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ZIP Code 49679

Primary City:Sears, MI (View All Cities)
County: Osceola County
Timezone: Eastern (4:42am)
Area code: 231 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:43.9, -85.1
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 49679

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 49679. 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 49679. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 49679, 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:
Sears, MI

Stats and Demographics for the 49679 ZIP Code

ZIP code 49679 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 49679 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely large. There are also a small number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 49679 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,428
Population Density 26 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,066
Median Home Value $77,400
Land Area 55.06 sq mi
Water Area 0.91 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 557
Median Household Income $41,397

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 46Male Median Age: 45Female Median Age: 47

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male31334879423427323861586341494528127
Female313942632829263636604966424941311913
Total6272901427063536874121107129839886593120

Gender

 Male 728 51%
 Female 700 49%
Gender

Race

 White 1,386 97.1%
 Black Or African American 17 1.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 5 0.4%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 2 0.1%
 Two Or More Races 18 1.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner333521101051065614
Renter81418168644
Total1147701261131126018

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 325 58%
 Single Guardian 64 11%
 Singles 142 25%
 Singles With Roommate 26 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 415 75%
 Households with Kids 142 25%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male310549384984821722211617313
Female49858885104111287171317886
Total7191391711169191215202914393433251119

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 49679 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 vacant. Homes in ZIP code 49679 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1970s. Looking at 49679 real estate data, the median home value of $77,400 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 49679 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 49679 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 49679 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,389 97%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 26 2%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 13 1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 254 24%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 225 21%
 Renter Occupied Households 78 7%
 Households Vacant 509 48%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 17 3.3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.2%
 For Sale Only 19 3.7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0.0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 420 82.5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 52 10.2%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 4 8%
 2 Bedroom 7 14%
 3+ Bedroom 39 78%
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 $41,397 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 49679 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 49679 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 49679 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 331 27%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 226 18%
 No Earnings 676 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 331 27%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 226 18%
 No Earnings 676 55%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 395 82%
 Public transportation 4 1%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 9 2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 49 10%
 Worked at Home 25 5%
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 92 19%
 High School Graduate 347 71%
 Associate's degree 14 3%
 Bachelor's degree 26 5%
 Master's degree 7 1%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 203 82%
 Enrolled in Private School 10 4%
 Not Enrolled in School 36 14%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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