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ZIP Code 49946

Primary City:Lanse, MI (View All Cities)
County: Baraga County
Timezone: Eastern (6:57am)
Area code: 906 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:46.8, -88.3
ZIP (~20 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 49946

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 49946. 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 49946. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 49946, 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:
Lanse, MI
Unacceptable:
L Anse, L' Anse

Stats and Demographics for the 49946 ZIP Code

ZIP code 49946 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 49946 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely large. There are also a slightly less than average number of families and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 49946 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 4,040
Population Density 15 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,375
Median Home Value $78,500
Land Area 271.67 sq mi
Water Area 26.06 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,723
Median Household Income $42,165

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male128129116143839510011313315215117513411179654538
Female1011261411238210310012913812615216812211787806392
Total229255257266165198200242271278303343256228166145108130

Gender

 Male 1,990 49%
 Female 2,050 51%
Gender

Race

 White 3,318 82.1%
 Black Or African American 28 0.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 475 11.8%
 Asian 9 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 7 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 203 5.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner139920326832122312946
Renter45104647343283826
Total5820326734136425116772

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 813 47%
 Single Guardian 289 17%
 Singles 545 32%
 Singles With Roommate 76 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,226 71%
 Households with Kids 497 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2527262427222826262425272515283233302018
Female2616252330272224232533273521263032191611
Total5143514757495050494958546036546265493629

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 49946 has a large percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 49946 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1970s. Looking at 49946 real estate data, the median home value of $78,500 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 49946 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 49946 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ 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 49946 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,920 97.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 20 0.5%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 77 1.9%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 23 0.6%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 676 28%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 626 26%
 Renter Occupied Households 421 18%
 Households Vacant 652 27%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 47 7.2%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.2%
 For Sale Only 44 6.7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 6 0.9%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 464 71.2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 90 13.8%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 4 1%
 1 Bedroom 130 33%
 2 Bedroom 125 32%
 3+ Bedroom 135 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 $42,165 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 49946 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 49946 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 981 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 763 24%
 No Earnings 1,431 45%
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 981 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 763 24%
 No Earnings 1,431 45%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,403 94%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 49 3%
 Worked at Home 47 3%
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. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 214 16%
 High School Graduate 884 66%
 Associate's degree 64 5%
 Bachelor's degree 120 9%
 Master's degree 40 3%
 Professional school degree 13 1%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 495 70%
 Enrolled in Private School 145 21%
 Not Enrolled in School 67 9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 49946

ZIP Code 49946 is in the L'Anse Area School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 49946.

Sullivan Elementary School
201 North 4th St
Lanse, MI 49946
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: L'Anse Area School District
L'Anse High School
201 North 4th St
Lanse, MI 49946
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: L'Anse Area School District
Sacred Heart School
433 Baraga Ave
Lanse, MI 49946
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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