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49546 Zip Code (Forest Hills, MI) Detailed Profile




Cities: Forest Hills, MI (45.43%), Kentwood, MI (13.51%), Grand Rapids, MI (11.15%)
County: Kent County, MI
Estimated zip code population in 2017: 34,232
Zip code population in 2010: 31,880
Zip code population in 2000: 33,844

Houses and condos: 13,551
Renter-occupied apartments: 4,226
% of renters here:

33%
State:

29%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 49546: 86.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 18.1 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.6 sq. mi.
Population density: 1,895 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 49546
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2017:
This zip code:

1.4% ($3,919)
Michigan:

1.5% ($2,358)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $4,043 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $3,620 (1.4%)

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Males: 16,571  (48.4%)
Females: 17,661  (51.6%)

For population 25 years and over in 49546:

  • High school or higher: 95.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 56.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 23.9%
  • Unemployed: 4.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 49546:

  • Never married: 32.3%
  • Now married: 51.6%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 8.3%
  • Divorced: 7.3%

Zip code 49546 compared to state average:

  • Median house value above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
  • Races in zip code 49546 (2017)
    • 25,92076.6%White
    • 2,7728.2%Black
    • 1,4694.3%Asian
    • 1,0213.0%Hispanic or Latino
    • 5981.8%Two or more races
    • 630.2%American Indian
    • 360.1%Some other race
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Estimated median house/condo value in 2017: $281,924
49546:

$281,924
Michigan:

$155,700



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists, there were 26 registered sex offenders living in 49546 zip code as of October 26, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 49546 is 1,294 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this zip code is much lower than the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

39.0 years
Michigan median age:

39.8 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.5 people
Michigan:

2.5 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 49546, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $101,092 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$101,092
State:

$55,609

Salary/wage: $76,546 (reported on 77.3% of returns)
Here:

$76,546
State:

$46,782
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 68.8% for AGIs below $25k, 67.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 61.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 65.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 71.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 49.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $2,886 (reported on 50.9% of returns)
This zip code:

$2,886
Michigan:

$1,491
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.4% for AGIs below $25k, 1.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $14,382 (reported on 36.6% of returns)
Here:

$14,382
State:

$6,225
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.6% for AGIs below $25k, 3.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 4.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 6.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$22,463 (reported on 31.6% of returns)
Here:

+$22,463
State:

+$9,326
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 12.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$23,974 (reported on 16.5% of returns)
Here:

+$23,974
State:

+$11,523
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.9% for AGIs below $25k, 4.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 3.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $22,325 (reported on 18.2% of returns)
49546:

$22,325
Michigan:

$15,298
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.9% for AGIs below $25k, 5.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 7.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 5.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Self-employment retirement plans: $25,584 (reported on 1.7% of returns)
49546:

$25,584
Michigan:

$20,834
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 0.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Total itemized deductions: $31,821 (17% of AGI, reported on 45.3% of returns)
Here:

$31,821
State:

$21,628

Here:

16.9% of AGI
State:

18.4% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 15.2% for AGIs below $25k, 13.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 16.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 16.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 16.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 12.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $9,125 (reported on 41.0% of returns)
Here:

$9,125
State:

$4,225
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.6% for AGIs below $25k, 2.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 4.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $12,782 (reported on 45.3% of returns)
49546:

$12,782
State:

$8,327
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.9% for AGIs below $25k, 3.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 5.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 5.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 6.9% for AGIs $100k-200k, 5.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $2,198 (reported on 10.2% of returns)
Here:

$2,198
State:

$2,306
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.6% for AGIs below $25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 55.8%
Here:

56%
State:

57%
(% for various income ranges: 48.5% for AGIs below $25k, 55.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 59.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 57.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 56.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 78.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 49546, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $85,426 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$85,426
State:

$48,204

Salary/wage: $65,417 (reported on 77.4% of returns)
Here:

$65,417
State:

$42,791
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 132.1% for AGIs below $10k, 65.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 66.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 68.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 71.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 54.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $3,835 (reported on 61.3% of returns)
This zip code:

$3,835
Michigan:

$1,725
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 12.5% for AGIs below $10k, 5.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 3.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $7,107 (reported on 44.8% of returns)
Here:

$7,107
State:

$3,420
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 13.3% for AGIs below $10k, 4.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 3.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$16,438 (reported on 38.2% of returns)
Here:

