Search by ZIP, address, city, or county:

ZIP Code 35901

Primary City:Gadsden, AL (View All Cities)
County: Etowah County
Timezone: Central (10:07am)
Area code: 256 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:34.0, -85.9
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 35901

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 35901. 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 35901. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 35901, 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:
Gadsden, AL

Stats and Demographics for the 35901 ZIP Code

ZIP code 35901 is located in northeast 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 35901 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 small number of families and a large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 35901 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 20,045
Population Density 337 people per sq mi
Housing Units 9,229
Median Home Value $99,600
Land Area 59.49 sq mi
Water Area 4.33 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 8,059
Median Household Income $32,213

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 43

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male589617634688709584531620658641721689597385323268205133
Female618569565688621616571630625670773736696477497401351349
Total1,2071,1861,1991,3761,3301,2001,1021,2501,2831,3111,4941,4251,293862820669556482

Gender

 Male 9,592 48%
 Female 10,453 52%
Gender

Race

 White 12,481 62.3%
 Black Or African American 6,591 32.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 100 0.5%
 Asian 141 0.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 114 0.6%
 Other Race 333 1.7%
 Two Or More Races 285 1.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner673447489941,259871638235
Renter291590502501431240232116
Total3589341,2501,4951,6901,111870351

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,253 40%
 Single Guardian 1,792 22%
 Singles 2,729 34%
 Singles With Roommate 285 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 5,690 71%
 Households with Kids 2,369 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male10811311711214498128127120120124135123132118111153159147176
Female12512414711299111103133123102105121132105123132159146128130
Total233237264224243209231260243222229256255237241243312305275306

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 35901 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities, nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 35901 were primarily built in the 1970s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 35901 real estate data, the median home value of $99,600 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 35901 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 35901 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 35901 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 18,697 93.3%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 784 3.9%
 Juvenile Facilities 13 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 254 1.3%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 222 1.1%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 75 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,872 31%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,284 25%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,903 31%
 Households Vacant 1,170 13%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 340 29%
 Rented & Unoccupied 19 2%
 For Sale Only 170 15%
 Sold & Unoccupied 61 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 47 4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 533 46%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 63 2%
 1 Bedroom 635 23%
 2 Bedroom 1,075 38%
 3+ Bedroom 1,021 37%
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 $32,213 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 35901 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. More commuters in 35901 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 4,730 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,641 22%
 No Earnings 7,863 48%
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 4,730 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,641 22%
 No Earnings 7,863 48%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 6,620 95.4%
 Public transportation 46 0.7%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 121 1.7%
 Worked at Home 155 2.2%
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 1,071 17%
 High School Graduate 3,766 60%
 Associate's degree 289 5%
 Bachelor's degree 611 10%
 Master's degree 212 3%
 Professional school degree 263 4%
 Doctorate degree 60 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,037 83.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 424 11.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 189 5.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 35901

ZIP Code 35901 is in the Excel Institute School District. There are 12 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 35901.

Excel Institute
1147 Walnut St
Gadsden, AL 35901
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Excel Institute School District
Gaston High School
4550 Us Hwy 411
Gadsden, AL 35901
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Etowah County School District
Gadsden Middle School
612 Tracy St
Gadsden, AL 35901
Grade Level: Middle/Combined or Ungraded
District: Gadsden City School District
Gadsden City Alternative School
607 South 12th St
Gadsden, AL 35901
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Gadsden City School District
Eura Brown Elementary School
1231 Alcott Rd
Gadsden, AL 35901
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Gadsden City School District
Mitchell Elementary School
1501 Noccalula Rd
Gadsden, AL 35901
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Gadsden City School District
Striplin Elementary School
600 Cleveland Ave
Gadsden, AL 35901
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Gadsden City School District
Therapeutic Academic Prog
607 South 12th St
Gadsden, AL 35901
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Gadsden City School District
Thompson Elementary School
236 Goldenrod Ave
Gadsden, AL 35901
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Gadsden City School District
St James Catholic School
700 Albert Rains Blvd
Gadsden, AL 35901
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Episcopal Day School
156 S 9th St
Gadsden, AL 35901
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Excel Institute
1147 Walnut St
Gadsden, AL 35901
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private

Nearby ZIP Codes