Search by ZIP, address, city, or county:

ZIP Code 49953

Primary City:Ontonagon, MI (View All Cities)
County: Ontonagon County
Timezone: Eastern (3:11pm)
Area code: 906 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:46.8, -89.4
ZIP (~33 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 49953

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 49953. 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 49953. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 49953, 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:
Ontonagon, MI

Stats and Demographics for the 49953 ZIP Code

ZIP code 49953 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 49953 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely 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 49953 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,879
Population Density 7 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,081
Median Home Value $71,400
Land Area 419.80 sq mi
Water Area 1.22 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,360
Median Household Income $35,000

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 52Male Median Age: 51Female Median Age: 52

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male60518980454846609012012914213811199613839
Female356365764337387796124128130126116103664862
Total9511415415688858413718624425727226422720212786101

Gender

 Male 1,446 50%
 Female 1,433 50%
Gender

Race

 White 2,820 98.0%
 Black Or African American 2 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 16 0.6%
 Asian 4 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 6 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 31 1.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner83512723428624113944
Renter1633356133302216
Total246816229531927116160

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 669 49%
 Single Guardian 143 11%
 Singles 476 35%
 Singles With Roommate 72 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,100 81%
 Households with Kids 260 19%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male811159111011118202015151922211811814
Female571071571315131381811151618221469
Total1318251626172426213328332634383940251423

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 49953 has a large percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 49953 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 49953 real estate data, the median home value of $71,400 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 49953 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 49953 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 49953 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,812 97.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 6 0.2%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 45 1.6%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 16 0.6%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 482 23%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 632 30%
 Renter Occupied Households 246 12%
 Households Vacant 721 35%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 32 4.4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 0.3%
 For Sale Only 48 6.7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 5 0.7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 522 72.4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 112 15.5%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 7 3%
 1 Bedroom 116 50%
 2 Bedroom 49 21%
 3+ Bedroom 60 26%
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 $35,000 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 49953 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 49953 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 676 26%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 595 23%
 No Earnings 1,297 51%
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 676 26%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 595 23%
 No Earnings 1,297 51%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 909 93%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 35 4%
 Worked at Home 34 3%
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. 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 198 16.7%
 High School Graduate 675 56.8%
 Associate's degree 74 6.2%
 Bachelor's degree 160 13.5%
 Master's degree 61 5.1%
 Professional school degree 12 1.0%
 Doctorate degree 8 0.7%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 380 88%
 Enrolled in Private School 12 3%
 Not Enrolled in School 41 9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 49953

ZIP Code 49953 is in the Ontonagon Area School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 49953.

Ontonagon Area Jr/Sr High School
701 Parker Ave
Ontonagon, MI 49953
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Ontonagon Area School District
Ontonagon Area Elementary School
701 Parker Ave
Ontonagon, MI 49953
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Ontonagon Area School District

Nearby ZIP Codes