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ZIP Code 36509

Primary City:Bayou La Batre, AL (View All Cities)
County: Mobile County
Timezone: Central (2:26pm)
Area code: 251 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:30.40, -88.26
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 36509

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 36509. 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 36509. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 36509, 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:
Bayou La Batre, AL
Acceptable:
Bayou Labatre

Stats and Demographics for the 36509 ZIP Code

ZIP code 36509 is located in southwest 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 36509 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is large. There are also an extremely large number of single parents and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 36509 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,983
Population Density 303 people per sq mi
Housing Units 770
Median Home Value $103,400
Land Area 6.54 sq mi
Water Area 1.02 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 667
Median Household Income $31,449

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 34Male Median Age: 33Female Median Age: 35

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male7077102897957536460507559483628311210
Female806468816569666951597061503743191615
Total150141170170144126119133111109145120987371502825

Gender

 Male 1,000 50%
 Female 983 50%
Gender

Race

 White 1,124 56.7%
 Black Or African American 272 13.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 3 0.2%
 Asian 501 25.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 20 1.0%
 Two Or More Races 63 3.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1437728486693913
Renter365350423916125
Total5090122126125855118

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 297 45%
 Single Guardian 215 32%
 Singles 124 19%
 Singles With Roommate 31 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 376 56%
 Households with Kids 291 44%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male151212161213231415182019271810173116159
Female1516151891320715101516189131420161811
Total3028273421264321302835354527233151323320

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 36509 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 36509 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 2000s. Looking at 36509 real estate data, the median home value of $103,400 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 36509 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 36509 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 36509 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,983 100%
 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 177 23%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 237 31%
 Renter Occupied Households 253 33%
 Households Vacant 103 13%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 35 34%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 1%
 For Sale Only 9 9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 22 21%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 6 6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 30 29%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 66 23%
 2 Bedroom 136 47%
 3+ Bedroom 88 30%
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 $31,449 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 36509 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. More commuters in 36509 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 490 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 369 24%
 No Earnings 710 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 490 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 369 24%
 No Earnings 710 45%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 607 83%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 72 10%
 Worked at Home 51 7%
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. A very small percentage of people in the area attended and graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 271 43.6%
 High School Graduate 320 51.4%
 Associate's degree 0 0.0%
 Bachelor's degree 27 4.3%
 Master's degree 0 0.0%
 Professional school degree 4 0.6%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 407 89%
 Enrolled in Private School 24 5%
 Not Enrolled in School 25 5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 36509

ZIP Code 36509 is in the Mobile County School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 36509.

Peter F Alba Middle School
14180 South Wintzell Ave
Bayou La Batre, AL 36509
Grade Level: Middle/Combined or Ungraded
District: Mobile County School District

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