49269 Zip Code Income, Population and Demographics

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49269 is a zip code in Jackson County, Michigan, which covers Concord, Parma, Sandstone, Spring Arbor, Springport, and Tompkins, with a total population of 6,138 people.

The data on this page is from the 2021 American Community Survey (ACS) 5-Year survey from the US Census Bureau.

Median Household Income

According to the latest ACS 5-year survey in 2020, the median household income in 49269 is $66,262.00.

The chart below shows the average household income by age in 49269.

  • Under 25
    $38,208.00
  • 25 to 44
    $71,518.00
  • 45 to 64
    $69,782.00
  • 65 and over
    $53,889.00

Average Household Income

A very commonly asked question is "what is the average household income in the 49269 zip code?". The official term for the average household income is the mean household income. The mean household income is the total income of all households divided by the number of households.

The average (or mean) household income in 49269 is $80,841.00.

4.04% of households in the 49269 zip code are classed as high income households (making $200,000+ per year).

The difference between a median and an average income

The difference between a median and mean household income is that the median income is the middle point of the set of numbers whereas the mean income is an average of all numbers.

Both metrics are important when looking at the income statistics for 49269 but because the median value doesn't depend on other numbers in the dataset, it doesn't change as much when some of the values are extremely low or extremely high.

Household Income Tiers for 49269

We can also look at the household income tiers. This lets you see how many households fall into each of the earnings brackets and what percentage that bracket is of the total number of households.

The chart below shows the household income brackets to see which age groups have the highest median income. The actual data is more granular than these brackets, but we've simplified them into bigger categories to make reviewing the data for the 49269 zip code easier to view.

You can purchase the raw data above, which will have the full income tiers with smaller jumps in household income.

  • Less than $24,999
    15.14%
  • $25,000 to $49,999
    18.45%
  • $50,000 to $74,999
    24.84%
  • $75,000 to $99,999
    13.65%
  • $100,000 to $149,999
    16.91%
  • $150,000 to $199,999
    6.97%
  • $200,000 or more
    4.04%

Per Capita Income

The per capita income is the average income of all people in the 49269 zip code. This is calculated by dividing the total income of all people in 49269 by the total number of people in 49269.

It differs from the average or mean household income because it includes all people in 49269 and not just the people who earn an income (i.e. children, retirees, unemployed, etc.).

The per capita income in the 49269 zip code is $29,268.00.

Population in 49269 by Race and Ethnicity

The total population in 49269 is currently 6,138 people.

The race and ethnicity of the population in 49269 can be very important for social research, economics, and marketing to a multi-culturial society.

Whether you want to target products or services to a particular race or ethnicity, or provide housing and new businesses to improve areas with a larger ethnic minority population, this data is very valuable for discovering suitable areas.

The chart below breaks down the population and percentage for each race and ethnicity in the 49269 zip code.

  • 95.70% White
    5,790
  • 1.70% Black/African American
    102
  • 0.20% Native
    15
  • 1.70% Hispanic
    105
  • 0.30% Asian
    21
  • 0.00% Hawaiian/Pacific Islander
    0
  • 0.30% Two or more races
    19
  • 0.00% Other
    1

Population of 49269 by Age and Gender

Another very important demographics statistic for the 49269 zip code is the age and gender of the population. The age and gender of the population can be used to track trends in population growth or decline, and for businesses, the data can be used to identify people important to you and your business need.

In the table below, we show age groups at a 10 year granularity for ease of use. The raw data, which can be purchased above, includes age and gender at a 5 year granularity.

Age Group Male Female
0 to 9 Years 478 398
10 to 19 Years 353 372
20 to 29 Years 311 507
30 to 39 Years 381 220
40 to 49 Years 391 348
50 to 59 Years 371 445
60 to 69 Years 485 483
70 Years and over 294 216

Education Levels

Educational attainment is a very useful statistic that can give insights into other data such as the average household income, unemployment levels, and literacy.

What this means is that it is likely for areas that have higher levels of education to have higher average household incomes, lower unemployment rates, and higher literacy rates.

The chart below shows the educational attainment of the population in the 49269 zip code.

  • Master's degree or higher
    5.22%
  • Bachelor's degree
    19.51%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    9.42%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    64.99%
  • Less than high school diploma
    0.86%

Unemployment Rates

The unemployment rate is the percentage of the population that is actively looking for work but is unable to find a job. The unemployment rate is a very important statistic for 49269 because it can show how many people are actively looking for work and how many people are unable to find a job.

Lower levels of unemployment is generally seen as a positive sign for the economy. It also makes the government in 49269 look good because it shows that they are doing a good job of creating jobs, working to capacity, being efficient, and keeping the economy strong.

The unemployment rate is calculated using the total population in the 49269 zip code that are over the age of 16.

The current population in 49269 that are over the age of 16 is 4,776 people.

The unemployment rate in 49269 is 41.10%, which means 1,961 people are unemployed.

