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City: Watersmeet, MI (3.24%)
County: Gogebic County, MI

Estimated zip code population in 2011: 1,287
Zip code population in 2010: 1,401
Zip code population in 2000: 1,486




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Houses and condos: 1,483
Renter-occupied apartments: 38
% of renters here:

7%
State:

28%

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in zip code 49969: 83.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 260.8 sq. mi.
Water area: 23.5 sq. mi.
Population density: 5 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2011:
This zip code:

1.1% ($1,830)
Michigan:

1.8% ($2,181)

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $2,115 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $1,603 (1.2%)

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Males: 642  (49.9%)
Females: 645  (50.1%)

For population 25 years and over in 49969:

  • High school or higher: 88.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.5%
  • Unemployed: 9.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 0.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 49969:

  • Never married: 19.5%
  • Now married: 60.9%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 10.9%
  • Divorced: 8.0%

Zip code 49969 compared to state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
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Races in zip code 49969:

  • White population: 1,101
  • Black population: 1
  • American Indian population: 259
  • Asian population: 1
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population: 0
  • Some other race population: 0
  • Two or more races population: 24
  • Hispanic or Latino population: 15
 

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Estimated median house/condo value in 2011: $165,600
49969:

$165,600
Michigan:

$118,100



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in 49969 zip code as of September 30, 2013.
The ratio of number of residents in zip code 49969 to the number of sex offenders is 716 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this zip code is near the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

55.5 years
Michigan median age:

39.2 years

Average household size:
This zip code:

2.1 people
Michigan:

2.6 people

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 49969, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $35,639 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$35,639
State:

$48,204

Salary/wage: $23,425 (reported on 77.5% of returns)
Here:

$23,425
State:

$42,791
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 80.0% for AGIs below $10k, 60.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 64.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 46.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 51.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 33.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,423 (reported on 44.8% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,423
Michigan:

$1,725
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.7% for AGIs below $10k, 3.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $3,689 (reported on 22.8% of returns)
Here:

$3,689
State:

$3,420
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.0% for AGIs below $10k, 1.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$8,850 (reported on 15.0% of returns)
Here:

+$8,850
State:

+$8,532
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -2.3% for AGIs below $10k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 13.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$3,356 (reported on 11.0% of returns)
Here:

+$3,356
State:

+$9,547
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.0% for AGIs below $10k, 1.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.5% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Total itemized deductions: $17,508 (24% of AGI, reported on 22.1% of returns)
Here:

$17,508
State:

$18,509

Here:

24.5% of AGI
State:

20.7% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 13.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 9.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 11.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 13.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 11.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $1,788 (3% of AGI, reported on 18.5% of returns)
Here:

$1,788
State:

$3,365

Here:

2.6% of AGI
State:

3.6% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $5,336 (reported on 65.2% of returns)
49969:

$5,336
State:

$7,691
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.5% for AGIs below $10k, 3.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 9.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 17.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,722 (reported on 18.2% of returns)
Here:

$1,722
State:

$1,737

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 65.4%
Here:

65%
State:

60%
(% for various income ranges: 51.5% for AGIs below $10k, 67.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 68.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 68.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 75.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 80.6% for AGIs over 100k)


Estimated median household income in 2011:
This zip code:

$41,888
Michigan:

$45,981

Watersmeet, MI (49969) map

Nearest zip codes: 54540, 54519, 49912, 54554, 54521, 49925.

Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

37.6%
Michigan:

50.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

5.4%
Michigan:

5.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 24
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 529


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 13 (0 now married, 13 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 189 (107 now married, 82 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 49969 with a mortgage: 233 (8 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 282

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $990
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $449

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2011:
This zip code:

10.0%
Whole state:

17.5%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2011:
This zip code:

5.1%
Whole state:

9.5%

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.1
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

4.4


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

Notable locations in zip code 49969: Lac Vieux Desert Golf Course (A), Watersmeet Fish/Trout Hatchery (B), Ottowa Campground (C), Marion Lake Campground and Picnic Area (D), Burned Dam Camp (E), Imp Lake Recreation Site (F), Taylor Lake Recreation Site (G), Gateway Roadside Park (H), Watersmeet Roadside Park (I), T W Toumey Nursery (J), Sylvania (K), Birch Campground (L), Maple Campground (M), Perch Campground (N), Pike Campground (O), Bass Campground (P), Eagle Campground (Q), Leon Campground (R), Osprey Campground (S), Mallard Campground (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in zip code 49969 include: Hope Church (A), Saint John Church (B), Notre Dame Church (C), Watersmeet Baptist Church (D), Immaculate Conception Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Katakikon Indian Village Cemetery (1), Watersmeet Township Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Corssbill Lake (A), Louise Lake (B), Pit Lake (C), Peter and Paul Lakes (D), Perch Lake (E), Albino Lake (F), Allen Lake (G), Anderson Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Rivers and creeks: Bonifas Creek (A), Duck Creek (B), Tamarack River (C), Imp Creek (D), Wolf Creek (E), Marsh Bay Creek (F), Teds Creek (G), Thayer Creek (H), Henderson Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 55
  • 2000 to 2004: 146
  • 1990 to 1999: 215
  • 1980 to 1989: 253
  • 1970 to 1979: 294
  • 1960 to 1969: 179
  • 1950 to 1959: 87
  • 1940 to 1949: 75
  • 1939 or earlier: 179


