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49040 Zip Code (Colon, MI) Detailed Profile




City: Colon, MI (4.07%)
Counties: St. Joseph County, MI (79.49%), Branch County, MI (20.51%)
Estimated zip code population in 2021: 3,251
Zip code population in 2010: 3,388
Zip code population in 2000: 3,526

Houses and condos: 1,748
Renter-occupied apartments: 204
% of renters here:

16%
State:

27%
March 2022 cost of living index in zip code 49040: 81.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 40.1 sq. mi.
Water area: 2.4 sq. mi.
Population density: 81 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2021:
This zip code:

1.1% ($1,461)
Michigan:

1.3% ($2,636)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2021: $1,360 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2021: $1,674 (1.0%)

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Males: 1,654  (50.9%)
Females: 1,596  (49.1%)

For population 25 years and over in 49040:

  • High school or higher: 76.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.7%
  • Unemployed: 3.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 49040:

  • Never married: 27.8%
  • Now married: 55.7%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 6.1%
  • Divorced: 9.5%

Zip code 49040 compared to state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
  • Races in zip code 49040 (2021)
    • 3,13696.5%White
    • 963.0%Two or more races
    • 50.2%Black
    • 60.2%Some other race
    • 40.1%Hispanic or Latino
    • 30.09%Asian
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Estimated median house/condo value in 2021: $135,127
49040:

$135,127
Michigan:

$199,100



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists, there were 9 registered sex offenders living in 49040 zip code as of February 24, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 49040 is 353 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:

42.7 years
Michigan median age:

40.2 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.6 people
Michigan:

2.4 people

Averages for the 2020 tax year for zip code 49040, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2020: $49,214 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$49,214
State:

$68,945

Salary/wage: $41,876 (reported on 75.6% of returns)
Here:

$41,876
State:

$57,142
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 923.7% for AGIs below $25k, 3331.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 6015.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 8658.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 16630.0% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $783 (reported on 26.9% of returns)
This zip code:

$783
Michigan:

$1,630
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.0% for AGIs below $25k, 13.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 50.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 23.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 177.5% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Ordinary dividends: $2,186 (reported on 14.1% of returns)
Here:

$2,186
State:

$6,972
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 13.1% for AGIs below $25k, 12.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 101.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 56.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 176.3% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$7,142 (reported on 12.2% of returns)
Here:

+$7,142
State:

+$20,064
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.6% for AGIs below $25k, 34.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 88.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 70.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1220.0% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$15,430 (reported on 14.7% of returns)
Here:

+$15,430
State:

+$11,172
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 164.3% for AGIs below $25k, 244.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 208.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 537.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1373.8% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $13,456 (reported on 11.5% of returns)
49040:

$13,456
Michigan:

$19,803
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 110.6% for AGIs below $25k, 118.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 235.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 407.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 886.3% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Total itemized deductions: $30,000 (reported on 1.9% of returns)
Here:

$30,000
State:

$34,117
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 750.0% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Charity contributions: $6,700 (reported on 1.3% of returns)
Here:

$6,700
State:

$13,548
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 38.3% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Taxes paid: $6,200 (reported on 2.6% of returns)
49040:

$6,200
State:

$7,972
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 206.7% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Earned income credit: $2,126 (reported on 14.7% of returns)
Here:

$2,126
State:

$2,251
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 67.1% for AGIs below $25k, 72.6% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2020 taxes: 89.7%
Here:

90%
State:

93%
(% for various income ranges: 86.5% for AGIs below $25k, 93.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 92.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 88.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 88.2% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 49040, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $38,368 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$38,368
State:

$55,609

Salary/wage: $34,064 (reported on 78.4% of returns)
Here:

$34,064
State:

$46,782
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 69.7% for AGIs below $25k, 74.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 72.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 65.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 64.6% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,027 (reported on 27.7% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,027
Michigan:

$1,491
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.1% for AGIs below $25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.5% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Ordinary dividends: $1,733 (reported on 14.2% of returns)
Here:

$1,733
State:

$6,225
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.1% for AGIs below $25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.6% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$1,518 (reported on 11.5% of returns)
Here:

+$1,518
State:

+$9,326
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.9% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$11,546 (reported on 16.2% of returns)
Here:

+$11,546
State:

+$11,523
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 9.1% for AGIs below $25k, 3.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 11.8% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $12,317 (reported on 12.2% of returns)
49040:

