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ZIP Code 49849

Primary City:Ishpeming, MI (View All Cities)
County: Marquette County
Timezone: Eastern (11:03am)
Area code: 906 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:46.6, -87.8
ZIP (~31 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 49849

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 49849. 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 49849. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 49849, 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:
Ishpeming, MI

Stats and Demographics for the 49849 ZIP Code

ZIP code 49849 is located in northwest Michigan and covers a large 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 49849 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 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 49849 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 12,242
Population Density 43 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,212
Median Home Value $85,900
Land Area 284.42 sq mi
Water Area 13.19 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 5,130
Median Household Income $43,838

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 43

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male383392337381319374348335407417457568421272206165154102
Female387352381334342370390336353420544497362264223212199238
Total7707447187156617447386717608371,0011,065783536429377353340

Gender

 Male 6,038 49%
 Female 6,204 51%
Gender

Race

 White 11,834 96.7%
 Black Or African American 24 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 120 1.0%
 Asian 34 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 15 0.1%
 Two Or More Races 214 1.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner58453599821984517397146
Renter1392681721941461007759
Total1977217711,0151,130617474205

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,615 51%
 Single Guardian 707 14%
 Singles 1,489 29%
 Singles With Roommate 319 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 3,681 72%
 Households with Kids 1,449 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male7181936886707680806062678167807879806467
Female8687797065638957788174637588658070586157
Total157168172138151133165137158141136130156155145158149138125124

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 49849 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 49849 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 49849 real estate data, the median home value of $85,900 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 49849 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 49849 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 49849 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 11,978 97.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 232 1.9%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 32 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,359 38%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,616 26%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,155 19%
 Households Vacant 1,082 17%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 87 8.0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 0.2%
 For Sale Only 67 6.2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 12 1.1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 679 62.8%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 235 21.7%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 8 1%
 1 Bedroom 379 45%
 2 Bedroom 310 37%
 3+ Bedroom 146 17%
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 $43,838 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 49849 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 49849 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 3,407 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,819 28%
 No Earnings 3,842 38%
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 3,407 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,819 28%
 No Earnings 3,842 38%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,263 95.7%
 Public transportation 11 0.2%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 12 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 118 2.1%
 Worked at Home 98 1.8%
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 282 6.7%
 High School Graduate 2,606 62.1%
 Associate's degree 340 8.1%
 Bachelor's degree 783 18.7%
 Master's degree 118 2.8%
 Professional school degree 56 1.3%
 Doctorate degree 12 0.3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,070 90.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 44 1.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 182 7.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 49849

ZIP Code 49849 is in the Ishpeming Public School District No. 1. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 49849.

Birchview School
663 Poplar St
Ishpeming, MI 49849
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Ishpeming Public School District No. 1
Ishpeming Middle School
324 East Pearl St
Ishpeming, MI 49849
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Ishpeming Public School District No. 1
Aspen Ridge Elementary School
350 Aspen Ridge School Rd
Ishpeming, MI 49849
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Nice Community School District
Ishpeming High School
319 East Division St
Ishpeming, MI 49849
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Ishpeming Public School District No. 1
Westwood High School
300 South Westwood Dr
Ishpeming, MI 49849
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Nice Community School District
Westwood Early College
300 Westwood Dr
Ishpeming, MI 49849
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Nice Community School District

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