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ZIP Code 49461

Primary City:Whitehall, MI (View All Cities)
County: Muskegon County
Timezone: Eastern (10:13am)
Area code: 231 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:43.4, -86.3
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 49461

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 49461. 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 49461. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 49461, 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:
Whitehall, MI
Unacceptable:
Sylvan Beach

Stats and Demographics for the 49461 ZIP Code

ZIP code 49461 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 49461 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 higher than average number of families and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 49461 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 8,929
Population Density 209 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,093
Median Home Value $129,400
Land Area 42.69 sq mi
Water Area 5.52 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,490
Median Household Income $53,356

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 43Female Median Age: 44


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5236221457
5-9284273557
10-14325314639
15-19366314680
20-24204188392
25-29209239448
30-34194227421
35-39236246482
40-44293289582
45-49335370705
50-54383393776
55-59326380706
60-64349304653
65-69246240486
70-74159180339
75-79100137237
80-8496106202
85 Plus42125167

Gender

 Male 4,383 49%
 Female 4,546 51%
Gender

Race

 White 8,514 95.4%
 Black Or African American 88 1.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 72 0.8%
 Asian 41 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.0%
 Other Race 36 0.4%
 Two Or More Races 175 2.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24344377
25-34252125377
35-44420131551
45-54685116801
55-6468894782
65-7446562527
75-8424828276
85 Plus831699

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,051 59%
 Single Guardian 469 13%
 Singles 821 24%
 Singles With Roommate 149 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,370 68%
 Households with Kids 1,120 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1523385
2483684
34561106
4514697
55350103
65659115
75448102
85652108
96564129
104860108
116878146
125355108
138553138
147168139
159770167
168069149
176773140
186260122
196042102
20434386

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 49461 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 49461 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1970s. Looking at 49461 real estate data, the median home value of $129,400 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 49461. Rentals in 49461 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 49461 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 8,734 97.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 21 0.2%
 Nursing Facilities 126 1.4%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 48 0.5%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,935 47%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 940 23%
 Renter Occupied Households 615 15%
 Households Vacant 603 15%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 52 9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 5 1%
 For Sale Only 64 11%
 Sold & Unoccupied 14 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 398 66%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 70 12%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 13 2%
 1 Bedroom 178 29%
 2 Bedroom 169 27%
 3+ Bedroom 261 42%
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 $53,356 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 49461 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. More commuters in 49461 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 2,589 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,754 25%
 No Earnings 2,795 39%
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 2,589 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,754 25%
 No Earnings 2,795 39%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,590 94.6%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 12 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 97 2.6%
 Worked at Home 95 2.5%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 332 10.8%
 High School Graduate 1,684 54.7%
 Associate's degree 305 9.9%
 Bachelor's degree 507 16.5%
 Master's degree 185 6.0%
 Professional school degree 46 1.5%
 Doctorate degree 18 0.6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,424 90.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 93 5.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 65 4.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 49461

ZIP Code 49461 is in the Whitehall School District. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 49461.

Muskegon County Youth Home
1830 White Lake Dr
Whitehall, MI 49461
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Whitehall School District
Shoreline Elementary School
205 East Market St
Whitehall, MI 49461
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Whitehall School District
Whitehall Ealy Elementary School
425 East Sophia St
Whitehall, MI 49461
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Whitehall School District
Whitehall Middle School
401 South Elizabeth St
Whitehall, MI 49461
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Whitehall School District
White Lake Area Community Ed.
541 East Slocum St
Whitehall, MI 49461
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Whitehall School District
Whitehall Senior High School
3100 White Lake Dr
Whitehall, MI 49461
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Whitehall School District

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