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ZIP Code 49642

Primary City:Idlewild, MI (View All Cities)
County: Lake County
Timezone: Eastern (3:15pm)
Area code: 231 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:43.88, -85.76
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 49642

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 49642. 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 49642. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 49642, 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:
Idlewild, MI

Stats and Demographics for the 49642 ZIP Code

ZIP code 49642 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 49642 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely large. There are also an extremely small number of families and a large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 49642 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 842
Population Density 46 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,431
Median Home Value $70,000
Land Area 18.13 sq mi
Water Area 0.30 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 400
Median Household Income $23,958

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 50Male Median Age: 49Female Median Age: 51

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male28292423111813172030343246322216108
Female26211818162116201732333840333022199
Total545042412739293737626770866552382917

Gender

 Male 413 49%
 Female 429 51%
Gender

Race

 White 456 54.2%
 Black Or African American 345 41.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 7 0.8%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.1%
 Other Race 1 0.1%
 Two Or More Races 32 3.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner01921538161369
Renter5202418222092
Total5394571103814511

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 144 36%
 Single Guardian 80 20%
 Singles 154 39%
 Singles With Roommate 22 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 317 79%
 Households with Kids 83 21%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male65657356888134565346
Female512253825356232463324
Total1117810101171111131436691286610

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 49642 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 49642 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1950s. Looking at 49642 real estate data, the median home value of $70,000 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 49642 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 49642 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $200-$299/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 49642 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 842 100%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 152 11%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 128 9%
 Renter Occupied Households 120 8%
 Households Vacant 1,031 72%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 18 1.7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 0.3%
 For Sale Only 24 2.3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 7 0.7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 892 86.5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 87 8.4%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 22 37%
 2 Bedroom 19 32%
 3+ Bedroom 18 31%
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 $23,958 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 49642 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. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. The commute in 49642 is that short for a higher percentage of workers than almost anywhere in the United States. Many commuters should consider themselves lucky that they don't have a longer commute. 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 93 11%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 130 16%
 No Earnings 600 73%
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 93 11%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 130 16%
 No Earnings 600 73%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 188 98%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 4 2%
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. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 107 33.3%
 High School Graduate 163 50.8%
 Associate's degree 11 3.4%
 Bachelor's degree 16 5.0%
 Master's degree 22 6.9%
 Professional school degree 2 0.6%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 110 100%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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