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ZIP Code 49808

Post Office City:Big Bay, MI (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Marquette County
Timezone: Eastern (5:25am)
Area code: 906 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:46.848, -87.836
ZIP (~200 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 49808

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 49808. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 49808 is usually the name of the main post office. When mailing your package or letter, always include the preferred or acceptable cities. Using any city in the list of unacceptable cities may result in delays.

Primary/preferred city:
Big Bay, MI

Stats and Demographics for the 49808 ZIP Code

ZIP code 49808 is located in northwest 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 49808 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely large. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and a small number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 49808 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 352
Population Density 2 people per sq mi
Housing Units 538
Median Home Value $88,900
Land Area 161.62 sq mi
Water Area 55.86 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 197
Median Household Income $43,125

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 59Male Median Age: 59Female Median Age: 59

Under 5246
85 Plus4610


 Male 186 53%
 Female 166 47%


 White 331 94.0%
 Black Or African American 1 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 11 3.1%
 Asian 3 0.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 6 1.7%

Head of Household by Age

85 Plus10010

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 89 45%
 Single Guardian 15 8%
 Singles 81 41%
 Singles With Roommate 12 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 175 89%
 Households with Kids 22 11%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 49808 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 49808 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1970s. Looking at 49808 real estate data, the median home value of $88,900 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 49808 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 49808 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 49808 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

For more information, see Big Bay, MI home values.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 352 100%
 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 67 12%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 105 20%
 Renter Occupied Households 25 5%
 Households Vacant 341 63%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 2 0.6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0.0%
 For Sale Only 4 1.2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0.0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 326 95.6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 9 2.6%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 13 76%
 3+ Bedroom 4 24%
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 $43,125 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 49808 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 49808 can expect to fall in that range. 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 65 27%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 50 21%
 No Earnings 127 52%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 65 27%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 50 21%
 No Earnings 127 52%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 84 93%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 3 3%
 Worked at Home 3 3%
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. Despite the lower high school graduation rates, 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 27 12%
 High School Graduate 130 58%
 Associate's degree 14 6%
 Bachelor's degree 40 18%
 Master's degree 12 5%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 3 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 14 70%
 Enrolled in Private School 6 30%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 49808

ZIP Code 49808 is in the Powell Township School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 49808.

Powell Twp. Elementary School
101 Deutsch Ave
Big Bay, MI 49808
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Powell Township School District

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