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ZIP Code 49043

Primary City:Covert, MI (View All Cities)
County: Van Buren County
Timezone: Eastern (10:16pm)
Area code: 269 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.29, -86.27
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 49043

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 49043. 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 49043. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 49043, 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:
Covert, MI

Stats and Demographics for the 49043 ZIP Code

ZIP code 49043 is located in south Michigan and covers a slightly less 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 49043 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 49043 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,462
Population Density 76 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,399
Median Home Value $80,800
Land Area 32.38 sq mi
Water Area 1.91 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 854
Median Household Income $25,500

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 35Male Median Age: 34Female Median Age: 36


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 57693169
5-911297209
10-14121111232
15-19121115236
20-247069139
25-295964123
30-345962121
35-396170131
40-448078158
45-499992191
50-548875163
55-598479163
60-644859107
65-69425395
70-74444185
75-79373168
80-84172340
85 Plus72532

Gender

 Male 1,225 50%
 Female 1,237 50%
Gender

Race

 White 1,176 47.8%
 Black Or African American 619 25.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 33 1.3%
 Asian 3 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 506 20.6%
 Two Or More Races 125 5.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2481927
25-345157108
35-448947136
45-5413262194
55-6412244166
65-749522117
75-84701383
85 Plus19423

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 395 46%
 Single Guardian 207 24%
 Singles 213 25%
 Singles With Roommate 39 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 530 62%
 Households with Kids 324 38%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1101626
2191736
3121729
4161834
5222143
6302555
7201030
8182038
9222143
10172037
11232548
12302656
13221638
14292453
15272249
16283361
17182442
18232346
19251338
20121224

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 49043 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 49043 were primarily built in the 1960s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 49043 real estate data, the median home value of $80,800 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 49043 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 49043 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $200-$299/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 49043 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,445 99.3%
 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 17 0.7%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 336 24%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 250 18%
 Renter Occupied Households 268 19%
 Households Vacant 545 39%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 29 5.3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 0.4%
 For Sale Only 20 3.7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 16 2.9%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 382 70.1%
 For Migrant Workers 18 3.3%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 78 14.3%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 61 35%
 2 Bedroom 54 31%
 3+ Bedroom 59 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 $25,500 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 49043 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 49043 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 463 22%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 607 29%
 No Earnings 989 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 463 22%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 607 29%
 No Earnings 989 48%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 879 95%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 30 3%
 Worked at Home 16 2%
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. 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 386 45%
 High School Graduate 400 46%
 Associate's degree 32 4%
 Bachelor's degree 27 3%
 Master's degree 8 1%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 10 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 702 84%
 Enrolled in Private School 14 2%
 Not Enrolled in School 116 14%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 49043

ZIP Code 49043 is in the Covert Public Schools. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 49043.

Covert Elementary School
35323 M 140 Hwy
Covert, MI 49043
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Covert Public Schools
Covert Middle School
35323 M 140 Hwy
Covert, MI 49043
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Covert Public Schools
Covert High School
35323 M 140 Hwy
Covert, MI 49043
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Covert Public Schools

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