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ZIP Code 49970

Primary City:Watton, MI (View All Cities)
County: Baraga County
Timezone: Eastern (7:31pm)
Area code: 906 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:46.5, -88.6
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 49970

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 49970. 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 49970. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 49970, 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:
Watton, MI

Stats and Demographics for the 49970 ZIP Code

ZIP code 49970 is located in northwest Michigan and covers a slightly higher 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 49970 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely large. There are also a small number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 49970 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 243
Population Density 2 people per sq mi
Housing Units 246
Median Home Value $157,400
Land Area 102.88 sq mi
Water Area 1.10 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 119
Median Household Income $55,682

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 56Male Median Age: 56Female Median Age: 57

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male248522765101213191513232
Female32125133765813181111302
Total56201035101311152026372624534

Gender

 Male 130 53%
 Female 113 47%
Gender

Race

 White 232 95.5%
 Black Or African American 1 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 7 2.9%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 3 1.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner041117353162
Renter13212202
Total171318373364

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 66 55%
 Single Guardian 11 9%
 Singles 39 33%
 Singles With Roommate 3 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 101 85%
 Households with Kids 18 15%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male00111012020240003111
Female10111001023331201200
Total10222013043571204311

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 49970 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 49970 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 49970 real estate data, the median home value of $157,400 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 49970. Rentals in 49970 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 49970 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 243 100%
 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 49 20%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 57 23%
 Renter Occupied Households 13 5%
 Households Vacant 127 52%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1 0.8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0.0%
 For Sale Only 0 0.0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 1.6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 85 66.9%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 39 30.7%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 2 40%
 3+ Bedroom 3 60%
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 $55,682 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 49970 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, 49970 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. Most commuters in 49970 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 54 24%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 62 28%
 No Earnings 108 48%
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 54 24%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 62 28%
 No Earnings 108 48%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 89 100%
 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, 49970 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. A very small percentage of people in the area attended and graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 3 3%
 High School Graduate 88 92%
 Associate's degree 0 0%
 Bachelor's degree 5 5%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 7 100%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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