transportation 15 0.2%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 18 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 623 10.3%
 Worked at Home 302 5.0%
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 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 603 13%
 High School Graduate 2,927 64%
 Associate's degree 238 5%
 Bachelor's degree 436 9%
 Master's degree 257 6%
 Professional school degree 61 1%
 Doctorate degree 78 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,306 84.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 267 9.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 167 6.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 49242

ZIP Code 49242 is in the Will Carleton Charter School Academy. There are 9 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 49242.

Will Carleton Charter School Academy
2001 West Hallett Rd
Hillsdale, MI 49242
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Will Carleton Charter School Academy
Greenfield School
3471 Beck Rd
Hillsdale, MI 49242
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Hillsdale Independent School District
Hillsdale Preparatory School
160 Mechanic Rd
Hillsdale, MI 49242
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Hillsdale Preparatory School District
Davis Middle School
30 North West St
Hillsdale, MI 49242
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Hillsdale Community School District
Gier Elementary School
175 Spring St
Hillsdale, MI 49242
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Hillsdale Community School District
Bailey Elementary School
59 South Manning St
Hillsdale, MI 49242
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Hillsdale Community School District
Hillsdale High School
30 South Norwood Ave
Hillsdale, MI 49242
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Hillsdale Community School District
Horizon Alternative School
7 South Manning St
Hillsdale, MI 49242
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Hillsdale Community School District
Hillsdale Academy
1 Academy Ln
Hillsdale, MI 49242
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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