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ZIP Code 35959

Primary City:Cedar Bluff, AL (View All Cities)
County: Cherokee County
Timezone: Central (11:56am)
Area code: 256 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:34.3, -85.6
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 35959

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 35959. 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 35959. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 35959, 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:
Cedar Bluff, AL

Stats and Demographics for the 35959 ZIP Code

ZIP code 35959 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 35959 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of families and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 35959 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 4,836
Population Density 78 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,692
Median Home Value $90,600
Land Area 62.39 sq mi
Water Area 20.91 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,032
Median Household Income $32,975

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male132137137163100103115139169177188195206162141723720
Female118145138144122123107131147181201186231168129855532
Total2502822753072222262222703163583893814373302701579252

Gender

 Male 2,393 49%
 Female 2,443 51%
Gender

Race

 White 4,421 91.4%
 Black Or African American 279 5.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 23 0.5%
 Asian 13 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 15 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 85 1.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner168523331437334415231
Renter4787861017559245
Total6317231941544840317636

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,121 55%
 Single Guardian 307 15%
 Singles 529 26%
 Singles With Roommate 75 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,484 73%
 Households with Kids 548 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2724292229232526343124292132392638293115
Female1430242830263527272826272235363316312822
Total4154535059496053615950564367755954605937

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 35959 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 35959 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 2000s. Looking at 35959 real estate data, the median home value of $90,600 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 35959. Rentals in 35959 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $300-$499/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 35959 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 4,836 100%
 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 714 19%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 834 23%
 Renter Occupied Households 484 13%
 Households Vacant 1,660 45%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 70 4.2%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 0.2%
 For Sale Only 61 3.7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 12 0.7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 1,337 80.5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 177 10.7%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 7 1%
 1 Bedroom 64 12%
 2 Bedroom 228 41%
 3+ Bedroom 257 46%
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 $32,975 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 35959 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, 35959 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 35959. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,103 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 620 17%
 No Earnings 1,932 53%
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 1,103 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 620 17%
 No Earnings 1,932 53%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,379 92.4%
 Public transportation 11 0.7%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 7 0.5%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 95 6.4%
 Worked at Home 0 0.0%
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 295 18.1%
 High School Graduate 1,066 65.5%
 Associate's degree 104 6.4%
 Bachelor's degree 94 5.8%
 Master's degree 29 1.8%
 Professional school degree 37 2.3%
 Doctorate degree 3 0.2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 706 91.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 19 2.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 44 5.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 35959

ZIP Code 35959 is in the Cherokee County School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 35959.

Cedar Bluff High School
3655 Old Hwy 9
Cedar Bluff, AL 35959
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Cherokee County School District

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