+$16,438
State:

+$8,532
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -7.3% for AGIs below $10k, 0.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 9.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$21,319 (reported on 16.3% of returns)
Here:

+$21,319
State:

+$9,547
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -4.7% for AGIs below $10k, 4.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 4.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 4.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from farming: +$214 (reported on 0.1% of returns)
Here +$214
State -$4,492

IRA payment deduction: $3,215 (reported on 2.8% of returns)
49546:

$3,215
Michigan:

$2,875
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Self-employed pension: $18,805 (reported on 2.3% of returns)
Here:

$18,805
Michigan:

$13,826
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Total itemized deductions: $32,548 (22% of AGI, reported on 50.2% of returns)
Here:

$32,548
State:

$18,509

Here:

21.9% of AGI
State:

20.7% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 27.1% for AGIs below $10k, 19.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 19.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 19.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 20.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 18.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $7,670 (5% of AGI, reported on 46.7% of returns)
Here:

$7,670
State:

$3,365

Here:

5.3% of AGI
State:

3.6% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.9% for AGIs below $10k, 2.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 3.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $21,734 (reported on 76.6% of returns)
49546:

$21,734
State:

$7,691
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.1% for AGIs below $10k, 3.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 7.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 9.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 24.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,735 (reported on 8.0% of returns)
Here:

$1,735
State:

$1,737

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 56.8%
Here:

57%
State:

60%
(% for various income ranges: 47.0% for AGIs below $10k, 53.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 58.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 60.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 55.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 67.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2017:
This zip code:

$76,602
Michigan:

$54,909
Forest Hills, MI (49546) map Nearest zip codes: 49512, 49301, 49506, 49508, 49525, 49507.
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Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

47.2%
Michigan:

46.7%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

3.0%
Michigan:

6.6%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 897
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 11,876


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 308 (224 now married, 84 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 7,502 (3,078 now married, 4,427 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 49546 with a mortgage: 5,400 (160 second mortgage, 897 home equity loan, 15 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,093

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,694
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $651

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2017:
This zip code:

8.3%
Whole state:

14.2%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2017:
This zip code:

3.5%
Whole state:

8.0%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

8.2
State:

6.5
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.1
State:

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

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  • Notable locations in zip code 49546: Forest Hills Country Club (A), Cascade Country Club (B), Prince Conference Center (C), DeVos Communication Center (D), Huizenga Tennis and Track Center (E), Van Noord Arena (F), Hoogenboom Health and Recreation Center (G), Venema Aquatic Center (H), North Hall (I), Science Building (J), DeVries Hall (K), DeWit Manor (L), Spoelhof Center (M), Hiemenga Hall (N), Hekman Library (O), Commons and Commons Annex (P), Bolt Hall (Q), Heyns Hall (R), Timmer Hall (S), Rooks Hall (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

    Churches in zip code 49546 include: First Free Church (A), The Open Bible Church (B), White Hills Bible Church (C), Genesis United Methodist Church (D), Christ Community Church (E), Woodland Drive-In Church (F), Saint Nicholas Antiochian Church (G), Our Savior Lutheran Church (H), Saint Paul the Apostle Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Graceland Mausoleum (1), Martin Cemetery (2), Cascade Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Lakes: Walden Lake (A), Paradise Lake (B), Laraway Lake (C), Wood Lake (D), Hidden Lake (E), Echo Lake (F), East Lake (G), Lake Eastbrook (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Parks in zip code 49546 include: Cascade Christian Church Historical Marker (1), Cascade Township Hall Historical Marker (2), Calvin College and Seminary Historical Marker (3), Forest Hill Park (4), Northeast Park (5), Ridgemoor Park (6), Camelot Park (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Tourist attractions (not listed on the city page) : Global Vacation Network (3949 Sparks Drive Southeast) (1), International Tours & Cruises (Tours & Charters; 6809 Cascade Road Southeast Suite B) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 6182014 or later
  • 1662010 to 2013
  • 1,5562000 to 2009
  • 1,9991990 to 1999
  • 2,4891980 to 1989
  • 3,5331970 to 1979
  • 1,7691960 to 1969
  • 1,1631950 to 1959
  • 2421940 to 1949
  • 1651939 or earlier

