ZIP Code 49508 - Grand Rapids Michigan

ZIP Code 49508 is located in Grand Rapids Michigan. Portions of 49508 are also in Kentwood and Cutlerville and Wyoming and Gaines Charter Township. 49508 is entirely within Kent County. Regionally, it is located in the Grand Rapids-Kalamazoo-Battle Creek Area.

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ZIP Code 49508 Quick Stats

ZIP Code NameGrand Rapids
Primary CountyKent County
ZIP Code TypeStandard
Population (2022)42,515
Area Code(s)616
Current Time
EST

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49508 Demographics

49508 can be classified socioeconomically as Lower Middle Class class compared to other ZIP Codes in Michigan based on Median Household Income and Average Adjusted Gross Income. The majority race/ethnicity residing in 49508 is White. The majority race/ethnicity attending public schools in 49508 is African American. The current unemployment level in 49508 is 3.3%.

Population42,515
Population Growth Rate0.00%
Population Density3,828 People per Square Mile
Total Households15,419
Percentage High Income Households1.1%
Median Houshold Income (2021)$61,324
Average Adjusted Gross Income (2020)$49,600
Current Unemployment Rate (February 2024)3.3%
Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 53.49%
Public School Majority Race/EthnictyAfrican American - 36.41%

49508 Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Race/EthnictyTotalPercentage
White22,62053.49%
Black11,24126.58%
Hispanic3,9349.3%
Asian4,41110.43%
Native American800.19%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander00%

49508 Public School Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Race/EthnictyTotalPercentage
White1,85428.3%
Black2,56939.21%
Hispanic1,06716.29%
Asian1,03715.83%
Native American170.26%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander80.12%

49508 Educational Attainment Levels

Highest Education Level AttainedTotalPercentage
Less Than 1 Year of College1,8988.03%
Bachelor Degree5,17521.9%
High School Diploma6,26926.53%
No High School Diploma4952.09%
GED or Alternate9494.02%
1 or More Years of College4,34418.38%
Associates Degree2,3329.87%
Masters Degree1,7417.37%
Professional Degree2200.93%
Doctorate Degree2070.88%

49508 Geography

Coordinates42.87335587,-85.62628937
Adjacent ZIP Codes
Cities/Towns in 49508
RegionGrand Rapids-Kalamazoo-Battle Creek Area
Metropolitan/Micropolitan Stat AreaGrand Rapids-Kentwood, MI
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA TimezoneAmerica/Detroit
Area11 Square Miles

49508 Politics

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49508 Weather and Climate Data

Plant Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
Average First Frost DateOctober 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DateMay 1 - 10
Koppen-Geiger Climate ZoneDfb - Humid Continental Mild Summer, Wet All Year
Ecoregion56g - Lansing Loamy Plain

49508 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)15172636465560585040312138
Avg Max Temp (°F)29324356697882797159453457
Avg Precip (In.)2.131.572.553.393.333.633.373.874.132.863.292.736.81

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