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ZIP Code 49836

Post Office City:Germfask, MI (View All Cities)
County: Schoolcraft County
Timezone: Eastern (10:31pm)
Area code: 906 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:46.2, -85.9
ZIP (~13 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 49836

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 49836. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 49836 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:
Germfask, MI
Unacceptable:
Blaney Park

Stats and Demographics for the 49836 ZIP Code

ZIP code 49836 is located in northern 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 49836 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also a small number of single parents and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 49836 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 938
Population Density 9 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,028
Median Home Value $96,300
Land Area 101.06 sq mi
Water Area 21.15 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 428
Median Household Income $34,375

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 53Male Median Age: 54Female Median Age: 53


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5161531
5-9192039
10-14302353
15-19262349
20-24131225
25-2971421
30-34171835
35-39182543
40-44332861
45-49352762
50-54333871
55-594952101
60-64484492
65-69413273
70-74544094
75-79262652
80-8491322
85 Plus8614

Gender

 Male 482 51%
 Female 456 49%
Gender

Race

 White 879 93.7%
 Black Or African American 2 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 39 4.2%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 18 1.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24639
25-3415823
35-4444650
45-5465873
55-649410104
65-749610106
75-8446349
85 Plus14014

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 255 60%
 Single Guardian 35 8%
 Singles 129 30%
 Singles With Roommate 9 2%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 349 82%
 Households with Kids 79 18%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1202
2527
3224
4459
5437
6235
7055
8639
97613
10639
11639
126814
135510
147411
15527
167714
176511
183710
19527
20134

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 49836 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 49836 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1990s. Looking at 49836 real estate data, the median home value of $96,300 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 49836 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 49836 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 $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 49836 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 928 99%
 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 10 1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 206 20%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 174 17%
 Renter Occupied Households 48 5%
 Households Vacant 600 58%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 14 2.3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.2%
 For Sale Only 12 2.0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 0.5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 512 85.3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 58 9.7%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 10 15%
 2 Bedroom 30 44%
 3+ Bedroom 28 41%
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 $34,375 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 49836 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. However, that is not the case in 49836. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. 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 162 21%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 169 21%
 No Earnings 457 58%
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 162 21%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 169 21%
 No Earnings 457 58%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 231 82%
 Public transportation 7 2%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 18 6%
 Worked at Home 25 9%
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, slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 105 15.2%
 High School Graduate 484 70.1%
 Associate's degree 48 7.0%
 Bachelor's degree 29 4.2%
 Master's degree 15 2.2%
 Professional school degree 7 1.0%
 Doctorate degree 2 0.3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 134 84%
 Enrolled in Private School 16 10%
 Not Enrolled in School 10 6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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