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ZIP Code 36603

Primary City:Mobile, AL (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Texas Street
County: Mobile County
Timezone: Central (10:02am)
Area code: 251 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:30.68, -88.05
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 36603

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 36603. 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 36603. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 36603, 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:
Mobile, AL

Stats and Demographics for the 36603 ZIP Code

ZIP code 36603 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 36603 are primarily black or African American. 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 an extremely large number of single parents and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 36603 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 7,922
Population Density 1,233 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,628
Median Home Value $77,500
Land Area 6.43 sq mi
Water Area 1.50 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,754
Median Household Income $22,298

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 35Female Median Age: 45

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male20819921031447537931926426531632727221814697694856
Female208168181216246259227174176288303266250202152131113180
Total416367391530721638546438441604630538468348249200161236

Gender

 Male 4,182 53%
 Female 3,740 47%
Gender

Race

 White 793 10.0%
 Black Or African American 7,021 88.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 12 0.2%
 Asian 15 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 37 0.5%
 Two Or More Races 43 0.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner106211924731126314783
Renter912662023403181699036
Total101328321587629432237119

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 512 19%
 Single Guardian 1,041 38%
 Singles 1,074 39%
 Singles With Roommate 127 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,965 71%
 Households with Kids 789 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male39404640483936423441245252414844678273110
Female4735474430254035384030442641414140474747
Total86759384786476777281549678828985107129120157

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 36603 has a large percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 36603 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1970s. Looking at 36603 real estate data, the median home value of $77,500 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 36603 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 36603 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 36603 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 6,323 79.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 1,315 16.6%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 222 2.8%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 62 0.8%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 660 18%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 582 16%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,512 42%
 Households Vacant 874 24%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 309 35%
 Rented & Unoccupied 9 1%
 For Sale Only 47 5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 15 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 17 2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 477 55%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 30 2%
 1 Bedroom 570 37%
 2 Bedroom 539 35%
 3+ Bedroom 393 26%
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 $22,298 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 36603 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. Residents in ZIP code 36603 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 36603 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 36603 can expect to fall in that range. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,618 17%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,640 28%
 No Earnings 5,076 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 1,618 17%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,640 28%
 No Earnings 5,076 54%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,812 86.2%
 Public transportation 155 7.4%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 126 6.0%
 Worked at Home 8 0.4%
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. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,681 35.1%
 High School Graduate 2,419 50.5%
 Associate's degree 434 9.1%
 Bachelor's degree 185 3.9%
 Master's degree 72 1.5%
 Professional school degree 2 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,296 84.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 56 3.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 179 11.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 36603

ZIP Code 36603 is in the Mobile County School District. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 36603.

Dunbar Creative Performing Arts
500 Saint Anthony St
Mobile, AL 36603
Grade Level: Middle/Combined or Ungraded
District: Mobile County School District
Calloway Smith Middle School
350 North Lawrence St
Mobile, AL 36603
Grade Level: Middle/Combined or Ungraded
District: Mobile County School District
W H Council Traditional School
751 Wilkinson St
Mobile, AL 36603
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mobile County School District
Florence Howard Elementary School
957 Dr Martin L King Jr Ave
Mobile, AL 36603
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mobile County School District
Most Pure Heart of Mary School
310 Sengstak St
Mobile, AL 36603
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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