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ZIP Code 36556

Primary City:Malcolm, AL (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Washington County
Timezone: Central (9:09pm)
Area code: 251 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:31.195, -88.011
ZIP (~300 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 36556

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 36556. 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 36556. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 36556, 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:
Malcolm, AL

Stats and Demographics for the 36556 ZIP Code

ZIP code 36556 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 36556 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 36556 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 308
Population Density 43 people per sq mi
Housing Units 314
Median Home Value $55,500
Land Area 7.17 sq mi
Water Area 0.19 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 125
Median Household Income $43,506

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 46Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 48

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male10612146876671591677623
Female9156812278912141513109615
Total1921182218101414151929242917161238

Gender

 Male 147 48%
 Female 161 52%
Gender

Race

 White 155 50.3%
 Black Or African American 129 41.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 15 4.9%
 Asian 1 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 8 2.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2915272221133
Renter11044201
Total31015312623134

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 65 52%
 Single Guardian 18 14%
 Singles 37 30%
 Singles With Roommate 5 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 86 69%
 Households with Kids 39 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male42003002124213342233
Female33303162320220222200
Total75306164444433564433

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 36556 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 36556 were primarily built in the 1980s. Looking at 36556 real estate data, the median home value of $55,500 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 36556 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 308 100%
 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 47 15%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 65 21%
 Renter Occupied Households 13 4%
 Households Vacant 189 60%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 4 2%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 2 1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 179 95%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 4 2%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $43,506 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 36556 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, 36556 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. However, that is not the case in 36556. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 25 25%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 19 19%
 No Earnings 58 57%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 25 25%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 19 19%
 No Earnings 58 57%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 44 100%
 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

Compared to other ZIPs, 36556 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 0 0%
 High School Graduate 29 100%
 Associate's degree 0 0%
 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 32 100%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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