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ZIP Code 49870

Primary City:Norway, MI (View All Cities)
County: Dickinson County
Timezone: America/Menominee (9:57pm)
Area code: 906 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:45.8, -87.9
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 49870

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 49870. 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 49870. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 49870, 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:
Norway, MI

Stats and Demographics for the 49870 ZIP Code

ZIP code 49870 is located in west 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 49870 are primarily white. The number of seniors is large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 49870 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,329
Population Density 61 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,665
Median Home Value $69,700
Land Area 54.98 sq mi
Water Area 0.51 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,442
Median Household Income $39,518

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 44

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male9411111410480877998111137134103948768513435
Female931051031157689951061021351339610710366556069
Total18721621721915617617420421327226719920119013410694104

Gender

 Male 1,621 49%
 Female 1,708 51%
Gender

Race

 White 3,248 97.6%
 Black Or African American 1 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 24 0.7%
 Asian 7 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 5 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 44 1.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1211616925919817713167
Renter4062455529373015
Total5217821431422721416182

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 687 48%
 Single Guardian 225 16%
 Singles 466 32%
 Singles With Roommate 64 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,026 71%
 Households with Kids 416 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2216271722192623212224182624252326181219
Female2218152020102827201026282217202132261615
Total4434423742295450413250464841454458442834

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 49870 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 49870 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 49870 real estate data, the median home value of $69,700 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 49870 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 49870 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $300-$499/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 49870 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,297 99%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 32 1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 617 37%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 512 31%
 Renter Occupied Households 313 19%
 Households Vacant 223 13%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 48 22%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 2%
 For Sale Only 33 15%
 Sold & Unoccupied 14 6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 73 33%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 51 23%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 3 1%
 1 Bedroom 115 43%
 2 Bedroom 119 45%
 3+ Bedroom 28 11%
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 $39,518 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 49870 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 49870 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. The commute in 49870 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 889 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 714 26%
 No Earnings 1,151 42%
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 889 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 714 26%
 No Earnings 1,151 42%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,302 97%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 26 2%
 Worked at Home 16 1%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. 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 119 11.6%
 High School Graduate 786 76.4%
 Associate's degree 24 2.3%
 Bachelor's degree 63 6.1%
 Master's degree 26 2.5%
 Professional school degree 4 0.4%
 Doctorate degree 7 0.7%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 513 83%
 Enrolled in Private School 40 6%
 Not Enrolled in School 63 10%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 49870

ZIP Code 49870 is in the Norway-Vulcan Area School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 49870.

Norway Elementary School
300 Section St
Norway, MI 49870
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Norway-Vulcan Area School District
Vulcan Middle School
300 Section St
Norway, MI 49870
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Norway-Vulcan Area School District
Norway High School
300 Section St
Norway, MI 49870
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Norway-Vulcan Area School District
Holy Spirit Central School
201 Saginaw St
Norway, MI 49870
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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