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ZIP Code 49720

Primary City:Charlevoix, MI (View All Cities)
County: Charlevoix County
Timezone: Eastern (1:37pm)
Area code: 231 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:45.3, -85.2
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 49720

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 49720. 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 49720. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 49720, 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:
Charlevoix, MI

Stats and Demographics for the 49720 ZIP Code

ZIP code 49720 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 49720 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 49720 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 9,172
Population Density 96 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,113
Median Home Value $166,500
Land Area 95.63 sq mi
Water Area 30.32 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,960
Median Household Income $46,145

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male2072292862882172012102242903673803653512822041579182
Female226272293279175206211248296353392396397296207186141167
Total433501579567392407421472586720772761748578411343232249

Gender

 Male 4,431 48%
 Female 4,741 52%
Gender

Race

 White 8,718 95.1%
 Black Or African American 45 0.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 175 1.9%
 Asian 44 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 6 0.1%
 Other Race 41 0.4%
 Two Or More Races 143 1.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner18207413649786546356130
Renter7718015818391735340
Total95387571832877619409170

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,098 53%
 Single Guardian 499 13%
 Singles 1,162 29%
 Singles With Roommate 201 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,946 74%
 Households with Kids 1,014 26%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male3943364728603156545868565153567057604547
Female2851584745534968576760526450666461543430
Total6794949473113801241111251281081151031221341181147977

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 49720 has a large percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 49720 were primarily built in the 1990s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 49720 real estate data, the median home value of $166,500 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 49720. Rentals in 49720 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 49720 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 9,052 98.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 51 0.6%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 45 0.5%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 24 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,973 32%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,132 19%
 Renter Occupied Households 855 14%
 Households Vacant 2,153 35%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 149 6.9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 17 0.8%
 For Sale Only 95 4.4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 25 1.2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 1,717 79.7%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 149 6.9%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 3 0.4%
 1 Bedroom 187 24.3%
 2 Bedroom 243 31.6%
 3+ Bedroom 335 43.6%
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 $46,145 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 49720 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. More commuters in 49720 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 2,622 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,323 31%
 No Earnings 2,648 35%
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 2,622 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,323 31%
 No Earnings 2,648 35%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,558 87.6%
 Public transportation 50 1.2%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 8 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 168 4.1%
 Worked at Home 278 6.8%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 182 6%
 High School Graduate 1,695 52%
 Associate's degree 197 6%
 Bachelor's degree 738 23%
 Master's degree 287 9%
 Professional school degree 131 4%
 Doctorate degree 39 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,235 75.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 299 18.4%
 Not Enrolled in School 93 5.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 49720

ZIP Code 49720 is in the Northwest Academy. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 49720.

Northwest Academy
115 West Hurlbut St
Charlevoix, MI 49720
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Northwest Academy
Char-Em Programs
8568 Mercer Rd
Charlevoix, MI 49720
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Charlevoix-Emmet Independent School District
Charlevoix Middle School
108 East Garfield Ave
Charlevoix, MI 49720
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Charlevoix Public Schools
Charlevoix Elementary School
13513 Division Ave
Charlevoix, MI 49720
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Charlevoix Public Schools
Charlevoix High School
5200 Marion Center Rd
Charlevoix, MI 49720
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Charlevoix Public Schools
St Mary School
1005 Bridge St
Charlevoix, MI 49720
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Charlevoix Childrens House
8700 Mercer Rd
Charlevoix, MI 49720
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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