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ZIP Code 49444

Primary City:Muskegon, MI (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Muskegon
County: Muskegon County
Timezone: Eastern (7:20pm)
Area code: 231 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:43.18, -86.19
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 49444

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 49444. 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 49444. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 49444, 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
Acceptable:
Muskegon Heights, Muskegon Hts, Norton Shores
Unacceptable:
Meskegon

Stats and Demographics for the 49444 ZIP Code

ZIP code 49444 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 49444 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged 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 49444 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 29,456
Population Density 1,240 people per sq mi
Housing Units 11,148
Median Home Value $79,200
Land Area 23.75 sq mi
Water Area 0.56 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 9,858
Median Household Income $29,588

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 36Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 36

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,0871,0159839901,1421,2931,3191,2221,3061,2721,1771,000732504379229207139
Female1,048958877955862906878823822929911918695517420370295276
Total2,1351,9731,8601,9452,0042,1992,1972,0452,1282,2012,0881,9181,4271,021799599502415

Gender

 Male 15,996 54%
 Female 13,460 46%
Gender

Race

 White 16,871 57.3%
 Black Or African American 11,097 37.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 211 0.7%
 Asian 178 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 6 0.0%
 Other Race 310 1.1%
 Two Or More Races 783 2.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1257531,1521,4251,453999714238
Renter3828456095443781367332
Total5071,5981,7611,9691,8311,135787270

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,810 39%
 Single Guardian 2,945 30%
 Singles 2,563 26%
 Singles With Roommate 540 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 6,264 64%
 Households with Kids 3,594 36%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male232200228234216209201204185193196199214181200188212190200249
Female211221214196220179182175202219152176178152186185206193185188
Total443421442430436388383379387412348375392333386373418383385437

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 49444 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 49444 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1950s. Looking at 49444 real estate data, the median home value of $79,200 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 49444 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 49444 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 49444 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 25,379 86.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 3,692 12.5%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 95 0.3%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 290 1.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,225 38%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,634 24%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,999 27%
 Households Vacant 1,290 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 420 33%
 Rented & Unoccupied 18 1%
 For Sale Only 247 19%
 Sold & Unoccupied 75 6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 79 6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 451 35%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 20 0.6%
 1 Bedroom 378 11.6%
 2 Bedroom 1,582 48.4%
 3+ Bedroom 1,290 39.4%
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 $29,588 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 49444 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 49444 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 5,477 26%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,410 26%
 No Earnings 9,997 48%
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 5,477 26%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,410 26%
 No Earnings 9,997 48%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 8,329 94.1%
 Public transportation 30 0.3%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 163 1.8%
 Worked at Home 333 3.8%
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 1,581 17.6%
 High School Graduate 5,650 63.1%
 Associate's degree 842 9.4%
 Bachelor's degree 591 6.6%
 Master's degree 210 2.3%
 Professional school degree 55 0.6%
 Doctorate degree 30 0.3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 5,183 88.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 196 3.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 472 8.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 49444

ZIP Code 49444 is in the Muskegon Heights Public School Academy. There are 8 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 49444.

Edgewood Elementary School
3028 Howden St
Muskegon, MI 49444
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Muskegon Heights Public School Academy
Muskegon Heights Middle School
55 East Sherman Blvd
Muskegon, MI 49444
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Muskegon Heights Public School Academy
Shettler School
2187 Shettler Rd
Muskegon, MI 49444
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Fruitport Community School District
Beach Elementary School
2741 Heights Ravenna Rd
Muskegon, MI 49444
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Fruitport Community School District
M.L. King Junior Elementary School
600 East Barney Ave
Muskegon, MI 49444
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Muskegon Heights School District
Muskegon Heights High School
2441 Sanford St
Muskegon, MI 49444
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Muskegon Heights Public School Academy
Muskegon Heights Adult/Comm. Ed.
160 East Barney Ave
Muskegon, MI 49444
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Muskegon Heights School District
Broadway Baptist School
2858 Oak Ln
Muskegon, MI 49444
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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