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ZIP Code 49871

Primary City:Palmer, MI (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Marquette County
Timezone: Eastern (12:50am)
Area code: 906 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:46.441, -87.590
ZIP (~400 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 49871

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 49871. 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 49871. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 49871, 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:
Palmer, MI

Stats and Demographics for the 49871 ZIP Code

ZIP code 49871 is located in north Michigan and covers a slightly less 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 49871 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a large number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 49871 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 510
Population Density 39 people per sq mi
Housing Units 231
Median Home Value $57,000
Land Area 13.03 sq mi
Water Area 1.11 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 210
Median Household Income $32,500

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 43Female Median Age: 44


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5161430
5-9161733
10-14161026
15-19211435
20-2412921
25-29191938
30-34151631
35-39101121
40-4491726
45-49262450
50-54262753
55-59252449
60-64191130
65-6910616
70-7431013
75-795813
80-847916
85 Plus369

Gender

 Male 258 51%
 Female 252 49%
Gender

Race

 White 487 95.5%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 13 2.5%
 Asian 2 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 8 1.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24235
25-3424731
35-4426228
45-5449958
55-6443447
65-7412315
75-8419019
85 Plus617

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 101 48%
 Single Guardian 46 22%
 Singles 55 26%
 Singles With Roommate 8 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 151 72%
 Households with Kids 59 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1279
2134
3437
4415
5437
6448
7044
8325
9549
10314
11426
12325
13336
14325
15426
16516
17369
18549
19415
20112

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 49871 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 49871 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 49871 real estate data, the median home value of $57,000 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 49871 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 49871 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 49871 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 498 98%
 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 12 2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 96 42%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 85 37%
 Renter Occupied Households 29 13%
 Households Vacant 21 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 2 10%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 3 14%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 5 24%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 10 48%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 19 54%
 2 Bedroom 6 17%
 3+ Bedroom 10 29%
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 $32,500 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 49871 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. ZIP code 49871 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 49871 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 89 20%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 105 23%
 No Earnings 259 57%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 89 20%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 105 23%
 No Earnings 259 57%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 138 82%
 Public transportation 25 15%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 6 4%
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 area has a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 48 21%
 High School Graduate 154 69%
 Associate's degree 5 2%
 Bachelor's degree 12 5%
 Master's degree 5 2%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 136 89%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 17 11%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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