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ZIP Code 35984

Primary City:Mentone, AL (View All Cities)
County: Dekalb County
Timezone: Central (2:44pm)
Area code: 256 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:34.5, -85.6
ZIP (~12 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 35984

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 35984. 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 35984. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 35984, 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:
Mentone, AL

Stats and Demographics for the 35984 ZIP Code

ZIP code 35984 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 35984 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 35984 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,889
Population Density 29 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,490
Median Home Value $119,300
Land Area 64.61 sq mi
Water Area 0.19 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 831
Median Household Income $37,279

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 50Male Median Age: 49Female Median Age: 51

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male404453444442436050427679967357412010
Female4050535831365341495886861068463371925
Total809410610275789610199100162165202157120783935

Gender

 Male 914 48%
 Female 975 52%
Gender

Race

 White 1,828 96.8%
 Black Or African American 7 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 12 0.6%
 Asian 2 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 6 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 34 1.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner542721162071657518
Renter9263123191373
Total14681031392261788221

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 449 54%
 Single Guardian 101 12%
 Singles 247 30%
 Singles With Roommate 34 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 646 78%
 Households with Kids 185 22%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male699861928913151186613781011
Female94121089512161013101191013915117
Total151321181428720252328211915162616232118

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 35984 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 35984 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1970s. Looking at 35984 real estate data, the median home value of $119,300 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 35984. Rentals in 35984 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 35984 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,869 98.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 4 0.2%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 16 0.8%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 352 24%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 348 23%
 Renter Occupied Households 131 9%
 Households Vacant 659 44%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 49 7.4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 5 0.8%
 For Sale Only 60 9.1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 13 2.0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 469 71.2%
 For Migrant Workers 2 0.3%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 61 9.3%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 10 7%
 2 Bedroom 52 38%
 3+ Bedroom 74 54%
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 $37,279 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 35984 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. However, that is not the case in 35984. 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 483 28%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 476 28%
 No Earnings 750 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 483 28%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 476 28%
 No Earnings 750 44%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 616 89%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 26 4%
 Worked at Home 50 7%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 86 13.3%
 High School Graduate 440 68.1%
 Associate's degree 37 5.7%
 Bachelor's degree 51 7.9%
 Master's degree 8 1.2%
 Professional school degree 21 3.3%
 Doctorate degree 3 0.5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 177 63%
 Enrolled in Private School 37 13%
 Not Enrolled in School 68 24%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 35984

ZIP Code 35984 is in the Dekalb County School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 35984.

Moon Lake School
5855 East River Rd
Mentone, AL 35984
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Dekalb County School District

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