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ZIP Code 35401

Primary City:Tuscaloosa, AL (View All Cities)
County: Tuscaloosa County
Timezone: Central (10:40am)
Area code: 205 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.17, -87.61
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 35401

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 35401. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 35401. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 35401, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Tuscaloosa, AL
Unacceptable:
Veterans Hospital

Stats and Demographics for the 35401 ZIP Code

ZIP code 35401 is located in west Alabama and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 35401 are primarily white. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely small. There are also an extremely small number of families and an extremely large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 35401 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 39,878
Population Density 838 people per sq mi
Housing Units 16,514
Median Home Value $104,300
Land Area 47.61 sq mi
Water Area 1.91 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 14,390
Median Household Income $23,372

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 22Male Median Age: 22Female Median Age: 22

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male6996406673,4426,4181,528847660548714785758564354267211163130
Female6856017154,2596,0591,149744645666672790850657494406417379295
Total1,3841,2411,3827,70112,4772,6771,5911,3051,2141,3861,5751,6081,221848673628542425

Gender

 Male 19,395 49%
 Female 20,483 51%
Gender

Race

 White 19,805 49.7%
 Black Or African American 18,391 46.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 81 0.2%
 Asian 838 2.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 15 0.0%
 Other Race 387 1.0%
 Two Or More Races 361 0.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner3292964437871,059672610232
Renter4,6781,830905921796427303102
Total5,0072,1261,3481,7081,8551,099913334

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,257 16%
 Single Guardian 3,200 22%
 Singles 5,699 40%
 Singles With Roommate 3,234 22%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 11,768 82%
 Households with Kids 2,622 18%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1421391321351261231301351261511101361291411271801688892,0781,842
Female134139147140110103931401551541421261361571371461691,2432,5642,023
Total2762782792752362262232752813052522622652982643263372,1324,6423,865

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 35401 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and universities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 35401 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1970s. Looking at 35401 real estate data, the median home value of $104,300 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 35401 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 35401 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 35401 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 30,828 77.3%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 615 1.5%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 8,172 20.5%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 263 0.7%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,699 16%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,729 10%
 Renter Occupied Households 9,962 60%
 Households Vacant 2,124 13%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 945 44%
 Rented & Unoccupied 24 1%
 For Sale Only 141 7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 103 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 500 24%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 411 19%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 262 4%
 1 Bedroom 1,851 28%
 2 Bedroom 2,540 39%
 3+ Bedroom 1,854 28%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $23,372 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 35401 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. The commute in 35401 is that short for a higher percentage of workers than almost anywhere in the United States. Many commuters should consider themselves lucky that they don't have a longer commute. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 6,654 20%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 12,617 38%
 No Earnings 13,617 41%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 6,654 20%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 12,617 38%
 No Earnings 13,617 41%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 10,023 83.9%
 Public transportation 267 2.2%
 Taxicab 111 0.9%
 Motorcycle 28 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 1,154 9.7%
 Worked at Home 362 3.0%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,826 24.0%
 High School Graduate 4,192 55.2%
 Associate's degree 329 4.3%
 Bachelor's degree 692 9.1%
 Master's degree 489 6.4%
 Professional school degree 18 0.2%
 Doctorate degree 53 0.7%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,226 81.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 231 5.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 500 12.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 35401

ZIP Code 35401 is in the Bryce Adolescent School District. There are 11 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 35401.

Bryce Adolescent School
200 University
Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Bryce Adolescent School District
Westlawn Middle School
2800 Martin L King Jr Blvd
Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
Grade Level: Middle/Combined or Ungraded
District: Tuscaloosa City School District
University Place Middle School
2010 1st Ave
Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
Grade Level: Middle/Combined or Ungraded
District: Tuscaloosa City School District
Central Primary School
1510 30th Ave
Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Tuscaloosa City School District
Oakdale Primary School
5001 25th St
Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Tuscaloosa City School District
Univ Place Elementary School
2000 First Ave
Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Tuscaloosa City School District
Martin L King Jr Elementary School
2430 Martin L King Jr Blvd
Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Tuscaloosa City School District
Night High School
1715 Martin Luther King
Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Tuscaloosa City School District
Central High School
905 15th St
Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Tuscaloosa City School District
Upperroom Deliverance Center
4103 Greensboro Ave
Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
The Capitol School
2828 6th St
Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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