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ZIP Code 49505

Primary City:Grand Rapids, MI (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: North East Citizens Action
County: Kent County
Timezone: Eastern (1:11am)
Area code: 616 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:43.00, -85.63
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 49505

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 49505. 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 49505. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 49505, 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

Stats and Demographics for the 49505 ZIP Code

ZIP code 49505 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 49505 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is slightly higher than average. There are also a small number of families and a large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 49505 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 31,216
Population Density 3,507 people per sq mi
Housing Units 13,970
Median Home Value $113,300
Land Area 8.90 sq mi
Water Area 0.22 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 12,898
Median Household Income $44,710

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 35Male Median Age: 35Female Median Age: 36

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,2849978828501,0311,2871,253983898937988889768528372391385333
Female1,2159829058131,2181,4671,2959578901,0291,0551,013787607473470436548
Total2,4991,9791,7871,6632,2492,7542,5481,9401,7881,9662,0431,9021,5551,135845861821881

Gender

 Male 15,056 48%
 Female 16,160 52%
Gender

Race

 White 24,290 77.8%
 Black Or African American 4,267 13.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 158 0.5%
 Asian 629 2.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 15 0.0%
 Other Race 724 2.3%
 Two Or More Races 1,133 3.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1491,5571,4371,6601,587920823358
Renter5641,207703705507290210221
Total7132,7642,1402,3652,0941,2101,033579

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,238 41%
 Single Guardian 2,416 19%
 Singles 4,142 32%
 Singles With Roommate 1,102 9%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 9,055 70%
 Households with Kids 3,843 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male276255264228233201187204172180197171179155173191158159169170
Female260240226234201188191193209194203179166163145159171165173201
Total536495490462434389378397381374400350345318318350329324342371

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 49505 has a small 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 49505 were primarily built in the 1950s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 49505 real estate data, the median home value of $113,300 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 49505 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 49505 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 49505 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 30,291 97.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 43 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 817 2.6%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 65 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 6,173 44%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,318 17%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,407 32%
 Households Vacant 1,072 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 459 43%
 Rented & Unoccupied 41 4%
 For Sale Only 184 17%
 Sold & Unoccupied 35 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 49 5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 304 28%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 161 4%
 1 Bedroom 927 20%
 2 Bedroom 2,255 49%
 3+ Bedroom 1,251 27%
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 $44,710 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 49505 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 49505 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 9,544 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,763 27%
 No Earnings 8,377 34%
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 9,544 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,763 27%
 No Earnings 8,377 34%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 12,908 91.1%
 Public transportation 223 1.6%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 50 0.4%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 293 2.1%
 Worked at Home 696 4.9%
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 1,347 13.1%
 High School Graduate 4,963 48.1%
 Associate's degree 1,009 9.8%
 Bachelor's degree 2,075 20.1%
 Master's degree 631 6.1%
 Professional school degree 213 2.1%
 Doctorate degree 79 0.8%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,092 69.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 994 16.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 839 14.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 49505

ZIP Code 49505 is in the Lighthouse Academy. There are 16 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 49505.

Lighthouse Academy-St. Johns
2355 Knapp St NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49505
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Lighthouse Academy
Home Education Site
2405 Leonard St NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49505
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Grand Rapids Public Schools
Wellerwood Early Childhood Center
800 Wellerwood St NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49505
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Grand Rapids Public Schools
Aberdeen Elementary
928 Aberdeen St NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49505
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Grand Rapids Public Schools
Kent Hills School
1445 Emerald Ave NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49505
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Grand Rapids Public Schools
Palmer School
309 Palmer St NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49505
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Grand Rapids Public Schools
Riverside Middle School
265 Eleanor St NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49505
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Grand Rapids Public Schools
Center for Economicology
2420 Coit Ave NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49505
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Grand Rapids Public Schools
Wellspring Preparatory High School
1031 Page NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49505
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: Wellspring Preparatory High School District
Creston Community School
1720 Plainfield Ave NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49505
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Grand Rapids Public Schools
Creston High School
1720 Plainfield Ave NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49505
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Grand Rapids Public Schools
City Middle/High School
1400 Fuller Ave NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49505
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Grand Rapids Public Schools
Immanuel-St James Lutheran School Pk-8
2066 Oakwood Ave NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49505
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
All Saints Academy Elementary
2233 Diamond Ave NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49505
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Plymouth Christian High School
965 Plymouth Ave NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49505
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Plymouth Christian Elementary
1000 Ball Ave NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49505
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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