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ZIP Code 49668

Primary City:Mesick, MI (View All Cities)
County: Wexford County
Timezone: Eastern (3:39pm)
Area code: 231 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:44.4, -85.7
ZIP (~12 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 49668

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 49668. 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 49668. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 49668, 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:
Mesick, MI

Stats and Demographics for the 49668 ZIP Code

ZIP code 49668 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 49668 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 less than average number of families and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 49668 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,625
Population Density 34 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,120
Median Home Value $89,300
Land Area 106.32 sq mi
Water Area 3.12 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,450
Median Household Income $36,270

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1211461351259284881051351511681551089372553726
Female1101171131139087100931181361381241159476363534
Total231263248238182171188198253287306279223187148917260

Gender

 Male 1,896 52%
 Female 1,729 48%
Gender

Race

 White 3,496 96.4%
 Black Or African American 3 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 48 1.3%
 Asian 16 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 5 0.1%
 Other Race 5 0.1%
 Two Or More Races 52 1.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner131051902672831999839
Renter276051522622135
Total4016524131930922111144

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 750 52%
 Single Guardian 228 16%
 Singles 390 27%
 Singles With Roommate 82 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,012 70%
 Households with Kids 438 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male3124272725263428332832232626212329331918
Female2019332025252024232730171920222723241726
Total5143604750515452565562404546435052573644

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 49668 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 49668 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1990s. Looking at 49668 real estate data, the median home value of $89,300 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 49668 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 49668 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 49668 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,625 100%
 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 749 35%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 445 21%
 Renter Occupied Households 256 12%
 Households Vacant 670 32%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 21 3.1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 0.3%
 For Sale Only 55 8.2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 13 1.9%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 449 67.0%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 129 19.3%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 20 9%
 2 Bedroom 93 42%
 3+ Bedroom 110 49%
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 $36,270 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 49668 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 49668. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 776 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 760 29%
 No Earnings 1,114 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 776 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 760 29%
 No Earnings 1,114 42%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,137 93.1%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 6 0.5%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 41 3.4%
 Worked at Home 37 3.0%
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 226 19.1%
 High School Graduate 757 64.1%
 Associate's degree 75 6.4%
 Bachelor's degree 89 7.5%
 Master's degree 29 2.5%
 Professional school degree 2 0.2%
 Doctorate degree 3 0.3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 727 86.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 57 6.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 57 6.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 49668

ZIP Code 49668 is in the Mesick Consolidated School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 49668.

Floyd M. Jewett Elementary School
210 East Mesick Ave
Mesick, MI 49668
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mesick Consolidated School District
Mesick Consolidated Jr/Sr High School
581 South Clark St
Mesick, MI 49668
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Mesick Consolidated School District

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