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ZIP Code 49506

Primary City:Grand Rapids, MI (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Grand Rapids
County: Kent County
Timezone: Eastern (3:23am)
Area code: 616 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.94, -85.62
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 49506

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 49506. 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 49506. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 49506, 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
Acceptable:
East Grand Ra, East Grand Rapids
Unacceptable:
Cascade, Cascade Twp, Forest Hills, Gr, Kentwood

Stats and Demographics for the 49506 ZIP Code

ZIP code 49506 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 large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 49506 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 slightly higher than average number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 49506 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 31,354
Population Density 4,305 people per sq mi
Housing Units 12,669
Median Home Value $170,300
Land Area 7.28 sq mi
Water Area 0.54 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 11,658
Median Household Income $65,260

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 34Male Median Age: 33Female Median Age: 35

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,0451,1841,1131,1371,4151,0249509241,0051,039974954726454288244217233
Female1,0681,1191,1471,2671,5081,0719859511,0521,1421,1371,038866525403364320465
Total2,1132,3032,2602,4042,9232,0951,9351,8752,0572,1812,1111,9921,592979691608537698

Gender

 Male 14,926 48%
 Female 16,428 52%
Gender

Race

 White 24,503 78.1%
 Black Or African American 5,022 16.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 95 0.3%
 Asian 444 1.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 10 0.0%
 Other Race 473 1.5%
 Two Or More Races 807 2.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner951,0761,6582,0281,875941607261
Renter563822442393294174190239
Total6581,8982,1002,4212,1691,115797500

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,765 49%
 Single Guardian 1,762 15%
 Singles 2,965 25%
 Singles With Roommate 1,166 10%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 7,688 66%
 Households with Kids 3,970 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male199212220218215256222260231229218208231227202227223232253279
Female217217210218235218213215238223236227221240198248236278307336
Total416429430436450474435475469452454435452467400475459510560615

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 49506 has a small 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 49506 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 49506 real estate data, the median home value of $170,300 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 49506. Rentals in 49506 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 49506 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 30,427 97.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 114 0.4%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 715 2.3%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 98 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 6,474 51%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,067 16%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,117 25%
 Households Vacant 1,011 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 432 43%
 Rented & Unoccupied 25 2%
 For Sale Only 180 18%
 Sold & Unoccupied 57 6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 74 7%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 243 24%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 76 3%
 1 Bedroom 551 19%
 2 Bedroom 859 29%
 3+ Bedroom 1,460 50%
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 $65,260 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 49506 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. More commuters in 49506 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 9,675 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 8,847 34%
 No Earnings 7,539 29%
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 9,675 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 8,847 34%
 No Earnings 7,539 29%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 12,831 83%
 Public transportation 634 4%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 881 6%
 Worked at Home 1,050 7%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 770 8%
 High School Graduate 3,117 31%
 Associate's degree 530 5%
 Bachelor's degree 3,183 32%
 Master's degree 1,288 13%
 Professional school degree 712 7%
 Doctorate degree 363 4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 5,071 73%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,512 22%
 Not Enrolled in School 345 5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 49506

ZIP Code 49506 is in the Grand Rapids Public Schools. There are 27 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 49506.

Shawnee Park Oral-Deaf Center
2036 Chesaning Dr SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49506
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Grand Rapids Public Schools
Phi Center
1005 Giddings SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49506
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Grand Rapids Public Schools
Breton Downs School
2500 Boston St SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49506
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: East Grand Rapids Public Schools
East Grand Rapids Middle School
2425 Lake Dr SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49506
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: East Grand Rapids Public Schools
Lakeside School
2325 Hall St SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49506
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: East Grand Rapids Public Schools
Wealthy School
1961 Lake Dr SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49506
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: East Grand Rapids Public Schools
Campus Early Childhood Center
1326 Thomas St SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49506
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Grand Rapids Public Schools
Campus Elementary
710 Benjamin Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49506
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Grand Rapids Public Schools
Congress Elementary
940 Baldwin St SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49506
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Grand Rapids Public Schools
Mulick Elementary
1761 Rosewood Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49506
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Grand Rapids Public Schools
Shawnee Science Math and Tech. Academy
2036 Chesaning Dr SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49506
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Grand Rapids Public Schools
East Grand Rapids High School
2211 Lake Dr SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49506
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: East Grand Rapids Public Schools
Ottawa Community School
2055 Rosewood Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49506
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Grand Rapids Public Schools
Ottawa Hills High School
2055 Rosewood Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49506
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Grand Rapids Public Schools
Grand Rapids Learning Center
1154 Wealthy St SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49506
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Grand Rapids Public Schools
St Thomas the Apostle Catholic School
1429 Wilcox Park Dr SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49506
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
St Stephen School
740 Gladstone Dr SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49506
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Immaculate Heart of Mary School
1951 Plymouth Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49506
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Our Savior Lutheran School
1916 Ridgewood Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49506
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Grand Rapids Christian High School
2300 Plymouth Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49506
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Grand Rapids Christian School - Iroquois
1050 Iroquois Dr SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49506
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Eastminster Preschool Center
1700 Woodward Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49506
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Grand Rapids Christian School - Evergreen Campus
1812 Sylvan SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49506
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Grand Rapids Christian Middle School
1875 Rosewood St
Grand Rapids, MI 49506
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Grand Rapids Hebrew Academy
2615 Michigan St NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49506
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Living Stones Academy
1250 Sigsbee St SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49506
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Eastside Christian School
2792 Michigan St NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49506
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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