$12,317
Michigan:

$15,298
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.3% for AGIs below $25k, 4.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 4.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 9.3% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Total itemized deductions: $16,560 (21% of AGI, reported on 16.9% of returns)
Here:

$16,560
State:

$21,628

Here:

21.4% of AGI
State:

18.4% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.0% for AGIs below $25k, 5.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 6.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 8.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 10.3% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Charity contributions: $2,775 (reported on 13.5% of returns)
Here:

$2,775
State:

$4,225
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.6% for AGIs below $25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.1% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxes paid: $5,656 (reported on 16.9% of returns)
49040:

$5,656
State:

$8,327
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.9% for AGIs below $25k, 1.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.0% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Earned income credit: $2,090 (reported on 20.3% of returns)
Here:

$2,090
State:

$2,306
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.4% for AGIs below $25k, 1.5% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 60.8%
Here:

61%
State:

57%
(% for various income ranges: 56.7% for AGIs below $25k, 64.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 68.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 63.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 55.6% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 49040, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $35,310 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$35,310
State:

$48,204

Salary/wage: $32,144 (reported on 84.5% of returns)
Here:

$32,144
State:

$42,791
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 91.6% for AGIs below $10k, 69.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 81.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 82.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 78.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 62.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $943 (reported on 41.9% of returns)
This zip code:

$943
Michigan:

$1,725
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.1% for AGIs below $10k, 2.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $1,086 (reported on 17.1% of returns)
Here:

$1,086
State:

$3,420
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.0% for AGIs below $10k, 0.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$3,557 (reported on 13.3% of returns)
Here:

+$3,557
State:

+$8,532
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -0.3% for AGIs below $10k, 0.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$8,033 (reported on 13.9% of returns)
Here:

+$8,033
State:

+$9,547
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -10.7% for AGIs below $10k, 9.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 3.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 6.3% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $2,905 (reported on 1.4% of returns)
49040:

$2,905
Michigan:

$2,875

Total itemized deductions: $13,703 (22% of AGI, reported on 21.0% of returns)
Here:

$13,703
State:

$18,509

Here:

22.0% of AGI
State:

20.7% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 9.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 9.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $2,483 (4% of AGI, reported on 15.9% of returns)
Here:

$2,483
State:

$3,365

Here:

3.9% of AGI
State:

3.6% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $4,222 (reported on 73.1% of returns)
49040:

$4,222
State:

$7,691
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.0% for AGIs below $10k, 4.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 17.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,724 (reported on 14.9% of returns)
Here:

$1,724
State:

$1,737

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 63.3%
Here:

63%
State:

60%
(% for various income ranges: 53.6% for AGIs below $10k, 62.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 65.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 71.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 61.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 76.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2021:
This zip code:

$54,689
Michigan:

$63,498
Colon, MI (49040) map Nearest zip codes: 49066, 49089, 49030, 49075, 49072, 49052.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

40.3%
Michigan:

44.2%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

4.9%
Michigan:

46.3%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 112
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 1,122


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 64 (58 now married, 5 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 554 (265 now married, 288 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 49040 with a mortgage: 540 (111 second mortgage, 104 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 17

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,022
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $389

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2021:
This zip code:

15.3%
Whole state:

13.1%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2021:
This zip code:

11.2%
Whole state:

6.9%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.9
State:

6.5
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.0
State:

4.3
  • Notable locations in this zip code not listed on our city pages

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  • Notable locations in zip code 49040: Conestoga Camp (A), Leidy Lake Campground (B), Colon Fire Department (C), Colon Police Department (D), Colon Township Hall (E), Colon Township Library (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 49040 include: Saint Pauls Church (A), Colon Church of Christ Church (B), Cornerstone Community Church (C), United Methodist Church (D), New Life Assembly of God Church (E), Colon Baptist Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Blossom Cemetery (1), South Colon Cemetery (2), McAuley Cemetery (3), Lakeside Cemetery (4), Banta Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Lakes: River Lake (A), Little Wells Lake (B), Big Wells Lake (C), Adams Lake (D), Beaver Lake (E), Farrand Lake (F), Goodrich Lake (G), Havens Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Creek: Swan Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

