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ZIP Code 49331

Primary City:Lowell, MI (View All Cities)
County: Kent County
Timezone: Eastern (4:52pm)
Area code: 616 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:43.0, -85.3
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 49331

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 49331. 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 49331. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 49331, 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:
Lowell, MI

Stats and Demographics for the 49331 ZIP Code

ZIP code 49331 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 49331 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 49331 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 16,627
Population Density 184 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,367
Median Home Value $158,500
Land Area 90.42 sq mi
Water Area 2.83 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 5,988
Median Household Income $62,744

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 37Female Median Age: 39

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male5356226916614734154355685787006905924602641981229275
Female534623614655422417484601584724703597472281202171136236
Total1,0691,2451,3051,3168958329191,1691,1621,4241,3931,189932545400293228311

Gender

 Male 8,171 49%
 Female 8,456 51%
Gender

Race

 White 15,891 95.6%
 Black Or African American 133 0.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 83 0.5%
 Asian 95 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 6 0.0%
 Other Race 131 0.8%
 Two Or More Races 288 1.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner615161,0071,3891,09350925686
Renter108231199196117848452
Total1697471,2061,5851,210593340138

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,753 63%
 Single Guardian 834 14%
 Singles 1,153 19%
 Singles With Roommate 248 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 3,715 62%
 Households with Kids 2,273 38%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male100991021301261081171501211501271281431431291561381399998
Female93101115128137142124901301101221411241171581301551397389
Total193200217258263250241240251260249269267260287286293278172187

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 49331 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 49331 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1970s. Looking at 49331 real estate data, the median home value of $158,500 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 49331 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 49331 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 49331 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 16,437 98.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 139 0.8%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 51 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,658 57%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,259 20%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,071 17%
 Households Vacant 379 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 100 26%
 Rented & Unoccupied 5 1%
 For Sale Only 70 18%
 Sold & Unoccupied 23 6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 87 23%
 For Migrant Workers 5 1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 89 23%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 35 4%
 1 Bedroom 238 27%
 2 Bedroom 442 49%
 3+ Bedroom 180 20%
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 $62,744 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 49331 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 49331 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 5,282 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,016 30%
 No Earnings 4,056 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 5,282 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,016 30%
 No Earnings 4,056 30%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 7,502 93.3%
 Public transportation 13 0.2%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 13 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 251 3.1%
 Worked at Home 259 3.2%
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 503 9.2%
 High School Graduate 2,909 53.0%
 Associate's degree 599 10.9%
 Bachelor's degree 1,073 19.6%
 Master's degree 322 5.9%
 Professional school degree 65 1.2%
 Doctorate degree 15 0.3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,188 80.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 258 6.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 513 13.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 49331

ZIP Code 49331 is in the Lowell Area School District. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 49331.

Cherry Creek Elementary School
12675 Foreman St
Lowell, MI 49331
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lowell Area School District
Murray Lake Elementary
3275 Alden Nash Ave NE
Lowell, MI 49331
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lowell Area School District
Bushnell Elementary School
700 Elizabeth St
Lowell, MI 49331
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lowell Area School District
Lowell Middle School
750 Foreman St
Lowell, MI 49331
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Lowell Area School District
Lowell Senior High School
11700 Vergennes St
Lowell, MI 49331
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Lowell Area School District
Unity Alternative School
300 High St
Lowell, MI 49331
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Lowell Area School District

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