Zip code 49969 satellite photo by USGS

Bedrooms in houses/apartments in 49969
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 23
  • 2 bedrooms: 123
  • 3 bedrooms: 305
  • 4 bedrooms: 44
  • 5+ bedrooms: 20
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 0
  • 2 bedrooms: 32
  • 3 bedrooms: 5
  • 4 bedrooms: 1
  • 5+ bedrooms: 0
Cars and other vehicles available in 49969 in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 12
  • 1 vehicle: 135
  • 2 vehicles: 251
  • 3 vehicles: 62
  • 4 vehicles: 55
  • 5+ vehicles: 0
  • no vehicle: 3
  • 1 vehicle: 17
  • 2 vehicles: 18
  • 3 vehicles: 0
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5+ vehicles: 0


Zip code 49969 household income distribution in 2011

Estimated household income distribution in 2011 in zip code 49969:

  • Less than $10,000: 15
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 25
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 43
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 56
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 34
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 19
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 49
  • $40,000 to $44,999: 58
  • $45,000 to $49,999: 29
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 53
  • $60,000 to $74,999: 39
  • $75,000 to $99,999: 74
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 44
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 9
  • $200,000 or more: 6

 


Zip code 49969 house/condo values in 2011

Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2011 in zip code 49969:

  • Less than $10,000: 24
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 3
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 9
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 8
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 9
  • $40,000 to $49,999: 10
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 10
  • $60,000 to $69,999: 48
  • $70,000 to $79,999: 31
  • $80,000 to $89,999: 21
  • $90,000 to $99,999: 10
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 37
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 25
  • $150,000 to $174,999: 20
  • $175,000 to $199,999: 29
  • $200,000 to $249,999: 37
  • $250,000 to $299,999: 36
  • $300,000 to $399,999: 60
  • $400,000 to $499,999: 44
  • $500,000 to $749,999: 36
  • $750,000 to $999,999: 2
  • $1,000,000 or more: 6

 



49969 rent paid by renters

Rent paid by renters in 2011 in zip code 49969:

  • $100 to $149: 1
  • $200 to $249: 1
  • $250 to $299: 4
  • $350 to $399: 4
  • $400 to $449: 3
  • $450 to $499: 3
  • No cash rent: 22
 


Median gross rent in 2011: $486.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2011: $287,269.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2011 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $176,809
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $116,321
  • Asian householders: $95,172
  • Two or more races householders: $158,620
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $47,586

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $165,600
49969:

$165,600
Michigan:

$118,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $72,500 - $332,100

Mean price in 2011:

Detached houses: $210,761
Here:

$210,761
State:

$155,085

Mobile homes: $28,095
Here:

$28,095
State:

$70,174

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,306
  • One, attached: 8
  • Two: 29
  • 3 or 4: 5
  • Mobile homes: 135

Unemployment: 9.1%
49969 zip code mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 278 (61%)
  • Carpooled: 83 (18%)
  • Motorcycle: 3 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 3 (1%)
  • Walked: 48 (11%)
  • Other means: 6 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 33 (7%)
 

49969 zip code travel time to work (commute)

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 72
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 101
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 50
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 32
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 49
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 48
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 35
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 3
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 18
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 3
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 7
  • 90 or more minutes: 3
 

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 66.3%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,182
  • In family households: 982 (226 male householders, 148 female householders)
    332 spouses, 243 children (230 natural, 6 adopted, 9 stepchildren), 0 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 12 parents, 3 other relatives, 18 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 200 (78 male householders (69 living alone)), 101 female householders (80 living alone)), 21 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 105 (20 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 257 2-persons, 18 3-persons, 72 4-persons, 20 5-persons, 7 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 149 1-person, 30 2-persons

118 married couples with children.
65 single-parent households (21 men, 44 women).

