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49047 Zip Code (Dowagiac, MI) Detailed Profile




City: Dowagiac, MI (3.68%)
Counties: Cass County, MI (90.47%), Van Buren County, MI (7.58%), Berrien County, MI (1.95%)
Estimated zip code population in 2019: 14,971
Zip code population in 2010: 14,805
Zip code population in 2000: 15,421

Houses and condos: 8,929
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,868
% of renters here:

29%
State:

28%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 49047: 80.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 119.5 sq. mi.
Water area: 4.1 sq. mi.
Population density: 125 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 49047
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2019:
This zip code:

1.2% ($1,480)
Michigan:

1.4% ($2,455)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,416 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,613 (1.4%)

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Males: 7,511  (50.2%)
Females: 7,460  (49.8%)

For population 25 years and over in 49047:

  • High school or higher: 85.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.5%
  • Unemployed: 7.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 49047:

  • Never married: 30.5%
  • Now married: 46.8%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 7.0%
  • Divorced: 14.7%

Zip code 49047 compared to state average:

  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
  • Races in zip code 49047 (2019)
    • 11,92980.6%White
    • 1,0527.1%Black
    • 8565.8%Hispanic or Latino
    • 5353.6%Two or more races
    • 3212.2%American Indian
    • 800.5%Asian
    • 310.2%Some other race
    • 10.01%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander
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Urban population: 6,118
Rural population: 8,852

Estimated median house/condo value in 2019: $126,387
49047:

$126,387
Michigan:

$169,600



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists, there were 90 registered sex offenders living in 49047 zip code as of February 27, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 49047 is 160 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

42.9 years
Michigan median age:

39.8 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.3 people
Michigan:

2.5 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 49047, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $40,209 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$40,209
State:

$55,609

Salary/wage: $34,004 (reported on 81.2% of returns)
Here:

$34,004
State:

$46,782
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 73.2% for AGIs below $25k, 76.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 74.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 72.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 64.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 43.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,122 (reported on 29.6% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,122
Michigan:

$1,491
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.9% for AGIs below $25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $4,157 (reported on 14.1% of returns)
Here:

$4,157
State:

$6,225
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.3% for AGIs below $25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 4.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$10,689 (reported on 10.7% of returns)
Here:

+$10,689
State:

+$9,326
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.9% for AGIs $100k-200k, 14.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$10,463 (reported on 11.8% of returns)
Here:

+$10,463
State:

+$11,523
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.4% for AGIs below $25k, 1.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 7.2% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $13,038 (reported on 11.7% of returns)
49047:

$13,038
Michigan:

$15,298
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.7% for AGIs below $25k, 3.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 8.4% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Total itemized deductions: $18,371 (20% of AGI, reported on 17.5% of returns)
Here:

$18,371
State:

$21,628

Here:

20.0% of AGI
State:

18.4% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.1% for AGIs below $25k, 7.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 7.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 8.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 11.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 9.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $3,754 (reported on 12.6% of returns)
Here:

$3,754
State:

$4,225
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.4% for AGIs below $25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $7,044 (reported on 17.2% of returns)
49047:

$7,044
State:

$8,327
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.9% for AGIs below $25k, 1.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 7.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $2,306 (reported on 23.3% of returns)
Here:

$2,306
State:

$2,306
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.4% for AGIs below $25k, 1.3% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 55.7%
Here:

56%
State:

57%
(% for various income ranges: 51.2% for AGIs below $25k, 56.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 59.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 64.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 66.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 85.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 49047, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $34,627 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$34,627
State:

$48,204

Salary/wage: $31,033 (reported on 84.3% of returns)
Here:

$31,033
State:

$42,791
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 179.2% for AGIs below $10k, 77.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 81.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 80.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 79.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 50.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,329 (reported on 40.4% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,329
Michigan:

$1,725
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 10.2% for AGIs below $10k, 2.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $2,450 (reported on 17.7% of returns)
Here:

$2,450
State:

$3,420
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.6% for AGIs below $10k, 1.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$9,091 (reported on 14.6% of returns)
Here:

+$9,091
State:

+$8,532
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -0.6% for AGIs below $10k, 1.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 15.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$9,923 (reported on 13.3% of returns)
Here:

