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ZIP Code 49442

Primary City:Muskegon, MI (View All Cities)
County: Muskegon County
Timezone: Eastern (10:42am)
Area code: 231 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:43.2, -86.1
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 49442

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 49442. 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 49442. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 49442, 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 49442 ZIP Code

ZIP code 49442 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 49442 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 large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 49442 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 41,214
Population Density 980 people per sq mi
Housing Units 16,893
Median Home Value $74,600
Land Area 42.06 sq mi
Water Area 4.08 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 15,410
Median Household Income $29,883

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 33Male Median Age: 32Female Median Age: 35

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,6261,5571,5271,7691,5721,3411,2611,1821,2161,3851,3141,169886614442330291236
Female1,5131,4481,4851,7611,7221,4551,3371,2401,2841,4351,4371,2961,038765652506515607
Total3,1393,0053,0123,5303,2942,7962,5982,4222,5002,8202,7512,4651,9241,3791,094836806843

Gender

 Male 19,718 48%
 Female 21,496 52%
Gender

Race

 White 28,698 69.6%
 Black Or African American 9,159 22.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 424 1.0%
 Asian 152 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 8 0.0%
 Other Race 983 2.4%
 Two Or More Races 1,790 4.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2701,3651,8092,3452,0681,280793291
Renter7551,111869824600401361268
Total1,0252,4762,6783,1692,6681,6811,154559

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,769 37%
 Single Guardian 4,289 28%
 Singles 4,343 28%
 Singles With Roommate 1,009 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 9,731 63%
 Households with Kids 5,679 37%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male325324320324306323308326294322313303289300331313356387382346
Female313315295283281282292295298303283310300289309295335378444420
Total638639615607587605600621592625596613589589640608691765826766

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 49442 has a small 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 49442 were primarily built in the 1950s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 49442 real estate data, the median home value of $74,600 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 49442 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 49442 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $300-$499/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 49442 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 39,798 96.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 397 1.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 5 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 395 1.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 495 1.2%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 124 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 6,802 40%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 3,419 20%
 Renter Occupied Households 5,189 31%
 Households Vacant 1,483 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 424 29%
 Rented & Unoccupied 16 1%
 For Sale Only 342 23%
 Sold & Unoccupied 66 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 61 4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 574 39%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 127 2%
 1 Bedroom 1,679 30%
 2 Bedroom 2,183 39%
 3+ Bedroom 1,586 28%
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 $29,883 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 49442 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. More commuters in 49442 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 8,637 26%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 9,219 28%
 No Earnings 14,906 45%
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 8,637 26%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 9,219 28%
 No Earnings 14,906 45%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 13,038 93.6%
 Public transportation 83 0.6%
 Taxicab 25 0.2%
 Motorcycle 9 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 355 2.5%
 Worked at Home 416 3.0%
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 area has a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 2,554 19.5%
 High School Graduate 8,806 67.2%
 Associate's degree 895 6.8%
 Bachelor's degree 649 5.0%
 Master's degree 145 1.1%
 Professional school degree 26 0.2%
 Doctorate degree 25 0.2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 7,471 86.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 286 3.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 880 10.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 49442

ZIP Code 49442 is in the Waypoint Academy. There are 26 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 49442.

Waypoint Academy
2900 East Apple Ave
Muskegon, MI 49442
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Waypoint Academy
Muskegon Community Education Center
571 East Apple Ave
Muskegon, MI 49442
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Muskegon Public Schools of the City of
Oakridge Middle School
251 South Wolf Lake Rd
Muskegon, MI 49442
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Oakridge Public Schools
North East Education Center
1001 Wesley Ave
Muskegon, MI 49442
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Ravenna Public Schools
Wesley School
915 Wesley Ave
Muskegon, MI 49442
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Muskegon Area Independent School District
Timberland Academy
2574 McLaughlin Ave
Muskegon, MI 49442
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Timberland Academy
Three Oaks Public School Academy
1212 Kingsley St
Muskegon, MI 49442
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Three Oaks Public School Academy
Marquette Elementary School
480 Bennett St
Muskegon, MI 49442
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Muskegon Public Schools of the City of
Mclaughlin Elementary School
125 Catherine Ave
Muskegon, MI 49442
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Muskegon Public Schools of the City of
Moon Elementary School
1826 Hoyt St
Muskegon, MI 49442
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Muskegon Public Schools of the City of
Oakview Elementary School
1420 Madison St
Muskegon, MI 49442
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Muskegon Public Schools of the City of
Steele School
1150 Amity Ave
Muskegon, MI 49442
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Muskegon Public Schools of the City of
Oakridge Early Childhood Center
1050 Carr Rd
Muskegon, MI 49442
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Oakridge Public Schools
Oakridge Upper Elementary School
481 South Wolf Lake Rd
Muskegon, MI 49442
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Oakridge Public Schools
Oakridge Lower Elementary School
120 North Park
Muskegon, MI 49442
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Oakridge Public Schools
Orchard View Middle School
35 South Sheridan Dr
Muskegon, MI 49442
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Orchard View School District
Orchard View Early Elementary
2820 Macarthur Rd
Muskegon, MI 49442
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Orchard View School District
Cardinal Elementary
2310 Marquette Ave
Muskegon, MI 49442
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Orchard View School District
Muskegon Community Education Center
571 East Apple Ave
Muskegon, MI 49442
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Muskegon Public Schools of the City of
Muskegon Middle School
1150 Amity Ave
Muskegon, MI 49442
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Muskegon Public Schools of the City of
Oakridge High School
5493 Hall Rd
Muskegon, MI 49442
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Oakridge Public Schools
Oakridge Alternative & Adult Ed
1050 Carr Rd
Muskegon, MI 49442
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Oakridge Public Schools
Orchard View High School
16 North Quarterline Rd
Muskegon, MI 49442
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Orchard View School District
Early College of Muskegon County
221 South Quarterline Rd
Muskegon, MI 49442
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Muskegon Area Independent School District
Muskegan Christian School
1220 Eastgate St
Muskegon, MI 49442
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Muskegon Sda School
3050 Evanston Ave
Muskegon, MI 49442
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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