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ZIP Code 35473

Primary City:Northport, AL (View All Cities)
County: Tuscaloosa County
Timezone: Central (7:59pm)
Area code: 205 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.27, -87.58
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 35473

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 35473. 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 35473. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 35473, 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:
Northport, AL
Unacceptable:
N Port, North Port, Nport

Stats and Demographics for the 35473 ZIP Code

ZIP code 35473 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 35473 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 35473 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 14,909
Population Density 593 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,769
Median Home Value $165,500
Land Area 25.15 sq mi
Water Area 0.83 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 6,221
Median Household Income $53,700

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 37Male Median Age: 35Female Median Age: 39

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male48549941747459356352451141448146746343031720617410163
Female448430424439616586525476474493536563475372293255176146
Total9339298419131,2091,1491,0499878889741,0031,026905689499429277209

Gender

 Male 7,182 48%
 Female 7,727 52%
Gender

Race

 White 11,620 77.9%
 Black Or African American 2,629 17.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 58 0.4%
 Asian 209 1.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 7 0.0%
 Other Race 221 1.5%
 Two Or More Races 165 1.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner8853169585894665840086
Renter378583344255170949045
Total4661,1141,0391,1131,116752490131

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,177 51%
 Single Guardian 949 15%
 Singles 1,755 28%
 Singles With Roommate 340 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 4,359 70%
 Households with Kids 1,862 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1011029383878810312299859280956582821169698119
Female96909779859883778785988482759289937887105
Total197192190162172186186199186170190164177140174171209174185224

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 35473 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 35473 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1970s. Looking at 35473 real estate data, the median home value of $165,500 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 35473 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 35473 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 35473 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 14,837 99.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 72 0.5%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,979 44%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,283 19%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,959 29%
 Households Vacant 548 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 242 44%
 Rented & Unoccupied 12 2%
 For Sale Only 96 18%
 Sold & Unoccupied 15 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 34 6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 149 27%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 40 2%
 1 Bedroom 424 26%
 2 Bedroom 627 38%
 3+ Bedroom 554 34%
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 $53,700 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 35473 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 35473 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. The commute in 35473 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 5,950 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,729 21%
 No Earnings 4,339 33%
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 5,950 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,729 21%
 No Earnings 4,339 33%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 7,708 98.9%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 11 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 38 0.5%
 Worked at Home 38 0.5%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 801 16%
 High School Graduate 2,578 51%
 Associate's degree 373 7%
 Bachelor's degree 657 13%
 Master's degree 351 7%
 Professional school degree 98 2%
 Doctorate degree 192 4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,406 79.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 369 12.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 238 7.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 35473

ZIP Code 35473 is in the Tuscaloosa County School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 35473.

Flatwoods Elementary School
3800 66th Ave
Northport, AL 35473
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Tuscaloosa County School District
Faucett-Vestavia Elementary School
1150 Vestavia Circle
Northport, AL 35473
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Tuscaloosa County School District

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