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ZIP Code 35981

Primary City:Ider, AL (View All Cities)
County: Dekalb County
Timezone: Central (10:06pm)
Area code: 256 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:34.74, -85.64
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 35981

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 35981. 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 35981. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 35981, 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:
Ider, AL

Stats and Demographics for the 35981 ZIP Code

ZIP code 35981 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 35981 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a large number of families and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 35981 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,141
Population Density 93 people per sq mi
Housing Units 985
Median Home Value $106,900
Land Area 23.11 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 858
Median Household Income $35,893

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male626479716646576475798453726041261810
Female666279676357557976887760807754302123
Total12812615813812910311214315116716111315213795563933

Gender

 Male 1,027 48%
 Female 1,114 52%
Gender

Race

 White 2,051 95.8%
 Black Or African American 4 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 38 1.8%
 Asian 1 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 3 0.1%
 Two Or More Races 44 2.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner19721201481261236225
Renter132828352221133
Total321001481831481447528

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 508 59%
 Single Guardian 114 13%
 Singles 213 25%
 Singles With Roommate 23 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 593 69%
 Households with Kids 265 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male15815141518141161615151518151116151412
Female814171410111413141915131715171117111117
Total2322322825292824203530283233322233262529

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 35981 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 35981 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1960s. Looking at 35981 real estate data, the median home value of $106,900 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 35981. Rentals in 35981 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 35981 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,141 100%
 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 338 34%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 357 36%
 Renter Occupied Households 163 17%
 Households Vacant 127 13%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 14 11%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 3%
 For Sale Only 6 5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 10 8%
 For Migrant Workers 3 2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 88 69%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 16 13%
 1 Bedroom 32 27%
 2 Bedroom 53 45%
 3+ Bedroom 18 15%
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 $35,893 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 35981 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. In 35981 though, the percentage of people that make it to work in under half an hour is among the lowest. The area has an extremely high percentage of people that most travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment. People that commute should be aware of the potentially long commute times.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 685 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 413 18%
 No Earnings 1,261 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 685 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 413 18%
 No Earnings 1,261 53%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 963 97.1%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 3 0.3%
 Worked at Home 26 2.6%
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 296 32%
 High School Graduate 500 54%
 Associate's degree 26 3%
 Bachelor's degree 79 9%
 Master's degree 16 2%
 Professional school degree 8 1%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 557 87.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 44 6.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 39 6.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 35981

ZIP Code 35981 is in the Dekalb County School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 35981.

Ider School
1064 Crabapple Ln
Ider, AL 35981
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Dekalb County School District

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