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ZIP Code 49326

Post Office City:Gowen, MI (View All Cities)
County: Kent County
Timezone: Eastern (12:10am)
Area code: 616 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:43.25, -85.31
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 49326

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 49326. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 49326 is usually the name of the main post office. When mailing your package or letter, always include the preferred or acceptable cities. Using any city in the list of unacceptable cities may result in delays.

Primary/preferred city:
Gowen, MI

Stats and Demographics for the 49326 ZIP Code

ZIP code 49326 is located in southern 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 49326 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 large. There are also a large number of families and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 49326 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,752
Population Density 160 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,764
Median Home Value $126,500
Land Area 23.43 sq mi
Water Area 2.21 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,414
Median Household Income $52,792

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 43


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5109103212
5-9145111256
10-14149108257
15-19151124275
20-2410679185
25-299198189
30-3410288190
35-39117113230
40-44140117257
45-49170158328
50-54181167348
55-59144155299
60-64102105207
65-69101111212
70-747665141
75-79334982
80-84272249
85 Plus132235

Gender

 Male 1,957 52%
 Female 1,795 48%
Gender

Race

 White 3,610 96.2%
 Black Or African American 31 0.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 12 0.3%
 Asian 7 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 22 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 69 1.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24181634
25-3412133154
35-4421435249
45-5432837365
55-6427017287
65-742118219
75-8490292
85 Plus13114

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 836 59%
 Single Guardian 191 14%
 Singles 292 21%
 Singles With Roommate 95 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 952 67%
 Households with Kids 462 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1191938
2241640
3232447
4272754
5212546
6321345
7202141
8372663
9352661
10261743
11342054
12322759
13282351
14292150
15263561
16262854
17342256
18442165
19211839
20161531

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 49326 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 49326 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1970s. Looking at 49326 real estate data, the median home value of $126,500 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 49326. Rentals in 49326 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 49326 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,680 98.1%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 44 1.2%
 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 28 0.7%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 865 49%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 400 23%
 Renter Occupied Households 149 8%
 Households Vacant 350 20%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 19 5%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 33 9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 13 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 248 71%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 37 11%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 30 24%
 3+ Bedroom 97 76%
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 $52,792 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 49326 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. However, that is not the case in 49326. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. The area has an extremely high percentage of people that most travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment. People that commute should be aware of the potentially long commute times.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,237 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 710 23%
 No Earnings 1,131 37%
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 1,237 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 710 23%
 No Earnings 1,131 37%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,601 96%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 34 2%
 Worked at Home 41 2%
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. Despite the lower high school graduation rates, compared to other ZIPs, a much higher percentage of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 341 12.3%
 High School Graduate 1,808 65.4%
 Associate's degree 223 8.1%
 Bachelor's degree 222 8.0%
 Master's degree 134 4.8%
 Professional school degree 28 1.0%
 Doctorate degree 9 0.3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 850 87%
 Enrolled in Private School 66 7%
 Not Enrolled in School 63 6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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