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ZIP Code 36609

Primary City:Mobile, AL (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Greenwich Hills
County: Mobile County
Timezone: Central (5:14pm)
Area code: 251 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:30.66, -88.16
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 36609

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 36609. 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 36609. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 36609, 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 36609 ZIP Code

ZIP code 36609 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 36609 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 an extremely small number of families and a large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 36609 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 25,846
Population Density 3,671 people per sq mi
Housing Units 12,815
Median Home Value $141,100
Land Area 7.04 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 11,546
Median Household Income $40,817

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 32Male Median Age: 31Female Median Age: 33

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male9888687687091,1351,258965735677713724616542345304244154128
Female9288318468241,5121,406985804808854846810670504424350289282
Total1,9161,6991,6141,5332,6472,6641,9501,5391,4851,5671,5701,4261,212849728594443410

Gender

 Male 11,873 46%
 Female 13,973 54%
Gender

Race

 White 13,808 53.4%
 Black Or African American 9,887 38.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 97 0.4%
 Asian 1,088 4.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 31 0.1%
 Other Race 442 1.7%
 Two Or More Races 493 1.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner625847681,0431,091772537183
Renter1,1792,0981,030937598292234138
Total1,2412,6821,7981,9801,6891,064771321

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,889 34%
 Single Guardian 2,637 23%
 Singles 4,131 36%
 Singles With Roommate 889 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 8,084 70%
 Households with Kids 3,462 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male203200186196182156164195171162160164146136134142153142138201
Female184175183174149168183163168192173180134167160150168173173252
Total387375369370331324347358339354333344280303294292321315311453

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 36609 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 36609 were primarily built in the 1970s. Looking at 36609 real estate data, the median home value of $141,100 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 36609 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 36609 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 36609 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 25,819 99.9%
 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 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 27 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,641 28%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,399 11%
 Renter Occupied Households 6,506 51%
 Households Vacant 1,269 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 716 56.4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 30 2.4%
 For Sale Only 154 12.1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 32 2.5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 38 3.0%
 For Migrant Workers 3 0.2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 296 23.3%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 258 5%
 1 Bedroom 1,525 29%
 2 Bedroom 2,228 43%
 3+ Bedroom 1,185 23%
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 $40,817 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 36609 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 36609 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 8,334 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,711 25%
 No Earnings 5,433 29%
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 8,334 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,711 25%
 No Earnings 5,433 29%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 10,784 94.8%
 Public transportation 37 0.3%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 113 1.0%
 Worked at Home 443 3.9%
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 561 9%
 High School Graduate 3,444 52%
 Associate's degree 465 7%
 Bachelor's degree 1,457 22%
 Master's degree 306 5%
 Professional school degree 190 3%
 Doctorate degree 159 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,804 62.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 889 19.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 785 17.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 36609

ZIP Code 36609 is in the Mobile County School District. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 36609.

Jeremiah a Denton Middle School
3800 Pleasant Valley
Mobile, AL 36609
Grade Level: Middle/Combined or Ungraded
District: Mobile County School District
Elizabeth Fonde Elementary School
3956 Cottage Hill Rd
Mobile, AL 36609
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mobile County School District
Wp Davidson High School
3900 Pleasant Valley Rd
Mobile, AL 36609
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Mobile County School District
Drop Back in Academy
4321 Midmost Dr
Mobile, AL 36609
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Mobile County School District
Mobile Christian School
5900 Cottage Hill Rd
Mobile, AL 36609
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Cottage Hill Christian Academy at Church Campus
4255 Cottage Hill Rd
Mobile, AL 36609
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Knollwood Christian School
1501 Knollwood Dr
Mobile, AL 36609
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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