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ZIP Code 49689

Primary City:Wellston, MI (View All Cities)
Timezone: Eastern (1:31am)
Coordinates:44.2, -85.9
ZIP (~13 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 49689

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 49689. 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 49689. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 49689, 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:
Wellston, MI

Stats and Demographics for the 49689 ZIP Code

ZIP code 49689 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 49689 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 slightly less than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 49689 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,560
Population Density 20 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,721
Median Home Value $84,400
Land Area 78.66 sq mi
Water Area 1.83 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 731
Median Household Income $35,694

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 52Male Median Age: 52Female Median Age: 52


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5202848
5-9343670
10-14333972
15-19493079
20-24382866
25-29241842
30-34252550
35-39283159
40-44544195
45-497462136
50-547775152
55-597184155
60-648268150
65-698765152
70-74414586
75-79403474
80-84262551
85 Plus111223

Gender

 Male 814 52%
 Female 746 48%
Gender

Race

 White 1,490 95.5%
 Black Or African American 10 0.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 26 1.7%
 Asian 5 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 4 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 25 1.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-246612
25-34181533
35-44561773
45-5414423167
55-6416613179
65-7414110151
75-8493598
85 Plus16218

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 370 51%
 Single Guardian 89 12%
 Singles 232 32%
 Singles With Roommate 40 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 584 80%
 Households with Kids 147 20%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
13811
2145
38614
44610
59514
62911
77815
87512
99918
108917
116915
1210212
134913
1451015
1581018
1613619
1712618
1812416
19448
2013518

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 49689 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 49689 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1980s. Looking at 49689 real estate data, the median home value of $84,400 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 49689 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 49689 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 49689 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,560 100%
 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 321 19%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 319 19%
 Renter Occupied Households 91 5%
 Households Vacant 990 58%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 14 1.4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0.0%
 For Sale Only 33 3.3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 6 0.6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 866 87.5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 71 7.2%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 37 29%
 2 Bedroom 53 41%
 3+ Bedroom 38 30%
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 $35,694 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 49689 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 49689 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 301 23%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 343 26%
 No Earnings 690 52%
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 301 23%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 343 26%
 No Earnings 690 52%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 429 92%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 13 3%
 Worked at Home 23 5%
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 135 20.7%
 High School Graduate 389 59.6%
 Associate's degree 54 8.3%
 Bachelor's degree 67 10.3%
 Master's degree 6 0.9%
 Professional school degree 2 0.3%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 164 86%
 Enrolled in Private School 8 4%
 Not Enrolled in School 18 9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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