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ZIP Code 36251

Primary City:Ashland, AL (View All Cities)
County: Clay County
Timezone: Central (6:14am)
Area code: 256 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.2, -85.9
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 36251

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 36251. 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 36251. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 36251, 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:
Ashland, AL
Unacceptable:
Bluff Spring, Carr Mill, Gibsonville, Harkins Crossroads, Idaho

Stats and Demographics for the 36251 ZIP Code

ZIP code 36251 is located in east Alabama and covers a slightly higher 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 36251 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 36251 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 5,103
Population Density 35 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,451
Median Home Value $67,800
Land Area 144.45 sq mi
Water Area 0.72 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,110
Median Household Income $29,844

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 44

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male15212418318314512214116917121319214714212493825926
Female131132153168141131152175198206175156177178129946574
Total283256336351286253293344369419367303319302222176124100

Gender

 Male 2,468 48%
 Female 2,635 52%
Gender

Race

 White 4,252 83.3%
 Black Or African American 632 12.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 21 0.4%
 Asian 18 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 98 1.9%
 Two Or More Races 82 1.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2513624933028927314946
Renter4810710510696796012
Total7324335443638535220958

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,054 50%
 Single Guardian 383 18%
 Singles 617 29%
 Singles With Roommate 56 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,475 70%
 Households with Kids 635 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male3329243717223127273235463535323836423529
Female2932252221292127342234293830333531373220
Total6261495938515254615469757365657367796749

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 36251 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 36251 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1970s. Looking at 36251 real estate data, the median home value of $67,800 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 36251 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 36251 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $200-$299/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 36251 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 4,953 97%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 76 1%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 74 1%
 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 676 28%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 821 33%
 Renter Occupied Households 613 25%
 Households Vacant 341 14%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 61 17.9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 0.6%
 For Sale Only 29 8.5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 15 4.4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 67 19.6%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.3%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 166 48.7%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 99 17%
 1 Bedroom 136 23%
 2 Bedroom 158 26%
 3+ Bedroom 204 34%
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 $29,844 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 36251 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. However, that is not the case in 36251. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,456 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 642 16%
 No Earnings 1,965 48%
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 1,456 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 642 16%
 No Earnings 1,965 48%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,712 96.5%
 Public transportation 12 0.7%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 7 0.4%
 Worked at Home 43 2.4%
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 428 26%
 High School Graduate 1,004 61%
 Associate's degree 143 9%
 Bachelor's degree 38 2%
 Master's degree 40 2%
 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 638 70.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 65 7.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 209 22.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 36251

ZIP Code 36251 is in the Clay County School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 36251.

Ashland Elementary School
223 3rd St SW
Ashland, AL 36251
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Clay County School District
Clay County High School
220 3rd St SW
Ashland, AL 36251
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Clay County School District
Clark County Christian Academy
37993 Highway 77
Ashland, AL 36251
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
First Assembly Christian School
85621 Highway 9
Ashland, AL 36251
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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