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49002 Zip Code (Portage, MI) Detailed Profile




Cities: Portage, MI (86.44%), Kalamazoo, MI (6.26%)
County: Kalamazoo County, MI
Estimated zip code population in 2019: 20,965
Zip code population in 2010: 18,786
Zip code population in 2000: 19,194

Houses and condos: 9,159
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,841
% of renters here:

33%
State:

28%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 49002: 81.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 17.7 sq. mi.
Water area: 2.8 sq. mi.
Population density: 1,187 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 49002
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2019:
This zip code:

1.9% ($3,066)
Michigan:

1.4% ($2,455)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $3,282 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $2,767 (1.9%)

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Males: 10,342  (49.3%)
Females: 10,622  (50.7%)

For population 25 years and over in 49002:

  • High school or higher: 95.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 38.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.7%
  • Unemployed: 5.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 49002:

  • Never married: 33.3%
  • Now married: 49.6%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 5.2%
  • Divorced: 10.8%

Zip code 49002 compared to state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Races in zip code 49002 (2019)
    • 16,54288.1%White
    • 6953.7%Black
    • 5292.8%Hispanic or Latino
    • 4792.5%Two or more races
    • 4202.2%Asian
    • 950.5%American Indian
    • 200.1%Some other race
    • 60.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander
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Urban population: 20,123
Rural population: 841

Estimated median house/condo value in 2019: $165,420
49002:

$165,420
Michigan:

$169,600



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists, there were 78 registered sex offenders living in 49002 zip code as of January 16, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 49002 is 268 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this zip code is near the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

37.1 years
Michigan median age:

39.8 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.4 people
Michigan:

2.5 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 49002, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $52,571 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$52,571
State:

$55,609

Salary/wage: $47,463 (reported on 80.5% of returns)
Here:

$47,463
State:

$46,782
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 69.5% for AGIs below $25k, 76.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 74.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 75.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 78.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 59.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,270 (reported on 35.1% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,270
Michigan:

$1,491
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.0% for AGIs below $25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $3,578 (reported on 22.3% of returns)
Here:

$3,578
State:

$6,225
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.9% for AGIs below $25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$3,676 (reported on 17.1% of returns)
Here:

+$3,676
State:

+$9,326
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 3.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$12,220 (reported on 11.3% of returns)
Here:

+$12,220
State:

+$11,523
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.1% for AGIs below $25k, 2.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 3.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $17,681 (reported on 15.1% of returns)
49002:

$17,681
Michigan:

$15,298
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.8% for AGIs below $25k, 4.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 5.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 5.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 3.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Self-employment retirement plans: $18,067 (reported on 0.6% of returns)
49002:

$18,067
Michigan:

$20,834

Total itemized deductions: $19,928 (19% of AGI, reported on 30.6% of returns)
Here:

$19,928
State:

$21,628

Here:

19.4% of AGI
State:

18.4% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 9.2% for AGIs below $25k, 8.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 11.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 12.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 14.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 12.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $3,524 (reported on 25.2% of returns)
Here:

$3,524
State:

$4,225
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.6% for AGIs below $25k, 1.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $7,746 (reported on 30.6% of returns)
49002:

$7,746
State:

$8,327
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.0% for AGIs below $25k, 2.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 6.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 5.9% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $1,996 (reported on 14.4% of returns)
Here:

$1,996
State:

$2,306
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.7% for AGIs below $25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 50.4%
Here:

50%
State:

57%
(% for various income ranges: 46.5% for AGIs below $25k, 50.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 52.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 53.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 51.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 79.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 49002, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $44,278 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$44,278
State:

$48,204

Salary/wage: $40,903 (reported on 84.1% of returns)
Here:

$40,903
State:

$42,791
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 85.6% for AGIs below $10k, 71.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 79.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 82.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 83.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 71.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,279 (reported on 48.2% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,279
Michigan:

$1,725
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.4% for AGIs below $10k, 2.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $2,661 (reported on 26.0% of returns)
Here:

$2,661
State:

$3,420
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.0% for AGIs below $10k, 1.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$4,418 (reported on 20.9% of returns)
Here:

+$4,418
State:

+$8,532
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -2.3% for AGIs below $10k, 0.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$10,569 (reported on 12.5% of returns)
Here:

+$10,569
State:

