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ZIP Code 35968

Primary City:Fort Payne, AL (View All Cities)
County: Dekalb County
Timezone: Central (3:37am)
Area code: 256 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:34.5, -85.8
ZIP (~12 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 35968

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 35968. 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 35968. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 35968, 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:
Fort Payne, AL
Acceptable:
Pine Ridge
Unacceptable:
Ft Payne

Stats and Demographics for the 35968 ZIP Code

ZIP code 35968 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 35968 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 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 35968 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 4,575
Population Density 85 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,017
Median Home Value $94,700
Land Area 53.60 sq mi
Water Area 0.12 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,799
Median Household Income $32,500

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 43

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male13714213814713416516920015816517415014610679583820
Female129140110138106136128163136156173157139123114766758
Total26628224828524030129736329432134730728522919313410578

Gender

 Male 2,326 51%
 Female 2,249 49%
Gender

Race

 White 4,251 92.9%
 Black Or African American 47 1.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 42 0.9%
 Asian 12 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 10 0.2%
 Other Race 141 3.1%
 Two Or More Races 72 1.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2215922328929321012628
Renter2482905451495841
Total4624131334334425918469

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,011 56%
 Single Guardian 240 13%
 Singles 497 28%
 Singles With Roommate 51 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,262 70%
 Households with Kids 537 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2525322831203134262628402321243628322735
Female1320292926292229342921181329322721362223
Total3845615757495363605549583650566349684958

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 35968 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 35968 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1980s. Looking at 35968 real estate data, the median home value of $94,700 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 35968. Rentals in 35968 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Studio apartments are also common and rent for $200-$299/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 35968 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 4,377 96%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 198 4%
 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 652 32%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 698 35%
 Renter Occupied Households 449 22%
 Households Vacant 218 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 73 33.5%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 1.8%
 For Sale Only 20 9.2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 15 6.9%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 14 6.4%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.5%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 91 41.7%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 64 28%
 1 Bedroom 28 12%
 2 Bedroom 84 36%
 3+ Bedroom 56 24%
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 $32,500 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 35968 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. 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. More commuters in 35968 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,031 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 700 22%
 No Earnings 1,382 44%
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 1,031 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 700 22%
 No Earnings 1,382 44%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,325 98%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 30 2%
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 area has a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 362 26.2%
 High School Graduate 843 61.1%
 Associate's degree 116 8.4%
 Bachelor's degree 26 1.9%
 Master's degree 28 2.0%
 Professional school degree 0 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 5 0.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 392 99%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 5 1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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