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ZIP Code 49078

Primary City:Otsego, MI (View All Cities)
County: Allegan County
Timezone: Eastern (1:39am)
Coordinates:42.5, -85.7
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 49078

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 49078. 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 49078. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 49078, 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:
Otsego, MI

Stats and Demographics for the 49078 ZIP Code

ZIP code 49078 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 49078 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single adults and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 49078 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 8,902
Population Density 185 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,752
Median Home Value $117,700
Land Area 48.00 sq mi
Water Area 0.71 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,488
Median Household Income $49,363

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 41


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5241279520
5-9300285585
10-14342319661
15-19366287653
20-24226214440
25-29230259489
30-34259259518
35-39291278569
40-44272297569
45-49399370769
50-54371399770
55-59290328618
60-64247260507
65-69172219391
70-74142158300
75-79106131237
80-847294166
85 Plus5288140

Gender

 Male 4,378 49%
 Female 4,524 51%
Gender

Race

 White 8,586 96.5%
 Black Or African American 37 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 24 0.3%
 Asian 41 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 70 0.8%
 Two Or More Races 144 1.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-244079119
25-34284150434
35-44455130585
45-54741152893
55-6456286648
65-7436755422
75-8424146287
85 Plus6931100

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,947 56%
 Single Guardian 569 16%
 Singles 793 23%
 Singles With Roommate 179 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 2,310 66%
 Households with Kids 1,178 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
14364107
2554297
34365108
45952111
5444892
65562117
75457111
86265127
98553138
106477141
117456130
125956115
137963142
146667133
158469153
168264146
178566151
186439103
195149100
20453479

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 49078 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 49078 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 49078 real estate data, the median home value of $117,700 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 49078 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 49078 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 49078 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 8,881 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 21 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,943 52%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 816 22%
 Renter Occupied Households 729 19%
 Households Vacant 264 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 54 20%
 Rented & Unoccupied 7 3%
 For Sale Only 54 20%
 Sold & Unoccupied 5 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 31 12%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 113 43%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 123 19%
 2 Bedroom 332 50%
 3+ Bedroom 209 31%
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 $49,363 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 49078 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 49078 can expect to fall in that range. 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 2,790 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,716 24%
 No Earnings 2,551 36%
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 2,790 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,716 24%
 No Earnings 2,551 36%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,689 95.0%
 Public transportation 6 0.2%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 4 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 104 2.7%
 Worked at Home 79 2.0%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 198 6.7%
 High School Graduate 2,007 68.4%
 Associate's degree 260 8.9%
 Bachelor's degree 269 9.2%
 Master's degree 148 5.0%
 Professional school degree 47 1.6%
 Doctorate degree 7 0.2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,626 83.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 181 9.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 141 7.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 49078

ZIP Code 49078 is in the Otsego Public Schools. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 49078.

Otsego West Campus High School
570 Washington St
Otsego, MI 49078
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Otsego Public Schools
DIX Street Elementary School
503 DIX St
Otsego, MI 49078
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Otsego Public Schools
Otsego Middle School
540 Washington St
Otsego, MI 49078
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Otsego Public Schools
Washington Street Elementary School
538 Washington St
Otsego, MI 49078
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Otsego Public Schools
Otsego High School
550 Washington St
Otsego, MI 49078
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Otsego Public Schools
St Margaret School
736 S Farmer St
Otsego, MI 49078
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Otsego Christian Academy
247 E Allegan St
Otsego, MI 49078
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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