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ZIP Code 49274

Primary City:Reading, MI (View All Cities)
County: Hillsdale County
Timezone: Eastern (3:19pm)
Area code: 517 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.8, -84.8
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 49274

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 49274. 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 49274. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 49274, 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:
Reading, MI

Stats and Demographics for the 49274 ZIP Code

ZIP code 49274 is located in southeast 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 49274 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 large. There are also a large number of families and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 49274 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,670
Population Density 61 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,860
Median Home Value $95,100
Land Area 59.78 sq mi
Water Area 0.76 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,371
Median Household Income $35,588

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
Male13914614015685779811611213814913210810280442924
Female1131351211317583931211041351291381189867584333
Total2522812612871601601912372162732782702262001471027257

Gender

 Male 1,875 51%
 Female 1,795 49%
Gender

Race

 White 3,609 98.3%
 Black Or African American 4 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2 0.1%
 Asian 6 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 20 0.5%
 Two Or More Races 29 0.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner169417926423720410932
Renter276050423211122
Total4315422930626921512134

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 821 60%
 Single Guardian 180 13%
 Singles 310 23%
 Singles With Roommate 60 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 923 67%
 Households with Kids 448 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1837273134302830242826352823384526262116
Female2620262531252729233420301720223332271720
Total4457535665555559476246654543607858533836

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 49274 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 49274 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 49274 real estate data, the median home value of $95,100 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 49274 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 49274 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 $300-$499/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 49274 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,640 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 30 1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 719 39%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 416 22%
 Renter Occupied Households 236 13%
 Households Vacant 489 26%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 16 3.3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.2%
 For Sale Only 31 6.3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 14 2.9%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 373 76.3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 54 11.0%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 36 14%
 2 Bedroom 102 41%
 3+ Bedroom 113 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 $35,588 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 49274 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. Most commuters in 49274 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 898 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 696 23%
 No Earnings 1,373 46%
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 898 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 696 23%
 No Earnings 1,373 46%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,138 86.1%
 Public transportation 6 0.5%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 6 0.5%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 86 6.5%
 Worked at Home 85 6.4%
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. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 231 18.7%
 High School Graduate 824 66.8%
 Associate's degree 56 4.5%
 Bachelor's degree 56 4.5%
 Master's degree 45 3.6%
 Professional school degree 16 1.3%
 Doctorate degree 5 0.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 549 60.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 156 17.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 210 23.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 49274

ZIP Code 49274 is in the Reading Community School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 49274.

Reynolds Elementary School
221 Strong St
Reading, MI 49274
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Reading Community School District
Reading High School
301 Chestnut St
Reading, MI 49274
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Reading Community School District
Cooper Amish School
Cooper Rd
Reading, MI 49274
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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