Zip Code 49544 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameGrand Rapids
Zip Code StateMichigan
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Kent
Secondary County: Ottawa
Area Code616
Alternate Zip Code NamesWALKER
Unacceptable Zip Code NamesGR
Current Population:8944
Racial Majority:White 84.23%
Public School Racial Majority:White 78.5%
Unemployment Rate:3.8%
Median Household Income$49816
Average Adjusted Gross Income$55420
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time20 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range653 - 856 ft.
Area22 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)43.04570400, -85.73901100

Zip Code 49544 Description

Zip Code 49544 is located in the state of Michigan in the Grand Rapids metro area. Zip code 49544 is primarily located in Kent County. Portions of 49544 are also located in Ottawa County. The official US Postal Service name for 49544 is GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan. Portions of zip code 49544 are contained within or border the city limits of Walker, MI, Comstock Park, MI, and Grand Rapids, MI. The area code for zip code 49544 is 616. 49544 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Michigan.

The current unemployment level in 49544 is 3.8% 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 49544 decreased to 8944 from 28217 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 49544 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 49544 public schools is White. 44% of students in 49544 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 7436 84.23% 7539 -1%
 Black Or African American 589 6.67% 326 +81%
 Hispanic 459 5.2% 594 -23%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 13 0.15% 49 -73%
 Asian 152 1.72% 214 -29%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 32 0.36% 1 +3100%
 Other Race 8 0% 8 -100%
 Two Or More Races 213 1.67% 213 -31%

Zip Code 49544 Race/Ethnicity

 White 78.5%
 Black Or African American 3.3%
 Hispanic 12.2%
 Asian 1.9%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.6%
 Two or More Races 3.3%

Zip Code 49544 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population894428217
Male Population48.50%
Female Population51.50%
Total Households3665
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$49816
Income Under $50K Per Year50.20%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year37.70%
Income Above $100K Per Year12.10%
49544 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Michigan District 3Justin AmashIndependent
Michigan District 2Bill HuizengaRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$125500
Average Real Estate Sale Price$104306
Current Unemployment Level 3.8%
Previous Month Unemployment Level3.7%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago4.8%
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 56f - Lake Michigan Moraines
Average First Frost DatesOctober 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesMay 1 - 10

Zip Code 49544 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)15162535455459585039312137
Avg Max Temp (°F)30334356697882807260463457
Avg Precip (In.)2.241.572.523.253.343.433.044.073.932.983.252.6636.29
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI
CBSA Type49544
CBSA Population790673
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Detroit
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours
West Grand
Westside Connection