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ZIP Code 49885

Primary City:Skandia, MI (View All Cities)
Timezone: Eastern (6:04pm)
Coordinates:46.3, -87.2
ZIP (~13 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 49885

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 49885. 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 49885. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 49885, 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:
Skandia, MI

Stats and Demographics for the 49885 ZIP Code

ZIP code 49885 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 49885 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 small number of single parents and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 49885 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,897
Population Density 13 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,077
Median Home Value $133,700
Land Area 147.26 sq mi
Water Area 0.89 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 790
Median Household Income $48,063

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 46Male Median Age: 45Female Median Age: 46


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 56241103
5-95158109
10-145052102
15-196662128
20-24423072
25-29374582
30-344659105
35-39583896
40-447754131
45-497684160
50-5479102181
55-5910590195
60-648772159
65-695549104
70-74443882
75-79172340
80-84111627
85 Plus81321

Gender

 Male 971 51%
 Female 926 49%
Gender

Race

 White 1,778 93.7%
 Black Or African American 5 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 48 2.5%
 Asian 16 0.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 4 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 46 2.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2481018
25-34651580
35-4411413127
45-541667173
55-642036209
65-741146120
75-8445247
85 Plus14216

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 496 63%
 Single Guardian 67 8%
 Singles 187 24%
 Singles With Roommate 40 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 581 74%
 Households with Kids 209 26%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1141125
2121224
311314
49716
512921
6131124
7101525
8111021
951318
1013821
116814
12111021
13121628
1481018
15141125
16181129
1782028
18111122
1915924
2014519

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 49885 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 49885 were primarily built in the 1970s. Looking at 49885 real estate data, the median home value of $133,700 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 49885. Rentals in 49885 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 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 49885 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,897 100%
 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 447 42%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 282 26%
 Renter Occupied Households 61 6%
 Households Vacant 287 27%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 7 2.4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0.0%
 For Sale Only 10 3.5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 5 1.7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 210 73.2%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.3%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 54 18.8%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 2 3%
 1 Bedroom 25 42%
 2 Bedroom 22 37%
 3+ Bedroom 11 18%
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 $48,063 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 49885 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. 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. However, that is not the case in 49885. 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 470 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 367 27%
 No Earnings 529 39%
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 470 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 367 27%
 No Earnings 529 39%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 678 95%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 32 5%
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 67 10%
 High School Graduate 390 58%
 Associate's degree 70 10%
 Bachelor's degree 102 15%
 Master's degree 21 3%
 Professional school degree 13 2%
 Doctorate degree 14 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 177 74%
 Enrolled in Private School 31 13%
 Not Enrolled in School 31 13%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Nearby ZIP Codes