Zip code 49546 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Forest Hills, MI (49546)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Forest Hills, MI (49546)
  • 23no bedroom
  • 1631 bedroom
  • 9972 bedrooms
  • 2,8573 bedrooms
  • 3,3904 bedrooms
  • 1,1355+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Forest Hills, MI (49546)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Forest Hills, MI (49546)
  • 381no bedroom
  • 1,2151 bedroom
  • 1,8792 bedrooms
  • 5483 bedrooms
  • 1554 bedrooms
  • 605+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Forest Hills, MI (49546) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Forest Hills, MI (49546) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 138no vehicle
  • 1,8631 vehicle
  • 4,3212 vehicles
  • 1,6293 vehicles
  • 4464 vehicles
  • 865+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Forest Hills, MI (49546) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Forest Hills, MI (49546) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 1,035no vehicle
  • 1,8301 vehicle
  • 1,0032 vehicles
  • 3153 vehicles
  • 324 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

  • Zip code 49546 household income distribution in 2017

  • Zip code 49546 household income distribution in 2017
  • 523Less than $10,000
  • 418$10,000 to $14,999
  • 497$15,000 to $19,999
  • 695$20,000 to $24,999
  • 462$25,000 to $29,999
  • 235$30,000 to $34,999
  • 609$35,000 to $39,999
  • 336$40,000 to $44,999
  • 557$45,000 to $49,999
  • 939$50,000 to $59,999
  • 1,065$60,000 to $74,999
  • 1,631$75,000 to $99,999
  • 1,287$100,000 to $124,999
  • 838$125,000 to $149,999
  • 1,079$150,000 to $199,999
  • 1,690$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 49546

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 49546
  • 21Less than $10,000
  • 9$15,000 to $19,999
  • 32$20,000 to $24,999
  • 41$40,000 to $49,999
  • 11$50,000 to $59,999
  • 22$60,000 to $69,999
  • 37$70,000 to $79,999
  • 69$80,000 to $89,999
  • 161$90,000 to $99,999
  • 329$100,000 to $124,999
  • 342$125,000 to $149,999
  • 756$150,000 to $174,999
  • 602$175,000 to $199,999
  • 1,646$200,000 to $249,999
  • 1,374$250,000 to $299,999
  • 1,702$300,000 to $399,999
  • 916$400,000 to $499,999
  • 493$500,000 to $749,999
  • 75$750,000 to $999,999
  • 86$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 21$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 79$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 49546

  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 49546
  • 18Less than $100
  • 65$100 to $149
  • 79$150 to $199
  • 61$200 to $249
  • 29$250 to $299
  • 8$300 to $349
  • 55$350 to $399
  • 114$400 to $449
  • 18$450 to $499
  • 111$500 to $549
  • 67$550 to $599
  • 272$600 to $649
  • 119$650 to $699
  • 299$700 to $749
  • 329$750 to $799
  • 773$800 to $899
  • 405$900 to $999
  • 548$1,000 to $1,249
  • 294$1,250 to $1,499
  • 206$1,500 to $1,999
  • 16$2,000 to $2,499
  • 51$2,500 to $2,999
  • 72$3,000 to $3,499
  • 70$3,500 or more
  • 112No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2017: $968.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2017 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $287,794
  • Black or African American householders: $194,489
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $1,544,791
  • Asian householders: $314,055
  • Some other race householders: $251,028
  • Two or more races householders: $263,850
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $260,760

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $281,924
49546:

$281,924
Michigan:

$155,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $201,506 - $389,429

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $348,459
Here:

$348,459
State:

$200,684

Townhouses or other attached units: $224,439
Here:

$224,439
State:

$176,879

In 2-unit structures: $234,743
Here:

$234,743
State:

$141,485

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $105,804
Here:

$105,804
State:

$149,303

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $164,104
Here:

$164,104
State:

$150,425
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 49546

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 7,708
  • One, attached: 1,750
  • Two: 216
  • 3 or 4: 344
  • 5 to 9: 742
  • 10 to 19: 1,226
  • 20 to 49: 337
  • 50 or more: 1,260

Unemployment: 4.4%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 49546

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 49546
  • 81.6%13,150Drove a car alone
  • 3.8%605Carpooled
  • 0.3%45Bus or trolley bus
  • 0.1%10Motorcycle
  • 0.8%131Bicycle
  • 2.7%443Walked
  • 0.4%72Other means
  • 11.0%1,772Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 49546

