Official Zip Code NameKalamazoo
Zip Code StateMichigan
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Area Code269
Current Population:16186
Racial Majority:White 79.53%
Public School Racial Majority:White 44.1%
Unemployment Rate:4.22%
Median Household Income$49706
Average Adjusted Gross Income$66141
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time16 Minutes
Curent Temperature:
Current Time:
EDT
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Primary County: Kalamazoo
Elevation Range781 - 899 ft.
Area7 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)42.26255035, -85.61530304

Zip Code 49008 Description

Zip Code 49008 is located in the state of Michigan in the Grand Rapids metro area. Zip code 49008 is primarily located in Kalamazoo County. The official US Postal Service name for 49008 is KALAMAZOO, Michigan. Portions of zip code 49008 are contained within or border the city limits of Kalamazoo, MI, Portage, MI, . The area code for zip code 49008 is 269. 49008 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Michigan.

The current unemployment level in 49008 is 4.22% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 3.6% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 4.5% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 4.9%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 49008 decreased to 16186 from 21542 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 49008 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 49008 public schools is White. 66.8% of students in 49008 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 13384 79.53% 13052 +3%
 Black Or African American 1666 9.9% 1529 +9%
 Hispanic 688 4.09% 703 -2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 7 0.04% 48 -85%
 Asian 726 4.31% 346 +110%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 4 0.02% 3 +33%
 Other Race 21 0.06% 21 -52%
 Two Or More Races 484 2.04% 484 -29%

Zip Code 49008 Race/Ethnicity

 White 44.1%
 Black Or African American 28.7%
 Hispanic 18.2%
 Asian 1.7%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.2%
 Two or More Races 6.8%

Zip Code 49008 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population1618621542
Male Population48.70%
Female Population51.30%
Total Households6941
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
66.8%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
71.4%
Median Household Income$49706
Income Under $50K Per Year50.20%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year27.90%
Income Above $100K Per Year21.90%
114 US Congressional DistrictMichigan 6
RepresentativeFred Upton
PartyRepublican
Average Real Estate Asking Price$151279
Average Real Estate Sale Price$120372
Current Unemployment Level (June 2016)4.22%
Previous Month Unemployment Level4.99%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago6.81%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfa - Humid Continental Hot Summers
Ecoregion 56b - Elkhart Till Plains
Average First Frost DatesOctober 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesMay 1 - 10

Zip Code 49008 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)16192737485762605342322240
Avg Max Temp (°F)31364760728084827563483659
Avg Precip (In.)2.21.722.493.493.563.743.733.824.042.973.042.6937.48
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Kalamazoo-Portage, MI
CBSA Type49008
CBSA Population327999
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Detroit
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours