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ZIP Code 35988

Primary City:Sylvania, AL (View All Cities)
County: Dekalb County
Timezone: Central (10:39am)
Area code: 256 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:34.56, -85.80
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 35988

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 35988. 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 35988. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 35988, 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:
Sylvania, AL

Stats and Demographics for the 35988 ZIP Code

ZIP code 35988 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 35988 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 small number of single adults and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 35988 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,940
Population Density 159 people per sq mi
Housing Units 793
Median Home Value $103,700
Land Area 12.21 sq mi
Water Area 0.07 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 711
Median Household Income $39,303

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 34Male Median Age: 33Female Median Age: 35

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male85937556606582645357535453413014136
Female838073636259806860597248653929211312
Total1681731481191221241621321131161251021188059352618

Gender

 Male 954 49%
 Female 986 51%
Gender

Race

 White 1,697 87.5%
 Black Or African American 10 0.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 18 0.9%
 Asian 4 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 4 0.2%
 Other Race 138 7.1%
 Two Or More Races 69 3.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner209885102111813211
Renter1939393026783
Total39137124132137884014

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 413 58%
 Single Guardian 122 17%
 Singles 152 21%
 Singles With Roommate 24 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 430 60%
 Households with Kids 281 40%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male14202015132019182312211413151681371212
Female1620171422171981417111418136168221116
Total3040372935373826372932283128222421292328

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 35988 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 35988 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1970s. Looking at 35988 real estate data, the median home value of $103,700 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 35988. Rentals in 35988 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 35988 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,940 100%
 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 320 40%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 220 28%
 Renter Occupied Households 171 22%
 Households Vacant 82 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 18 22%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 2%
 For Sale Only 10 12%
 Sold & Unoccupied 10 12%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 8 10%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 34 41%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 6 8%
 2 Bedroom 42 53%
 3+ Bedroom 31 39%
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 $39,303 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 35988 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 35988 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 35988 can expect to fall in that range. 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 556 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 293 18%
 No Earnings 739 47%
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 556 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 293 18%
 No Earnings 739 47%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 733 99.1%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 3 0.4%
 Worked at Home 4 0.5%
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 168 27%
 High School Graduate 389 62%
 Associate's degree 38 6%
 Bachelor's degree 20 3%
 Master's degree 8 1%
 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 436 90.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 24 5.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 21 4.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 35988

ZIP Code 35988 is in the Dekalb County School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 35988.

Sylvania School
133 1st St NW
Sylvania, AL 35988
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Dekalb County School District

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