Zip Code 49240 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameGrass Lake
Zip Code StateMichigan
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Jackson
Secondary County: Washtenaw
Area Code517
Current Population:8703
Racial Majority:White 94.24%
Public School Racial Majority:White 94.2%
Unemployment Rate:5.8%
Median Household Income$66503
Average Adjusted Gross Income$72990
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time31.2 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range915 - 1047 ft.
Area103 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)42.27786900, -84.17540100

Zip Code 49240 Description

Zip Code 49240 is located in the state of Michigan in the Lansing metro area. Zip code 49240 is primarily located in Jackson County. Portions of 49240 are also located in Washtenaw County. The official US Postal Service name for 49240 is GRASS LAKE, Michigan. Portions of zip code 49240 are contained within or border the city limits of Grass Lake, MI, . Zip code 49240 is within area code 517 and area code 734. 49240 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Michigan.

The current unemployment level in 49240 is 5.8% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 4.6% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 5.0% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 5.2%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 49240 increased to 8703 from 7475 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 49240 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 49240 public schools is White. 27.7% of students in 49240 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 8830 94.24% 8297 +6%
 Black Or African American 93 0.99% 91 +2%
 Hispanic 312 3.33% 131 +138%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 7 0.07% 28 -75%
 Asian 24 0.26% 21 +14%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 2 -100%
 Other Race 8 0.2% 8 +138%
 Two Or More Races 125 0.91% 125 -32%

Zip Code 49240 Race/Ethnicity

 White 94.2%
 Black Or African American 0.1%
 Hispanic 3.1%
 Asian 0.4%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.6%
 Two or More Races 1.5%

Zip Code 49240 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population87037475
Male Population50.10%
Female Population49.90%
Total Households3267
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$66503
Income Under $50K Per Year32.80%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year43.20%
Income Above $100K Per Year24.00%
49240 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Michigan District 7Tim WalbergRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$160892
Average Real Estate Sale Price$136442
Current Unemployment Level 5.8%
Previous Month Unemployment Level5.9%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago7.1%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 5b: -15F to -10F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 5b: -15F to -10F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfb - Humid Continental Mild Summer, Wet All Year
Ecoregion 56h - Interlobate Dead Ice Moraines
Average First Frost DatesOctober 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesMay 1 - 10

Zip Code 49240 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)15172536475660585140312138
Avg Max Temp (°F)30334457697983807360473457
Avg Precip (In.)1.681.532.353.
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Jackson, MI
CBSA Type49240
CBSA Population162926
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Detroit
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours