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ZIP Code 49440

Primary City:Muskegon, MI (View All Cities)
County: Muskegon County
Timezone: Eastern (1:35pm)
Area code: 231 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:43.24, -86.26
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 49440

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 49440. 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 49440. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 49440, 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:
Muskegon, MI
Unacceptable:
Meskegon

Stats and Demographics for the 49440 ZIP Code

ZIP code 49440 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 higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 49440 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is large. There are also an extremely small number of families and an extremely large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 49440 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 953
Population Density 1,583 people per sq mi
Housing Units 645
Median Home Value $77,100
Land Area 0.60 sq mi
Water Area 0.26 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 512
Median Household Income $21,397

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 37Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 39

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male26361422514429283426363027171113710
Female32272428424932143229353244211419711
Total586338509393614266557162713825321421

Gender

 Male 461 48%
 Female 492 52%
Gender

Race

 White 633 66.4%
 Black Or African American 247 25.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 10 1.0%
 Asian 2 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 22 2.3%
 Two Or More Races 39 4.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1131020201143
Renter5278556386443418
Total53916583106553821

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 73 14%
 Single Guardian 108 21%
 Singles 288 56%
 Singles With Roommate 43 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 408 80%
 Households with Kids 104 20%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male121438977542323245744
Female78918944285551448486
Total1991341618111171278746813111210

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 49440 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 49440 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 49440 real estate data, the median home value of $77,100 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 49440 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 49440 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 49440 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 932 98%
 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 21 2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 64 10%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 18 3%
 Renter Occupied Households 430 67%
 Households Vacant 133 21%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 82 62%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 15 11%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 3 2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 31 23%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 15 4%
 1 Bedroom 271 66%
 2 Bedroom 104 25%
 3+ Bedroom 23 6%
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 $21,397 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 49440 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. Residents in ZIP code 49440 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 49440 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 49440 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 49440 can expect to fall in that range. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 299 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 140 18%
 No Earnings 348 44%
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 299 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 140 18%
 No Earnings 348 44%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 292 78%
 Public transportation 24 6%
 Taxicab 17 5%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 43 11%
 Worked at Home 0 0%
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. 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 63 19%
 High School Graduate 185 56%
 Associate's degree 23 7%
 Bachelor's degree 47 14%
 Master's degree 11 3%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 201 94%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 12 6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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