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ZIP Code 49902

Primary City:Alpha, MI (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Iron County
Timezone: America/Menominee (2:55am)
Area code: 906 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:46.05, -88.38
ZIP (~1 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 49902

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 49902. 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 49902. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 49902, 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:
Alpha, MI

Stats and Demographics for the 49902 ZIP Code

ZIP code 49902 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 49902 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 49902 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 145
Population Density 460 people per sq mi
Housing Units 121
Median Home Value $34,700
Land Area 0.32 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 85
Median Household Income $23,000

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 56Male Median Age: 56Female Median Age: 56

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


 Male 73 50%
 Female 72 50%


 White 145 100%
 Black Or African American 0 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0%
 Asian 0 0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0%
 Other Race 0 0%
 Two Or More Races 0 0%

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 21 25%
 Single Guardian 13 15%
 Singles 44 52%
 Singles With Roommate 7 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 73 86%
 Households with Kids 12 14%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 49902 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 49902 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 49902 real estate data, the median home value of $34,700 is low compared to the rest of the country. Rentals in 49902 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 49902 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 145 100%
 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 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 29 24%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 39 32%
 Renter Occupied Households 17 14%
 Households Vacant 36 30%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1 3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 3 8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 20 56%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 12 33%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 4 44%
 2 Bedroom 0 0%
 3+ Bedroom 5 56%
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 $23,000 is compared to the rest of the country.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 49902 are able to work from home than most places in the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. The commute in 49902 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 19 22%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 25 29%
 No Earnings 43 49%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 19 22%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 25 29%
 No Earnings 43 49%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 33 87%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 5 13%
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. A very small percentage of people in the area attended and graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 5 13%
 High School Graduate 32 84%
 Associate's degree 1 3%
 Bachelor's degree 0 0%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 6 55%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 5 45%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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