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ZIP Code 36477

Primary City:Samson, AL (View All Cities)
Timezone: Central (6:31am)
Coordinates:31.1, -86.1
ZIP (~12 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 36477

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 36477. 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 36477. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 36477, 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:
Samson, AL

Stats and Demographics for the 36477 ZIP Code

ZIP code 36477 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 36477 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a large number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 36477 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 4,946
Population Density 29 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,434
Median Home Value $73,700
Land Area 169.29 sq mi
Water Area 1.90 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,034
Median Household Income $25,586

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 43

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male158182178154136151145149153169146180169128123693622
Female130171148160142144131142166172185182174142122905047
Total2883533263142782952762913193413313623432702451598669

Gender

 Male 2,448 49%
 Female 2,498 51%
Gender

Race

 White 4,160 84.1%
 Black Or African American 468 9.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 78 1.6%
 Asian 19 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.1%
 Other Race 137 2.8%
 Two Or More Races 81 1.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner3214421726634328315645
Renter451319510771533313
Total7727531237341433618958

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 995 49%
 Single Guardian 413 20%
 Singles 551 27%
 Singles With Roommate 75 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,395 69%
 Households with Kids 639 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male3532253035353039433838323535312838273023
Female2223282826363833382424293635273738391924
Total5755535861716872816262617170586576664947

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 36477 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 36477 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1990s. Looking at 36477 real estate data, the median home value of $73,700 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 36477 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 36477 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 36477 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 4,946 100%
 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 699 29%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 787 32%
 Renter Occupied Households 548 23%
 Households Vacant 400 16%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 83 21%
 Rented & Unoccupied 5 1%
 For Sale Only 30 8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 26 7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 67 17%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 189 47%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 65 10%
 2 Bedroom 311 45%
 3+ Bedroom 308 45%
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 $25,586 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 36477 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 36477 can expect to fall in that range. 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 1,065 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 806 24%
 No Earnings 1,541 45%
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 1,065 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 806 24%
 No Earnings 1,541 45%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,478 92%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 49 3%
 Worked at Home 72 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 286 21.5%
 High School Graduate 909 68.3%
 Associate's degree 76 5.7%
 Bachelor's degree 56 4.2%
 Master's degree 3 0.2%
 Professional school degree 0 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 695 80%
 Enrolled in Private School 25 3%
 Not Enrolled in School 146 17%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 36477

ZIP Code 36477 is in the Geneva County School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 36477.

Samson Middle School
209 North Broad St
Samson, AL 36477
Grade Level: Middle/Combined or Ungraded
District: Geneva County School District
Samson Elementary School
505 North Johnson St
Samson, AL 36477
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Geneva County School District
Samson High School
209 North Broad St
Samson, AL 36477
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Geneva County School District

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