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ZIP Code 49959

Primary City:Ramsay, MI (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Gogebic County
Timezone: America/Menominee (3:57am)
Area code: 906 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:46.472, -90.003
ZIP (~400 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 49959

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 49959. 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 49959. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 49959, 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:
Ramsay, MI

Stats and Demographics for the 49959 ZIP Code

ZIP code 49959 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 49959 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is 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 49959 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 344
Population Density 487 people per sq mi
Housing Units 229
Median Home Value $38,400
Land Area 0.71 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 168
Median Household Income $33,333

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 47Male Median Age: 47Female Median Age: 48

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


 Male 177 51%
 Female 167 49%


 White 338 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 6 2%

Head of Household by Age

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

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 75 45%
 Single Guardian 24 14%
 Singles 63 38%
 Singles With Roommate 6 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 130 77%
 Households with Kids 38 23%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 49959 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 49959 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 49959 real estate data, the median home value of $38,400 is low compared to the rest of the country. Rentals in 49959 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 49959 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 344 100%
 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 66 29%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 81 35%
 Renter Occupied Households 21 9%
 Households Vacant 61 27%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1 2%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 2%
 For Sale Only 5 8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 41 67%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 12 20%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 6 16%
 2 Bedroom 12 32%
 3+ Bedroom 19 51%
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 $33,333 is compared to the rest of the country.

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, 49959 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 49959 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 77 27%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 73 25%
 No Earnings 137 48%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 77 27%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 73 25%
 No Earnings 137 48%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 121 98%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 3 2%
 Worked at Home 0 0%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 49959 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 5 4%
 High School Graduate 92 77%
 Associate's degree 4 3%
 Bachelor's degree 14 12%
 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 49 92%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 4 8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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