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ZIP Code 49646

Primary City:Kalkaska, MI (View All Cities)
County: Kalkaska County
Timezone: Eastern (5:10am)
Area code: 231 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:44.7, -85.1
ZIP (~17 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 49646

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 49646. 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 49646. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 49646, 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:
Kalkaska, MI

Stats and Demographics for the 49646 ZIP Code

ZIP code 49646 is located in central Michigan and covers a large 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 49646 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 49646 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 8,229
Population Density 37 people per sq mi
Housing Units 5,843
Median Home Value $97,200
Land Area 221.87 sq mi
Water Area 5.58 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,376
Median Household Income $39,481

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 43

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male2802442722572192382412672612973293232402041821228652
Female26826524923220322323024724430733030326325117414010482
Total548509521489422461471514505604659626503455356262190134

Gender

 Male 4,114 50%
 Female 4,115 50%
Gender

Race

 White 7,978 96.9%
 Black Or African American 25 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 74 0.9%
 Asian 26 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 11 0.1%
 Two Or More Races 113 1.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner5026039658656443625871
Renter69147124130103945830
Total119407520716667530316101

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,713 51%
 Single Guardian 502 15%
 Singles 964 29%
 Singles With Roommate 197 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,406 71%
 Households with Kids 970 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male5856537247465443547660405442504760584235
Female4162605758635140536144494550593853374542
Total991181131291051091058310713710489999210985113958777

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 49646 has an extremely large 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 49646 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1970s. Looking at 49646 real estate data, the median home value of $97,200 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 49646 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 49646 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 49646 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 8,135 98.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 55 0.7%
 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 39 0.5%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,742 30%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 879 15%
 Renter Occupied Households 755 13%
 Households Vacant 2,467 42%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 93 3.8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 9 0.4%
 For Sale Only 147 6.0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 12 0.5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 2,049 83.1%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 157 6.4%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 21 2%
 1 Bedroom 217 26%
 2 Bedroom 342 40%
 3+ Bedroom 268 32%
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 $39,481 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 49646 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. Most commuters in 49646 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 2,166 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,705 26%
 No Earnings 2,684 41%
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 2,166 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,705 26%
 No Earnings 2,684 41%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,000 95%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 101 3%
 Worked at Home 62 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 479 16.6%
 High School Graduate 2,007 69.4%
 Associate's degree 139 4.8%
 Bachelor's degree 179 6.2%
 Master's degree 62 2.1%
 Professional school degree 12 0.4%
 Doctorate degree 13 0.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,256 81%
 Enrolled in Private School 83 5%
 Not Enrolled in School 209 14%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 49646

ZIP Code 49646 is in the Excelsior Township Independent #1 School District. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 49646.

Crawford School
5521 M 72 NE
Kalkaska, MI 49646
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Excelsior Township Independent #1 School District
Cherry Street Intermediate School
315 South Cherry St
Kalkaska, MI 49646
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Kalkaska Public Schools
Kalkaska Middle School
1700 West Kalkaska St
Kalkaska, MI 49646
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Kalkaska Public Schools
Birch Street Elementary School
309 North Birch St
Kalkaska, MI 49646
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Kalkaska Public Schools
Northside Educational Center
405 East Dresden St
Kalkaska, MI 49646
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Kalkaska Public Schools
Kalkaska High School
109 North Birch St
Kalkaska, MI 49646
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Kalkaska Public Schools

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