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ZIP Code 49421

Primary City:Hesperia, MI (View All Cities)
Timezone: Eastern (2:41pm)
Coordinates:43.6, -86.1
ZIP (~12 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 49421

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 49421. 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 49421. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 49421, 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:
Hesperia, MI

Stats and Demographics for the 49421 ZIP Code

ZIP code 49421 is located in south 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 49421 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 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 49421 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 5,991
Population Density 48 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,080
Median Home Value $82,200
Land Area 123.92 sq mi
Water Area 11.63 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,308
Median Household Income $37,880

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 42


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5189154343
5-9217220437
10-14204213417
15-19254221475
20-24173145318
25-29157148305
30-34150151301
35-39156148304
40-44166194360
45-49268257525
50-54244238482
55-59233197430
60-64191176367
65-69154164318
70-74115126241
75-799182173
80-844861109
85 Plus335386

Gender

 Male 3,043 51%
 Female 2,948 49%
Gender

Race

 White 5,682 94.8%
 Black Or African American 21 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 61 1.0%
 Asian 17 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 73 1.2%
 Two Or More Races 137 2.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24303969
25-3418377260
35-4426164325
45-5449570565
55-6443049479
65-7432427351
75-8418015195
85 Plus57764

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,247 54%
 Single Guardian 368 16%
 Singles 578 25%
 Singles With Roommate 115 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,582 69%
 Households with Kids 726 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1362763
2363369
3473380
4333164
5354984
6514293
7364379
8454085
9504696
10304575
11443781
12385290
13484896
14443175
155861119
16463783
17504999
18503989
19503585
20443276

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 49421 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 49421 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1970s. Looking at 49421 real estate data, the median home value of $82,200 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 49421 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 49421 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 49421 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 5,974 99.7%
 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 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,155 38%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 805 26%
 Renter Occupied Households 348 11%
 Households Vacant 772 25%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 26 3.4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 0.4%
 For Sale Only 49 6.3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 23 3.0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 538 69.7%
 For Migrant Workers 6 0.8%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 127 16.5%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 76 19%
 2 Bedroom 188 48%
 3+ Bedroom 130 33%
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 $37,880 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 49421 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. Most commuters in 49421 can expect to fall in that range. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,231 27%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,251 27%
 No Earnings 2,076 46%
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 1,231 27%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,251 27%
 No Earnings 2,076 46%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,928 94.0%
 Public transportation 2 0.1%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 5 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 36 1.8%
 Worked at Home 79 3.9%
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 329 16.4%
 High School Graduate 1,394 69.3%
 Associate's degree 116 5.8%
 Bachelor's degree 98 4.9%
 Master's degree 40 2.0%
 Professional school degree 25 1.2%
 Doctorate degree 10 0.5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,111 86.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 47 3.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 125 9.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 49421

ZIP Code 49421 is in the Hesperia Community School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 49421.

Hesperia St. Clair Elementary School
96 South Division St
Hesperia, MI 49421
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Hesperia Community School District
Hesperia Middle School
96 South Division St
Hesperia, MI 49421
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Hesperia Community School District
Hesperia Community Education
232 South Cook St
Hesperia, MI 49421
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Hesperia Community School District
Hesperia High School
96 South Division St
Hesperia, MI 49421
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Hesperia Community School District

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