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ZIP Code 35956

Primary City:Boaz, AL (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Boaz
County: Marshall County
Timezone: Central (6:21pm)
Area code: 256 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:34.1, -86.2
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 35956

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 35956. 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 35956. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 35956, 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:
Boaz, AL
Acceptable:
Sardis City

Stats and Demographics for the 35956 ZIP Code

ZIP code 35956 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 35956 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 small number of single adults and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 35956 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 8,842
Population Density 120 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,741
Median Home Value $109,500
Land Area 73.73 sq mi
Water Area 0.20 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,364
Median Household Income $46,844

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male2763123413602112182732913193593062883162071511036132
Female2662953153052192372932992983203003132792191821338065
Total54260765666543045556659061767960660159542633323614197

Gender

 Male 4,424 50%
 Female 4,418 50%
Gender

Race

 White 8,411 95.1%
 Black Or African American 43 0.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 36 0.4%
 Asian 19 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 232 2.6%
 Two Or More Races 101 1.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner5230647859359245223857
Renter4912713812089303112
Total10143361671368148226969

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,037 61%
 Single Guardian 519 15%
 Singles 702 21%
 Singles With Roommate 106 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 2,161 64%
 Households with Kids 1,203 36%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male4354585564535669707068706667787671765942
Female4651546274515562537259626557744877545251
Total8910511211713810411113112314212713213112415212414813011193

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 35956 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 35956 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1970s. Looking at 35956 real estate data, the median home value of $109,500 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 35956. Rentals in 35956 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 35956 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 8,842 100%
 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 1,579 42%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,189 32%
 Renter Occupied Households 596 16%
 Households Vacant 377 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 104 28%
 Rented & Unoccupied 5 1%
 For Sale Only 67 18%
 Sold & Unoccupied 22 6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 25 7%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 154 41%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 29 6%
 1 Bedroom 16 3%
 2 Bedroom 194 38%
 3+ Bedroom 270 53%
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 $46,844 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 35956 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 35956 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 2,544 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,676 24%
 No Earnings 2,676 39%
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 2,544 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,676 24%
 No Earnings 2,676 39%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,562 95.8%
 Public transportation 10 0.3%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 24 0.6%
 Worked at Home 123 3.3%
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 574 20%
 High School Graduate 1,771 62%
 Associate's degree 165 6%
 Bachelor's degree 243 9%
 Master's degree 62 2%
 Professional school degree 23 1%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,525 78.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 240 12.4%
 Not Enrolled in School 172 8.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 35956

ZIP Code 35956 is in the Etowah County School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 35956.

Carlisle Elementary School
8025 Us Hwy 431
Boaz, AL 35956
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Etowah County School District
Whitesboro Elementary School
5080 Leeth Gap Rd
Boaz, AL 35956
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Etowah County School District
Sardis High School
1420 Church St
Sardis City, AL 35956
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Etowah County School District

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