+$9,547
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.8% for AGIs below $10k, 3.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.7% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $2,641 (reported on 2.0% of returns)
49002:

$2,641
Michigan:

$2,875
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Self-employed pension: $14,828 (reported on 0.7% of returns)
Here:

$14,828
Michigan:

$13,826
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Total itemized deductions: $16,345 (20% of AGI, reported on 34.6% of returns)
Here:

$16,345
State:

$18,509

Here:

20.5% of AGI
State:

20.7% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 13.1% for AGIs below $10k, 7.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 10.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 13.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 15.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 13.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $3,056 (4% of AGI, reported on 29.7% of returns)
Here:

$3,056
State:

$3,365

Here:

3.6% of AGI
State:

3.6% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.8% for AGIs below $10k, 0.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $6,230 (reported on 77.2% of returns)
49002:

$6,230
State:

$7,691
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.3% for AGIs below $10k, 4.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 7.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 17.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,536 (reported on 11.6% of returns)
Here:

$1,536
State:

$1,737

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 55.4%
Here:

55%
State:

60%
(% for various income ranges: 52.3% for AGIs below $10k, 56.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 56.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 56.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 52.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 58.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2019:
This zip code:

$59,954
Michigan:

$59,584
Portage, MI (49002) map Nearest zip codes: 49024, 49001, 49008, 49048, 49097, 49007.
Portage Zip Code Map

Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

41.3%
Michigan:

44.7%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

10.8%
Michigan:

46.0%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 654
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 7,952


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 225 (172 now married, 53 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 4,825 (2,090 now married, 2,732 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 49002 with a mortgage: 3,515 (37 second mortgage, 402 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,224

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,330
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $555

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2019:
This zip code:

8.0%
Whole state:

13.0%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2019:
This zip code:

4.7%
Whole state:

7.4%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.4
State:

6.4
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

3.9
State:

4.4
  • Notable locations in this zip code not listed on our city pages

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  • Notable locations in zip code 49002: South Town Plaza (A), Portage Police Department (B), Portage City Hall (C), Portage Fire Department (D), Kalamazoo Aviation History Museum (E), Portage District Library (F), Kalamazoo / Battlecreek International Airport Fire and Rescue (G), Portage Fire Department Station 1 (H), Portage Fire Department Station 3 (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Shopping Center: Southland Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

    Churches in zip code 49002 include: Lake Center Church (A), Westminster Presbyterian Church (B), Christian Assembly of God Church (C), First Baptist Church of Portage (D), Saint Barnabas Episcopal Church (E), First Reformed Church (F), Lord of Life Lutheran Church (G), Amazing Grace Baptist Fellowship (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Indian Fields Cemetery (1), Portage South Cemetery (2), Portage Central Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Lakes: Upjohn Pond (A), West Lake (B), Gourdneck Lake (C), Austin Lake (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Parks in zip code 49002 include: South Westnedge Park (1), Lexington Green Park (2), Portage Creek Bicentennial Park (3), Indian Fields Historical Marker (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 2252014 or later
  • 2862010 to 2013
  • 9082000 to 2009
  • 9721990 to 1999
  • 8111980 to 1989
  • 1,6071970 to 1979
  • 1,2561960 to 1969
  • 2,0161950 to 1959
  • 3411940 to 1949
  • 6621939 or earlier

Zip code 49002 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Portage, MI (49002)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Portage, MI (49002)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 731 bedroom
  • 1,0172 bedrooms
  • 3,0083 bedrooms
  • 1,3774 bedrooms
  • 2585+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Portage, MI (49002)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Portage, MI (49002)
  • 103no bedroom
  • 1,3741 bedroom
  • 8012 bedrooms
  • 4203 bedrooms
  • 1234 bedrooms
  • 415+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Portage, MI (49002) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Portage, MI (49002) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 104no vehicle
  • 1,6391 vehicle
  • 2,6992 vehicles
  • 8733 vehicles
  • 2974 vehicles
  • 1105+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Portage, MI (49002) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Portage, MI (49002) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 277no vehicle
  • 1,5601 vehicle
  • 7392 vehicles
  • 2153 vehicles
  • 454 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

