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ZIP Code 49616

Primary City:Benzonia, MI (View All Cities)
County: Benzie County
Timezone: Eastern (5:24pm)
Area code: 231 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:44.57, -86.08
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 49616

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 49616. 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 49616. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 49616, 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:
Benzonia, MI

Stats and Demographics for the 49616 ZIP Code

ZIP code 49616 is located in central 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 49616 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a large number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 49616 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,974
Population Density 53 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,084
Median Home Value $129,900
Land Area 36.95 sq mi
Water Area 0.34 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 804
Median Household Income $39,145

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 45Male Median Age: 44Female Median Age: 46

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male536558663951484359837160615048412321
Female615278524743505064788271675661364145
Total11411713611886949893123161153131128106109776466

Gender

 Male 940 48%
 Female 1,034 52%
Gender

Race

 White 1,828 92.6%
 Black Or African American 13 0.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 69 3.5%
 Asian 3 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 22 1.1%
 Two Or More Races 39 2.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner355851371431279028
Renter73232221913101
Total108711715916214010029

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 376 47%
 Single Guardian 129 16%
 Singles 240 30%
 Singles With Roommate 59 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 576 72%
 Households with Kids 228 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male7148141114131611111314713101814131110
Female91512129131112717111782581614776
Total1629202620272428182824311538183428201816

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 49616 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 49616 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 2000s. Looking at 49616 real estate data, the median home value of $129,900 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 49616 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 49616 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 49616 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,938 98.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 5 0.3%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 31 1.6%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 411 38%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 257 24%
 Renter Occupied Households 136 13%
 Households Vacant 280 26%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 22 7.9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.4%
 For Sale Only 26 9.3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 10 3.6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 197 70.4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 24 8.6%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 53 28%
 2 Bedroom 57 30%
 3+ Bedroom 79 42%
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 $39,145 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 49616 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 49616 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 402 27%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 470 31%
 No Earnings 633 42%
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 402 27%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 470 31%
 No Earnings 633 42%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 616 89%
 Public transportation 13 2%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 16 2%
 Worked at Home 47 7%
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 114 18.3%
 High School Graduate 389 62.4%
 Associate's degree 25 4.0%
 Bachelor's degree 65 10.4%
 Master's degree 20 3.2%
 Professional school degree 4 0.6%
 Doctorate degree 6 1.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 334 93%
 Enrolled in Private School 11 3%
 Not Enrolled in School 16 4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 49616

ZIP Code 49616 is in the Benzie County Central School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 49616.

Crystal Lake Elementary School
7048 Severence St
Benzonia, MI 49616
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Benzie County Central School District
Benzie Central Middle School
9300 Homestead Rd
Benzonia, MI 49616
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Benzie County Central School District
Benzie Central Senior High School
9300 Homestead Rd
Benzonia, MI 49616
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Benzie County Central School District
Benzie Academy
7282 Hoadley Rd
Benzonia, MI 49616
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Benzie County Central School District

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