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ZIP Code 49628

Primary City:Elberta, MI (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Benzie County
Timezone: Eastern (3:10pm)
Area code: 231 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:44.62, -86.23
ZIP (~1500 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 49628

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 49628. 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 49628. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 49628, 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:
Elberta, MI

Stats and Demographics for the 49628 ZIP Code

ZIP code 49628 is located in central 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 49628 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely large. There are also a large number of single adults and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 49628 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 372
Population Density 502 people per sq mi
Housing Units 228
Median Home Value $81,300
Land Area 0.74 sq mi
Water Area 1.62 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 173
Median Household Income $32,292

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 48Male Median Age: 46Female Median Age: 49

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus


 Male 193 52%
 Female 179 48%


 White 354 95.2%
 Black Or African American 3 0.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 3 0.8%
 Asian 1 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 3 0.8%
 Two Or More Races 8 2.2%

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 74 43%
 Single Guardian 27 16%
 Singles 60 35%
 Singles With Roommate 12 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 134 77%
 Households with Kids 39 23%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 49628 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 49628 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 49628 real estate data, the median home value of $81,300 is low compared to the rest of the country. Rentals in 49628 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 49628 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 372 100%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 66 29%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 53 23%
 Renter Occupied Households 54 24%
 Households Vacant 55 24%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 5 9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 2 4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 34 62%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 14 25%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 7 19%
 2 Bedroom 16 43%
 3+ Bedroom 14 38%
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 $32,292 is compared to the rest of the country.

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 49628 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 60 28%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 63 30%
 No Earnings 90 42%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 60 28%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 63 30%
 No Earnings 90 42%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 89 92%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 6 6%
 Worked at Home 2 2%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. 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 31 36%
 High School Graduate 39 45%
 Associate's degree 2 2%
 Bachelor's degree 8 9%
 Master's degree 3 3%
 Professional school degree 4 5%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 30 88%
 Enrolled in Private School 4 12%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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