Zip Code 49506 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameGrand Rapids
Zip Code StateMichigan
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Kent
Area Code616
Alternate Zip Code NamesEAST GRAND RA
EAST GRAND RAPIDS
Unacceptable Zip Code NamesCASCADE
CASCADE TWP
FOREST HILLS
GR
KENTWOOD
Current Population:31354
Racial Majority:White 76.8%
Public School Racial Majority:White 64.1%
Unemployment Rate:5.0%
Median Household Income$64125
Average Adjusted Gross Income$119160
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time16.9 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range745 - 791 ft.
Area8 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)42.94460400, -85.61386000

Zip Code 49506 Description

Zip Code 49506 is located in the state of Michigan in the Grand Rapids metro area. Zip code 49506 is primarily located in Kent County. The official US Postal Service name for 49506 is GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan. Portions of zip code 49506 are contained within or border the city limits of Grand Rapids, MI, East Grand Rapids, MI, . The area code for zip code 49506 is 616. 49506 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Michigan.

The current unemployment level in 49506 is 5.0% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 3.3% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 5.3% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 3.6%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 49506 decreased to 31354 from 33864 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 49506 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 49506 public schools is White. 31.5% of students in 49506 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 25519 76.8% 23888 +7%
 Black Or African American 4550 13.69% 4910 -7%
 Hispanic 1679 5.05% 1343 +25%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 95 0.29% 68 +40%
 Asian 501 1.51% 439 +14%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 8 -100%
 Other Race 40 0.09% 40 -23%
 Two Or More Races 658 2.57% 658 +30%

Zip Code 49506 Race/Ethnicity

 White 64.1%
 Black Or African American 24.4%
 Hispanic 6.5%
 Asian 2%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.1%
 Two or More Races 2.8%

Zip Code 49506 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population3135433864
Male Population47.60%
Female Population52.40%
Total Households11658
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
31.5%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
55.6%
Median Household Income$64125
Income Under $50K Per Year37.90%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year34.20%
Income Above $100K Per Year27.90%
49506 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Michigan District 3Justin AmashIndependent
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49506 Michigan State House of Representatives Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
73Lynn AfendoulisRepublican
76Rachel HoodDemocrat
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49506 Michigan State Senate Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
29Winnie BrinksDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$250096
Average Real Estate Sale Price$167668
Current Unemployment Level 5.0%
Previous Month Unemployment Level5.0%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago6.3%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 5b: -15F to -10F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfa - Humid Continental Hot Summers
Ecoregion 56g - Lansing Loamy Plain
Average First Frost DatesOctober 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesMay 1 - 10

Zip Code 49506 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)15172536465560585040312138
Avg Max Temp (°F)29324356687781797159453456
Avg Precip (In.)2.161.572.533.353.313.583.293.914.072.883.262.6936.59
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI
CBSA Type49506
CBSA Population790673
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Detroit
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours