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ZIP Code 36279

Primary City:Wellington, AL (View All Cities)
County: Calhoun County
Timezone: Central (4:18am)
Area code: 256 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.9, -85.9
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 36279

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 36279. 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 36279. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 36279, 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:
Wellington, AL

Stats and Demographics for the 36279 ZIP Code

ZIP code 36279 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 36279 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 large. There are also a small number of single adults and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 36279 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,645
Population Density 89 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,133
Median Home Value $107,000
Land Area 29.70 sq mi
Water Area 0.25 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,022
Median Household Income $50,183

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male76105859580576196899813085102525232258
Female656098906863758910186116125727249402721
Total141165183185148120136185190184246210174124101725229

Gender

 Male 1,328 50%
 Female 1,317 50%
Gender

Race

 White 2,488 94.1%
 Black Or African American 77 2.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 7 0.3%
 Asian 8 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 6 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 59 2.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner12731532211991268921
Renter1233292613843
Total241061822472121349324

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 609 60%
 Single Guardian 163 16%
 Singles 219 21%
 Singles With Roommate 31 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 675 66%
 Households with Kids 347 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male181517161715162631201921916132822201223
Female1491518815616152813231816231917112015
Total3224323425302242464832442732364739313238

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 36279 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 36279 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1970s. Looking at 36279 real estate data, the median home value of $107,000 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 36279. Rentals in 36279 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 36279 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,645 100%
 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 444 39%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 450 40%
 Renter Occupied Households 128 11%
 Households Vacant 111 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 11 10%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 4%
 For Sale Only 12 11%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 11 10%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 70 63%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 18 11%
 3+ Bedroom 145 89%
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 $50,183 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 36279 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. However, that is not the case in 36279. 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 825 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 642 29%
 No Earnings 721 33%
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 825 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 642 29%
 No Earnings 721 33%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,219 98%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 23 2%
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 112 12%
 High School Graduate 605 64%
 Associate's degree 99 11%
 Bachelor's degree 103 11%
 Master's degree 19 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 346 70%
 Enrolled in Private School 120 24%
 Not Enrolled in School 31 6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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