Median Age in 49269

The median age is an interesting metric because it gives us an idea of the age distribution of people in the 49269 zip code. You know when you see a median age that it is the age where half of the population is older and half is younger than it.

For demographic studies, this can be used to infer and compare date to things such as birth rates, the age of parents, and so on.

An increasing median age can be a sign of an aging population, which can be a sign of a declining population. This is because older people tend to have fewer children and die more often than younger people.

The median age in 49269 is 40.1 years old.

We can also look at the median age by gender to compare the see how each group compares to the total median age:

Median age by gender in 49269

40.1

Total

40.5

Male

39.9

Female

Households and Families

There are a total of 2,081 households in 49269, and the average household size is 2.89 people.

For families, the total number is 1,497, and the average family size is 3.44 people.

3.60% of those families in the 49269 zip code are living below the poverty line.

The table below shows the poverty thresholds for 49269 in 2022.

Household Size Poverty Threshold
1 Person $13,590.00
2 People $18,310.00
3 People $23,030.00
4 People $27,750.00
5 People $32,470.00
6 People $37,190.00
7 People $41,910.00
8 People $46,630.00

Please note that the poverty thresholds shown above are from 2022, while the latest demographics data we have is from 2020.

Households and Families by Marital Status

There are four types of household and family, as defined by the Census Bureau:

  • Married-couple
  • Male householder, no spouse present
  • Female householder, no spouse present
  • Nonfamily household

In the table below, you can see the total households and families in the 49269 zip code for each type, as well as the average sizes.

Married Male Female Nonfamily
Total Households 1,258 132 107 584
Average Household Size 3.57 3.86 3.44 1.12
Total Families 1,258 132 107 0
Average Household Size 3.51 2.96 3.28 0

Housing Data in 49269

There are total of 2,267 housing units in the 49269 zip code. Of those units, 2,081 (91.80%) are occupied, and 186 (8.20%) are vacant.

Rental Rates

Of the 2,267 housing units in 49269, 227 (10.01%) are occupied by renters. The median rent paid by renters is $806.00.

Owner occupied housing units make up the remaining 81.61% of housing units, with 1,850 housing units in total.

The table below breaks down how much rent is paid by renters in the 49269 zip code.

  • No rent paid
    4
  • Less than $500
    60
  • $500 to $999
    116
  • $1,000 to $1,499
    40
  • $1,500 to $1,999
    11
  • $2,000 to $2,499
    0
  • $2,500 to $2,999
    0
  • $3,000 or more
    0

Property Values

The median value of a property in 49269 is $151,500.00.

The table below breaks down the range of valuations for all properties in 49269.

  • Less than $50,000
    164
  • $50,000 to $99,999
    345
  • $100,000 to $149,999
    397
  • $150,000 to $199,999
    474
  • $200,000 to $299,999
    311
  • $300,000 to $499,999
    129
  • $500,000 to $999,999
    30
  • $1,000,000 or more
    0

Property Age

We can also look at the number of properties built in a given year to see the spread of property age in the 49269 zip code.

  • 1939 or earlier
    342
  • 1940 to 1949
    106
  • 1950 to 1959
    97
  • 1960 to 1969
    186
  • 1970 to 1979
    581
  • 1980 to 1989
    313
  • 1990 to 1999
    370
  • 2000 to 2009
    248
  • 2010 to 2013
    21
  • 2014 or later
    3

Vehicles Available per Household

Finally, we have data on how many vehicles each household in 49269 has. The table below breaks down the number of vehicles available per household.

  • No vehicles available
    14
  • 1 vehicle available
    511
  • 2 vehicles available
    891
  • 3 or more vehicles available
    665

Commuting to Work in 49269

The time and means of commuting to work are useful metrics to look at because they can be correlated against other data such as income and education level.

Does a longer commuting time indicate a higher average income? If so, has the huge increase in home working during the pandemic changed this?

Using these metrics, we can get a better understanding of the demographics of the 49269 zip code, how they commute, and how that correlates to other data points.

The average travel time is 25.1 minutes, and the chart below covers the range of travel times across the population of 49269.

  • Less than 5 minutes
    35
  • 5 to 9 minutes
    227
  • 10 to 14 minutes
    343
  • 15 to 19 minutes
    519
  • 20 to 24 minutes
    350
  • 25 to 29 minutes
    237
  • 30 to 34 minutes
    228
  • 35 to 39 minutes
    31
  • 40 to 44 minutes
    66
  • 45 to 59 minutes
    152
  • 60 to 89 minutes
    180
  • 90 or more minutes
    44

We can also look at the means of transport in 49269 to see which modes of transport people are using to commute to work.

  • Drove alone
    2,069
  • Carpooled
    289
  • Public transportation
    0
  • Walked
    36
  • Other means
    18
  • Worked from home
    102

Conclusion

Hopefully this article has given you the demographics data you were looking for in the 49269 zip code.

If you need more demographics data, or you need the data listed above in spreadsheet form with more granular grouping, head back to the top of this page where you can purchase the complete demographics data for 49269.