+$9,923
State:

+$9,547
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 10.3% for AGIs below $10k, 3.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 6.7% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $2,556 (reported on 2.6% of returns)
49047:

$2,556
Michigan:

$2,875
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Self-employed pension: $10,760 (reported on 0.4% of returns)
Here:

$10,760
Michigan:

$13,826

Total itemized deductions: $14,973 (22% of AGI, reported on 21.8% of returns)
Here:

$14,973
State:

$18,509

Here:

21.6% of AGI
State:

20.7% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 13.2% for AGIs below $10k, 7.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 7.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 9.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 11.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 11.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $2,947 (4% of AGI, reported on 16.7% of returns)
Here:

$2,947
State:

$3,365

Here:

3.9% of AGI
State:

3.6% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.9% for AGIs below $10k, 0.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $4,827 (reported on 69.4% of returns)
49047:

$4,827
State:

$7,691
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.8% for AGIs below $10k, 3.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 18.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,686 (reported on 19.8% of returns)
Here:

$1,686
State:

$1,737

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

63%
State:

60%
(% for various income ranges: 54.3% for AGIs below $10k, 64.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 66.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 68.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 65.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 74.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2019:
This zip code:

$47,853
Michigan:

$59,584
Dowagiac, MI (49047) map Nearest zip codes: 49102, 49045, 49111, 49031, 49057, 49120.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

41.2%
Michigan:

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

48.5%
Michigan:

46.0%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 22.1% of all households

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 954
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 5,480


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 133 (19 now married, 110 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 2,964 (1,087 now married, 1,882 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 49047 with a mortgage: 2,580 (49 second mortgage, 125 home equity loan, 5 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,025

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,062
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $436

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

15.3%
Whole state:

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

8.9%
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:

4.0
State:

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

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  • Notable locations in zip code 49047: Red Mill (A), Glenwood Station (B), Five Mile Drive In Theater (C), Dowagiac Station (D), Pitcher Lake Campground (E), Dowagiac Elks Golf Course (F), Spruce Ridge Golf Club (G), Hampshire Country Club (H), Shady Shores Resort and Campground (I), Land of Lakes Campground (J), Crystal Springs Campground (K), Moores Corners (L), Dowagiac Fire Department (M), Sister Lakes Fire Department (N), Dowagiac Fire Department (O), Dowagiac City Hall (P), Dowagiac Police Department (Q), Wayne Township Fire Department (R), Heddon Museum (S), Dowagiac Public Library (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 49047 include: Sacred Heart of Mary Church (A), Silver Creek Church (B), Zion Church (C), South Wayne Church (D), Calvary Bible Church (E), Dowagiac Church (F), Highway Holiness Church (G), Apostolic Lighthouse Church (H), Faith Fellowship Seventh Day Adventist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: White Cemetery (1), Gage Cemetery (2), Red Mill Cemetery (3), California Cemetery (4), Burlington Cemetery (5), Gilbert Cemetery (6), Indian Lake Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Lakes and swamps: Magician Lake (A), Twin Lakes (B), Priest Lake (C), Pitcher Lake (D), Pine Lake (E), Indian Lake (F), Mill Pond (G), Grabemeyer Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Creeks: Peavine Creek (A), Silver Creek (B), Dowagiac Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Parks in zip code 49047 include: Rotary Park (1), Union Church and Cemetery Historical Marker (2), Rudolphi Wildlife Refuge (3), Rudy Park (4), Farr Park (5), Beckwith Park (6), Burke Park (7), Northwest Park (8), Walter Ward Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 922014 or later
  • 452010 to 2013
  • 6742000 to 2009
  • 8121990 to 1999
  • 8421980 to 1989
  • 1,2031970 to 1979
  • 8671960 to 1969
  • 1,0641950 to 1959
  • 8901940 to 1949
  • 2,2941939 or earlier

