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ZIP Code 35906

Primary City:Rainbow City, AL (View All Cities)
County: Etowah County
Timezone: Central (1:56am)
Coordinates:33.93, -86.09
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 35906

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 35906. 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 35906. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 35906, 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:
Rainbow City, AL
Acceptable:
Gadsden
Unacceptable:
Rbc

Stats and Demographics for the 35906 ZIP Code

ZIP code 35906 is located in north 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 35906 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 slightly less than average number of families and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 35906 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 9,897
Population Density 280 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,662
Median Home Value $150,800
Land Area 35.30 sq mi
Water Area 2.38 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,233
Median Household Income $45,111

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male28233035430928027924231533831932131530026317611411063
Female267299332339294297295338342373352362341273212175165131
Total549629686648574576537653680692673677641536388289275194

Gender

 Male 4,710 48%
 Female 5,187 52%
Gender

Race

 White 8,669 87.6%
 Black Or African American 696 7.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 42 0.4%
 Asian 247 2.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.0%
 Other Race 100 1.0%
 Two Or More Races 140 1.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2119245553561151128875
Renter1913502812511829512768
Total212542736786793606415143

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,090 49%
 Single Guardian 717 17%
 Singles 1,256 30%
 Singles With Roommate 170 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,955 70%
 Households with Kids 1,278 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male5351674652598361757567766769625664596859
Female4146606262605953655981795954746766666665
Total9497127108114119142114140134148155126123136123130125134124

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 35906 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 35906 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1980s. Looking at 35906 real estate data, the median home value of $150,800 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 35906. Rentals in 35906 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 $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 35906 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 9,882 99.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 10 0.1%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 5 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,682 36%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,006 22%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,545 33%
 Households Vacant 429 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 207 48%
 Rented & Unoccupied 5 1%
 For Sale Only 66 15%
 Sold & Unoccupied 19 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 37 9%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 95 22%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 108 7%
 2 Bedroom 742 50%
 3+ Bedroom 623 42%
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 $45,111 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 35906 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. 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 35906 can expect to fall in that range. 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 2,866 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,723 21%
 No Earnings 3,430 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 2,866 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,723 21%
 No Earnings 3,430 43%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,659 94.8%
 Public transportation 11 0.3%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 12 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0.0%
 Worked at Home 178 4.6%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 232 7%
 High School Graduate 2,120 64%
 Associate's degree 183 6%
 Bachelor's degree 595 18%
 Master's degree 101 3%
 Professional school degree 82 2%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,627 77.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 246 11.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 228 10.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 35906

ZIP Code 35906 is in the Etowah County School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 35906.

Etowah County Spec Ed Learning Center
209a Grand Ave West
Rainbow City, AL 35906
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Etowah County School District
Rainbow Middle School
454 Lumbley Rd
Rainbow City, AL 35906
Grade Level: Middle/Combined or Ungraded
District: Etowah County School District
John S Jones Elementary School
301 Lumley Rd
Rainbow City, AL 35906
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Etowah County School District
Westbrook Christian School
100 Westminster Dr
Rainbow City, AL 35906
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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