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 49546
  • 578Less than 5 minutes
  • 2,5685 to 9 minutes
  • 2,89910 to 14 minutes
  • 3,07915 to 19 minutes
  • 2,78720 to 24 minutes
  • 99625 to 29 minutes
  • 71030 to 34 minutes
  • 14535 to 39 minutes
  • 13440 to 44 minutes
  • 19245 to 59 minutes
  • 19860 to 89 minutes
  • 14490 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 95.5%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 31,911
  • In family households: 26,277 (5,096 male householders, 3,374 female householders)
    6,938 spouses, 9,284 children (8,782 natural, 331 adopted, 173 stepchildren), 392 grandchildren, 218 brothers or sisters, 296 parents, 206 other relatives, 284 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 5,637 (1,567 male householders (1,128 living alone)), 2,671 female householders (2,340 living alone)), 1,395 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 2,298 (862 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 4,283 2-persons, 1,419 3-persons, 1,579 4-persons, 833 5-persons, 345 6-persons, 22 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 3,474 1-person, 507 2-persons, 154 3-persons, 96 4-persons, 5 5-persons

5,400 married couples with children.
1,170 single-parent households (398 men, 772 women).

88.0% of residents of 49546 zip code speak English at home.
2.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (67% very well, 16% well, 6% not well, 11% not at all).
4.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (54% very well, 24% well, 16% not well, 6% not at all).
3.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (59% very well, 30% well, 9% not well, 2% not at all).
1.9% of residents speak other language at home (55% very well, 14% well, 23% not well, 8% not at all).

Foreign born population: 3,923 (11.5%)
(55.9% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

11.5%
Whole state:

7.1%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 12%Ukraine
  • 10%Bangladesh
  • 6%Japan
  • 4%Thailand
  • 3%Kenya
  • 3%Germany
  • 3%Cameroon
Most common first ancestries reported in 49546
  • 22%Dutch
  • 9%German
  • 5%Irish
  • 5%American
  • 5%English
  • 4%European
  • 2%Yugoslavian
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1,4022010 or later
  • 9482000 to 2009
  • 9591990 to 1999
  • 1,040Before 1990

Zip code 49546 topographic map

There are 92 Social Workers 88 Psychologists 81 Internal Medicine Specialists 71 Dentists 529 Other Medical Specialists in Zip Code 49546.

Major facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • ADA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (731 ADA DRIVE SE in GRAND RAPIDS, MI)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-00014
    Organizations: FOREST HILLS PUBLIC SCHOOLS (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • ALLIANCE ACADEMY OF CINCINNATI (5211 CASCADE RD SE in GRAND RAPIDS, MI)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-000139
  • MEADOW BROOK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (1450 FOREST HILL AVENUE SE in GRAND RAPIDS, MI)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-07638
    Organizations: FOREST HILLS PUBLIC SCHOOLS (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • FOREST HILLS CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL (5901 HALL STREET SE in GRAND RAPIDS, MI)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-01265
    Organizations: FOREST HILLS PUBLIC SCHOOLS (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • CENTRAL MIDDLE SCHOOL (5810 ADA DRIVE SE in GRAND RAPIDS, MI)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-01264
    Organizations: FOREST HILLS PUBLIC SCHOOLS (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • CENTRAL WOODLANDS 5/6 SCHOOL (400 ALTA DALE SE in GRAND RAPIDS, MI)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-08542
    Organizations: FOREST HILLS PUBLIC SCHOOLS (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • ABLE ENVIRO TECH SVCS INC (2680 HORIZON SE in GRAND RAPIDS, MI)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
  • AMOCO OIL CO GARYS CASCADE SVC STA (6895 CASCADE RD SE in GRAND RAPIDS, MI)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
  • DIAMOND OIL DISTRIBUTORS (4875 STARR SE in GRAND RAPIDS, MI)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
  • DR JAMES ELDERSVELD DDS (4500 CASCADE SE in GRAND RAPIDS, MI)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
  • BELL CLEANERS (6471 28TH ST SE in GRAND RAPIDS, MI)
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: RAY/THOMAS/DAN BELL (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • BEST CLEANERS (5925 28TH ST SE, SUITE D in GRAND RAPIDS, MI)
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Organizations: JAE CHOI (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • BETTEN IMPORTS (5901 28TH ST SE in GRAND RAPIDS, MI)
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: MARION BETTEN (CONTACT/OPERATOR)

Zip code 49546 marital status for males
Zip code 49546 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1.1%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 5.0%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 90.6%Utility gas
  • 7.2%Electricity
  • 0.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Population in 1990: 25,471. Population change in the 1990s: +8,373 (+32.9%).