Zip code 49047 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Dowagiac, MI (49047)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Dowagiac, MI (49047)
  • 5no bedroom
  • 851 bedroom
  • 9802 bedrooms
  • 2,2503 bedrooms
  • 1,0144 bedrooms
  • 2585+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Dowagiac, MI (49047)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Dowagiac, MI (49047)
  • 224no bedroom
  • 5261 bedroom
  • 7222 bedrooms
  • 3053 bedrooms
  • 954 bedrooms
  • 65+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Dowagiac, MI (49047) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Dowagiac, MI (49047) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 146no vehicle
  • 1,2941 vehicle
  • 1,9412 vehicles
  • 9053 vehicles
  • 2204 vehicles
  • 795+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Dowagiac, MI (49047) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Dowagiac, MI (49047) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 418no vehicle
  • 9391 vehicle
  • 3882 vehicles
  • 933 vehicles
  • 274 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

  • Zip code 49047 household income distribution in 2019

  • Zip code 49047 household income distribution in 2019
  • 463Less than $10,000
  • 353$10,000 to $14,999
  • 251$15,000 to $19,999
  • 361$20,000 to $24,999
  • 331$25,000 to $29,999
  • 385$30,000 to $34,999
  • 295$35,000 to $39,999
  • 565$40,000 to $44,999
  • 350$45,000 to $49,999
  • 610$50,000 to $59,999
  • 677$60,000 to $74,999
  • 692$75,000 to $99,999
  • 462$100,000 to $124,999
  • 132$125,000 to $149,999
  • 238$150,000 to $199,999
  • 195$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 49047

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 49047
  • 51Less than $10,000
  • 61$10,000 to $14,999
  • 8$15,000 to $19,999
  • 87$20,000 to $24,999
  • 34$25,000 to $29,999
  • 61$30,000 to $34,999
  • 63$35,000 to $39,999
  • 164$40,000 to $49,999
  • 211$50,000 to $59,999
  • 277$60,000 to $69,999
  • 265$70,000 to $79,999
  • 187$80,000 to $89,999
  • 235$90,000 to $99,999
  • 475$100,000 to $124,999
  • 352$125,000 to $149,999
  • 319$150,000 to $174,999
  • 232$175,000 to $199,999
  • 313$200,000 to $249,999
  • 280$250,000 to $299,999
  • 211$300,000 to $399,999
  • 110$400,000 to $499,999
  • 128$500,000 to $749,999
  • 78$750,000 to $999,999
  • 24$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 4$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 49047

  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 49047
  • 14Less than $100
  • 126$100 to $149
  • 113$150 to $199
  • 59$200 to $249
  • 26$250 to $299
  • 153$300 to $349
  • 70$350 to $399
  • 130$400 to $449
  • 215$450 to $499
  • 160$500 to $549
  • 100$550 to $599
  • 39$600 to $649
  • 65$650 to $699
  • 101$700 to $749
  • 34$750 to $799
  • 22$800 to $899
  • 10$900 to $999
  • 105$1,000 to $1,249
  • 8$1,250 to $1,499
  • 20$2,000 to $2,499
  • 184No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2019: $610.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2019: $284,563.

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

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $130,346
  • Black or African American householders: $73,548
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $32,738
  • Asian householders: $90,298
  • Some other race householders: $86,339
  • Two or more races householders: $112,377
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $86,795

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $126,387
49047:

$126,387
Michigan:

$169,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $77,812 - $204,430
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 49047
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 7,335
  • One, attached: 60
  • Two: 191
  • 3 or 4: 377
  • 5 to 9: 273
  • 10 to 19: 62
  • 20 to 49: 120
  • 50 or more: 71
  • Mobile homes: 395

Unemployment: 7.5%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 49047

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 49047
  • 80.0%5,064Drove a car alone
  • 11.1%704Carpooled
  • 0.0%2Bus or trolley bus
  • 0.6%38Bicycle
  • 3.9%246Walked
  • 0.5%30Other means
  • 3.5%224Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 49047

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 49047
  • 277Less than 5 minutes
  • 9145 to 9 minutes
  • 82410 to 14 minutes
  • 69415 to 19 minutes
  • 72620 to 24 minutes
  • 38925 to 29 minutes
  • 98330 to 34 minutes
  • 36535 to 39 minutes
  • 24940 to 44 minutes
  • 44945 to 59 minutes
  • 10060 to 89 minutes
  • 11890 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 55.7%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 14,971
  • Male householders: 3,302 (1,063 living alone), Female householders: 3,161 (1,138 living alone)
  • 2,717 spouses (2,683 opposite-sex spouses), 437 unmarried partners, (423 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 3,866 children (3,477 natural, 91 adopted, 300 stepchildren), 457 grandchildren, 80 brothers or sisters, 21 parents, 0 foster children, 166 other relatives, 508 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 273 (-1 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 1,969 2-persons, 967 3-persons, 488 4-persons, 263 5-persons, 217 6-persons, 76 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 2,199 1-person, 278 2-persons, 15 3-persons

1,393 married couples with children.
1,301 single-parent households (292 men, 1,009 women).

