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ZIP Code 36618

Primary City:Mobile, AL (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Forest Highland
County: Mobile County
Timezone: Central (3:41am)
Area code: 251 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:30.74, -88.17
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 36618

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 36618. 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 36618. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 36618, 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 36618 ZIP Code

ZIP code 36618 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 36618 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 a large number of single parents and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 36618 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 16,737
Population Density 1,038 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,652
Median Home Value $113,300
Land Area 16.13 sq mi
Water Area 0.04 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 6,172
Median Household Income $47,733

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 36Male Median Age: 35Female Median Age: 38

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male59360264266246153252048648355661750139828825517011373
Female550593656627480570592573561672724564434357287223174148
Total1,1431,1951,2981,2899411,1021,1121,0591,0441,2281,3411,065832645542393287221

Gender

 Male 7,952 48%
 Female 8,785 52%
Gender

Race

 White 6,825 40.8%
 Black Or African American 9,426 56.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 54 0.3%
 Asian 105 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 4 0.0%
 Other Race 125 0.7%
 Two Or More Races 198 1.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner596098711,2041,004665435146
Renter107393241215125562715
Total1661,0021,1121,4191,129721462161

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,054 49%
 Single Guardian 1,549 25%
 Singles 1,355 22%
 Singles With Roommate 214 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 3,816 62%
 Households with Kids 2,356 38%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1001351301271251301121161191321291211211391351191711528595
Female9111511911611897114143121136132128121139126133144123101100
Total191250249243243227226259240268261249242278261252315275186195

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 36618 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 36618 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1950s. Looking at 36618 real estate data, the median home value of $113,300 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 36618. Rentals in 36618 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 36618 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 16,660 99.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 14 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 63 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,778 57%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,215 18%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,179 18%
 Households Vacant 480 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 114 24%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 1%
 For Sale Only 176 37%
 Sold & Unoccupied 14 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 12 3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 160 33%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 128 11%
 2 Bedroom 149 13%
 3+ Bedroom 899 76%
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 $47,733 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 36618 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 36618 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 5,441 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,483 19%
 No Earnings 5,147 39%
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 5,441 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,483 19%
 No Earnings 5,147 39%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 7,041 97%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 59 1%
 Worked at Home 179 2%
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 population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 543 11.2%
 High School Graduate 3,233 66.7%
 Associate's degree 329 6.8%
 Bachelor's degree 564 11.6%
 Master's degree 140 2.9%
 Professional school degree 11 0.2%
 Doctorate degree 30 0.6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,877 82%
 Enrolled in Private School 203 6%
 Not Enrolled in School 446 13%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 36618

ZIP Code 36618 is in the Mobile County School District. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 36618.

CL Scarborough Middle School
1800 Phillips Ln
Mobile, AL 36618
Grade Level: Middle/Combined or Ungraded
District: Mobile County School District
Early Childhood Directions
975 West I65 Service Rd North
Mobile, AL 36618
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Mobile County School District
Forest Hill Elementary School
4501 Moffett Rd
Mobile, AL 36618
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mobile County School District
Orchard Elementary School
6400 Howells Ferry Rd
Mobile, AL 36618
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mobile County School District
Nazaree Christian School
1675 W I65 Service Rd N
Mobile, AL 36618
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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