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ZIP Code 35983

Primary City:Leesburg, AL (View All Cities)
County: Cherokee County
Timezone: Central (7:42am)
Area code: 256 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:34.2, -85.8
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 35983

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 35983. 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 35983. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 35983, 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:
Leesburg, AL
Acceptable:
Sand Rock, Sandrock

Stats and Demographics for the 35983 ZIP Code

ZIP code 35983 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 35983 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 extremely 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 35983 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,738
Population Density 75 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,497
Median Home Value $84,100
Land Area 50.12 sq mi
Water Area 6.79 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,517
Median Household Income $36,488

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male102102127127899612011613513415214314011386351911
Female961201291151009310513512013715614613312875533515
Total198222256242189189225251255271308289273241161885426

Gender

 Male 1,847 49%
 Female 1,891 51%
Gender

Race

 White 3,518 94.1%
 Black Or African American 119 3.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 22 0.6%
 Asian 5 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 19 0.5%
 Two Or More Races 54 1.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner241171922672762359515
Renter246762633728123
Total4818425433031326310718

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 890 59%
 Single Guardian 213 14%
 Singles 358 24%
 Singles With Roommate 56 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,043 69%
 Households with Kids 474 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1820231720162521202627231734232436152923
Female2012172617272526251630283619222413381821
Total3832404337435047454257515353454849534744

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 35983 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 35983 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1970s. Looking at 35983 real estate data, the median home value of $84,100 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 35983 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 35983 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 35983 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,738 100%
 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 634 25%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 587 24%
 Renter Occupied Households 296 12%
 Households Vacant 980 39%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 69 7.0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 0.4%
 For Sale Only 37 3.8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 15 1.5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 703 71.7%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 152 15.5%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 5 1%
 1 Bedroom 10 2%
 2 Bedroom 186 41%
 3+ Bedroom 256 56%
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 $36,488 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 35983 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 35983 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 1,085 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 697 22%
 No Earnings 1,337 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 1,085 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 697 22%
 No Earnings 1,337 43%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,418 94%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 83 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 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 235 17.8%
 High School Graduate 748 56.8%
 Associate's degree 115 8.7%
 Bachelor's degree 179 13.6%
 Master's degree 27 2.1%
 Professional school degree 5 0.4%
 Doctorate degree 8 0.6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 584 80%
 Enrolled in Private School 122 17%
 Not Enrolled in School 24 3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 35983

ZIP Code 35983 is in the Cherokee County School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 35983.

Sand Rock High School
1950 Sand Rock Ave
Sand Rock, AL 35983
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Cherokee County School District

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