  • Zip code 49002 household income distribution in 2019

  • Zip code 49002 household income distribution in 2019
  • 419Less than $10,000
  • 243$10,000 to $14,999
  • 430$15,000 to $19,999
  • 277$20,000 to $24,999
  • 335$25,000 to $29,999
  • 446$30,000 to $34,999
  • 437$35,000 to $39,999
  • 582$40,000 to $44,999
  • 252$45,000 to $49,999
  • 877$50,000 to $59,999
  • 971$60,000 to $74,999
  • 1,139$75,000 to $99,999
  • 749$100,000 to $124,999
  • 498$125,000 to $149,999
  • 499$150,000 to $199,999
  • 366$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 49002

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 49002
  • 149Less than $10,000
  • 52$10,000 to $14,999
  • 35$15,000 to $19,999
  • 10$20,000 to $24,999
  • 12$30,000 to $34,999
  • 52$35,000 to $39,999
  • 87$40,000 to $49,999
  • 15$50,000 to $59,999
  • 75$60,000 to $69,999
  • 117$70,000 to $79,999
  • 124$80,000 to $89,999
  • 168$90,000 to $99,999
  • 749$100,000 to $124,999
  • 845$125,000 to $149,999
  • 517$150,000 to $174,999
  • 392$175,000 to $199,999
  • 725$200,000 to $249,999
  • 523$250,000 to $299,999
  • 333$300,000 to $399,999
  • 110$400,000 to $499,999
  • 284$500,000 to $749,999
  • 32$750,000 to $999,999
  • 10$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 49002

  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 49002
  • 24$200 to $249
  • 20$300 to $349
  • 13$350 to $399
  • 82$400 to $449
  • 67$450 to $499
  • 252$500 to $549
  • 233$550 to $599
  • 379$600 to $649
  • 267$650 to $699
  • 356$700 to $749
  • 116$750 to $799
  • 348$800 to $899
  • 189$900 to $999
  • 170$1,000 to $1,249
  • 90$1,250 to $1,499
  • 41$1,500 to $1,999
  • 13$2,000 to $2,499
  • 16No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2019: $761.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2019: $225,137.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2019 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $177,188
  • Black or African American householders: $157,463
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $140,888
  • Asian householders: $228,736
  • Some other race householders: $151,330
  • Two or more races householders: $148,181
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $155,308

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $165,420
49002:

$165,420
Michigan:

$169,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $125,015 - $247,771

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $218,862
Here:

$218,862
State:

$219,912

Townhouses or other attached units: $186,640
Here:

$186,640
State:

$199,940

In 2-unit structures: $164,576
Here:

$164,576
State:

$142,994

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $246,623
Here:

$246,623
State:

$151,948

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $132,262
Here:

$132,262
State:

$170,137

Mobile homes: $325,083
Here:

$325,083
State:

$56,186
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 49002
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 6,324
  • One, attached: 175
  • Two: 158
  • 3 or 4: 135
  • 5 to 9: 261
  • 10 to 19: 763
  • 20 to 49: 550
  • 50 or more: 472
  • Mobile homes: 326

Unemployment: 5.9%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 49002

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 49002
  • 87.2%9,121Drove a car alone
  • 7.7%801Carpooled
  • 0.1%7Bus or trolley bus
  • 0.2%20Bicycle
  • 0.2%22Walked
  • 0.2%22Other means
  • 4.3%446Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 49002

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 49002
  • 406Less than 5 minutes
  • 1,2425 to 9 minutes
  • 1,97910 to 14 minutes
  • 1,51915 to 19 minutes
  • 2,05020 to 24 minutes
  • 95525 to 29 minutes
  • 74630 to 34 minutes
  • 14935 to 39 minutes
  • 32940 to 44 minutes
  • 33745 to 59 minutes
  • 18960 to 89 minutes
  • 9690 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 88.1%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 20,965
  • Male householders: 4,481 (1,352 living alone), Female householders: 4,098 (1,576 living alone)
  • 3,945 spouses (3,920 opposite-sex spouses), 926 unmarried partners, (924 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 6,009 children (5,229 natural, 305 adopted, 485 stepchildren), 392 grandchildren, 317 brothers or sisters, 74 parents, 0 foster children, 277 other relatives, 349 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 123 (-1 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 2,296 2-persons, 784 3-persons, 969 4-persons, 526 5-persons, 242 6-persons, 74 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 2,927 1-person, 760 2-persons, 27 3-persons

3,364 married couples with children.
735 single-parent households (198 men, 537 women).

