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ZIP Code 36579

Primary City:Stockton, AL (View All Cities)
County: Baldwin County
Timezone: Central (2:15pm)
Area code: 251 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:31.1, -87.8
ZIP (~12 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 36579

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 36579. 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 36579. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 36579, 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:
Stockton, AL

Stats and Demographics for the 36579 ZIP Code

ZIP code 36579 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 36579 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a small number of families and a large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 36579 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,590
Population Density 12 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,029
Median Home Value $104,200
Land Area 131.32 sq mi
Water Area 1.45 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 666
Median Household Income $75,417

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 45Male Median Age: 44Female Median Age: 45

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male45576352462829464364626973512919147
Female354731674134395248547369664434281516
Total801049411987626898911181351381399563472923

Gender

 Male 797 50%
 Female 793 50%
Gender

Race

 White 820 51.6%
 Black Or African American 728 45.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 20 1.3%
 Asian 1 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 21 1.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner73178110167925521
Renter4212430111320
Total11521021401781055721

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 292 44%
 Single Guardian 138 21%
 Singles 209 31%
 Singles With Roommate 27 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 482 72%
 Households with Kids 184 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male91061013961712131314131013998138
Female94135912129585101713168161410
Total1814191522211826172118241417262517242718

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 36579 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 36579 were primarily built in the 1990s. Looking at 36579 real estate data, the median home value of $104,200 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 36579. Rentals in 36579 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 36579 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,590 100%
 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 241 23%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 320 31%
 Renter Occupied Households 105 10%
 Households Vacant 363 35%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 13 3.6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 0.6%
 For Sale Only 18 5.0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 4 1.1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 248 68.3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 78 21.5%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 13 36%
 2 Bedroom 0 0%
 3+ Bedroom 23 64%
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 $75,417 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 36579 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. Most commuters in 36579 can expect to fall in that range. 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 509 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 157 13%
 No Earnings 508 43%
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 509 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 157 13%
 No Earnings 508 43%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 510 89%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 37 6%
 Worked at Home 28 5%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. 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 58 14%
 High School Graduate 251 59%
 Associate's degree 0 0%
 Bachelor's degree 33 8%
 Master's degree 19 4%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 64 15%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 115 71%
 Enrolled in Private School 36 22%
 Not Enrolled in School 12 7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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