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ZIP Code 49544

Primary City:Grand Rapids, MI (View All Cities)
County: Kent County
Timezone: Eastern (3:18am)
Area code: 616 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:43.05, -85.73
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 49544

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 49544. 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 49544. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 49544, 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:
Walker
Unacceptable:
Gr

Stats and Demographics for the 49544 ZIP Code

ZIP code 49544 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 49544 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 large number of single adults and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 49544 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 8,944
Population Density 430 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,994
Median Home Value $125,500
Land Area 20.80 sq mi
Water Area 0.17 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,665
Median Household Income $45,773

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
Male270250248337429441295229254323327268209142120835755
Female28122328530449842427321426933633830321616813910399134
Total551473533641927865568443523659665571425310259186156189

Gender

 Male 4,337 48%
 Female 4,607 52%
Gender

Race

 White 7,803 87.2%
 Black Or African American 344 3.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 50 0.6%
 Asian 214 2.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.0%
 Other Race 237 2.6%
 Two Or More Races 293 3.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner4026132954444430317571
Renter34551422919815338165
Total38577555874259734119176

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,635 45%
 Single Guardian 569 16%
 Singles 1,137 31%
 Singles With Roommate 324 9%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,637 72%
 Households with Kids 1,028 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male6355465359475251414454465153686872616872
Female5760554752404445425561575359644654726882
Total1201151011001118796968399115103104112132114126133136154

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 49544 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 49544 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1990s. Looking at 49544 real estate data, the median home value of $125,500 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 49544 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 49544 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 49544 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 8,661 97%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 179 2%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 104 1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,366 34%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 801 20%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,498 38%
 Households Vacant 329 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 200 61%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 1%
 For Sale Only 29 9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 11 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 10 3%
 For Migrant Workers 35 11%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 40 12%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 936 57%
 2 Bedroom 466 28%
 3+ Bedroom 241 15%
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 $45,773 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 49544 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 49544 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 3,352 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,585 22%
 No Earnings 2,376 32%
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 3,352 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,585 22%
 No Earnings 2,376 32%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,142 94%
 Public transportation 45 1%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 76 2%
 Worked at Home 148 3%
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 314 10.0%
 High School Graduate 1,803 57.2%
 Associate's degree 253 8.0%
 Bachelor's degree 545 17.3%
 Master's degree 180 5.7%
 Professional school degree 41 1.3%
 Doctorate degree 15 0.5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,273 84%
 Enrolled in Private School 106 7%
 Not Enrolled in School 141 9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 49544

ZIP Code 49544 is in the Walker Charter Academy. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 49544.

Walker Charter Academy
1801 3 Mile Rd NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49544
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Walker Charter Academy
Kenowa Hills Middle School
3950 Hendershot Ave NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49544
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Kenowa Hills Public Schools
Kenowa Hills High School
3825 Hendershot Ave NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49544
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Kenowa Hills Public Schools
Trinitas Classical School
1465 3 Mile Rd NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49544
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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