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ZIP Code 49908

Primary City:Baraga, MI (View All Cities)
County: Baraga County
Timezone: Eastern (3:48am)
Area code: 906 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:46.8, -88.5
ZIP (~13 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 49908

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 49908. 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 49908. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 49908, 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:
Baraga, MI
Acceptable:
Keweenaw Bay

Stats and Demographics for the 49908 ZIP Code

ZIP code 49908 is located in northwest 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 49908 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a small number of families and a large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 49908 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,292
Population Density 32 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,223
Median Home Value $81,700
Land Area 103.70 sq mi
Water Area 10.83 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,025
Median Household Income $33,906

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 41

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male658010994182225232203156191144116836849191317
Female71721111024559588593948383826462282133
Total136152220196227284290288249285227199165132111473450

Gender

 Male 2,046 62%
 Female 1,246 38%
Gender

Race

 White 1,873 56.9%
 Black Or African American 604 18.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 660 20.0%
 Asian 2 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 7 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 146 4.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner4581131841661225023
Renter186465543945119
Total221221782382051676132

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 440 43%
 Single Guardian 211 21%
 Singles 332 32%
 Singles With Roommate 42 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 686 67%
 Households with Kids 339 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male121112202315714212523222217141828211329
Female9141319228141513191734212025232418127
Total2125253945232129344440564337394152392536

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 49908 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 49908 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1970s. Looking at 49908 real estate data, the median home value of $81,700 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 49908 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 49908 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $200-$299/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 49908 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,428 73.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 853 25.9%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 11 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 422 35%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 298 24%
 Renter Occupied Households 305 25%
 Households Vacant 198 16%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 26 13%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 19 10%
 Sold & Unoccupied 5 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 94 47%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 54 27%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 5 2%
 1 Bedroom 121 49%
 2 Bedroom 46 19%
 3+ Bedroom 76 31%
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 $33,906 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 49908 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. The commute in 49908 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 463 14%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 372 11%
 No Earnings 2,462 75%
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 463 14%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 372 11%
 No Earnings 2,462 75%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 562 94.9%
 Public transportation 3 0.5%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 5 0.8%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 10 1.7%
 Worked at Home 12 2.0%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. 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 724 33.5%
 High School Graduate 1,356 62.8%
 Associate's degree 17 0.8%
 Bachelor's degree 55 2.5%
 Master's degree 3 0.1%
 Professional school degree 0 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 4 0.2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 291 86.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 15 4.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 31 9.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 49908

ZIP Code 49908 is in the Baraga Area School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 49908.

Philip Latendresse School
210 Lyons St
Baraga, MI 49908
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Baraga Area School District
Baraga Area High School
210 Lyons St
Baraga, MI 49908
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Baraga Area School District

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