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ZIP Code 36421

Primary City:Andalusia, AL (View All Cities)
County: Covington County
Timezone: Central (7:59pm)
Area code: 334 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:31.4, -86.5
ZIP (~14 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 36421

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 36421. 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 36421. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 36421, 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:
Andalusia, AL

Stats and Demographics for the 36421 ZIP Code

ZIP code 36421 is located in south 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 36421 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 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 36421 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 9,241
Population Density 45 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,708
Median Home Value $112,200
Land Area 206.91 sq mi
Water Area 4.89 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,778
Median Household Income $40,030

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male 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
Male2772963053292582732492732713563853473142461741408958
Female244247252284251266233261299322410352320252225154120109
Total521543557613509539482534570678795699634498399294209167

Gender

 Male 4,640 50%
 Female 4,601 50%
Gender

Race

 White 8,065 87.3%
 Black Or African American 938 10.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 48 0.5%
 Asian 38 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 28 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 124 1.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner58241410642646512331109
Renter95189143173115623220
Total153430553815761574363129

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,048 54%
 Single Guardian 587 16%
 Singles 987 26%
 Singles With Roommate 156 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,656 70%
 Households with Kids 1,122 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male6644605054576559616259665365616072726450
Female4248495149554444554950515250495548676556
Total10892109101103112109103116111109117105115110115120139129106

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 36421 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 36421 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1970s. Looking at 36421 real estate data, the median home value of $112,200 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 36421. Rentals in 36421 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 36421 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 9,069 98%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 172 2%
 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 1,525 32%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,424 30%
 Renter Occupied Households 829 18%
 Households Vacant 930 20%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 99 10.6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 0.2%
 For Sale Only 71 7.6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 38 4.1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 385 41.4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 335 36.0%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 13 2%
 1 Bedroom 34 4%
 2 Bedroom 382 51%
 3+ Bedroom 327 43%
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 $40,030 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 36421 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, 36421 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. More commuters in 36421 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 2,763 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,266 18%
 No Earnings 3,175 44%
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 2,763 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,266 18%
 No Earnings 3,175 44%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,368 95%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 124 3%
 Worked at Home 52 1%
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 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 672 21%
 High School Graduate 1,740 55%
 Associate's degree 215 7%
 Bachelor's degree 391 12%
 Master's degree 119 4%
 Professional school degree 51 2%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,236 87%
 Enrolled in Private School 48 3%
 Not Enrolled in School 132 9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 36421

ZIP Code 36421 is in the Andalusia City School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 36421.

Andalusia Middle School
1201 C C Baker Ave
Andalusia, AL 36421
Grade Level: Middle/Combined or Ungraded
District: Andalusia City School District
Straughn Middle School
29324 Straughn School Rd
Andalusia, AL 36421
Grade Level: Middle/Combined or Ungraded
District: Covington County School District
Straughn Elementary School
29324 Straughn School Rd
Andalusia, AL 36421
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Covington County School District
Straughn High School
29448 Straughn School Rd
Andalusia, AL 36421
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Covington County School District

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