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ZIP Code 49740

Primary City:Harbor Springs, MI (View All Cities)
County: Emmet County
Timezone: Eastern (7:13pm)
Area code: 231 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:45.5, -85.0
ZIP (~14 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 49740

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 49740. 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 49740. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 49740, 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:
Harbor Springs, MI
Acceptable:
Harbor Point, Harbor Spgs, Wequetonsing

Stats and Demographics for the 49740 ZIP Code

ZIP code 49740 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 49740 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 49740 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 7,042
Population Density 57 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,178
Median Home Value $225,100
Land Area 123.65 sq mi
Water Area 16.92 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,073
Median Household Income $63,517

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 50Male Median Age: 49Female Median Age: 51

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1292062322241359612618617926828133331025218211911067
Female111170216203118127139184209258343357327232181159132141
Total240376448427253223265370388526624690637484363278242208

Gender

 Male 3,435 49%
 Female 3,607 51%
Gender

Race

 White 6,631 94.2%
 Black Or African American 23 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 230 3.3%
 Asian 19 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 9 0.1%
 Two Or More Races 129 1.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2512531055769848330186
Renter31798710776414027
Total56204397664774524341113

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,734 56%
 Single Guardian 326 11%
 Singles 861 28%
 Singles With Roommate 152 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,339 76%
 Households with Kids 734 24%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2427213530465143364344474256484751403828
Female2925231725342742424450375035525642322126
Total535244525580788578879484929110010393725954

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 49740 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 49740 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1980s. Looking at 49740 real estate data, the median home value of $225,100 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 49740. Rentals in 49740 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 49740 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 6,923 98%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 119 2%
 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 1,674 27%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 911 15%
 Renter Occupied Households 488 8%
 Households Vacant 3,105 50%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 117 3.8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 15 0.5%
 For Sale Only 113 3.6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 35 1.1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 2,718 87.5%
 For Migrant Workers 2 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 105 3.4%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 71 19%
 2 Bedroom 136 37%
 3+ Bedroom 160 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 $63,517 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 49740 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 49740 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 1,914 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,740 30%
 No Earnings 2,127 37%
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 1,914 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,740 30%
 No Earnings 2,127 37%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,736 88.4%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 2 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 142 4.6%
 Worked at Home 214 6.9%
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 114 5%
 High School Graduate 1,107 44%
 Associate's degree 173 7%
 Bachelor's degree 664 27%
 Master's degree 290 12%
 Professional school degree 120 5%
 Doctorate degree 36 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 987 82.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 122 10.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 86 7.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 49740

ZIP Code 49740 is in the Harbor Springs School District. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 49740.

Blackbird Elementary School
421 East Lake St
Harbor Springs, MI 49740
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Harbor Springs School District
Shay Elementary School
175 East Lake St
Harbor Springs, MI 49740
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Harbor Springs School District
Harbor Springs Middle School
800 South State Rd
Harbor Springs, MI 49740
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Harbor Springs School District
Harbor Springs High School
327 East Bluff Dr
Harbor Springs, MI 49740
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Harbor Springs School District
Harbor Light Christian School
8333 Clayton Rd
Harbor Springs, MI 49740
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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