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ZIP Code 49942

Primary City:Kearsarge, MI (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Houghton County
Timezone: Eastern (9:11pm)
Area code: 906 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:47.274, -88.417
ZIP (~200 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 49942

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 49942. 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 49942. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 49942, 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:
Kearsarge, MI
Acceptable:
Calumet

Stats and Demographics for the 49942 ZIP Code

ZIP code 49942 is located in northwest 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 49942 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 single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 49942 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 156
Population Density 153 people per sq mi
Housing Units 86
Median Home Value $53,500
Land Area 1.02 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 68
Median Household Income $43,375

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 46Female Median Age: 35

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male833026552554824821
Female7116454443465536303
Total1514947109959119135101124

Gender

 Male 73 47%
 Female 83 53%
Gender

Race

 White 154 98.7%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 1 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 1 0.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner09710158103
Renter21100011
Total210810158114

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 34 50%
 Single Guardian 7 10%
 Singles 26 38%
 Singles With Roommate 1 1%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 53 78%
 Households with Kids 15 22%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male02122001010101000000
Female13010342222101110111
Total15132343232202110111

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 49942 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 49942 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 49942 real estate data, the median home value of $53,500 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 49942 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 156 100%
 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 31 36%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 31 36%
 Renter Occupied Households 6 7%
 Households Vacant 18 21%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 0 0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 2 11%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 12 67%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 4 22%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $43,375 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 49942 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. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 49942 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 49942 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 15 21%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 26 37%
 No Earnings 30 42%
Employment Status

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 15 21%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 26 37%
 No Earnings 30 42%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 21 100%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 0 0%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 49942 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. 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 0 0%
 High School Graduate 15 65%
 Associate's degree 0 0%
 Bachelor's degree 0 0%
 Master's degree 8 35%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

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