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ZIP Code 36612

Primary City:Mobile, AL (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Mobile
County: Mobile County
Timezone: Central (4:18am)
Area code: 251 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:30.75, -88.11
ZIP (~1 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 36612

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 36612. 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 36612. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 36612, 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
Acceptable:
Whistler

Stats and Demographics for the 36612 ZIP Code

ZIP code 36612 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 36612 are primarily black or African American. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s 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 36612 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 4,541
Population Density 1,619 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,973
Median Home Value $68,300
Land Area 2.80 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,726
Median Household Income $23,750

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 36Male Median Age: 33Female Median Age: 38

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male166153177203159111120109951291561621118858382523
Female17016515720115815013413711815521517416311292595345
Total336318334404317261254246213284371336274200150977868

Gender

 Male 2,083 46%
 Female 2,458 54%
Gender

Race

 White 263 5.8%
 Black Or African American 4,226 93.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 9 0.2%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 11 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 32 0.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner846841862691829934
Renter61187154164126793314
Total6923323835039526113248

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 431 25%
 Single Guardian 746 43%
 Singles 474 27%
 Singles With Roommate 75 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,087 63%
 Households with Kids 639 37%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male3438293225292337393733313442325049373532
Female3527373135284921324226322829424041374127
Total6965666360577258717959636271749090747659

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 36612 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 36612 were primarily built in the 1960s. Looking at 36612 real estate data, the median home value of $68,300 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 36612 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 36612 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 $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 36612 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 4,541 100%
 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 513 26%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 395 20%
 Renter Occupied Households 818 41%
 Households Vacant 247 13%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 64 26%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 2%
 For Sale Only 9 4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 7 3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 160 65%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 207 26%
 2 Bedroom 296 37%
 3+ Bedroom 293 37%
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 $23,750 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 36612 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 36612 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 36612 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 1,104 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 786 21%
 No Earnings 1,830 49%
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 1,104 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 786 21%
 No Earnings 1,830 49%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,506 97.9%
 Public transportation 12 0.8%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 6 0.4%
 Worked at Home 14 0.9%
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 355 28%
 High School Graduate 742 58%
 Associate's degree 82 6%
 Bachelor's degree 105 8%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,122 87.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 103 8.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 65 5.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 36612

ZIP Code 36612 is in the Mobile County School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 36612.

Whistler Elementary School
265 North Wasson Ave
Whistler, AL 36612
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mobile County School District
Prichard Preparatory School
743 Mt Sinai Ave
Whistler, AL 36612
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Prichard Preparatory School
743 Mount Sinai Ave
Whistler, AL 36612
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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