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ZIP Code 35903

Primary City:Gadsden, AL (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Gadsden
County: Etowah County
Timezone: Central (6:21pm)
Area code: 256 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:34.0, -85.9
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 35903

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 35903. 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 35903. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 35903, 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
Acceptable:
Hokes Bluff
Unacceptable:
East Gadsden

Stats and Demographics for the 35903 ZIP Code

ZIP code 35903 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 35903 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 large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 35903 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 18,088
Population Density 268 people per sq mi
Housing Units 8,538
Median Home Value $92,000
Land Area 67.42 sq mi
Water Area 2.51 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 7,519
Median Household Income $34,444

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 37Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male56056960773657055054658356656465459252437527320712295
Female539486547623593542566600670625688695624423373314256231
Total1,0991,0551,1541,3591,1631,0921,1121,1831,2361,1891,3421,2871,148798646521378326

Gender

 Male 8,693 48%
 Female 9,395 52%
Gender

Race

 White 11,022 60.9%
 Black Or African American 5,977 33.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 42 0.2%
 Asian 105 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 40 0.2%
 Other Race 603 3.3%
 Two Or More Races 299 1.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner704478099751,146769495197
Renter24953551547936823017065
Total3199821,3241,4541,514999665262

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,196 43%
 Single Guardian 1,670 22%
 Singles 2,329 31%
 Singles With Roommate 324 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 5,189 69%
 Households with Kids 2,330 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male11510813098110112104111132102110146117132154151143138150151
Female1041131189480104881219310911987108124121134131109128125
Total219221248192190216192232225211229233225256275285274247278276

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 35903 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 35903 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1950s. Looking at 35903 real estate data, the median home value of $92,000 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 35903 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 35903 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 35903 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 17,954 99.3%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 12 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 119 0.7%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 3 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,856 33%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,052 24%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,611 31%
 Households Vacant 1,019 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 412 40.4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 10 1.0%
 For Sale Only 116 11.4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 21 2.1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 52 5.1%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 407 39.9%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 3 0.1%
 1 Bedroom 511 18.9%
 2 Bedroom 1,164 43.0%
 3+ Bedroom 1,032 38.1%
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 $34,444 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 35903 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 35903 can expect to fall in that range. 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 4,657 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,744 25%
 No Earnings 6,346 43%
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 4,657 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,744 25%
 No Earnings 6,346 43%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 6,386 93.8%
 Public transportation 9 0.1%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 139 2.0%
 Worked at Home 274 4.0%
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. 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 1,321 22.4%
 High School Graduate 3,534 59.8%
 Associate's degree 315 5.3%
 Bachelor's degree 588 10.0%
 Master's degree 128 2.2%
 Professional school degree 0 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 20 0.3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,042 88.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 166 4.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 223 6.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 35903

ZIP Code 35903 is in the Etowah Academy. There are 10 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 35903.

Etowah Academy
715 Raley St
East Gadsden, AL 35903
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Etowah Academy
Hokes Bluff Middle School
5425 Main St
Hokes Bluff, AL 35903
Grade Level: Middle/Combined or Ungraded
District: Etowah County School District
Litchfield Middle School
1109 Hoke St
Gadsden, AL 35903
Grade Level: Middle/Combined or Ungraded
District: Gadsden City School District
C I T Y Prog
435 East Chestnut
Gadsden, AL 35903
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Gadsden City School District
Hokes Bluff Elementary School
5375 Main St
Hokes Bluff, AL 35903
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Etowah County School District
Donehoo Elementary School
1109 East Broad St
Gadsden, AL 35903
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Gadsden City School District
Adams Elementary School
919 Raley St
Gadsden, AL 35903
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Gadsden City School District
Hokes Bluff High School
1865 Appalachia Rd
Hokes Bluff, AL 35903
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Etowah County School District
Weaver Tech Center
1515 Campbell Ave
Gadsden, AL 35903
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Gadsden City School District
East Gadsden Baptist Church Kindergarten
211 N 6th St
Gadsden, AL 35903
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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