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ZIP Code 49245

Primary City:Homer, MI (View All Cities)
County: Calhoun County
Timezone: Eastern (7:16pm)
Coordinates:42.1, -84.8
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 49245

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 49245. 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 49245. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 49245, 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:
Homer, MI

Stats and Demographics for the 49245 ZIP Code

ZIP code 49245 is located in southeast 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 49245 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a small number of single adults and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 49245 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 4,845
Population Density 50 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,016
Median Home Value $96,000
Land Area 96.61 sq mi
Water Area 0.80 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,766
Median Household Income $40,027

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 38


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5155170325
5-9195192387
10-14214174388
15-19166188354
20-24126124250
25-29124140264
30-34149137286
35-39143139282
40-44181174355
45-49174164338
50-54162169331
55-59174192366
60-64144126270
65-69122115237
70-747486160
75-795169120
80-84313970
85 Plus243862

Gender

 Male 2,409 50%
 Female 2,436 50%
Gender

Race

 White 4,716 97.3%
 Black Or African American 18 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 25 0.5%
 Asian 24 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 15 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 47 1.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24214768
25-3413992231
35-4424873321
45-5430366369
55-6430352355
65-7420831239
75-8412121142
85 Plus301141

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,021 58%
 Single Guardian 307 17%
 Singles 356 20%
 Singles With Roommate 82 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,128 64%
 Households with Kids 638 36%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1283058
2353570
3293564
4353974
5343468
6403272
7334578
8433578
9454691
10383573
11423678
12362561
136337100
14354176
15425395
16383371
17333164
18234467
19302757
20312253

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 49245 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 49245 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 49245 real estate data, the median home value of $96,000 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 49245 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 49245 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 49245 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 4,838 99.9%
 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 7 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 847 42%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 526 26%
 Renter Occupied Households 393 19%
 Households Vacant 250 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 79 32%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 2%
 For Sale Only 37 15%
 Sold & Unoccupied 12 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 31 12%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 87 35%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 13 3%
 1 Bedroom 80 16%
 2 Bedroom 155 31%
 3+ Bedroom 251 50%
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 $40,027 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 49245 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 49245 can expect to fall in that range. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,267 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,024 27%
 No Earnings 1,434 38%
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 1,267 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,024 27%
 No Earnings 1,434 38%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,760 94.1%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 3 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 57 3.0%
 Worked at Home 50 2.7%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 234 15.0%
 High School Graduate 1,104 70.8%
 Associate's degree 88 5.6%
 Bachelor's degree 97 6.2%
 Master's degree 32 2.1%
 Professional school degree 2 0.1%
 Doctorate degree 3 0.2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 958 86.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 3 0.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 152 13.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 49245

ZIP Code 49245 is in the Homer Community School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 49245.

Lillian Fletcher Elementary School
291 West Fulton St
Homer, MI 49245
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Homer Community School District
Homer Middle School
403 South Hillsdale St
Homer, MI 49245
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Homer Community School District
Homer Community High School
403 South Hillsdale St
Homer, MI 49245
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Homer Community School District

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