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ZIP Code 49862

Primary City:Munising, MI (View All Cities)
County: Alger County
Timezone: Eastern (4:48pm)
Area code: 906 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:46.4, -86.6
ZIP (~18 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 49862

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 49862. 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 49862. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 49862, 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:
Munising, MI
Acceptable:
Christmas
Unacceptable:
Forest Lake

Stats and Demographics for the 49862 ZIP Code

ZIP code 49862 is located in north 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 49862 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is 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 49862 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 5,025
Population Density 31 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,486
Median Home Value $116,800
Land Area 164.11 sq mi
Water Area 44.60 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,796
Median Household Income $38,659

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 49


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 59995194
5-9115114229
10-14117109226
15-19130105235
20-2424881329
25-2927681357
30-34262100362
35-39227108335
40-44213127340
45-49234162396
50-54211179390
55-59183179362
60-64178135313
65-69121113234
70-74101134235
75-7965105170
80-847873151
85 Plus43124167

Gender

 Male 2,901 58%
 Female 2,124 42%
Gender

Race

 White 4,062 80.8%
 Black Or African American 601 12.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 211 4.2%
 Asian 21 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 5 0.1%
 Two Or More Races 125 2.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24163450
25-348867155
35-4418363246
45-5431079389
55-6431757374
65-7422960289
75-8415941200
85 Plus563793

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 913 51%
 Single Guardian 233 13%
 Singles 565 31%
 Singles With Roommate 85 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,364 76%
 Households with Kids 432 24%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1252550
2181937
3191837
4211536
5292352
6121729
7282351
8232245
9232952
10262248
11113344
12231841
13331750
14241943
15292756
16241842
17302353
18182543
19291241
20421456

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 49862 has a 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 owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 49862 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1970s. Looking at 49862 real estate data, the median home value of $116,800 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 49862. Rentals in 49862 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 49862 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 4,011 80%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 863 17%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 90 2%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 61 1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 851 34%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 507 20%
 Renter Occupied Households 438 18%
 Households Vacant 690 28%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 71 10%
 Rented & Unoccupied 7 1%
 For Sale Only 47 7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 6 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 462 67%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 97 14%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 5 1%
 1 Bedroom 90 25%
 2 Bedroom 116 33%
 3+ Bedroom 142 40%
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 $38,659 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 49862 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. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 49862 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 49862 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 983 24%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 933 23%
 No Earnings 2,107 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 983 24%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 933 23%
 No Earnings 2,107 52%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,281 80.1%
 Public transportation 9 0.6%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 10 0.6%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 220 13.8%
 Worked at Home 79 4.9%
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. 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 240 13.2%
 High School Graduate 1,215 66.8%
 Associate's degree 100 5.5%
 Bachelor's degree 189 10.4%
 Master's degree 52 2.9%
 Professional school degree 21 1.2%
 Doctorate degree 3 0.2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 616 76.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 87 10.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 103 12.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 49862

ZIP Code 49862 is in the Munising Public Schools. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 49862.

William G. Mather Elementary School
411 Elm Ave
Munising, MI 49862
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Munising Public Schools
Munising High and Middle School
810 East State Hwy M28
Munising, MI 49862
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Munising Public Schools
Munising Sda School
E8799 M28 W
Munising, MI 49862
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Private

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