94.6% of residents of 49002 zip code speak English at home.
2.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (86% very well, 9% well, 5% not well).
1.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (85% very well, 11% well, 4% not at all).
0.8% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (66% very well, 20% well, 14% not well).
0.6% of residents speak other language at home (23% very well, 57% well, 10% not well, 10% not at all).

Foreign born population: 1,047 (5.0%)
(66.5% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

5.0%
Whole state:

7.0%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 13%Bangladesh
  • 8%Japan
  • 7%Romania
  • 6%Liberia
  • 5%France
  • 4%Honduras
  • 4%Saudi Arabia
Most common first ancestries reported in 49002
  • 16%American
  • 13%German
  • 10%Dutch
  • 6%English
  • 5%Italian
  • 5%Polish
  • 3%Irish
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 4732010 or later
  • 1562000 to 2009
  • 2201990 to 1999
  • 314Before 1990

Zip code 49002 topographic map

There are 141 Medical Specialists in Zip Code 49002.

Major facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • DIAS INC. (4510 COMMERCIAL AVE in KALAMAZOO, MI)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-05-1996-0305, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
    COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Tracking inspections of insecticide, fungicide, and rodenticide, and toxic substances)
    Business SIC classification: CHEMICALS AND CHEMICAL PREPARATIONS; PUMPS AND PUMPING EQUIPMENT; PLASTICS MATERIALS AND BASIC FORMS AND SHAPES
  • ADT 51 (142 LAKE STREET in KALAMAZOO, MI)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-HQ-2002-6000, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
  • APPLIED COATINGS INC (1830 REED ST in KALAMAZOO, MI)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business SIC classification: COATING, ENGRAVING, AND ALLIED SERVICES
    Business NAICS classification: METAL COATING, ENGRAVING (EXCEPT JEWELRY AND SILVERWARE), AND ALLIED SERVICES TO MANUFACTURERS.
    Organizations: UNIFAB CORPORATION (CONTACT/OPERATOR)
  • FRANK ZWART TRUST (1176 GERNAAT COURT in PORTAGE, MI)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: AUTOMOTIVE CONCEPTS AND RESTORATION (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , YOUNGBLOOD BRIAN (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • AMOCO OIL CO (7938 OAKLAND in KALAMAZOO, MI)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: B P PRODUCTS N AMERICA INC (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , AMOCO OIL COMPANY (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: AMOCO OIL CO 5906
  • AMOCO OIL CO (3530 S RINKLE RD in KALAMAZOO, MI)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: AMOCO OIL COMPANY (CONTACT/OWNER) , BP PRODUCTS NORTH AMERICA INC (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: AMOCO OIL CO 5904
  • ADMIRAL PETROLEUM CO (5340 S WESTNEDGE in PORTAGE, MI)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
  • MI DEPT/TRANSPORTATION BRIDGE (I-94 OVER WESTNEDGE AVE in PORTAGE, MI)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: MICH DEPT OF TRANSPORTATION (CONTACT/OPERATOR)
    Alternative names: MIDOT BRIDGE I-94 OVER WESTNEDGE AVE
  • AUTOMOTIVE CONCEPT (6736 LOVERS LANE in PORTAGE, MI)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business SIC classification: GENERAL AUTOMOTIVE REPAIR SHOPS
    Alternative names: AUTOMOTIVE CONCEPTS

Zip code 49002 marital status for males
Zip code 49002 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1.0%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 0.8%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 85.6%Utility gas
  • 12.8%Electricity
  • 0.6%Wood

Population in 1990: 40,439.

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 15,494
  • Northeast: 600
  • Midwest: 2,181
  • South: 719
  • West: 795

53% of the 49002 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 66% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Michigan.

87% of the 49002 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 69% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 15% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 12% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 3% moved from abroad.

Year householders moved into unit in Portage, MI (49002)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 110
Here:

4.9%
Michigan:

10.7%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 58
Here:

6.2%
Michigan:

9.2%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 136
Here:

15.3%
Michigan:

14.3%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Class of Workers in 2019
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 91,447Law enforcement workers including supervisors
  • 68,954Business and financial operations occupations
  • 65,832Computer and mathematical occupations
  • 61,580Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 60,408Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 58,478Life, physical, and social science occupations

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code:

  • DUNCAN AVIATION, INC (5605 PORTAGE ROAD in KALAMAZOO, MI)
    $166,320 with Defense Logistics Agency for Liquid Propellants and Fuels, Petroleum Base. Signed on 2001-10-01. Completion date: 2004-09-30.
  • METROPOLITAN TITLE CO (7117 S WESTNEDGE AVE in PORTAGE, MI; small business) : $9,000 in 2 contracts in 2006
    $9,000 with Army for Other Professional Services. Signed on 2006-04-26. Completion date: 2006-05-31.
    $0, same as above. Signed on 2006-04-26. Completion date: 2006-06-30.

