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ZIP Code 49738

Primary City:Grayling, MI (View All Cities)
County: Crawford County
Timezone: Eastern (11:51am)
Area code: 989 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:44.7, -84.6
ZIP (~22 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 49738

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 49738. 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 49738. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 49738, 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:
Grayling, MI

Stats and Demographics for the 49738 ZIP Code

ZIP code 49738 is located in east Michigan and covers a large 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 49738 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 49738 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 9,924
Population Density 34 people per sq mi
Housing Units 7,713
Median Home Value $97,400
Land Area 293.61 sq mi
Water Area 5.77 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,212
Median Household Income $39,739

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 47Male Median Age: 47Female Median Age: 48


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5243230473
5-9272249521
10-14305304609
15-19312322634
20-24240191431
25-29233255488
30-34188196384
35-39207246453
40-44301298599
45-49418425843
50-54451457908
55-59412346758
60-64386357743
65-69343350693
70-74275284559
75-79189205394
80-84103127230
85 Plus61143204

Gender

 Male 4,939 50%
 Female 4,985 50%
Gender

Race

 White 9,670 97.4%
 Black Or African American 42 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 41 0.4%
 Asian 42 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 14 0.1%
 Two Or More Races 114 1.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-243582117
25-34190164354
35-44400156556
45-54796175971
55-64773113886
65-7468090770
75-8439149440
85 Plus8533118

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,185 52%
 Single Guardian 613 15%
 Singles 1,164 28%
 Singles With Roommate 250 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 3,175 75%
 Households with Kids 1,037 25%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1475198
2523991
3534497
4494695
5454994
66148109
75745102
85052102
95955114
106553118
115874132
12574299
136366129
146269131
155364117
167670146
176166127
187668144
194654100
20564399

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 49738 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 49738 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1980s. Looking at 49738 real estate data, the median home value of $97,400 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 49738. Rentals in 49738 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 $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 49738 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 9,727 98.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 38 0.4%
 Juvenile Facilities 18 0.2%
 Nursing Facilities 101 1.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 1 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 39 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,159 28%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,191 15%
 Renter Occupied Households 862 11%
 Households Vacant 3,501 45%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 106 3.0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 7 0.2%
 For Sale Only 108 3.1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 15 0.4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 3,133 89.5%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 131 3.7%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 227 26%
 2 Bedroom 320 37%
 3+ Bedroom 319 37%
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 $39,739 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 49738 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 49738 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 2,340 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,972 24%
 No Earnings 3,775 47%
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 2,340 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,972 24%
 No Earnings 3,775 47%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,175 88.7%
 Public transportation 80 2.2%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 8 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 172 4.8%
 Worked at Home 144 4.0%
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 598 17%
 High School Graduate 2,302 64%
 Associate's degree 193 5%
 Bachelor's degree 313 9%
 Master's degree 114 3%
 Professional school degree 64 2%
 Doctorate degree 37 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,401 81.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 108 6.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 207 12.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 49738

ZIP Code 49738 is in the Michigan Department of Human Services School District. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 49738.

Shawono Center
10 North Howes Lake Rd
Grayling, MI 49738
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Michigan Department of Human Services School District
Great Lakes On-Line Education
1135 North Old 27
Grayling, MI 49738
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Crawford Ausable School District
Grayling Elementary School
306 Plum St
Grayling, MI 49738
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Crawford Ausable School District
Grayling Middle School
500 Spruce St
Grayling, MI 49738
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Crawford Ausable School District
Grayling High School
1135 North Old 27
Grayling, MI 49738
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Crawford Ausable School District
Grayling Adventist Elementary
2468 Camp Ausable Rd
Grayling, MI 49738
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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