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ZIP Code 49307

Primary City:Big Rapids, MI (View All Cities)
Timezone: Eastern (10:00pm)
Coordinates:43.7, -85.5
ZIP (~12 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 49307

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 49307. 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 49307. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 49307, 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:
Big Rapids, MI

Stats and Demographics for the 49307 ZIP Code

ZIP code 49307 is located in south 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 49307 are primarily white. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is small. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 49307 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 20,112
Population Density 149 people per sq mi
Housing Units 7,781
Median Home Value $121,300
Land Area 135.42 sq mi
Water Area 3.80 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 7,013
Median Household Income $36,331

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 24Male Median Age: 23Female Median Age: 25

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male4824394421,4262,85870644332834046748448640127121014212867
Female4734644421,3942,277534402369441475540492418336267225206237
Total9559038842,8205,1351,2408456977819421,024978819607477367334304

Gender

 Male 10,120 50%
 Female 9,992 50%
Gender

Race

 White 18,366 91.3%
 Black Or African American 870 4.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 108 0.5%
 Asian 237 1.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 6 0.0%
 Other Race 94 0.5%
 Two Or More Races 431 2.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner83398508888873588395130
Renter1,4946732892522051038153
Total1,5771,0717971,1401,078691476183

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,677 38%
 Single Guardian 1,052 15%
 Singles 2,000 29%
 Singles With Roommate 1,284 18%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 5,236 75%
 Households with Kids 1,777 25%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male899110598918178741158610383838790112105354765748
Female1058890101868311694859790858783829787446682675
Total1941791951991771641941682001831931681701701722091928001,4471,423

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 49307 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 49307 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1970s. Looking at 49307 real estate data, the median home value of $121,300 is slightly less 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 49307. Rentals in 49307 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 49307 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 16,796 83.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 75 0.4%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 145 0.7%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 3,059 15.2%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 37 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,379 31%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,484 19%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,150 40%
 Households Vacant 768 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 241 31%
 Rented & Unoccupied 13 2%
 For Sale Only 91 12%
 Sold & Unoccupied 22 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 260 34%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 141 18%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 60 2%
 1 Bedroom 649 23%
 2 Bedroom 918 33%
 3+ Bedroom 1,168 42%
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 $36,331 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 49307 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 49307 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 49307 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 4,133 24%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 8,440 48%
 No Earnings 4,891 28%
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 4,133 24%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 8,440 48%
 No Earnings 4,891 28%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 7,385 85.0%
 Public transportation 68 0.8%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 3 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 967 11.1%
 Worked at Home 261 3.0%
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 517 10.8%
 High School Graduate 2,238 46.5%
 Associate's degree 410 8.5%
 Bachelor's degree 893 18.6%
 Master's degree 486 10.1%
 Professional school degree 34 0.7%
 Doctorate degree 231 4.8%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,420 85.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 212 7.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 210 7.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 49307

ZIP Code 49307 is in the Mecosta-Osceola Independent School District. There are 10 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 49307.

Mecosta-Osceola Education Center
15700 190th Ave
Big Rapids, MI 49307
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Mecosta-Osceola Independent School District
Crossroads Charter Academy (pk-6)
215 North State St
Big Rapids, MI 49307
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Crossroads Charter Academy
Big Rapids Middle School
500 North Warren Ave
Big Rapids, MI 49307
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Big Rapids Public Schools
Brookside Elementary School
210 Escott St
Big Rapids, MI 49307
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Big Rapids Public Schools
Riverview Elementary School
509 Willow Ave
Big Rapids, MI 49307
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Big Rapids Public Schools
Crossroads Charter Academy (7-12)
215 Spruce St West
Big Rapids, MI 49307
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Crossroads Charter Academy
New Directions High School
14980 215th Ave
Big Rapids, MI 49307
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Big Rapids Public Schools
Big Rapids High School
21175 15 Mile Rd
Big Rapids, MI 49307
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Big Rapids Public Schools
St Mary School
927 Marion Ave
Big Rapids, MI 49307
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
St Peters Lutheran School
408 W Bellevue St
Big Rapids, MI 49307
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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