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ZIP Code 49969

Primary City:Watersmeet, MI (View All Cities)
County: Gogebic County
Timezone: America/Menominee (12:27pm)
Area code: 906 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:46.2, -89.3
ZIP (~18 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 49969

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 49969. 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 49969. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 49969, 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:
Watersmeet, MI

Stats and Demographics for the 49969 ZIP Code

ZIP code 49969 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 49969 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 49969 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,401
Population Density 5 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,624
Median Home Value $168,000
Land Area 260.82 sq mi
Water Area 23.57 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 661
Median Household Income $43,875

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 55Male Median Age: 56Female Median Age: 54

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male312842313511102833475374818456422413
Female322336372316143040524775775853252020
Total63517868582724587399100149158142109674433

Gender

 Male 723 52%
 Female 678 48%
Gender

Race

 White 1,112 79.4%
 Black Or African American 1 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 262 18.7%
 Asian 1 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 25 1.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner51249881641557219
Renter1015162513792
Total1527651131771628121

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 342 52%
 Single Guardian 81 12%
 Singles 209 32%
 Singles With Roommate 29 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 542 82%
 Households with Kids 119 18%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1710610712828156115846812
Female97102556347313769710473
Total101420815127512911281317141514101515

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 49969 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 49969 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1980s. Looking at 49969 real estate data, the median home value of $168,000 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 49969. Rentals in 49969 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 49969 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,398 99.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 3 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 275 17%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 289 18%
 Renter Occupied Households 97 6%
 Households Vacant 963 59%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 29 3.0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 0.2%
 For Sale Only 25 2.6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 0.3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 869 90.2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 35 3.6%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 48 59%
 3+ Bedroom 34 41%
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 $43,875 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 49969 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. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 49969 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 49969 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 268 23%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 252 22%
 No Earnings 631 55%
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 268 23%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 252 22%
 No Earnings 631 55%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 379 85%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 54 12%
 Worked at Home 15 3%
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 45 8.7%
 High School Graduate 309 59.9%
 Associate's degree 28 5.4%
 Bachelor's degree 89 17.2%
 Master's degree 30 5.8%
 Professional school degree 3 0.6%
 Doctorate degree 12 2.3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 148 74%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 51 26%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 49969

ZIP Code 49969 is in the Watersmeet Township School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 49969.

Watersmeet Township School
4720 Hwy Us45
Watersmeet, MI 49969
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Watersmeet Township School District

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