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ZIP Code 36617

Primary City:Mobile, AL (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Oakleigh
County: Mobile County
Timezone: Central (3:44am)
Area code: 251 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:30.72, -88.09
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 36617

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 36617. 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 36617. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 36617, 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:
Prichard

Stats and Demographics for the 36617 ZIP Code

ZIP code 36617 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 36617 are primarily black or African American. The number of seniors 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 36617 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 13,967
Population Density 2,940 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,129
Median Home Value $73,900
Land Area 4.75 sq mi
Water Area 0.02 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 5,346
Median Household Income $24,146

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 45

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male441429529642389341302282294425498412318250279214141111
Female472467484519422419368356354537572482437384452369307269
Total9138961,0131,1618117606706386489621,070894755634731583448380

Gender

 Male 6,297 45%
 Female 7,670 55%
Gender

Race

 White 116 0.8%
 Black Or African American 13,693 98.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 16 0.1%
 Asian 4 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 10 0.1%
 Two Or More Races 127 0.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner31131247604653770705251
Renter1354363444243221629932
Total1665675911,028975932804283

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,298 24%
 Single Guardian 2,307 43%
 Singles 1,590 30%
 Singles With Roommate 151 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 3,576 67%
 Households with Kids 1,770 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male918883819084897987102971031051221251511359813387
Female109998483948984991011038194101105951131171058989
Total200187167164184173173178188205178197206227220264252203222176

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 36617 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 36617 were primarily built in the 1950s. Looking at 36617 real estate data, the median home value of $73,900 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 36617 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 36617 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 36617 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 13,778 98.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 74 0.5%
 Nursing Facilities 115 0.8%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,617 26%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,775 29%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,954 32%
 Households Vacant 783 13%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 230 29%
 Rented & Unoccupied 7 1%
 For Sale Only 38 5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 21 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 13 2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 474 61%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 8 0.4%
 1 Bedroom 276 13.4%
 2 Bedroom 678 33.0%
 3+ Bedroom 1,094 53.2%
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 $24,146 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 36617 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, 36617 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 36617 can expect to fall in that range. 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 2,486 23%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,930 18%
 No Earnings 6,213 58%
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 2,486 23%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,930 18%
 No Earnings 6,213 58%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,394 94%
 Public transportation 73 2%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 108 3%
 Worked at Home 42 1%
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. The area has a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,074 28.2%
 High School Graduate 2,222 58.4%
 Associate's degree 347 9.1%
 Bachelor's degree 104 2.7%
 Master's degree 32 0.8%
 Professional school degree 5 0.1%
 Doctorate degree 20 0.5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,973 84%
 Enrolled in Private School 71 3%
 Not Enrolled in School 315 13%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 36617

ZIP Code 36617 is in the Pointe Academy. There are 12 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 36617.

Pointe Academy
414 Stanton Rd
Mobile, AL 36617
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Pointe Academy
Booker T Washington Middle School
1961 Andrews St
Mobile, AL 36617
Grade Level: Middle/Combined or Ungraded
District: Mobile County School District
Elizabeth S Chastang Middle School
2800 Berkley Ave
Mobile, AL 36617
Grade Level: Middle/Combined or Ungraded
District: Mobile County School District
Pointe Academy
1874 Pleasant Ave
Mobile, AL 36617
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Mobile County School District
Mobile Assoc Retarded Citizens
2424 Gordon Smith Dr
Mobile, AL 36617
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Mobile County School District
Continuous Learning Center
1870 Pleasant Ave
Mobile, AL 36617
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Mobile County School District
William Henry Brazier Elementary School
2161 Butler St
Mobile, AL 36617
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mobile County School District
Holloway Elementary
625 Stanton Rd
Mobile, AL 36617
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mobile County School District
Just 4 Dev Laboratory
2263 St Stephens Rd
Mobile, AL 36617
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mobile County School District
John L Leflore Preparatory Academy
700 Donald St
Mobile, AL 36617
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Mobile County School District
Trinity Lutheran Elementary School
2668 Berkley Ave
Mobile, AL 36617
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Emmanuel Junior Academy
2000 Dr Martin L King Jr Ave
Mobile, AL 36617
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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