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ZIP Code 49917

Post Office City:Copper City, MI (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Houghton County
Timezone: Eastern (12:16am)
Area code: 906 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:47.284, -88.390
ZIP (~500 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 49917

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 49917. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 49917 is usually the name of the main post office. When mailing your package or letter, always include the preferred or acceptable cities. Using any city in the list of unacceptable cities may result in delays.

Primary/preferred city:
Copper City, MI

Stats and Demographics for the 49917 ZIP Code

ZIP code 49917 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 49917 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 49917 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

For more information, see Copper City, MI population.

Population 205
Population Density 119 people per sq mi
Housing Units 119
Median Home Value $55,400
Land Area 1.72 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 85
Median Household Income $29,063

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 44Female Median Age: 42

Under 57411
85 Plus415


 Male 101 49%
 Female 104 51%


 White 200 98%
 Black Or African American 0 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0%
 Asian 0 0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0%
 Other Race 0 0%
 Two Or More Races 5 2%

Head of Household by Age

85 Plus505

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 45 53%
 Single Guardian 12 14%
 Singles 25 29%
 Singles With Roommate 3 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 55 65%
 Households with Kids 30 35%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 49917 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 49917 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 49917 real estate data, the median home value of $55,400 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 49917 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 49917 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 49917 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 205 100%
 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 34 29%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 38 32%
 Renter Occupied Households 13 11%
 Households Vacant 34 29%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1 3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 4 12%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 19 56%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 10 29%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 3 20%
 3+ Bedroom 12 80%
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 $29,063 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 49917 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. 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. More commuters in 49917 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 41 20%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 72 36%
 No Earnings 89 44%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 41 20%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 72 36%
 No Earnings 89 44%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 86 98%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 2 2%
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. Despite the lower high school graduation rates, compared to other ZIPs, a much higher percentage of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 31 20%
 High School Graduate 86 55%
 Associate's degree 18 12%
 Bachelor's degree 11 7%
 Master's degree 7 5%
 Professional school degree 2 1%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 55 92%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 5 8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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