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ZIP Code 49504

Primary City:Grand Rapids, MI (View All Cities)
County: Kent County
Timezone: Eastern (7:01pm)
Area code: 616 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.98, -85.71
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 49504

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 49504. 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 49504. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 49504, 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:
Grand Rapids, MI
Unacceptable:
Gr, Standale

Stats and Demographics for the 49504 ZIP Code

ZIP code 49504 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 49504 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 a small number of families and a large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 49504 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 39,994
Population Density 3,627 people per sq mi
Housing Units 17,634
Median Home Value $108,400
Land Area 11.03 sq mi
Water Area 0.20 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 15,700
Median Household Income $40,808

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 32Male Median Age: 31Female Median Age: 34

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,5891,3831,3091,2561,9761,9321,6201,2621,1181,3141,3141,104785509372346307368
Female1,5331,3251,1971,1831,8231,8131,5061,1751,0351,1161,2521,093886644451537631930
Total3,1222,7082,5062,4393,7993,7453,1262,4372,1532,4302,5662,1971,6711,1538238839381,298

Gender

 Male 19,864 50%
 Female 20,130 50%
Gender

Race

 White 31,461 78.7%
 Black Or African American 2,563 6.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 389 1.0%
 Asian 370 0.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 22 0.1%
 Other Race 3,489 8.7%
 Two Or More Races 1,700 4.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2671,8061,6092,0491,775948921440
Renter8501,450903844616361370491
Total1,1173,2562,5122,8932,3911,3091,291931

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 6,006 38%
 Single Guardian 3,035 19%
 Singles 5,024 32%
 Singles With Roommate 1,635 10%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 10,971 70%
 Households with Kids 4,729 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male316328334318298250265296274286244265251263256251245255249302
Female291299303306276267285243254275245242210225209213241251269332
Total607627637624574517550539528561489507461488465464486506518634

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 49504 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 49504 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 49504 real estate data, the median home value of $108,400 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 49504 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 49504 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 $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 49504 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 39,281 98.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 310 0.8%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 268 0.7%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 135 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 7,076 40%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,739 16%
 Renter Occupied Households 5,885 33%
 Households Vacant 1,934 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 720 37%
 Rented & Unoccupied 24 1%
 For Sale Only 364 19%
 Sold & Unoccupied 62 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 63 3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 701 36%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 143 2%
 1 Bedroom 1,533 25%
 2 Bedroom 2,436 40%
 3+ Bedroom 2,043 33%
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 $40,808 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 49504 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 49504 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 11,694 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 8,890 29%
 No Earnings 10,250 33%
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 11,694 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 8,890 29%
 No Earnings 10,250 33%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 15,937 89.7%
 Public transportation 660 3.7%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 82 0.5%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 523 2.9%
 Worked at Home 572 3.2%
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 area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,699 14%
 High School Graduate 6,866 55%
 Associate's degree 824 7%
 Bachelor's degree 2,203 18%
 Master's degree 649 5%
 Professional school degree 176 1%
 Doctorate degree 138 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 5,152 67.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,470 19.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 1,021 13.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 49504

ZIP Code 49504 is in the Michigan Virtual Charter Academy. There are 19 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 49504.

Michigan Virtual Charter Academy
678 Front Ave NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49504
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Michigan Virtual Charter Academy
John Ball Park Zoo School
1300 Fulton St West
Grand Rapids, MI 49504
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Grand Rapids Public Schools
Ca Frost Environmental Science Academy
1460 Laughlin Dr NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49504
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Grand Rapids Public Schools
Covell Elementary
1417 Covell Ave NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49504
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Grand Rapids Public Schools
Kent Education Center--Oakleigh
2223 Gordon St NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49504
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Grand Rapids Public Schools
Shawmut Hills School
2550 Burritt St NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49504
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Grand Rapids Public Schools
Sibley School
947 Sibley St NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49504
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Grand Rapids Public Schools
Westwood Middle School
1525 Mount Mercy Dr NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49504
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Grand Rapids Public Schools
Harrison Park Elementary School
1440 Davis Ave NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49504
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Grand Rapids Public Schools
Nexus Academy of Grand Rapids
801 Broadway Ave
Grand Rapids, MI 49504
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Nexus Academy of Grand Rapids
Union Community School
1800 Tremont Blvd NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49504
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Grand Rapids Public Schools
Academy of Design and Construction
1800 Tremont Blvd NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49504
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Grand Rapids Public Schools
Union High School
1800 Tremont Blvd NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49504
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Grand Rapids Public Schools
West Catholic High School
1801 Bristol Ave NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49504
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
St Anthony of Padua Elementary School
2510 Richmond St NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49504
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Holy Spirit School
2222 Lake Michigan Dr NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49504
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Grand Rapids Adventist Academy
1151 Oakleigh Rd NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49504
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
West Side Christian School
955 Westend Ave NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49504
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Sacred Heart of Jesus School
1200 Dayton St SW
Grand Rapids, MI 49504
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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