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ZIP Code 49879

Primary City:Republic, MI (View All Cities)
County: Marquette County
Timezone: Eastern (5:31pm)
Area code: 906 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:46.4, -88.0
ZIP (~14 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 49879

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 49879. 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 49879. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 49879, 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:
Republic, MI

Stats and Demographics for the 49879 ZIP Code

ZIP code 49879 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 49879 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely large. There are also a large number of single adults and a small number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 49879 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,038
Population Density 7 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,166
Median Home Value $79,200
Land Area 141.20 sq mi
Water Area 7.79 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 505
Median Household Income $34,861

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 52Male Median Age: 52Female Median Age: 53


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5282654
5-9272451
10-14201838
15-19321850
20-2416824
25-29132235
30-34181533
35-39172643
40-44282553
45-49453479
50-545453107
55-595552107
60-645055105
65-69433780
70-74374077
75-79302757
80-84191534
85 Plus11011

Gender

 Male 533 51%
 Female 505 49%
Gender

Race

 White 1,002 96.5%
 Black Or African American 3 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 18 1.7%
 Asian 2 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 1 0.1%
 Two Or More Races 12 1.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24246
25-34211233
35-44421153
45-54989107
55-6411011121
65-741024106
75-8463770
85 Plus729

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 253 50%
 Single Guardian 49 10%
 Singles 181 36%
 Singles With Roommate 22 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 415 82%
 Households with Kids 90 18%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1426
28715
36612
46410
58715
6246
7628
8549
96713
10257
11415
12459
13549
14538
15325
165611
179615
189110
19639
20415

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 49879 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 49879 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1960s. Looking at 49879 real estate data, the median home value of $79,200 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 49879 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 49879 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 49879 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,038 100%
 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 202 17%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 243 21%
 Renter Occupied Households 60 5%
 Households Vacant 661 57%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 5 0.8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0.0%
 For Sale Only 16 2.4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 4 0.6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 617 93.3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 19 2.9%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 21 31%
 2 Bedroom 41 60%
 3+ Bedroom 6 9%
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 $34,861 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 49879 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. In 49879 though, the percentage of people that make it to work in under half an hour is among the lowest. The area has an extremely high percentage of people that most travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment. People that commute should be aware of the potentially long commute times.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 175 21%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 173 21%
 No Earnings 466 57%
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 175 21%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 173 21%
 No Earnings 466 57%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 267 92.1%
 Public transportation 1 0.3%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 12 4.1%
 Worked at Home 10 3.4%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 36 10%
 High School Graduate 200 57%
 Associate's degree 45 13%
 Bachelor's degree 39 11%
 Master's degree 14 4%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 16 5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 108 82.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 18 13.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 5 3.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 49879

ZIP Code 49879 is in the Republic-Michigamme School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 49879.

Republic-Michigamme School
227 Maple St
Republic, MI 49879
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Republic-Michigamme School District

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