94.5% of residents of 49047 zip code speak English at home.
4.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (72% very well, 14% well, 8% not well, 6% not at all).
0.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (67% very well, 33% well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (71% very well, 10% well, 19% not at all).
0.5% of residents speak other language at home (75% very well, 25% well).

Foreign born population: 412 (2.8%)
(43.2% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

2.8%
Whole state:

7.0%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 50%Honduras
  • 14%Micronesia
  • 5%Singapore
  • 5%Bolivia
  • 4%France
  • 3%Hong Kong
  • 2%Croatia
Most common first ancestries reported in 49047
  • 15%German
  • 8%Irish
  • 7%American
  • 6%English
  • 4%European
  • 3%Polish
  • 2%Dutch
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 552010 or later
  • 702000 to 2009
  • 1151990 to 1999
  • 177Before 1990

Zip code 49047 topographic map

Major facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • ALTERNATIVE EDUCATION CENTER (501 N. PAUL STREET in DOWAGIAC, MI)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-02193
    Organizations: DOWAGIAC UNION SCHOOL DISTRICT (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • MCKINLEY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (307 FIRST AVENUE in DOWAGIAC, MI)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-02464
    Organizations: DOWAGIAC UNION SCHOOL DISTRICT (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • CENTRAL MIDDLE SCHOOL (520 MAIN STREET in DOWAGIAC, MI)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-00608
    Organizations: DOWAGIAC UNION SCHOOL DISTRICT (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • DOWAGIAC WWTP (M-62 WEST in DOWAGIAC, MI)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: SEWERAGE SYSTEMS
    Organizations: TOWN 5S (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , DOWAGIAC, CITY OF (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: DOWAGIAC WASTE WATER TREATMENT PLANT
  • AMERIWOOD INDUSTRIES (202 SPAULDING STREET in DOWAGIAC, MI)
    AIR SYNTHETIC MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Tracking inspections of insecticide, fungicide, and rodenticide, and toxic substances)
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    TRI REPORTER (Tracking of toxic chemicals releasing facilities)
    Business SIC classification: WOOD HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE, EXCEPT UPHOLSTERED
    Business NAICS classification: NONUPHOLSTERED WOOD HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE MANUFACTURING.; WOOD OFFICE FURNITURE MANUFACTURING.
    Organizations: DOREL CORPORATION (CONTACT/OPERATOR)
    Alternative names: AMERIWOOD FURNITURE DIVISION, JESSCO
  • MI DEPT/TRANSPORTATION BRIDGE (B02-14011 (M-51 OVER DOWAGIAC CREEK in DOWAGIAC, MI)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: MICH DEPT OF TRANSPORTATION (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: MIDOT BRIDGE M-51 OVER DOWAGIAC CRK
  • AUSRA EQUIPMENT & SUPPLY COMPANY (30155 YAW STREET in DOWAGIAC, MI) . Federal Facility. UNITED NATIONS
    COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Tracking inspections of insecticide, fungicide, and rodenticide, and toxic substances)
    Alternative names: AUSRA EQUIP & SUP CO, AUSRA EQUIP & SUPPLY
  • AUTOCAM-PAX INC (201 PERCY ST in DOWAGIAC, MI)
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business NAICS classification: PRECISION TURNED PRODUCT MANUFACTURING.
    Organizations: TITAL HOLDINGS (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , AUTOCAM CORP (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • MERCURY STAINLESS CORP (M51 S AND PEAVINE ST in DOWAGIAC, MI)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
  • AL EXPERT TREE SERVICE (57710 M-51 SOUTH in DOWAGIAC, MI)
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: DAN WILLIAMS (CONTACT/OPERATOR)
  • AUTOZONE INC (56215 M-51 SOUTH in DOWAGIAC, MI)
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
  • MENNEL MILLING CO OF MICHIGAN (109 S MILL ST in DOWAGIAC, MI)
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
  • MI DEPT/ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY (116 N FRONT ST in DOWAGIAC, MI)
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: STATE OF MICHIGAN/HERBS AUTO CARE (CONTACT/OPERATOR)

