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ZIP Code 36608

Primary City:Mobile, AL (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Baker
County: Mobile County
Timezone: Central (7:44am)
Area code: 251 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:30.7, -88.3
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 36608

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 36608. 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 36608. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 36608, 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 36608 ZIP Code

ZIP code 36608 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 36608 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is large. There are also a small number of families and a large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 36608 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 36,864
Population Density 589 people per sq mi
Housing Units 16,334
Median Home Value $158,900
Land Area 62.56 sq mi
Water Area 0.55 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 14,954
Median Household Income $45,438

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 34Male Median Age: 32Female Median Age: 35

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,1701,1391,1451,3631,9181,3791,1751,0781,0171,1671,1111,028822676428388277235
Female1,1841,1571,0871,5422,0351,4761,1281,1391,1181,2071,2481,112984738672580478463
Total2,3542,2962,2322,9053,9532,8552,3032,2172,1352,3742,3592,1401,8061,4141,100968755698

Gender

 Male 17,516 48%
 Female 19,348 52%
Gender

Race

 White 24,822 67.3%
 Black Or African American 9,929 26.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 152 0.4%
 Asian 937 2.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 13 0.0%
 Other Race 447 1.2%
 Two Or More Races 564 1.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1548891,4271,7801,7531,2761,023357
Renter1,2571,818980904664337205130
Total1,4112,7072,4072,6842,4171,6131,228487

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 6,295 42%
 Single Guardian 2,736 18%
 Singles 4,699 31%
 Singles With Roommate 1,224 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 10,370 69%
 Households with Kids 4,584 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male204239253230229231221219239223211246223242226235278282342370
Female236246252234222235224245231206232217204228253246251336456469
Total440485505464451466445464470429443463427470479481529618798839

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 36608 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities, nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 36608 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1980s. Looking at 36608 real estate data, the median home value of $158,900 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 36608. Rentals in 36608 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 36608 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 35,480 96.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 17 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 125 0.3%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 1,050 2.8%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 192 0.5%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 5,832 36%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,827 17%
 Renter Occupied Households 6,295 39%
 Households Vacant 1,380 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 615 44.6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 21 1.5%
 For Sale Only 252 18.3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 38 2.8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 113 8.2%
 For Migrant Workers 2 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 339 24.6%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 176 3%
 1 Bedroom 1,820 29%
 2 Bedroom 2,520 40%
 3+ Bedroom 1,777 28%
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 $45,438 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 36608 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 36608 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 11,767 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,552 26%
 No Earnings 10,125 34%
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 11,767 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,552 26%
 No Earnings 10,125 34%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 15,651 93.9%
 Public transportation 31 0.2%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 23 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 235 1.4%
 Worked at Home 728 4.4%
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 950 9%
 High School Graduate 5,008 48%
 Associate's degree 665 6%
 Bachelor's degree 2,389 23%
 Master's degree 637 6%
 Professional school degree 618 6%
 Doctorate degree 264 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,227 58.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 2,475 34.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 578 7.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 36608

ZIP Code 36608 is in the Wilmer Hall School District. There are 15 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 36608.

Wilmer Hall
3811 Old Shell Rd
Mobile, AL 36608
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Wilmer Hall School District
The Bridge, Inc Mobile
3401 Newman Rd
Mobile, AL 36608
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: The Bridge II School District
Mary B Austin Elementary School
150 Provident Ln
Mobile, AL 36608
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mobile County School District
Er Dickson Elementary School
4645 Bit and Spur Rd
Mobile, AL 36608
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mobile County School District
John Will Elementary School
5750 Summit Ave
Mobile, AL 36608
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mobile County School District
Elsie Collier Elementary School
601 Snow Rd North
Mobile, AL 36608
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mobile County School District
Goodwill Easter Seal Center Spec Child
10 Westminster Way
Mobile, AL 36608
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mobile County School District
Baker High School
8901 Airport Blvd
Mobile, AL 36608
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Mobile County School District
John S Shaw High School
5960 Arlberg St
Mobile, AL 36608
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Mobile County School District
St Ignatius Catholic School
3650 Springhill Ave
Mobile, AL 36608
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
St Paul'S Episcopal School
161 Dogwood Ln
Mobile, AL 36608
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Corpus Christi School
6300 McKenna Dr
Mobile, AL 36608
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Al-Iman Academy of Mobile
63 East Dr
Mobile, AL 36608
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
West Mobile Baptist Church
7501 Airport Blvd
Mobile, AL 36608
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Faith Academy
8650 Tanner Williams Rd
Mobile, AL 36608
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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