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ZIP Code 36539

Primary City:Fruitdale, AL (View All Cities)
County: Washington County
Timezone: Central (5:39am)
Area code: 251 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:31.4, -88.3
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 36539

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 36539. 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 36539. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 36539, 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:
Fruitdale, AL
Unacceptable:
Yellow Pine

Stats and Demographics for the 36539 ZIP Code

ZIP code 36539 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 36539 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 small number of single parents and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 36539 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 802
Population Density 11 people per sq mi
Housing Units 350
Median Home Value $54,000
Land Area 71.22 sq mi
Water Area 0.18 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 302
Median Household Income $41,146

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 37Female Median Age: 41

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male2126454112222134322635192624111342
Female192136311322172829243227262017989
Total404781722544386261506746524428221211

Gender

 Male 414 52%
 Female 388 48%
Gender

Race

 White 718 89.5%
 Black Or African American 78 9.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 1 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 4 0.5%
 Two Or More Races 1 0.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner42750585040289
Renter131065920
Total53060645549309

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 178 59%
 Single Guardian 31 10%
 Singles 87 29%
 Singles With Roommate 6 2%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 183 61%
 Households with Kids 119 39%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male4536341027712119677121053
Female44445252776310101347341
Total89710861541414181419162011191394

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 36539 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 36539 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1980s. Looking at 36539 real estate data, the median home value of $54,000 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 36539 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 36539 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $200-$299/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 36539 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 802 100%
 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 96 27%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 170 49%
 Renter Occupied Households 36 10%
 Households Vacant 48 14%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 3 6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 2%
 For Sale Only 2 4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 15 31%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 27 56%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 31 41%
 2 Bedroom 33 44%
 3+ Bedroom 11 15%
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 $41,146 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 36539 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. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 36539 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. In 36539 though, the percentage of people that make it to work in under half an hour is among the lowest. The area has an extremely high percentage of people that most travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment. People that commute should be aware of the potentially long commute times.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 183 28%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 119 18%
 No Earnings 349 54%
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 183 28%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 119 18%
 No Earnings 349 54%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 248 100%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 0 0%
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 75 30%
 High School Graduate 164 66%
 Associate's degree 9 4%
 Bachelor's degree 0 0%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 260 100%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 36539

ZIP Code 36539 is in the Washington County School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 36539.

Fruitdale High School
Ray Coaker Rd
Fruitdale, AL 36539
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Washington County School District

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