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ZIP Code 35960

Primary City:Centre, AL (View All Cities)
County: Cherokee County
Timezone: Central (4:17pm)
Area code: 256 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:34.1, -85.6
ZIP (~13 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 35960

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 35960. 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 35960. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 35960, 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:
Centre, AL

Stats and Demographics for the 35960 ZIP Code

ZIP code 35960 is located in northeast Alabama and covers a slightly higher 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 35960 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 35960 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 10,087
Population Density 71 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,449
Median Home Value $113,400
Land Area 143.07 sq mi
Water Area 17.63 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,148
Median Household Income $37,287

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 45Male Median Age: 43Female Median Age: 47

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male2922783043442562232703033353783913383712982551618863
Female269278293269239230261295311350412359397364256226163167
Total561556597613495453531598646728803697768662511387251230

Gender

 Male 4,948 49%
 Female 5,139 51%
Gender

Race

 White 9,172 90.9%
 Black Or African American 688 6.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 52 0.5%
 Asian 22 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 21 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 132 1.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner5425646263269662332978
Renter871501841771671259236
Total141406646809863748421114

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,194 53%
 Single Guardian 638 15%
 Singles 1,199 29%
 Singles With Roommate 117 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,944 71%
 Households with Kids 1,204 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male5676536357544755656965516356626976785945
Female6041675256515065565774525456525457604648
Total1161171201151131059712012112613910311711211412313313810593

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 35960 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 35960 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1970s. Looking at 35960 real estate data, the median home value of $113,400 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 35960. Rentals in 35960 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 35960 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 9,797 97.1%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 80 0.8%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 203 2.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 7 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,604 25%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,526 24%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,018 16%
 Households Vacant 2,301 36%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 146 6.3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 7 0.3%
 For Sale Only 104 4.5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 23 1.0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 1,755 76.3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 266 11.6%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 15 1%
 1 Bedroom 243 22%
 2 Bedroom 568 51%
 3+ Bedroom 295 26%
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 $37,287 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 35960 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. Most commuters in 35960 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 3,005 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,686 20%
 No Earnings 3,910 45%
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 3,005 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,686 20%
 No Earnings 3,910 45%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,934 96%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 46 1%
 Worked at Home 125 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. 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 747 20%
 High School Graduate 2,217 60%
 Associate's degree 232 6%
 Bachelor's degree 336 9%
 Master's degree 64 2%
 Professional school degree 81 2%
 Doctorate degree 48 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,204 72%
 Enrolled in Private School 111 7%
 Not Enrolled in School 348 21%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 35960

ZIP Code 35960 is in the Cherokee County School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 35960.

Centre Middle School
350 East Main St
Centre, AL 35960
Grade Level: Middle/Combined or Ungraded
District: Cherokee County School District
Centre Elementary School
725 East Main St
Centre, AL 35960
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Cherokee County School District
Cherokee County High School
910 Warrior Dr
Centre, AL 35960
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Cherokee County School District
Cherokee County Career & Tech Center
600 Bay Springs Rd
Centre, AL 35960
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Cherokee County School District

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