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ZIP Code 35542

Primary City:Bankston, AL (View All Cities)
County: Fayette County
Timezone: Central (2:04pm)
Area code: 205 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.7, -87.7
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 35542

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 35542. 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 35542. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 35542, 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:
Bankston, AL

Stats and Demographics for the 35542 ZIP Code

ZIP code 35542 is located in northwest 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 35542 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a large number of families and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 35542 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,021
Population Density 18 people per sq mi
Housing Units 491
Median Home Value $61,600
Land Area 55.32 sq mi
Water Area 0.11 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 407
Median Household Income $44,759

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 44

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male30243551252628384742273732262025117
Female29333024291623383639383032313015125
Total595765755442517683816567645750402312

Gender

 Male 531 52%
 Female 490 48%
Gender

Race

 White 1,000 97.9%
 Black Or African American 10 1.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 2 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 9 0.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner82771746955389
Renter681089771
Total1435818278624510

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 247 61%
 Single Guardian 58 14%
 Singles 89 22%
 Singles With Roommate 13 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 278 68%
 Households with Kids 129 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male656843863361169127812127
Female621043678935976328748
Total12716127915141261120131515916191615

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 35542 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 35542 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1990s. Looking at 35542 real estate data, the median home value of $61,600 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 35542 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 35542 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 35542 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,021 100%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 164 33%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 187 38%
 Renter Occupied Households 56 11%
 Households Vacant 84 17%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 8 10%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 5 6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 5 6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 21 25%
 For Migrant Workers 1 1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 44 52%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 25 60%
 3+ Bedroom 17 40%
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 $44,759 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 35542 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 35542 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. However, that is not the case in 35542. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. The area has an extremely high percentage of people that most travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment. People that commute should be aware of the potentially long commute times.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 346 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 214 20%
 No Earnings 503 47%
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 346 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 214 20%
 No Earnings 503 47%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 466 99%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 5 1%
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. A very small percentage of people in the area attended and graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 109 24%
 High School Graduate 316 70%
 Associate's degree 5 1%
 Bachelor's degree 24 5%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 243 83%
 Enrolled in Private School 51 17%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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