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ZIP Code 49546

Primary City:Grand Rapids, MI (View All Cities)
County: Kent County
Timezone: Eastern (3:16am)
Area code: 616 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.93, -85.54
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 49546

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 49546. 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 49546. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 49546, 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:
Cascade, Cascade Twp, East Grand Rapids, Gr, Kentwood

Stats and Demographics for the 49546 ZIP Code

ZIP code 49546 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 49546 are primarily white. The number of young adults is large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 49546 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 31,880
Population Density 1,765 people per sq mi
Housing Units 13,030
Median Home Value $215,100
Land Area 18.06 sq mi
Water Area 0.62 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 12,184
Median Household Income $67,412

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 37Female Median Age: 41

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male8991,0661,1401,5271,3136486317178811,0021,065977809550440382388473
Female8809811,0631,5691,5546837327961,0061,0981,2061,1288736675515096411,035
Total1,7792,0472,2033,0962,8671,3311,3631,5131,8872,1002,2712,1051,6821,2179918911,0291,508

Gender

 Male 14,908 47%
 Female 16,972 53%
Gender

Race

 White 26,412 82.8%
 Black Or African American 2,853 8.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 76 0.2%
 Asian 1,480 4.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 327 1.0%
 Two Or More Races 731 2.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner505411,2961,9421,8201,135884412
Renter686746493513377199395695
Total7361,2871,7892,4552,1971,3341,2791,107

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 6,493 53%
 Single Guardian 1,493 12%
 Singles 3,510 29%
 Singles With Roommate 688 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 8,423 69%
 Households with Kids 3,761 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male183188191172203227202224210225223229221242224229239362473419
Female162192183191183217198179204183210206236228199220230356564459
Total3453803743633864444004034144084334354574704234494697181,037878

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 49546 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 49546 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1980s. Looking at 49546 real estate data, the median home value of $215,100 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 49546. Rentals in 49546 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 49546 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 29,698 93.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 415 1.3%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 1,696 5.3%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 71 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 5,520 42%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,560 20%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,104 31%
 Households Vacant 846 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 440 52%
 Rented & Unoccupied 14 2%
 For Sale Only 125 15%
 Sold & Unoccupied 51 6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 129 15%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 87 10%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 167 5%
 1 Bedroom 1,166 32%
 2 Bedroom 1,399 39%
 3+ Bedroom 877 24%
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 $67,412 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 49546 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 49546 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 8,358 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 8,145 33%
 No Earnings 8,369 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 8,358 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 8,145 33%
 No Earnings 8,369 34%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 12,090 87.1%
 Public transportation 146 1.1%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 28 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 420 3.0%
 Worked at Home 1,197 8.6%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 49546 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. 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 316 4%
 High School Graduate 2,763 31%
 Associate's degree 362 4%
 Bachelor's degree 2,719 30%
 Master's degree 1,508 17%
 Professional school degree 878 10%
 Doctorate degree 374 4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,742 76.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,155 18.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 299 4.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 49546

ZIP Code 49546 is in the Ridge Park Charter Academy. There are 9 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 49546.

Ridge Park Charter Academy
4120 Camelot Ridge Dr SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Ridge Park Charter Academy
Meadow Brook Elementary School
1450 Forest Hill Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Forest Hills Public Schools
Collins Elementary School
4368 Heather Ln SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Forest Hills Public Schools
Thornapple Elementary School
6932 Bridgewater Dr SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Forest Hills Public Schools
Pine Ridge Elementary School
3250 Redford Dr SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Forest Hills Public Schools
Central High School
5901 Hall St SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Forest Hills Public Schools
St Paul the Apostle School
2750 Burton St SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Pyramid Montessori
5125 Cascade Rd SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Lake Michigan Academy
2428 Burton St SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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