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ZIP Code 49911

Primary City:Bessemer, MI (View All Cities)
County: Gogebic County
Timezone: America/Menominee (2:33pm)
Area code: 906 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:46.5, -90.0
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 49911

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 49911. 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 49911. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 49911, 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:
Bessemer, MI

Stats and Demographics for the 49911 ZIP Code

ZIP code 49911 is located in northwest 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 49911 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 families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 49911 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,744
Population Density 66 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,913
Median Home Value $57,400
Land Area 41.41 sq mi
Water Area 0.03 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,265
Median Household Income $33,008

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 46Male Median Age: 45Female Median Age: 47


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 58070150
5-97763140
10-148869157
15-199088178
20-247775152
25-296258120
30-345054104
35-397370143
40-448986175
45-49100114214
50-54129116245
55-59114106220
60-6411181192
65-697963142
70-746276138
75-794951100
80-84246286
85 Plus325688

Gender

 Male 1,386 51%
 Female 1,358 49%
Gender

Race

 White 2,662 97.0%
 Black Or African American 10 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 23 0.8%
 Asian 7 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 5 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 37 1.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24135366
25-34534598
35-4414635181
45-5421052262
55-6422230252
65-7416231193
75-8411028138
85 Plus571875

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 579 46%
 Single Guardian 166 13%
 Singles 451 36%
 Singles With Roommate 69 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 959 76%
 Households with Kids 306 24%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1142135
2131326
3151429
4251338
515621
6151126
7131023
8201838
9141832
10151328
11161430
12121527
13281442
14171330
1581422
16251439
17231841
18182139
19162137
20191736

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 49911 has a large percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 49911 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 49911 real estate data, the median home value of $57,400 is low 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 49911. Rentals in 49911 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 49911 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,714 98.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 23 0.8%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 7 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 457 24%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 516 27%
 Renter Occupied Households 292 15%
 Households Vacant 648 34%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 176 27.2%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 0.3%
 For Sale Only 41 6.3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 11 1.7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 326 50.3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 92 14.2%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 13 3%
 1 Bedroom 90 24%
 2 Bedroom 178 47%
 3+ Bedroom 97 26%
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 $33,008 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 49911 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 49911 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 49911 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 636 28%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 687 30%
 No Earnings 958 42%
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 636 28%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 687 30%
 No Earnings 958 42%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 934 89.7%
 Public transportation 13 1.2%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 7 0.7%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 77 7.4%
 Worked at Home 10 1.0%
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 96 10%
 High School Graduate 547 59%
 Associate's degree 95 10%
 Bachelor's degree 150 16%
 Master's degree 23 2%
 Professional school degree 12 1%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 411 83.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 22 4.4%
 Not Enrolled in School 62 12.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 49911

ZIP Code 49911 is in the Bessemer Area School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 49911.

Washington School
301 East Sellar St
Bessemer, MI 49911
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Bessemer Area School District
A.D. Johnston Jr/Sr High School
100 West Lead St
Bessemer, MI 49911
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Bessemer Area School District
Gogebic County Community Education
304 East Iron St
Bessemer, MI 49911
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Ironwood Area Schools of Gogebic County School District
Bluff View Christian School
507 E Cinnebar St
Bessemer, MI 49911
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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