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ZIP Code 36606

Primary City:Mobile, AL (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Carlen
County: Mobile County
Timezone: Central (2:16am)
Area code: 251 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:30.67, -88.10
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 36606

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 36606. 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 36606. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 36606, 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 36606 ZIP Code

ZIP code 36606 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 higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 36606 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 small number of families and an extremely large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 36606 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 18,733
Population Density 2,857 people per sq mi
Housing Units 8,918
Median Home Value $103,600
Land Area 6.56 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 7,927
Median Household Income $37,447

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 34Male Median Age: 33Female Median Age: 34

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male723679600623622738688596564604623539399273181123105103
Female732608603639767926765621575663754556488355247199226226
Total1,4551,2871,2031,2621,3891,6641,4531,2171,1391,2671,3771,095887628428322331329

Gender

 Male 8,783 47%
 Female 9,950 53%
Gender

Race

 White 8,391 44.8%
 Black Or African American 9,494 50.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 61 0.3%
 Asian 251 1.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 9 0.0%
 Other Race 216 1.2%
 Two Or More Races 311 1.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner64590709956846529397229
Renter3831,07464868147720310041
Total4471,6641,3571,6371,323732497270

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,472 31%
 Single Guardian 2,210 28%
 Singles 2,680 34%
 Singles With Roommate 565 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 5,373 68%
 Households with Kids 2,554 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male140153144132139145130133132138107120115120117136146112112125
Female146142144140131136124114103120144121113105138132132102135115
Total286295288272270281254247235258251241228225255268278214247240

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 36606 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 36606 were primarily built in the 1950s. Looking at 36606 real estate data, the median home value of $103,600 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 36606 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 36606 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 36606 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 18,674 99.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 7 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 52 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,131 35%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,189 13%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,607 40%
 Households Vacant 991 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 499 50%
 Rented & Unoccupied 13 1%
 For Sale Only 137 14%
 Sold & Unoccupied 17 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 34 3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 291 29%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 118 3%
 1 Bedroom 594 16%
 2 Bedroom 1,673 45%
 3+ Bedroom 1,308 35%
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 $37,447 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 36606 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. More commuters in 36606 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 6,840 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,161 21%
 No Earnings 5,380 35%
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 6,840 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,161 21%
 No Earnings 5,380 35%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 8,292 93.9%
 Public transportation 67 0.8%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 8 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 174 2.0%
 Worked at Home 290 3.3%
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 683 12.3%
 High School Graduate 3,133 56.6%
 Associate's degree 361 6.5%
 Bachelor's degree 967 17.5%
 Master's degree 175 3.2%
 Professional school degree 197 3.6%
 Doctorate degree 16 0.3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,404 71.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 966 20.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 379 8.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 36606

ZIP Code 36606 is in the Mobile County School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 36606.

Eichold-Mertz Elementary School
2815 Government Blvd
Mobile, AL 36606
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mobile County School District
Westlawn Elementary School
3071 Ralston Rd
Mobile, AL 36606
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mobile County School District
Murphy High School
100 South Carlen St
Mobile, AL 36606
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Mobile County School District
St Pius X School
217 S Sage Ave
Mobile, AL 36606
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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