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ZIP Code 49656

Primary City:Luther, MI (View All Cities)
County: Lake County
Timezone: Eastern (2:56am)
Area code: 231 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:44.1, -85.7
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 49656

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 49656. 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 49656. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 49656, 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:
Luther, MI

Stats and Demographics for the 49656 ZIP Code

ZIP code 49656 is located in central Michigan and covers a slightly higher 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 49656 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 49656 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,534
Population Density 12 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,650
Median Home Value $73,300
Land Area 126.49 sq mi
Water Area 0.50 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 677
Median Household Income $29,667

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 49Male Median Age: 49Female Median Age: 48

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male294052453119393953527662587053351410
Female304342483329353844647260455940321924
Total59839493644874779711614812210312993673334

Gender

 Male 777 51%
 Female 757 49%
Gender

Race

 White 1,457 95.0%
 Black Or African American 6 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 23 1.5%
 Asian 3 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 7 0.5%
 Two Or More Races 38 2.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner837691251191287322
Renter917221513794
Total1754911401321358226

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 343 51%
 Single Guardian 96 14%
 Singles 208 31%
 Singles With Roommate 30 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 526 78%
 Households with Kids 151 22%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male892512671141361010139168939
Female87758615771111411598174103
Total161691020122218112417142118182425131312

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 49656 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 49656 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1970s. Looking at 49656 real estate data, the median home value of $73,300 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 49656 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 49656 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $300-$499/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 49656 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,534 100%
 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 304 18%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 277 17%
 Renter Occupied Households 96 6%
 Households Vacant 973 59%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 18 1.8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.1%
 For Sale Only 30 3.1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 7 0.7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 867 89.1%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 50 5.1%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 2 3%
 1 Bedroom 10 13%
 2 Bedroom 32 41%
 3+ Bedroom 35 44%
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 $29,667 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 49656 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. However, that is not the case in 49656. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 257 21%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 300 24%
 No Earnings 675 55%
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 257 21%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 300 24%
 No Earnings 675 55%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 391 93.5%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 2 0.5%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 13 3.1%
 Worked at Home 12 2.9%
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 area has a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 213 35.2%
 High School Graduate 336 55.5%
 Associate's degree 31 5.1%
 Bachelor's degree 16 2.6%
 Master's degree 6 1.0%
 Professional school degree 3 0.5%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 235 80.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 32 11.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 24 8.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 49656

ZIP Code 49656 is in the Pine River Area School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 49656.

Luther Elementary School
900 North State St
Luther, MI 49656
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Pine River Area School District

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