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ZIP Code 49446

Primary City:New Era, MI (View All Cities)
County: Oceana County
Timezone: Eastern (5:22pm)
Area code: 231 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:43.6, -86.4
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 49446

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 49446. 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 49446. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 49446, 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:
New Era, MI

Stats and Demographics for the 49446 ZIP Code

ZIP code 49446 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 49446 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 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 49446 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,321
Population Density 73 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,119
Median Home Value $123,900
Land Area 31.82 sq mi
Water Area 1.12 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 856
Median Household Income $47,179

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male8878831005753485376949186925639142411
Female907068866450636279989695726242273024
Total17814815118612110311111515519218718116411881415435

Gender

 Male 1,143 49%
 Female 1,178 51%
Gender

Race

 White 2,121 91.4%
 Black Or African American 23 1.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 20 0.9%
 Asian 6 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 4 0.2%
 Other Race 105 4.5%
 Two Or More Races 42 1.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner9541141801831116024
Renter1833152771353
Total27871292071901246527

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 521 61%
 Single Guardian 119 14%
 Singles 180 21%
 Singles With Roommate 36 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 575 67%
 Households with Kids 281 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1116192415131224141617122612182126201512
Female162715201719141010131813816212515131212
Total2743344432322634242935253428394641332724

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 49446 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 49446 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1970s. Looking at 49446 real estate data, the median home value of $123,900 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 49446. Rentals in 49446 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 49446 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,298 99%
 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 23 1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 469 42%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 266 24%
 Renter Occupied Households 121 11%
 Households Vacant 263 24%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 6 2.3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 0.8%
 For Sale Only 18 6.8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 5 1.9%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 167 63.5%
 For Migrant Workers 17 6.5%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 48 18.3%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 18 22%
 2 Bedroom 10 12%
 3+ Bedroom 53 65%
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 $47,179 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 49446 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 49446 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 713 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 482 23%
 No Earnings 858 42%
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 713 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 482 23%
 No Earnings 858 42%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 901 88.8%
 Public transportation 2 0.2%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 8 0.8%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 13 1.3%
 Worked at Home 91 9.0%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. 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 103 13%
 High School Graduate 506 62%
 Associate's degree 57 7%
 Bachelor's degree 80 10%
 Master's degree 61 7%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 7 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 411 74.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 94 17.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 46 8.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 49446

ZIP Code 49446 is in the Shelby Public Schools. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 49446.

New Era Elementary School
2752 Hillcrest Dr
New Era, MI 49446
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Shelby Public Schools

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