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ZIP Code 35549

Primary City:Carbon Hill, AL (View All Cities)
Timezone: Central (7:46am)
Coordinates:33.8, -87.5
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 35549

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 35549. 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 35549. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 35549, 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:
Carbon Hill, AL

Stats and Demographics for the 35549 ZIP Code

ZIP code 35549 is located in northwest Alabama and covers a slightly higher 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 35549 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a large number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 35549 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 4,341
Population Density 38 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,090
Median Home Value $66,400
Land Area 115.73 sq mi
Water Area 0.32 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,793
Median Household Income $34,963

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 44

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male11613716315211399104149164154155140150105110634114
Female10912113713811310312315315714617315218313496725250
Total2252583002902262022273023213003282923332392061359364

Gender

 Male 2,129 49%
 Female 2,212 51%
Gender

Race

 White 4,098 94.4%
 Black Or African American 176 4.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 9 0.2%
 Asian 4 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 15 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 38 0.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2610121526929725312938
Renter3270997978514313
Total5817131434837530417251

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 874 49%
 Single Guardian 350 20%
 Singles 516 29%
 Singles With Roommate 53 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,228 68%
 Households with Kids 565 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2319302126193126353727303237322639233229
Female1724252124262623222134252235293727232225
Total4043554250455749575861555472616366465454

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 35549 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 35549 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1990s. Looking at 35549 real estate data, the median home value of $66,400 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 35549 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 35549 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 35549 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 4,327 99.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 14 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 566 27%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 762 36%
 Renter Occupied Households 465 22%
 Households Vacant 297 14%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 39 13%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 1%
 For Sale Only 24 8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 24 8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 18 6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 188 63%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 65 15%
 2 Bedroom 136 31%
 3+ Bedroom 241 55%
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 $34,963 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 35549 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, 35549 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 35549. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,387 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 679 18%
 No Earnings 1,750 46%
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 1,387 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 679 18%
 No Earnings 1,750 46%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,707 95%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 89 5%
 Worked at Home 0 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 area has a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 514 32%
 High School Graduate 889 55%
 Associate's degree 109 7%
 Bachelor's degree 38 2%
 Master's degree 34 2%
 Professional school degree 19 1%
 Doctorate degree 16 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 800 87%
 Enrolled in Private School 16 2%
 Not Enrolled in School 105 11%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 35549

ZIP Code 35549 is in the Walker County School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 35549.

Carbon Hill Elementary-Jr High School
283 Bulldog Blvd
Carbon Hill, AL 35549
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Walker County School District
Carbon Hill High School
217 Bulldog Blvd
Carbon Hill, AL 35549
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Walker County School District
Carbon Hill Start School
9558 Hwy 124
Carbon Hill, AL 35549
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Walker County School District

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