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ZIP Code 49947

Primary City:Marenisco, MI (View All Cities)
County: Gogebic County
Timezone: America/Menominee (4:21pm)
Area code: 906 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:46.4, -89.6
ZIP (~19 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 49947

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 49947. 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 49947. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 49947, 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:
Marenisco, MI
Acceptable:
Merriweather

Stats and Demographics for the 49947 ZIP Code

ZIP code 49947 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 49947 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is slightly less than average. There are also a small number of single parents and a large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 49947 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,818
Population Density 6 people per sq mi
Housing Units 852
Median Home Value $214,200
Land Area 319.38 sq mi
Water Area 14.79 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 326
Median Household Income $36,000

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 56

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male10915311792171761821631461118671523017127
Female1551211966111731242639392510117
Total251427421882231821931801771351121109155272314

Gender

 Male 1,514 83%
 Female 304 17%
Gender

Race

 White 1,155 63.5%
 Black Or African American 631 34.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 20 1.1%
 Asian 3 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 2 0.1%
 Two Or More Races 7 0.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner211286176843211
Renter17023350
Total318286379873711

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 171 52%
 Single Guardian 30 9%
 Singles 103 32%
 Singles With Roommate 22 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 285 87%
 Households with Kids 41 13%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male23322222153214302111526
Female42313000242240242121
Total65635222395454544121727

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 49947 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 49947 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1990s. Looking at 49947 real estate data, the median home value of $214,200 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 49947. Rentals in 49947 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 49947 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 659 36%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 1,159 64%
 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 135 16%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 170 20%
 Renter Occupied Households 21 2%
 Households Vacant 526 62%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 14 3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 21 4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 479 91%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 12 2%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 11 46%
 3+ Bedroom 13 54%
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 $36,000 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 49947 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. However, that is not the case in 49947. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. 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 263 15%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 419 24%
 No Earnings 1,051 61%
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 263 15%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 419 24%
 No Earnings 1,051 61%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 197 83%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 22 9%
 Worked at Home 17 7%
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. The area has a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 186 14.3%
 High School Graduate 985 75.6%
 Associate's degree 24 1.8%
 Bachelor's degree 57 4.4%
 Master's degree 44 3.4%
 Professional school degree 5 0.4%
 Doctorate degree 2 0.2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 30 86%
 Enrolled in Private School 5 14%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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