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

  • This state: 21,560
  • Northeast: 1,563
  • Midwest: 4,171
  • South: 1,555
  • West: 1,159

53% of the 49546 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 57% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Michigan.

86% of the 49546 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 66% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 16% 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, 6% moved from abroad.

Year householders moved into unit in Forest Hills, MI (49546)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 432
Here:

14.7%
Michigan:

10.1%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 321
Here:

18.0%
Michigan:

8.5%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 2,642
Here:

71.7%
Michigan:

15.3%
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Class of Workers in 2017
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 160,769Legal occupations
  • 92,690Management occupations
  • 78,842Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 76,641Computer and mathematical occupations
  • 72,762Law enforcement workers including supervisors
  • 70,708Architecture and engineering occupations

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code (GRAND RAPIDS, MI):

  • FISHBECK, THOMPSON, CARR & HUB (1515 ARBORETUM DRIVE, S E; small business) : $15,903,828 in 28 contracts from 2000 to 2006
    Contracts for Maintenance, Repair and Rebuilding of Equipment -- Water Purification and Sewage Treatment Equipment, Operation of Government-Owned Facilities -- Waste Treatment and Storage Facilities by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only, Army
    Signed by year: 2000: $1,996,311; 2001: $2,474,538; 2002: $2,008,493; 2003: $2,293,936; 2004: $3,320,756; 2005: $3,875,576; 2006: -$65,782.

    Biggest contracts:
    $2,345,200 with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only for Maintenance, Repair and Rebuilding of Equipment -- Water Purification and Sewage Treatment Equipment. Signed on 2003-08-27. Completion date: 2002-09-20.
    $2,086,572, same as above. Signed on 2000-08-23. Completion date: 2001-08-25.
    $2,062,804, same as above. Signed on 2001-09-06. Completion date: 2002-09-20.
    $1,926,410, same as above. Signed on 2002-09-19. Completion date: 2002-09-20.
  • URS GROUP, INC (3950 SPARKS DRIVE, SE) : $783,778 in 6 contracts from 2001 to 2002
    Contracts for Architect - Engineer Services (including landscaping, interior layout, and designing) by Army
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $703,689; 2002: $80,089; 2003: $0; 2004: $0; 2005: $0; 2006: $0.

    Biggest contracts:
    $459,380 with Army for Architect - Engineer Services (including landscaping, interior layout, and designing). Signed on 2001-09-28. Completion date: 2002-02-21.
    $244,309, same as above. Signed on 2001-05-23. Completion date: 2002-02-21.
    $74,027 with Army for Architect - Engineer Services (including landscaping, interior layout, and designing). Taking place in DC. Signed on 2002-05-09. Completion date: 2003-11-28.
    $6,062, same as above. Signed on 2002-09-30. Completion date: 2003-11-28.
  • INDEPENDENT TELECOMMUNICATION (4079 PARK EAST CT SE; small business) : $185,101 in 5 contracts from 2003 to 2006
    Contracts for ADP Software, Communications Security Equipment and Components by Army
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $0; 2003: $22,420; 2004: $130,866; 2005: $9,234; 2006: $22,581.

