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Belding is a city located in Ionia county and was founded in 1871. 

The Belding Museum is located in at 108 Hanover Street. Locals call it “The Bel”, and it is designated as a Michigan Historical Site. “The Bel” was built in 1906 and is the last remaining boarding house of the three that the Belding Brothers and Company provided for their single female workers.

The Belding Brothers and Company where a silk manufacturer during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.  During this time the town of Belding was known as "Silk City of the World".

In 1943, “The Bel” became a recreation center and the city purchased the structure in 1950 to serve as a community center. In 1987 it became the home of the Belding Museum and it is still still up and running, hosting numerous local events.

Belding is also known for its basketball tournament called the Gus Macker tournament.  When it was at its peak, Belding’s population would grow to almost 100,000 people during “Macker Weekends”.

Economic Data for Zip Code 48809

Household Income Graph

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Note: Household Income figures are based on total household income.

* All numbers in this section are 2016 projections provided by Geolytics Inc

Demographics Data for Zip Code 48809

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* All numbers in this section are 2016 projections provided by Geolytics Inc

Population Data for Zip Code 48809

  • 11,015
  • 11,562
  • 11,699
  • 2012 Census
  • 2014 Estimated
  • 2019 Projected

Households

  • Total (2010 Census):4,243
  • Estimated (Present):4,271
  • Projected (2019):4,323
  • Household Change (2010-Present) 0.66%
  • Household Change (2010-2017) 1.89%

Notes:

  • Figures in the Population Change graph represent total population for the zip code.
  • Estimated Change 2014 shows the percentage of population change between the 2012 Census and 2014.
  • Projected Change 2019 shows the projected percentage of population change between the 2012 Census and 2019.

* All numbers in this section are 2016 projections provided by Geolytics Inc

Public Schools in Zip Code 48809

  • Name
  • District
  • Grades
  • Address
  • City
  • Students
  • BELDING COMM. ADULT AND ALTERNATIVE ED.
  • BELDING AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • 9th-12th
  • 315 WEST WASHINGTON ST
  • BELDING
  • 80
  • BELDING HIGH SCHOOL
  • BELDING AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • 9th-12th
  • 850 HALL ST
  • BELDING
  • 643

  • BELDING MIDDLE SCHOOL
  • BELDING AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • 6th-8th
  • 410 IONIA ST
  • BELDING
  • 515

  • BELDING PRE-K PROGRAMS
  • BELDING AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • -
  • 1975 ORCHARD ST
  • BELDING
  • 27
  • ELLIS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
  • BELDING AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • K-2nd
  • 100 WEST ELLIS AVE
  • BELDING
  • 504
  • GRATTAN ACADEMY - ELEMENTARY
  • GRATTAN ACADEMY
  • K-5th
  • 12047 OLD BELDING RD NE
  • BELDING
  • 68
  • WOODVIEW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
  • BELDING AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • 3rd-5th
  • 450 ORCHARD ST
  • BELDING
  • 486

Private Schools in Zip Code 48809

  • Name
  • Grades
  • Address
  • City
  • Students
  • FAITH CMTY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL
  • K-6th
  • 8750 Storey Rd
  • Belding
  • 67
  • Faith Community Christian School
  • -
  • 8750 Storey Rd
  • Belding
  • 0
  • ST. JOSEPH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
  • PreK-6th
  • 417 S Bridge St.
  • Belding
  • 76
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Schools listed are those in the Zip Code of the listing, but may not serve this address.
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