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ZIP Code 49963

Post Office City:South Range, MI (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Houghton County
Timezone: Eastern (6:37pm)
Area code: 906 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:47.072, -88.643
ZIP (~800 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 49963

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Primary/preferred city:
South Range, MI

Stats and Demographics for the 49963 ZIP Code

ZIP code 49963 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 49963 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 49963 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,024
Population Density 85 people per sq mi
Housing Units 528
Median Home Value $72,100
Land Area 12.01 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 459
Median Household Income $30,833

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 41

Under 5433578
85 Plus91423


 Male 522 51%
 Female 502 49%


 White 989 96.6%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 3 0.3%
 Asian 9 0.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 1 0.1%
 Two Or More Races 22 2.1%

Head of Household by Age

85 Plus18220

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 184 40%
 Single Guardian 64 14%
 Singles 179 39%
 Singles With Roommate 32 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 354 77%
 Households with Kids 105 23%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 49963 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 49963 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 49963 real estate data, the median home value of $72,100 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 49963 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 49963 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 49963 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,016 99.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 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 8 0.8%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 175 33%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 169 32%
 Renter Occupied Households 115 22%
 Households Vacant 69 13%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 9 13%
 Rented & Unoccupied 6 9%
 For Sale Only 4 6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 4 6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 17 25%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 29 42%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 12 10%
 1 Bedroom 52 45%
 2 Bedroom 48 41%
 3+ Bedroom 4 3%
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 $30,833 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 49963 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 49963 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. The commute in 49963 is that short for a higher percentage of workers than almost anywhere in the United States. Many commuters should consider themselves lucky that they don't have a longer commute. 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.

For more information, see South Range, MI transportation.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 205 27%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 225 30%
 No Earnings 325 43%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 205 27%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 225 30%
 No Earnings 325 43%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 359 99.4%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0.0%
 Worked at Home 2 0.6%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. 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 85 14%
 High School Graduate 362 60%
 Associate's degree 45 7%
 Bachelor's degree 82 14%
 Master's degree 15 2%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 13 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 201 88.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 5 2.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 22 9.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 49963

ZIP Code 49963 is in the Adams Township School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 49963.

South Range Elementary School
2 Whealkate St
South Range, MI 49963
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Adams Township School District

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