    Biggest contracts:
    $116,975 with Army for ADP Software. Signed on 2004-08-04. Completion date: 2004-09-03.
    $22,581 with Army for Communications Security Equipment and Components. Signed on 2006-02-10. Completion date: 2006-09-30.
    $22,420 with Army for ADP Software. Signed on 2003-09-12. Completion date: 2003-09-30.
    $13,891, same as above. Signed on 2004-03-24. Completion date: 2004-05-28.
  • CYCLE-SAFE, INC. (478 ARROWHEAD SE; small business) : $59,802 in 4 contracts from 2003 to 2006
    $37,118 with Navy for Wallboard, Building Paper, and Thermal Insulation Materials. Signed on 2004-03-26. Completion date: 2004-05-03.
    $11,439 with Navy for Miscellaneous Prefabricated Structures. Signed on 2003-01-29. Completion date: 2003-02-06.
    $11,216 with Department of Veterans Affairs for Recreational and Gymnastic Equipment. Taking place in CA. Signed on 2006-09-15. Completion date: 2006-10-30.
    $29 with Department of Veterans Affairs for Electronic Modules. Taking place in CA. Signed on 2006-08-08. Completion date: 2006-08-18.
  • SUNSTONE HOTEL INVESTORS LLC (5700 28TH ST SE) : $18,586 in 3 contracts from 2004 to 2005
    $15,000 with Army for Lodging - Hotel/Motel. Signed on 2005-06-23. Completion date: 2005-06-12.
    $3,986, same as above. Signed on 2004-05-05. Completion date: 2004-05-16.
    -$400, same as above. Signed on 2004-06-17. Completion date: 2004-05-16.
  • CENTURY MASONARY CO (2337 GROUSE CT SE; small business)
    $9,050 with Navy for Saws and Filing Machines. Taking place in CA. Signed on 2005-07-29. Completion date: 2005-08-25.

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

  • Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services: Temporary Help Services (500-999 employees: 2 establishments, 100-249 employees: 4 establishments, 50-99 employees: 3 establishments, 1-4 employees: 2 establishments)
  • Educational Services: Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools (over 1000: 1, 100-249: 1)
  • Educational Services: Elementary and Secondary Schools (over 1000: 1)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Offices of Physicians (except Mental Health Specialists) (20-49: 19, 10-19: 15, 5-9: 21, 1-4: 25)
  • Management of Companies and Enterprises: Corporate, Subsidiary, and Regional Managing Offices (250-499: 1, 100-249: 1, 50-99: 2, 20-49: 4, 10-19: 5, 5-9: 2, 1-4: 4)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (50-99: 7, 20-49: 7, 10-19: 6, 5-9: 1, 1-4: 7)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Home Health Care Services (100-249: 2, 50-99: 4, 20-49: 2, 10-19: 2, 1-4: 1)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Offices of Dentists (50-99: 1, 20-49: 2, 10-19: 18, 5-9: 25, 1-4: 9)
  • Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation: Fitness and Recreational Sports Centers (250-499: 1, 100-249: 1, 20-49: 1, 10-19: 2, 1-4: 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:

  • 1,696 people in college/university student housing
  • 415 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 43 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 16 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 12 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 2,303 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 736 people in nursing homes
  • 51 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 37 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 31 people in other group homes
  • 12 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

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: 4
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 4
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 7
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 3
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 6 full and 10 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED136$143,734479$193,2761,958$199,35332$71,71367$176,999
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED13$127,74917$272,119113$201,7984$116,2582$109,510
APPLICATIONS DENIED21$133,85951$162,041344$218,17314$116,47716$127,674
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN24$128,48069$155,454292$196,4516$68,19711$102,645
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$146,29513$182,74270$216,0753$21,0404$89,760
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 6 full and 10 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED83$203,34144$190,286
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED22$185,64125$230,194
APPLICATIONS DENIED6$165,63812$187,738
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN5$187,78012$193,462
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$169,4000$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 49546
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 49546 - Value
Most common first names in zip code 49546 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John12983.1 years
Robert10577.7 years
William8780.1 years
Mary8184.5 years
Dorothy7284.0 years
James7179.1 years
Margaret6886.3 years
Helen6088.9 years
Ruth5084.3 years
Richard4778.6 years
Most common last names in zip code 49546 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson2184.8 years
Smith2185.7 years
Vandenberg1883.6 years
Anderson1887.1 years
Miller1884.9 years
White1684.7 years
Devries1685.0 years
Brown1485.1 years
Williams1472.6 years
Dykstra1384.9 years
Businesses in zip code 49546
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Nike1
AMF Bowling1Panera Bread1
AT&T1Papa John's Pizza1
Applebee's1Pizza Hut1
Audi1Plato's Closet1
Blockbuster1Quiznos2
Burger King1Sprint Nextel2
Curves1Subaru1
Domino's Pizza1T-Mobile1
FedEx10True Value1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1UPS18
H&R Block1Verizon Wireless1
Hilton1Volkswagen1
Holiday Inn2Walgreens1
Jones New York2Walmart1
Lane Furniture2Wendy's1
Little Caesars Pizza1YMCA1
MasterBrand Cabinets1
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