Top industries in this zip code by the number of employees in 2005:

  • Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services: Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences (over 1000 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (100-249: 3, 50-99: 7, 20-49: 9, 10-19: 2, 5-9: 7, 1-4: 5)
  • Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services: Temporary Help Services (500-999: 1, 100-249: 3, 50-99: 1, 20-49: 1, 10-19: 1, 5-9: 1, 1-4: 1)
  • Real Estate and Rental and Leasing: Residential Property Managers (500-999: 1, 1-4: 3)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Limited-Service Restaurants (50-99: 2, 20-49: 9, 10-19: 9, 5-9: 3, 1-4: 2)
  • Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services: Engineering Services (250-499: 1, 20-49: 1, 10-19: 2, 5-9: 1)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

People in group quarters in 2010:

  • 111 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 16 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 120 people in nursing homes
  • 75 people in other group homes
  • 25 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 3 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Fatal accident statistics in 2014:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0

Fatal accident statistics in 2013:

  • Fatal accident count: 4
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 7
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 4
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 7
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 full and 12 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED233$120,284153$120,011841$138,01456$85,5130$055$113,73414$31,099
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$126,37411$103,09380$132,9728$43,2040$04$143,2953$21,580
APPLICATIONS DENIED22$107,00518$79,254165$140,25234$55,1110$012$101,7645$44,452
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN24$99,09815$107,397192$157,00911$33,9332$1,943,1758$149,2262$8,865
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$131,0802$59,59528$165,4811$20,8200$02$29,9900$0
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 full and 12 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED39$141,49129$166,0191$76,500
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED7$183,3733$182,2370$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED6$196,1784$192,7150$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$124,0602$118,8350$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 49002
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 49002 - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 37. The highest number of fires - 97 took place in 2015, and the least - 9 in 2003. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Zip Code 49002 When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (58.6%), and Outside Fires (21.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Zip Code 49002
    • 37358.6%Structure Fires
    • 13621.4%Outside Fires
    • 11017.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 172.7%Other

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for zip code 49002, Michigan

Most common first names in zip code 49002 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John12074.8 years
Robert9770.5 years
Mary8678.7 years
William7576.5 years
James6569.7 years
George5875.7 years
Richard5366.0 years
Margaret4679.5 years
Dorothy4579.7 years
Charles4472.4 years
Most common last names in zip code 49002 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith4477.1 years
Johnson3376.1 years
Miller1973.2 years
Williams1876.2 years
Adams1774.0 years
Martin1768.5 years
Brown1672.7 years
Allen1472.6 years
Baker1285.0 years
Clark1276.1 years
Businesses in zip code 49002
NameCountNameCount
AT&T2Motel 61
Applebee's1New Balance1
AutoZone1Nike1
Barnes & Noble1OfficeMax1
Bath & Body Works1Old Navy1
Budget Car Rental1Olive Garden1
Burger King2Panera Bread1
Casual Male XL1Payless1
Catherines1Penske1
Chuck E. Cheese's1Pizza Hut1
Cold Stone Creamery1Plato's Closet1
Dairy Queen1Quiznos1
Decora Cabinetry2Red Robin1
FedEx10Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1SAS Shoes1
GameStop1Sam's Club1
H&R Block3Sprint Nextel1
Home Depot1Steak 'n Shake1
IHOP1Subway3
J. Jill1T-Mobile1
JoS. A. Bank1Taco Bell2
Jones New York1Talbots1
KFC1Target1
Kohl's1The Room Place1
Kroger1Toys"R"Us1
Little Caesars Pizza1U-Haul1
Lowe's1UPS9
Macy's1Verizon Wireless1
MasterBrand Cabinets4Victoria's Secret1
McDonald's3Walgreens1
Meijer1Wendy's1
Men's Wearhouse1
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