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ZIP Code 35973

Primary City:Gaylesville, AL (View All Cities)
County: Cherokee County
Timezone: Central (6:15pm)
Area code: 256 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:34.4, -85.6
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 35973

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 35973. 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 35973. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 35973, 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:
Gaylesville, AL

Stats and Demographics for the 35973 ZIP Code

ZIP code 35973 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 35973 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single adults and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 35973 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,870
Population Density 25 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,456
Median Home Value $71,800
Land Area 114.44 sq mi
Water Area 0.47 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,143
Median Household Income $31,346

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 43

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male81721079696547094991261131091126954302113
Female7196939969687910598113122841009159593315
Total152168200195165122149199197239235193212160113895428

Gender

 Male 1,416 49%
 Female 1,454 51%
Gender

Race

 White 2,803 97.7%
 Black Or African American 11 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 10 0.3%
 Asian 2 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 8 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 36 1.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner16821582242151549621
Renter19343633232174
Total3511619425723817510325

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 642 56%
 Single Guardian 189 17%
 Singles 261 23%
 Singles With Roommate 51 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 785 69%
 Households with Kids 358 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male151519161013191317212023222123142692423
Female1816151620191219262611152318221918221815
Total3331343230323132434731384539453344314238

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 35973 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 35973 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1980s. Looking at 35973 real estate data, the median home value of $71,800 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 35973 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 35973 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 35973 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,870 100%
 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 384 26%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 582 40%
 Renter Occupied Households 177 12%
 Households Vacant 313 21%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 16 5.1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.3%
 For Sale Only 15 4.8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 11 3.5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 148 47.3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 122 39.0%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 20 6%
 2 Bedroom 226 62%
 3+ Bedroom 117 32%
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 $31,346 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 35973 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, 35973 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 35973. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. 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 885 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 559 22%
 No Earnings 1,078 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 885 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 559 22%
 No Earnings 1,078 43%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,273 96.4%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 40 3.0%
 Worked at Home 8 0.6%
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 297 27%
 High School Graduate 672 61%
 Associate's degree 66 6%
 Bachelor's degree 37 3%
 Master's degree 33 3%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 505 67.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 12 1.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 233 31.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 35973

ZIP Code 35973 is in the Cherokee County School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 35973.

Gaylesville High School
760 Trojan Way
Gaylesville, AL 35973
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Cherokee County School District

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