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ZIP Code 35616

Primary City:Cherokee, AL (View All Cities)
County: Colbert County
Timezone: Central (5:54am)
Area code: 256 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:34.7, -88.0
ZIP (~14 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 35616

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 35616. 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 35616. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 35616, 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:
Cherokee, AL

Stats and Demographics for the 35616 ZIP Code

ZIP code 35616 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 35616 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 35616 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 4,043
Population Density 19 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,116
Median Home Value $76,800
Land Area 210.96 sq mi
Water Area 13.95 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,705
Median Household Income $34,519

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 45Male Median Age: 44Female Median Age: 46

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male911081311359310093120140152145146155125100683533
Female1071121251128695105142115139171147162145108856255
Total1982202562471791951982622552913162933172702081539788

Gender

 Male 1,970 49%
 Female 2,073 51%
Gender

Race

 White 3,428 84.8%
 Black Or African American 510 12.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 18 0.4%
 Asian 7 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 25 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 55 1.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner109320925931527915757
Renter2853696544302413
Total3814627832435930918170

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 895 52%
 Single Guardian 294 17%
 Singles 461 27%
 Singles With Roommate 55 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,236 72%
 Households with Kids 469 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2313251921251725202217243137302525262917
Female1720252726223311203130242416202925132516
Total4033504647475036405347485553505450395433

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 35616 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 35616 were primarily built in the 1960s or the 1980s. Looking at 35616 real estate data, the median home value of $76,800 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 35616 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 35616 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 35616 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 4,043 100%
 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 678 32%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 701 33%
 Renter Occupied Households 326 15%
 Households Vacant 411 19%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 59 14.4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 0.5%
 For Sale Only 36 8.8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 16 3.9%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 182 44.3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 116 28.2%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 10 3%
 1 Bedroom 11 3%
 2 Bedroom 118 32%
 3+ Bedroom 229 62%
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 $34,519 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 35616 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, 35616 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 35616. 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 907 27%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 574 17%
 No Earnings 1,849 56%
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 907 27%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 574 17%
 No Earnings 1,849 56%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,113 94%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 62 5%
 Worked at Home 14 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. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 286 22.2%
 High School Graduate 766 59.4%
 Associate's degree 51 4.0%
 Bachelor's degree 115 8.9%
 Master's degree 62 4.8%
 Professional school degree 0 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 9 0.7%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 617 81%
 Enrolled in Private School 69 9%
 Not Enrolled in School 73 10%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 35616

ZIP Code 35616 is in the Colbert County School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 35616.

Cherokee Middle School
4595 Old Lee Hwy
Cherokee, AL 35616
Grade Level: Middle/Combined or Ungraded
District: Colbert County School District
Cherokee Elementary School
1305 North Pk
Cherokee, AL 35616
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Colbert County School District
Cherokee High School
850 High School Dr
Cherokee, AL 35616
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Colbert County School District

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