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ZIP Code 36521

Primary City:Chunchula, AL (View All Cities)
County: Mobile County
Timezone: Central (1:59am)
Area code: 251 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:31.0, -88.2
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 36521

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 36521. 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 36521. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 36521, 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:
Chunchula, AL
Unacceptable:
Fellowship, Georgetown, Gulf Crest, Turnerville

Stats and Demographics for the 36521 ZIP Code

ZIP code 36521 is located in southwest 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 36521 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 extremely large. There are also a small number of single adults and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 36521 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 5,431
Population Density 38 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,171
Median Home Value $113,900
Land Area 144.46 sq mi
Water Area 0.46 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,973
Median Household Income $48,179

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 38

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male18217620922215716614818916120822219617513674542415
Female19317717920613718316917918820520018318912893414225
Total375353388428294349317368349413422379364264167956640

Gender

 Male 2,714 50%
 Female 2,717 50%
Gender

Race

 White 4,768 87.8%
 Black Or African American 378 7.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 168 3.1%
 Asian 8 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 18 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 91 1.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner3621532340338926011130
Renter30484739231270
Total6626337044241227211830

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,219 62%
 Single Guardian 326 17%
 Singles 364 18%
 Singles With Roommate 64 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,231 62%
 Households with Kids 742 38%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male3950373932343139404540424438384841524331
Female3138413946283132403230383841433851383632
Total7088787878626271807770808279818692907963

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 36521 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 36521 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1980s. Looking at 36521 real estate data, the median home value of $113,900 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 36521. Rentals in 36521 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 36521 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 5,431 100%
 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 1,015 47%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 752 35%
 Renter Occupied Households 206 9%
 Households Vacant 198 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 27 14%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 2%
 For Sale Only 32 16%
 Sold & Unoccupied 8 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 25 13%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 103 52%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 41 15%
 3+ Bedroom 232 85%
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 $48,179 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 36521 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. In 36521 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 1,725 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,042 24%
 No Earnings 1,606 37%
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 1,725 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,042 24%
 No Earnings 1,606 37%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,375 96.3%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 8 0.3%
 Worked at Home 84 3.4%
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 353 19.6%
 High School Graduate 1,151 64.0%
 Associate's degree 87 4.8%
 Bachelor's degree 176 9.8%
 Master's degree 0 0.0%
 Professional school degree 8 0.4%
 Doctorate degree 24 1.3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 861 68.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 149 11.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 249 19.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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