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ZIP Code 36502

Primary City:Atmore, AL (View All Cities)
County: Escambia County
Timezone: Central (4:31am)
Area code: 251 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:31.2, -87.5
ZIP (~15 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 36502

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 36502. 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 36502. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 36502, 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:
Atmore, AL
Acceptable:
Mc Cullough, Mccullough
Unacceptable:
Canoe

Stats and Demographics for the 36502 ZIP Code

ZIP code 36502 is located in southwest Alabama and covers a large 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 36502 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 36502 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 18,355
Population Density 56 people per sq mi
Housing Units 7,006
Median Home Value $86,100
Land Area 328.21 sq mi
Water Area 1.79 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 6,135
Median Household Income $29,236

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 37Female Median Age: 39

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male54449456757468585195393184375279561746541032720511079
Female579578539546476474492504481515542555476444330271186165
Total1,1231,0721,1061,1201,1611,3251,4451,4351,3241,2671,3371,172941854657476296244

Gender

 Male 10,202 56%
 Female 8,153 44%
Gender

Race

 White 9,062 49.4%
 Black Or African American 7,686 41.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1,097 6.0%
 Asian 37 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 7 0.0%
 Other Race 142 0.8%
 Two Or More Races 324 1.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner74395675840897802472134
Renter16642734031825718410747
Total2408221,0151,1581,154986579181

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,676 44%
 Single Guardian 1,485 24%
 Singles 1,762 29%
 Singles With Roommate 212 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 4,024 66%
 Households with Kids 2,111 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1101151089693100801091129211413311011810013299135108124
Female11899119141129113111119106128989211210990114108116118119
Total228214227237222213191228218220212225222227190246207251226243

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 36502 has a slightly less 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 36502 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1970s. Looking at 36502 real estate data, the median home value of $86,100 is low 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 36502. Rentals in 36502 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 $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 36502 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 15,444 84.1%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 2,888 15.7%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 6 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 17 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,221 32%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,068 30%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,846 26%
 Households Vacant 871 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 228 26%
 Rented & Unoccupied 17 2%
 For Sale Only 86 10%
 Sold & Unoccupied 27 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 86 10%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 427 49%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 245 13%
 2 Bedroom 812 43%
 3+ Bedroom 821 44%
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 $29,236 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 36502 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 36502 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 4,456 28%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,439 15%
 No Earnings 8,931 56%
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 4,456 28%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,439 15%
 No Earnings 8,931 56%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,555 91%
 Public transportation 65 1%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 106 2%
 Worked at Home 394 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 2,493 33.7%
 High School Graduate 3,797 51.4%
 Associate's degree 431 5.8%
 Bachelor's degree 445 6.0%
 Master's degree 120 1.6%
 Professional school degree 62 0.8%
 Doctorate degree 40 0.5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,330 66%
 Enrolled in Private School 644 18%
 Not Enrolled in School 534 15%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 36502

ZIP Code 36502 is in the Compass School District. There are 8 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 36502.

Compass School
100 Martin Luther King Ave
Atmore, AL 36502
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Compass School District
Escambia County Middle School
1565 Hwy 21
Atmore, AL 36502
Grade Level: Middle/Combined or Ungraded
District: Escambia County School District
A.C. Moore Elementary School
501 Beck St
Atmore, AL 36502
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Escambia County School District
Rachel Patterson Elementary School
1102 West Craig St
Atmore, AL 36502
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Escambia County School District
Escambia County High School
1215 South Presley St
Atmore, AL 36502
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Escambia County School District
Escambia Academy
268 Cowpen Creek Rd
Atmore, AL 36502
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Atmore Christian School
245 Tennant Dr
Atmore, AL 36502
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Temple Christian Academy
1707 S Main St
Atmore, AL 36502
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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