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ZIP Code 49955

Primary City:Painesdale, MI (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Houghton County
Timezone: Eastern (8:24am)
Area code: 906 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:47.05, -88.69
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 49955

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 49955. 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 49955. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 49955, 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:
Painesdale, MI

Stats and Demographics for the 49955 ZIP Code

ZIP code 49955 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 49955 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a small number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 49955 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 371
Population Density 33 people per sq mi
Housing Units 176
Median Home Value $46,900
Land Area 11.33 sq mi
Water Area 0.09 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 149
Median Household Income $55,800

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 37Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus


 Male 199 54%
 Female 172 46%


 White 364 98.1%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 0.3%
 Asian 1 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 5 1.3%

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 84 56%
 Single Guardian 17 11%
 Singles 41 28%
 Singles With Roommate 7 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 107 72%
 Households with Kids 42 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 49955 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 49955 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 49955 real estate data, the median home value of $46,900 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 49955 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 371 100%
 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 77 44%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 57 32%
 Renter Occupied Households 15 9%
 Households Vacant 27 15%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 2 7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 9 33%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 4 15%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 12 44%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $55,800 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 49955 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. More commuters in 49955 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 118 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 92 23%
 No Earnings 186 47%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 118 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 92 23%
 No Earnings 186 47%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 161 97%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 5 3%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 14 11%
 High School Graduate 83 65%
 Associate's degree 20 16%
 Bachelor's degree 7 5%
 Master's degree 4 3%
 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 112 77%
 Enrolled in Private School 17 12%
 Not Enrolled in School 16 11%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 49955

ZIP Code 49955 is in the Adams Township School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 49955.

Jeffers High School
43084 Goodell St
Painesdale, MI 49955
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Adams Township School District

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