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ZIP Code 36561

Primary City:Orange Beach, AL (View All Cities)
County: Baldwin County
Timezone: Central (11:26am)
Area code: 251 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:30.28, -87.56
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 36561

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 36561. 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 36561. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 36561, 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:
Orange Beach, AL

Stats and Demographics for the 36561 ZIP Code

ZIP code 36561 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 36561 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely large. There are also a small number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 36561 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 5,808
Population Density 359 people per sq mi
Housing Units 12,492
Median Home Value $278,300
Land Area 16.20 sq mi
Water Area 10.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,634
Median Household Income $62,829

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 48Male Median Age: 48Female Median Age: 48

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male120128169157110135134172166232217263254256182926037
Female121134154157106117162144217230256243288242158876741
Total24126232331421625229631638346247350654249834017912778

Gender

 Male 2,884 50%
 Female 2,924 50%
Gender

Race

 White 5,534 95.3%
 Black Or African American 16 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 41 0.7%
 Asian 42 0.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 73 1.3%
 Two Or More Races 100 1.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner810222036952549019444
Renter591481761518547106
Total6725039652061053720450

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,436 55%
 Single Guardian 275 10%
 Singles 740 28%
 Singles With Roommate 183 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,019 77%
 Households with Kids 615 23%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2419203223202724343428413333363937212421
Female2324292625312727242934243235463437241627
Total4743495848515451586362656568827374454048

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 36561 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 36561 were primarily built in the 2000s. Looking at 36561 real estate data, the median home value of $278,300 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 36561. Rentals in 36561 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 36561 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 5,808 100%
 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 1,149 9%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 803 6%
 Renter Occupied Households 682 5%
 Households Vacant 9,858 79%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 2,697 27.4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 42 0.4%
 For Sale Only 457 4.6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 25 0.3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 6,493 65.9%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 144 1.5%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 39 6%
 2 Bedroom 130 19%
 3+ Bedroom 533 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 $62,829 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 36561 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 36561 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,788 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,251 24%
 No Earnings 2,140 41%
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 1,788 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,251 24%
 No Earnings 2,140 41%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,404 90.7%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 8 0.3%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 40 1.5%
 Worked at Home 199 7.5%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 201 9%
 High School Graduate 1,211 51%
 Associate's degree 202 9%
 Bachelor's degree 436 18%
 Master's degree 192 8%
 Professional school degree 60 3%
 Doctorate degree 55 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 847 83.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 46 4.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 124 12.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 36561

ZIP Code 36561 is in the Baldwin County School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 36561.

Orange Beach Elementary School
4900 Wilson Blvd
Orange Beach, AL 36561
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Baldwin County School District
Calvary Christian Learning Center
25550 Canal Rd
Orange Beach, AL 36561
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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