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ZIP Code 49507

Primary City:Grand Rapids, MI (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Oakdale
County: Kent County
Timezone: Eastern (4:42am)
Area code: 616 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.93, -85.65
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 49507

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 49507. 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 49507. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 49507, 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:
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Stats and Demographics for the 49507 ZIP Code

ZIP code 49507 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 49507 are primarily black or African American. 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 an extremely large number of single parents and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 49507 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 35,459
Population Density 6,427 people per sq mi
Housing Units 13,406
Median Home Value $84,700
Land Area 5.52 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 11,582
Median Household Income $34,774

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 28Male Median Age: 27Female Median Age: 30

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,8241,6841,5381,5731,4251,4431,3271,1631,1051,01297278051133524414410881
Female1,8271,5761,4591,5451,3051,5411,5101,2611,1171,1171,043907641436292255176182
Total3,6513,2602,9973,1182,7302,9842,8372,4242,2222,1292,0151,6871,152771536399284263

Gender

 Male 17,269 49%
 Female 18,190 51%
Gender

Race

 White 13,058 36.8%
 Black Or African American 14,453 40.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 289 0.8%
 Asian 316 0.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 34 0.1%
 Other Race 5,598 15.8%
 Two Or More Races 1,711 4.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1751,4131,5571,5271,300653367126
Renter4541,26999082147624212587
Total6292,6822,5472,3481,776895492213

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,182 36%
 Single Guardian 3,929 34%
 Singles 2,654 23%
 Singles With Roommate 817 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 6,292 54%
 Households with Kids 5,290 46%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male369384340362375342306340321342309288284315288304326338317314
Female393381357338335357283297304305300300281273315280348321281296
Total762765697700710699589637625647609588565588603584674659598610

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 49507 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 49507 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 49507 real estate data, the median home value of $84,700 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 49507 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 49507 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 49507 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 34,945 98.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 110 0.3%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 404 1.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 5,706 43%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,412 11%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,464 33%
 Households Vacant 1,824 14%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 573 31.4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 13 0.7%
 For Sale Only 311 17.1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 102 5.6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 18 1.0%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 807 44.2%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 38 0.8%
 1 Bedroom 968 19.4%
 2 Bedroom 1,333 26.8%
 3+ Bedroom 2,641 53.0%
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 $34,774 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 49507 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 49507 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 8,780 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,663 30%
 No Earnings 9,331 36%
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 8,780 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,663 30%
 No Earnings 9,331 36%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 12,404 89.4%
 Public transportation 537 3.9%
 Taxicab 48 0.3%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 248 1.8%
 Worked at Home 635 4.6%
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 2,912 30.9%
 High School Graduate 4,152 44.1%
 Associate's degree 554 5.9%
 Bachelor's degree 894 9.5%
 Master's degree 620 6.6%
 Professional school degree 216 2.3%
 Doctorate degree 63 0.7%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 7,916 76.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,416 13.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 1,051 10.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 49507

ZIP Code 49507 is in the Hope Academy of West Michigan. There are 13 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 49507.

Hope Academy of West Michigan
240 Brown St SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49507
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Hope Academy of West Michigan
Grand Rapids Ellington Academy of Arts & Technolog
670 Burton St SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49507
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Grand Rapids Ellington Academy of Arts & Technology
William C. Abney Academy - Middle School
256 Alger St
Grand Rapids, MI 49507
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: William C. Abney Academy
River City Scholars Charter Academy
944 Evergreen St
Grand Rapids, MI 49507
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: River City Scholars Charter Academy
Burton Middle School
2133 Buchanan Ave SW
Grand Rapids, MI 49507
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Grand Rapids Public Schools
Alger Middle School
921 Alger St SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49507
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Grand Rapids Public Schools
Gerald R. Ford Middle School
851 Madison Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49507
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Grand Rapids Public Schools
Brookside School
2505 Madison Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49507
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Grand Rapids Public Schools
Buchanan School
1775 Buchanan Ave SW
Grand Rapids, MI 49507
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Grand Rapids Public Schools
Campau Park School
50 Antoine St SW
Grand Rapids, MI 49507
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Grand Rapids Public Schools
Dickinson School
448 Dickinson St SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49507
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Grand Rapids Public Schools
Burton Elementary School
2133 Buchanan Ave SW
Grand Rapids, MI 49507
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Grand Rapids Public Schools
Southeast Career Pathways
1356 Jefferson Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49507
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Grand Rapids Public Schools

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