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ZIP Code 36560

Primary City:Mount Vernon, AL (View All Cities)
County: Mobile County
Timezone: Central (8:31am)
Area code: 251 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:31.1, -88.0
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 36560

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 36560. 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 36560. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 36560, 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:
Mount Vernon, AL
Unacceptable:
Chastang

Stats and Demographics for the 36560 ZIP Code

ZIP code 36560 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 36560 are primarily black or African American. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a large number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 36560 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,690
Population Density 53 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,571
Median Home Value $78,000
Land Area 70.19 sq mi
Water Area 2.13 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,384
Median Household Income $34,342

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male12712413613510289931061211291581241268447302315
Female115126142130126105991121251431361471409166583426
Total242250278265228194192218246272294271266175113885741

Gender

 Male 1,769 48%
 Female 1,921 52%
Gender

Race

 White 880 23.8%
 Black Or African American 1,677 45.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1,052 28.5%
 Asian 3 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 17 0.5%
 Two Or More Races 61 1.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner32971682432611769231
Renter235149664931123
Total5514821730931020710434

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 648 47%
 Single Guardian 344 25%
 Singles 354 26%
 Singles With Roommate 38 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 856 62%
 Households with Kids 528 38%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1336302024202522332722194325272627322319
Female2323222431172620323140212624323224202227
Total3659524455375142655862406949595851524546

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 36560 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 36560 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1970s. Looking at 36560 real estate data, the median home value of $78,000 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 36560 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 36560 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 36560 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,630 98.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 41 1.1%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 19 0.5%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 507 32%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 593 38%
 Renter Occupied Households 284 18%
 Households Vacant 187 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 49 26%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 1%
 For Sale Only 8 4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 12 6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 116 62%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 10 4%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 46 20%
 3+ Bedroom 175 76%
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 $34,342 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 36560 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 36560 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 36560. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. 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 712 27%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 388 15%
 No Earnings 1,557 59%
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 712 27%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 388 15%
 No Earnings 1,557 59%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 871 95%
 Public transportation 21 2%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 22 2%
 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 263 26%
 High School Graduate 677 67%
 Associate's degree 21 2%
 Bachelor's degree 34 3%
 Master's degree 17 2%
 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 875 91%
 Enrolled in Private School 17 2%
 Not Enrolled in School 65 7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 36560

ZIP Code 36560 is in the Mobile County School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 36560.

Et Belsaw - Mt Vernon School
1650 Gartman Circle
Mount Vernon, AL 36560
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Mobile County School District
Calcedeaver Elementary School
20185 Richard Weaver Rd
Mount Vernon, AL 36560
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mobile County School District

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