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ZIP Code 49437

Primary City:Montague, MI (View All Cities)
County: Muskegon County
Timezone: Eastern (8:13pm)
Area code: 231 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:43.5, -86.3
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 49437

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 49437. 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 49437. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 49437, 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:
Montague, MI

Stats and Demographics for the 49437 ZIP Code

ZIP code 49437 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 49437 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of families and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 49437 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 6,902
Population Density 107 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,556
Median Home Value $115,500
Land Area 64.51 sq mi
Water Area 14.99 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,760
Median Household Income $49,232

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 44

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1842312482551511681601942242672592552351711341147141
Female2032522272341661481771972302762752952571871361208278
Total387483475489317316337391454543534550492358270234153119

Gender

 Male 3,362 49%
 Female 3,540 51%
Gender

Race

 White 6,573 95.2%
 Black Or African American 39 0.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 76 1.1%
 Asian 14 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 66 1.0%
 Two Or More Races 133 1.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2918237251553034623866
Renter37105847475493028
Total6628745658960539526894

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,577 57%
 Single Guardian 399 14%
 Singles 661 24%
 Singles With Roommate 123 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,886 68%
 Households with Kids 874 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male3440414041455340524562435147525550584036
Female4035344952494948545145464540406254453340
Total7475758993941028810696107899687921171041037376

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 49437 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 49437 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1970s. Looking at 49437 real estate data, the median home value of $115,500 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 49437. Rentals in 49437 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 49437 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 6,892 99.9%
 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 10 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,461 41%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 817 23%
 Renter Occupied Households 482 14%
 Households Vacant 796 22%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 51 6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 7 1%
 For Sale Only 62 8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 13 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 579 73%
 For Migrant Workers 8 1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 76 10%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 99 26%
 2 Bedroom 143 37%
 3+ Bedroom 146 38%
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 $49,232 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 49437 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 49437 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 2,018 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,368 25%
 No Earnings 2,052 38%
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 2,018 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,368 25%
 No Earnings 2,052 38%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,714 92.8%
 Public transportation 3 0.1%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 3 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 97 3.3%
 Worked at Home 107 3.7%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 231 10.2%
 High School Graduate 1,489 65.5%
 Associate's degree 179 7.9%
 Bachelor's degree 234 10.3%
 Master's degree 103 4.5%
 Professional school degree 25 1.1%
 Doctorate degree 13 0.6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,242 77.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 199 12.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 173 10.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 49437

ZIP Code 49437 is in the Montague Area Public Schools. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 49437.

Nellie B. Chisholm Middle School
4700 Stanton Blvd
Montague, MI 49437
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Montague Area Public Schools
Oehrli Elementary School
4859 Knudsen St
Montague, MI 49437
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Montague Area Public Schools
Montague Area Childhood Center
9151 Dicey St
Montague, MI 49437
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Montague Area Public Schools
Montague High School
4900 Stanton Blvd
Montague, MI 49437
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Montague Area Public Schools

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