92.8% of residents of 49969 zip code speak English at home.
2.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (50% very well, 31% not well, 19% not at all).
1.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% very well).
1.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (74% very well, 26% well).
1.5% of residents speak other language at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 76 (5.9%)
(31.6% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

5.9%
Whole state:

6.1%

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents:

  • Mexico (47%)
  • Korea (17%)
  • Iraq (14%)
  • India (11%)
  • Canada (5%)
  • Kenya (4%)
  • France (1%)

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2000 or later: 24
  • 1990 to 1999: 30
  • 1980 to 1989: 12
  • Before 1980: 10

Most common first ancestries reported in 49969 (%):



  • Other groups (22%)
  • German (22%)
  • American (13%)
  • Polish (10%)
  • Italian (6%)
  • English (6%)
  • Irish (6%)


Zip code 49969 topographic map

Public primary/middle school in zip code 49969 not listed on the city page:

  • WATERSMEET TOWNSHIP SCHOOL (Students: 192; Location: N. 4720 HIGHWAY US-45, WATERSMEET, MI; Grades: KG - 12)

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • MI DEPT/TRANSPORTATION B03-27023 US-2 OV (US-2 OVER ONTONAGON RIVER in WATERSMEET, MI)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: MICH DEPT OF TRANSPORTATION (CONTACT/OPERATOR)
    Alternative names: MIDOT BRIDGE US-2 OVER ONTONAGON RIVER
  • MI DEPT/TRANSPORTATION BRIDGE B04-27023 (US-2 OVER MIDDLE BRANCH ONTONA in WATERSMEET, MI)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: MICH DEPT OF TRANSPORTATION (CONTACT/OPERATOR)
  • MI DEPT/TRANSPORTATION BRIDGE B02-27024 (US 2 OVER S BRANCH OF PAINT RI in WATERSMEET, MI)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
  • GOGEBIC CO ROAD COMM (CORNER OF E & 3RD STS in WATERSMEET, MI)
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: COUNTY OF GOGEBIC ROAD COMMISSION (CONTACT/OPERATOR)


Zip code 49969 marital status for males
Zip code 49969 marital status for females


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 10.0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 10.0%

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (48%)
  • Utility gas (26%)
  • Wood (18%)
  • Electricity (6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3%)

Population in 1990: 1,048. Population change in the 1990s: +438 (+41.8%).

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

  • This state: 462
  • Northeast: 3
  • Midwest: 687
  • South: 37
  • West: 22

58% of the 49969 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 30% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Michigan.

96% of the 49969 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 19% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 46% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 35% moved from different state.

Year Householders Moved Into Unit:

Private vs. public school enrollment:

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

0.0%
Michigan:

10.5%

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

0.0%
Michigan:

8.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges:
Here:

0.0%
Michigan:

15.5%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Class of Workers (%)


Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)

  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations: 85,500
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations: 60,417
  • Construction and extraction occupations: 44,792
  • Education, training, and library occupations: 41,111
  • Management occupations: 34,375
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations: 33,427

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code:

  • LAC VIEUX DESERT TRIBAL OPERAT (E-23968 CHOATE RD in WATERSMEET, MI)
    125 employees, $3700000 revenue: $1,084,436 in 8 contracts from 1999 to 2003
    Contracts for General Health Care Services, Construction of Structures and Facilities -- Water Supply Facilities by Public Health Service
    Signed by year: 2000: $26,000; 2001: $0; 2002: $961,723; 2003: $95,713; 2004: $0; 2005: $0; 2006: $0.

    Biggest contracts:
    $961,723 with Public Health Service for General Health Care Services. Signed on 2002-10-15. Completion date: 2003-09-15.
    $82,930, same as above. Signed on 2003-05-15. Completion date: 2003-09-15.
    $16,000 with Public Health Service for Construction of Structures and Facilities -- Water Supply Facilities. Signed on 2000-01-15. Completion date: 2000-01-15.
    $12,506 with Public Health Service for General Health Care Services. Signed on 2003-04-15. Completion date: 2003-09-15.

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

  • Accommodation and Food Services: Casino Hotels (250-499 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Drinking Places (Alcoholic Beverages) (5-9: 1, 1-4: 2)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Civic and Social Organizations (5-9: 1)
  • Real Estate and Rental and Leasing: Lessors of Residential Buildings and Dwellings (5-9: 1)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Hotels (except Casino Hotels) and Motels (1-4: 2)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Offices of Physicians (except Mental Health Specialists) (1-4: 1)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)




People in group quarters:

  • 178 people in job corps and vocational training facilities
  • 18 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 4 people in other group homes



Most common first names in zip code 49969 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1076.1 years
William1075.1 years
Charles875.1 years
Frank781.7 years
Edward675.8 years
Henry673.9 years
Joseph672.8 years
Mary682.3 years
Harry575.2 years
Donald577.0 years
Most common last names in zip code 49969 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Peterson881.1 years
Wasson679.4 years
Mcgeshick567.4 years
Johnson472.3 years
Murphy480.0 years
Anys471.7 years
Britton483.5 years
Chiochios480.5 years
Miller474.7 years
Revoyr474.7 years

Businesses in zip code 49969

  • U-Haul: 1



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