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ZIP Code 36343

Primary City:Gordon, AL (View All Cities)
County: Houston County
Timezone: Central (8:12am)
Area code: 334 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:31.1, -85.2
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 36343

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 36343. 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 36343. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 36343, 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:
Gordon, AL
Unacceptable:
Grangeburg

Stats and Demographics for the 36343 ZIP Code

ZIP code 36343 is located in southeast 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 36343 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a small number of families and a slightly higher than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 36343 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,579
Population Density 16 people per sq mi
Housing Units 840
Median Home Value $59,900
Land Area 100.63 sq mi
Water Area 0.22 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 667
Median Household Income $31,333

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 45Male Median Age: 45Female Median Age: 46

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male33414646413730435446626461583422118
Female435054493635415151656467735046301819
Total7691100957772719410511112613113410880522927

Gender

 Male 737 47%
 Female 842 53%
Gender

Race

 White 975 61.7%
 Black Or African American 564 35.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 14 0.9%
 Asian 1 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 10 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 15 0.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner646751011561104423
Renter7192318171570
Total1365981191731255123

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 305 46%
 Single Guardian 128 19%
 Singles 211 32%
 Singles With Roommate 23 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 477 72%
 Households with Kids 190 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male9674511107810911887611101212
Female441310810111291081513881118665
Total1310201413212119172017262116151729161817

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 36343 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 36343 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1990s. Looking at 36343 real estate data, the median home value of $59,900 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 36343 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 36343 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 $300-$499/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 36343 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,579 100%
 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 266 32%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 295 35%
 Renter Occupied Households 106 13%
 Households Vacant 173 21%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 29 17%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 1%
 For Sale Only 12 7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 6 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 35 20%
 For Migrant Workers 2 1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 87 50%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 31 48%
 3+ Bedroom 34 52%
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 $31,333 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 36343 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. 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. In 36343 though, the percentage of people that make it to work in under half an hour is among the lowest. 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 380 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 160 14%
 No Earnings 610 53%
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 380 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 160 14%
 No Earnings 610 53%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 445 94%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 30 6%
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. 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 164 33%
 High School Graduate 253 51%
 Associate's degree 30 6%
 Bachelor's degree 29 6%
 Master's degree 5 1%
 Professional school degree 5 1%
 Doctorate degree 10 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 128 76%
 Enrolled in Private School 9 5%
 Not Enrolled in School 32 19%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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