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ZIP Code 49855

Primary City:Marquette, MI (View All Cities)
County: Marquette County
Timezone: Eastern (6:08pm)
Area code: 906 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:46.6, -87.3
ZIP (~17 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 49855

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 49855. 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 49855. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 49855, 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:
Marquette, MI
Acceptable:
Harvey

Stats and Demographics for the 49855 ZIP Code

ZIP code 49855 is located in north 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 49855 are primarily white. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is slightly higher than average. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 49855 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 33,561
Population Density 167 people per sq mi
Housing Units 14,728
Median Home Value $163,300
Land Area 200.61 sq mi
Water Area 40.44 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 13,465
Median Household Income $45,969

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 35Male Median Age: 34Female Median Age: 36

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male6826618031,4892,7481,3831,0418999301,1481,1991,2091,007624468370271278
Female6686186601,6292,6291,0187526988041,0691,1401,277954609529438390469
Total1,3501,2791,4633,1185,3772,4011,7931,5971,7342,2172,3392,4861,9611,233997808661747

Gender

 Male 17,210 51%
 Female 16,351 49%
Gender

Race

 White 31,001 92.4%
 Black Or African American 993 3.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 639 1.9%
 Asian 256 0.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 8 0.0%
 Other Race 70 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 594 1.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1467111,1561,8962,1951,096676245
Renter1,6641,255489567462329330248
Total1,8101,9661,6452,4632,6571,4251,006493

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,735 43%
 Single Guardian 1,551 12%
 Singles 4,461 33%
 Singles With Roommate 1,718 13%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 10,547 78%
 Households with Kids 2,918 22%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male120126148140131131126131142147147169165175156193186308646684
Female127132130135110125123139121138134154105129164141137442745772
Total2472582782752412562492702632852813232703043203343237501,3911,456

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 49855 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities, nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 49855 were primarily built in the 1970s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 49855 real estate data, the median home value of $163,300 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 49855. Rentals in 49855 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 49855 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 29,196 87.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 1,339 4.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 39 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 333 1.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 2,486 7.4%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 168 0.5%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 5,354 36%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,767 19%
 Renter Occupied Households 5,344 36%
 Households Vacant 1,263 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 218 17%
 Rented & Unoccupied 15 1%
 For Sale Only 125 10%
 Sold & Unoccupied 30 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 684 54%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 191 15%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 119 2%
 1 Bedroom 1,822 37%
 2 Bedroom 1,981 40%
 3+ Bedroom 1,049 21%
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 $45,969 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 49855 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 49855 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. The commute in 49855 is that short for a higher percentage of workers than almost anywhere in the United States. Many commuters should consider themselves lucky that they don't have a longer commute. 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 8,464 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 10,559 36%
 No Earnings 10,090 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 8,464 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 10,559 36%
 No Earnings 10,090 35%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 13,214 84.4%
 Public transportation 84 0.5%
 Taxicab 5 0.0%
 Motorcycle 21 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 1,770 11.3%
 Worked at Home 557 3.6%
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 870 8%
 High School Graduate 5,432 50%
 Associate's degree 679 6%
 Bachelor's degree 2,439 23%
 Master's degree 766 7%
 Professional school degree 284 3%
 Doctorate degree 295 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,558 80.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 505 11.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 339 7.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 49855

ZIP Code 49855 is in the North Star Academy. There are 12 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 49855.

North Star Academy
3030 Wright St
Marquette, MI 49855
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: North Star Academy
Marquette-Alger Administrative Unit
321 East Ohio St
Marquette, MI 49855
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Marquette-Alger Resa School District
Cherry Creek Elementary School
1111 Ortman Rd
Marquette, MI 49855
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Marquette Area Public Schools
Superior Hills Elementary School
1201 South McClellan Ave
Marquette, MI 49855
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Marquette Area Public Schools
Sandy Knoll School
401 North 6th St
Marquette, MI 49855
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Marquette Area Public Schools
Bothwell Middle School
1200 Tierney St
Marquette, MI 49855
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Marquette Area Public Schools
Vandenboom Child Development Center
1175 Erie Ave
Marquette, MI 49855
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Marquette Area Public Schools
Graveraet School
611 North Front St
Marquette, MI 49855
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Marquette Area Public Schools
Marquette Senior High School
1203 West Fair Ave
Marquette, MI 49855
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Marquette Area Public Schools
Father Marquette Elementary School
500 S 4th St
Marquette, MI 49855
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Crossroads Christian Academy
219 Silver Creek Rd
Marquette, MI 49855
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Fr Marquette Middle School
414 W College Ave
Marquette, MI 49855
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Private

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