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ZIP Code 49938

Primary City:Ironwood, MI (View All Cities)
County: Gogebic County
Timezone: America/Menominee (5:17pm)
Area code: 906 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:46.5, -90.2
ZIP (~21 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 49938

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 49938. 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 49938. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 49938, 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:
Ironwood, MI

Stats and Demographics for the 49938 ZIP Code

ZIP code 49938 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 49938 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a large number of single adults and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 49938 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 7,945
Population Density 33 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,812
Median Home Value $65,600
Land Area 237.98 sq mi
Water Area 21.17 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,646
Median Household Income $32,512

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 47Male Median Age: 46Female Median Age: 48

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male189179215281225198187208234260339328320204164140117106
Female231172217268212189180212223273311332252235177168187212
Total420351432549437387367420457533650660572439341308304318

Gender

 Male 3,894 49%
 Female 4,051 51%
Gender

Race

 White 7,676 96.6%
 Black Or African American 34 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 69 0.9%
 Asian 18 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 16 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 131 1.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner31221361539651420368141
Renter136167133143124757462
Total167388494682775495442203

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,605 44%
 Single Guardian 550 15%
 Singles 1,294 35%
 Singles With Roommate 197 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,812 77%
 Households with Kids 834 23%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male3536503126373139464735375244444446598876
Female4662374240403228323350354356504052557142
Total81988773667763677880857295100948498114159118

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 49938 has a large percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 49938 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 49938 real estate data, the median home value of $65,600 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 49938 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 49938 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 49938 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 7,717 97.1%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 127 1.6%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 98 1.2%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 3 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,350 28%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,382 29%
 Renter Occupied Households 914 19%
 Households Vacant 1,166 24%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 153 13.1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 14 1.2%
 For Sale Only 121 10.4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 27 2.3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 570 48.9%
 For Migrant Workers 2 0.2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 279 23.9%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 211 21%
 2 Bedroom 459 45%
 3+ Bedroom 344 34%
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 $32,512 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 49938 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 49938 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,859 28%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,965 30%
 No Earnings 2,702 41%
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 1,859 28%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,965 30%
 No Earnings 2,702 41%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,972 91.4%
 Public transportation 13 0.4%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 186 5.7%
 Worked at Home 82 2.5%
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 228 8%
 High School Graduate 1,680 59%
 Associate's degree 388 14%
 Bachelor's degree 382 13%
 Master's degree 109 4%
 Professional school degree 47 2%
 Doctorate degree 27 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 946 86.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 60 5.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 94 8.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 49938

ZIP Code 49938 is in the Ironwood Area Schools of Gogebic County School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 49938.

Norrie Elementary School
650 East Ayer St
Ironwood, MI 49938
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Ironwood Area Schools of Gogebic County School District
Sleight Elementary School
108 East Arch St
Ironwood, MI 49938
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Ironwood Area Schools of Gogebic County School District
Luther L. Wright High School
650 East Ayer St
Ironwood, MI 49938
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Ironwood Area Schools of Gogebic County School District
All Saints Catholic Academy
106 S Marquette St
Ironwood, MI 49938
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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