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ZIP Code 49302

Primary City:Alto, MI (View All Cities)
County: Kent County
Timezone: Eastern (5:19am)
Area code: 616 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.82, -85.40
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 49302

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 49302. 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 49302. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 49302, 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:
Alto, MI

Stats and Demographics for the 49302 ZIP Code

ZIP code 49302 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 49302 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 an extremely large number of families and an extremely small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 49302 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 7,585
Population Density 156 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,690
Median Home Value $208,900
Land Area 48.76 sq mi
Water Area 0.90 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,560
Median Household Income $75,616

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male26331533331820015518523031636735428124214072732925
Female20728231029318013819722230837336625220013897554029
Total4705976436113802933824526247407205334422781691286954

Gender

 Male 3,898 51%
 Female 3,687 49%
Gender

Race

 White 7,300 96.2%
 Black Or African American 47 0.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 26 0.3%
 Asian 74 1.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 50 0.7%
 Two Or More Races 87 1.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1921050772552324812428
Renter2147373523913
Total4025754476054625712531

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,913 75%
 Single Guardian 213 8%
 Singles 333 13%
 Singles With Roommate 101 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,531 60%
 Households with Kids 1,029 40%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male5046596160635465737159685580737076584142
Female4141424840516867566467704861715872543834
Total91871011091001141221321291351261381031411441281481127976

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 49302 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 49302 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1980s. Looking at 49302 real estate data, the median home value of $208,900 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 49302. Rentals in 49302 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 49302 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 7,529 99.3%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 56 0.7%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,841 68%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 543 20%
 Renter Occupied Households 176 7%
 Households Vacant 130 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 11 8.5%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.8%
 For Sale Only 32 24.6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 23 17.7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 21 16.2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 42 32.3%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 10 5%
 1 Bedroom 23 12%
 2 Bedroom 27 14%
 3+ Bedroom 128 68%
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 $75,616 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 49302 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 49302 can expect to fall in that range. 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 2,585 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,534 26%
 No Earnings 1,819 31%
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 2,585 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,534 26%
 No Earnings 1,819 31%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,542 94.7%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 9 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 15 0.4%
 Worked at Home 175 4.7%
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 156 6%
 High School Graduate 1,263 49%
 Associate's degree 313 12%
 Bachelor's degree 568 22%
 Master's degree 207 8%
 Professional school degree 37 1%
 Doctorate degree 43 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,690 80.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 222 10.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 181 8.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 49302

ZIP Code 49302 is in the Caledonia Community School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 49302.

Kettle Lake Elementary School
8451 Garbow Dr SE
Alto, MI 49302
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Caledonia Community School District
Alto Elementary School
6150 Bancroft Ave SE
Alto, MI 49302
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lowell Area School District

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