Zip code 49047 marital status for males
Zip code 49047 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 2.7%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2.8%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 60.0%Utility gas
  • 16.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 14.6%Electricity
  • 4.9%Wood
  • 2.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.8%No fuel used
  • 0.5%Other fuel

Population in 1990: 14,921. Population change in the 1990s: +500 (+3.4%).

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

  • This state: 9,948
  • Northeast: 187
  • Midwest: 3,194
  • South: 843
  • West: 308

61% of the 49047 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 56% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Michigan.

92% of the 49047 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 61% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 33% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 6% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 2% moved from abroad.

Year householders moved into unit in Dowagiac, MI (49047)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 99
Here:

6.8%
Michigan:

10.7%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 127
Here:

13.5%
Michigan:

9.2%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 138
Here:

18.5%
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 ($)
  • 126,450Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations
  • 81,094Law enforcement workers including supervisors
  • 65,377Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 58,437Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 56,565Management occupations
  • 51,884Computer and mathematical occupations

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

  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (50-99 employees: 1 establishment, 20-49 employees: 2 establishments, 10-19 employees: 4 establishments, 5-9 employees: 1 establishment, 1-4 employees: 5 establishments)
  • Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services: Professional Employer Organizations (100-249: 1, 10-19: 1)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Nursing Care Facilities (100-249: 1)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: General Medical and Surgical Hospitals (100-249: 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:

  • 157 people in college/university student housing
  • 85 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 22 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 386 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 138 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 100 people in nursing homes
  • 28 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 26 people in other group homes
  • 12 people in unknown juvenile institutions

Fatal accident statistics in 2013:

  • Fatal accident count: 2
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 2
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 4
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0

Fatal accident statistics in 2012:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 full and 6 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 ORIGINATED49$78,62877$157,923452$161,02246$43,0620$0138$210,58240$85,994
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$70,5605$178,13658$151,2056$58,2222$200,23520$172,7289$103,724
APPLICATIONS DENIED17$104,59118$121,058202$159,62141$35,1230$044$285,34625$54,484
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN6$79,9359$113,22149$146,3483$38,7500$09$231,4343$74,677
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$79,1872$62,67035$141,5863$140,6070$09$195,6663$79,130
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 full and 6 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
D) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$156,8409$196,9972$385,2150$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$155,5533$123,4030$02$64,840
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$156,6433$229,4970$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$00$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 49047
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 49047 - Value

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

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 82. The highest number of reported fires - 117 took place in 2007, and the least - 57 in 2017. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Zip Code 49047 When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (50.3%), and Outside Fires (32.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Zip Code 49047
    • 70050.3%Structure Fires
    • 44932.3%Outside Fires
    • 19413.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 493.5%Other

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for zip code 49047, Michigan

Most common first names in zip code 49047 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John11674.6 years
Robert10972.7 years
Mary10878.1 years
William10876.5 years
James10873.7 years
George7574.8 years
Charles7076.0 years
Helen7078.2 years
Dorothy6377.9 years
Richard5569.1 years
Most common last names in zip code 49047 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith6971.6 years
Wilson4376.1 years
Johnson3475.8 years
Williams3076.6 years
Jones3079.6 years
Anderson2875.5 years
Phillips2574.8 years
Moore2574.9 years
Brown2472.7 years
Miller2277.4 years
Businesses in zip code 49047
NameCountNameCount
AutoZone1MasterBrand Cabinets1
Baymont Inn1McDonald's1
Burger King1New Balance1
Chevrolet1Nike1
Curves1Pizza Hut1
FedEx1RadioShack1
Ford1Rite Aid1
GNC1Sears1
H&R Block1Subway1
Jones New York1Taco Bell1
Kincaid1True Value1
Lane Furniture1U-Haul1
Little Caesars Pizza1UPS1
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