    Parks in zip code 49040 include: Leidy Lake State Game Area (1), Colon Township Library Historical Marker (2), Colon Historical Marker (3), Harry Blackstone Historical Marker (4), Palmer Lake Beach (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 02020 or later
  • 172010 to 2019
  • 1152000 to 2009
  • 2451990 to 1999
  • 831980 to 1989
  • 3711970 to 1979
  • 871960 to 1969
  • 1831950 to 1959
  • 1241940 to 1949
  • 4621939 or earlier

Zip code 49040 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Colon, MI (49040)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Colon, MI (49040)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 191 bedroom
  • 2892 bedrooms
  • 3963 bedrooms
  • 2074 bedrooms
  • 1305+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Colon, MI (49040)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Colon, MI (49040)
  • 3no bedroom
  • 541 bedroom
  • 782 bedrooms
  • 643 bedrooms
  • 24 bedrooms
  • 25+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Colon, MI (49040) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Colon, MI (49040) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 164no vehicle
  • 2711 vehicle
  • 3662 vehicles
  • 1533 vehicles
  • 584 vehicles
  • 335+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Colon, MI (49040) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Colon, MI (49040) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 41no vehicle
  • 1071 vehicle
  • 502 vehicles
  • 73 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

  • Zip code 49040 household income distribution in 2021

  • Zip code 49040 household income distribution in 2021
  • 67Less than $10,000
  • 44$10,000 to $14,999
  • 94$15,000 to $19,999
  • 82$20,000 to $24,999
  • 79$25,000 to $29,999
  • 44$30,000 to $34,999
  • 32$35,000 to $39,999
  • 43$40,000 to $44,999
  • 37$45,000 to $49,999
  • 155$50,000 to $59,999
  • 133$60,000 to $74,999
  • 201$75,000 to $99,999
  • 81$100,000 to $124,999
  • 21$125,000 to $149,999
  • 26$150,000 to $199,999
  • 85$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2021 in zip code 49040

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2021 in zip code 49040
  • 21Less than $10,000
  • 26$15,000 to $19,999
  • 9$20,000 to $24,999
  • 31$30,000 to $34,999
  • 14$35,000 to $39,999
  • 15$40,000 to $49,999
  • 20$50,000 to $59,999
  • 48$60,000 to $69,999
  • 53$70,000 to $79,999
  • 83$80,000 to $89,999
  • 38$90,000 to $99,999
  • 104$100,000 to $124,999
  • 46$125,000 to $149,999
  • 81$150,000 to $174,999
  • 67$175,000 to $199,999
  • 32$200,000 to $249,999
  • 63$250,000 to $299,999
  • 43$300,000 to $399,999
  • 65$400,000 to $499,999
  • 24$500,000 to $749,999
  • 17$750,000 to $999,999
  • 26$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2021 in zip code 49040

  • Rent paid by renters in 2021 in zip code 49040
  • 2$200 to $249
  • 1$250 to $299
  • 5$300 to $349
  • 6$350 to $399
  • 9$400 to $449
  • 17$450 to $499
  • 3$500 to $549
  • 34$550 to $599
  • 34$600 to $649
  • 16$650 to $699
  • 15$700 to $749
  • 4$800 to $899
  • 7$1,000 to $1,249
  • 30No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2021: $797.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2021: $276,481.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2021 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $139,277
  • Two or more races householders: $135,625
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $63,081

Estimated median house or condo value in 2021: $135,127
49040:

$135,127
Michigan:

$199,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $89,124 - $223,171

Mean price in 2021:

Detached houses: $208,283
Here:

$208,283
State:

$252,837

Townhouses or other attached units: $337,157
Here:

$337,157
State:

$213,093

In 2-unit structures: $388,226
Here:

$388,226
State:

$183,447

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $54,147
Here:

$54,147
State:

$181,715

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $195,222
Here:

$195,222
State:

$180,346

Mobile homes: $67,969
Here:

$67,969
State:

$70,381

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $217,581
Here:

$217,581
State:

$342,059
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 49040
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,442
  • One, attached: 5
  • Two: 29
  • 3 or 4: 6
  • 10 to 19: 9
  • 20 to 49: 34
  • Mobile homes: 214

Unemployment: 3.4%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 49040

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 49040
  • 55.5%829Drove a car alone
  • 16.3%244Carpooled
  • 0.7%10Bus or trolley bus
  • 9.6%143Bicycle
  • 4.5%67Walked
  • 1.3%20Other means
  • 6.0%89Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 49040

