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ZIP Code 49868

Primary City:Newberry, MI (View All Cities)
County: Luce County
Timezone: Eastern (6:37pm)
Area code: 906 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:46.5, -85.6
ZIP (~26 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 49868

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 49868. 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 49868. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 49868, 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:
Newberry, MI

Stats and Demographics for the 49868 ZIP Code

ZIP code 49868 is located in north Michigan and covers an extremely 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 49868 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a large number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 49868 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 5,409
Population Density 8 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,074
Median Home Value $71,700
Land Area 705.01 sq mi
Water Area 36.86 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,873
Median Household Income $36,297

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 46


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5131118249
5-9133136269
10-14125136261
15-19158129287
20-2422886314
25-29276122398
30-3429498392
35-39300114414
40-44274141415
45-49277142419
50-54274181455
55-59212162374
60-64149140289
65-69109124233
70-74118133251
75-796181142
80-844170111
85 Plus4393136

Gender

 Male 3,203 59%
 Female 2,206 41%
Gender

Race

 White 4,155 76.8%
 Black Or African American 733 13.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 312 5.8%
 Asian 13 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.1%
 Other Race 2 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 191 3.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24144963
25-3411899217
35-4421064274
45-5430278380
55-6432053373
65-7425242294
75-8415033183
85 Plus642589

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 872 47%
 Single Guardian 282 15%
 Singles 626 33%
 Singles With Roommate 93 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,360 73%
 Households with Kids 513 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1362965
2242448
3252348
4262046
5163652
6312657
7181735
8313162
9372663
10202141
11241842
12232851
13333770
14253257
15393069
16273865
17352863
18301949
19271441
20372461

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 49868 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 owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 49868 were primarily built in the 1970s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 49868 real estate data, the median home value of $71,700 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 49868 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 49868 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 $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 49868 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 4,219 78.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 1,102 20.4%
 Juvenile Facilities 5 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 43 0.8%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 40 0.7%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 733 24%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 697 23%
 Renter Occupied Households 443 14%
 Households Vacant 1,201 39%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 47 3.9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 6 0.5%
 For Sale Only 48 4.0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 11 0.9%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 940 78.3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 149 12.4%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 7 1%
 1 Bedroom 97 18%
 2 Bedroom 236 44%
 3+ Bedroom 199 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 $36,297 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 49868 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. The commute in 49868 is that short for a higher percentage of workers than almost anywhere in the United States. Many commuters should consider themselves lucky that they don't have a longer commute. 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 1,061 24%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,100 25%
 No Earnings 2,240 51%
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 1,061 24%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,100 25%
 No Earnings 2,240 51%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,502 92%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 90 5%
 Worked at Home 48 3%
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. 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 418 17.6%
 High School Graduate 1,543 64.8%
 Associate's degree 205 8.6%
 Bachelor's degree 127 5.3%
 Master's degree 59 2.5%
 Professional school degree 19 0.8%
 Doctorate degree 10 0.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 652 89%
 Enrolled in Private School 22 3%
 Not Enrolled in School 56 8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 49868

ZIP Code 49868 is in the Tahquamenon Area School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 49868.

Newberry Elementary School
700 Newberry Ave
Newberry, MI 49868
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Tahquamenon Area School District
Newberry Middle School
700 Newberry Ave
Newberry, MI 49868
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Tahquamenon Area School District
Newberry High School
700 Newberry Ave
Newberry, MI 49868
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Tahquamenon Area School District

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