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ZIP Code 35986

Primary City:Rainsville, AL (View All Cities)
County: Dekalb County
Timezone: Central (4:09pm)
Area code: 256 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:34.51, -85.83
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 35986

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 35986. 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 35986. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 35986, 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:
Rainsville, AL
Acceptable:
Powell, Shiloh

Stats and Demographics for the 35986 ZIP Code

ZIP code 35986 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 35986 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 adults and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 35986 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 7,744
Population Density 171 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,449
Median Home Value $100,900
Land Area 45.25 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,118
Median Household Income $39,882

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 37Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male275280270268195236228276250275257233235159133995441
Female24623423630921224924425926026828325725321016413210064
Total521514506577407485472535510543540490488369297231154105

Gender

 Male 3,764 49%
 Female 3,980 51%
Gender

Race

 White 7,264 93.8%
 Black Or African American 21 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 86 1.1%
 Asian 11 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 7 0.1%
 Other Race 247 3.2%
 Two Or More Races 108 1.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner5029639247650134121765
Renter591661471161011046819
Total10946253959260244528584

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,739 56%
 Single Guardian 479 15%
 Singles 821 26%
 Singles With Roommate 79 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,057 66%
 Households with Kids 1,061 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male7341605654565155645858425656545760534435
Female4549533553375344474546484156696262605638
Total11890113911079310499111103104909711212311912211310073

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 35986 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 35986 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1970s. Looking at 35986 real estate data, the median home value of $100,900 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 35986. Rentals in 35986 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 35986 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 7,744 100%
 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 1,233 36%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,105 32%
 Renter Occupied Households 780 23%
 Households Vacant 331 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 105 32%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 1%
 For Sale Only 57 17%
 Sold & Unoccupied 37 11%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 28 8%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 100 30%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 122 16%
 1 Bedroom 104 14%
 2 Bedroom 175 23%
 3+ Bedroom 359 47%
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 $39,882 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 35986 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 35986 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 2,192 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,266 22%
 No Earnings 2,326 40%
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 2,192 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,266 22%
 No Earnings 2,326 40%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,806 93.9%
 Public transportation 12 0.4%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 90 3.0%
 Worked at Home 79 2.6%
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. 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 333 14.1%
 High School Graduate 1,567 66.2%
 Associate's degree 228 9.6%
 Bachelor's degree 91 3.8%
 Master's degree 137 5.8%
 Professional school degree 0 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 10 0.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,182 75.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 119 7.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 266 17.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 35986

ZIP Code 35986 is in the Dekalb County School District. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 35986.

Plainview School
76 Chavies Rd
Rainsville, AL 35986
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Dekalb County School District
Alternative School
409 Main St East
Rainsville, AL 35986
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Dekalb County School District
Dekalb Annex School
409 East Main St
Rainsville, AL 35986
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Dekalb County School District
Dekalb Vocational School
409 Main St East
Rainsville, AL 35986
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Dekalb County School District
Cornerstone Christian Academy
1600 McCurdy Ave N
Rainsville, AL 35986
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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