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 49040
  • 75Less than 5 minutes
  • 945 to 9 minutes
  • 24410 to 14 minutes
  • 14115 to 19 minutes
  • 15920 to 24 minutes
  • 10125 to 29 minutes
  • 20930 to 34 minutes
  • 4935 to 39 minutes
  • 2340 to 44 minutes
  • 15345 to 59 minutes
  • 5660 to 89 minutes
  • 290 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 72.8%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 3,251
  • Male householders: 637 (218 living alone), Female householders: 599 (177 living alone)
  • 685 spouses (685 opposite-sex spouses), 84 unmarried partners, (84 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 1,117 children (975 natural, 71 adopted, 71 stepchildren), 62 grandchildren, 8 brothers or sisters, 3 parents, 26 foster children, 19 other relatives, 23 non-relatives

Size of family households: 346 2-persons, 116 3-persons, 144 4-persons, 103 5-persons, 34 6-persons, 33 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 394 1-person, 65 2-persons

634 married couples with children.
59 single-parent households (41 men, 18 women).

78.5% of residents of 49040 zip code speak English at home.
0.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% very well).
21.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (89% very well, 11% well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 10 (0.3%)
(51.5% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

0.3%
Whole state:

6.8%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 40%Somalia
  • 20%United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland
  • 20%Japan
  • 10%Sweden
Most common first ancestries reported in 49040
  • 29%German
  • 12%English
  • 12%American
  • 12%European
  • 5%Pennsylvania German
  • 4%Dutch
  • 3%Scottish
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 52010 or later
  • 02000 to 2009
  • 01990 to 1999
  • 11Before 1990

Zip code 49040 topographic map

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • MI DEPT/ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY (210 WEST SOUTH MAIN in COLON, MI)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Alternative names: MI DEPT/ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY RRD
  • MI DEPT/TRANSPORTATION (407 N STURGIS RD in COLON, MI)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Alternative names: MIDOT COLON MAINT FACILITY

Zip code 49040 marital status for males
Zip code 49040 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1.2%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1.1%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 46.2%Utility gas
  • 26.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 12.8%Wood
  • 7.8%Electricity
  • 3.8%Coal or coke
  • 2.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.7%Other fuel

Population in 1990: 2,800. Population change in the 1990s: +726 (+25.9%).

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

  • This state: 2,386
  • Northeast: 86
  • Midwest: 627
  • South: 120
  • West: 6

57% of the 49040 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 69% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Michigan.

95% of the 49040 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 39% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 26% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 42% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 1% moved from abroad.

Year householders moved into unit in Colon, MI (49040)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 79
Here:

26.1%
Michigan:

13.9%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 7
Here:

5.8%
Michigan:

10.9%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 3
Here:

7.9%
Michigan:

17.1%
Educational Attainment in 2021
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2021
Class of Workers in 2021
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 94,845Business and financial operations occupations
  • 64,212Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations
  • 51,497Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 50,845Material moving occupations
  • 48,242Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 40,822Health technologists and technicians

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

  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (10-19 employees: 2 establishments, 1-4 employees: 2 establishments)
  • Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services: Employment Placement Agencies (20-49: 1)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Offices of Dentists (10-19: 1)
  • Finance and Insurance: Insurance Agencies and Brokerages (5-9: 1, 1-4: 1)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Limited-Service Restaurants (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 2000:

  • 3 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Fatal accident statistics in 2010:

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

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 fires per year is 16. The highest number of fire incidents - 30 took place in 2004, and the least - 5 in 2017. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Zip Code 49040 When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (49.1%), and Outside Fires (28.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Zip Code 49040
    • 13149.1%Structure Fires
    • 7728.8%Outside Fires
    • 4015.0%Other
    • 197.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for zip code 49040, Michigan

Most common first names in zip code 49040 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2876.1 years
Robert2372.9 years
Charles2074.9 years
William1974.1 years
Mary1777.1 years
Dorothy1679.1 years
James1670.3 years
Richard1468.6 years
Fred1379.7 years
Harold1267.9 years
Most common last names in zip code 49040 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1672.6 years
Miller1577.0 years
Adams1079.2 years
Decker1076.3 years
Wagner978.9 years
Johnson978.5 years
Brown974.9 years
Jones869.3 years
Ryan771.3 years
Farrand782.5 years

Businesses in zip code 49040

  • Chevrolet: 1

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