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ZIP Code 36703

Primary City:Selma, AL (View All Cities)
County: Dallas County
Timezone: Central (6:37am)
Area code: 334 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:32.5, -86.9
ZIP (~13 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 36703

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 36703. 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 36703. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 36703, 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:
Selma, AL
Acceptable:
Valley Grande

Stats and Demographics for the 36703 ZIP Code

ZIP code 36703 is located in central Alabama and covers a slightly higher 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 36703 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 an extremely large number of single parents and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 36703 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 13,643
Population Density 113 people per sq mi
Housing Units 5,955
Median Home Value $66,100
Land Area 120.77 sq mi
Water Area 4.41 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 5,124
Median Household Income $19,181

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 35Male Median Age: 33Female Median Age: 36

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male5414945525304553883493463654024413843762412111325339
Female524509519570501468444443413527541467400297249198150124
Total1,0651,0031,0711,100956856793789778929982851776538460330203163

Gender

 Male 6,299 46%
 Female 7,344 54%
Gender

Race

 White 2,842 20.8%
 Black Or African American 10,615 77.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 14 0.1%
 Asian 32 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 46 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 94 0.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner3218839264367448928074
Renter17555243945638320111036
Total2077408311,0991,057690390110

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,567 31%
 Single Guardian 1,908 37%
 Singles 1,487 29%
 Singles With Roommate 162 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 3,175 62%
 Households with Kids 1,949 38%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male10312111795100888610111911011011011111190108121105106115
Female901121071139795101105111971119411710011511611296131125
Total193233224208197183187206230207221204228211205224233201237240

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 36703 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 36703 were primarily built in the 1960s or the 1970s. Looking at 36703 real estate data, the median home value of $66,100 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 36703 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 36703 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $300-$499/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 36703 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 13,425 98.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 69 0.5%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 121 0.9%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 28 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,395 23%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,377 23%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,352 39%
 Households Vacant 831 14%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 358 43%
 Rented & Unoccupied 14 2%
 For Sale Only 37 4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 18 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 40 5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 364 44%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 540 22%
 1 Bedroom 219 9%
 2 Bedroom 794 32%
 3+ Bedroom 897 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 $19,181 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 36703 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 36703 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 3,025 28%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,078 20%
 No Earnings 5,551 52%
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 3,025 28%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,078 20%
 No Earnings 5,551 52%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,581 91%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 41 1%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 197 5%
 Worked at Home 126 3%
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 982 27.1%
 High School Graduate 2,259 62.2%
 Associate's degree 204 5.6%
 Bachelor's degree 142 3.9%
 Master's degree 28 0.8%
 Professional school degree 15 0.4%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,752 85%
 Enrolled in Private School 121 4%
 Not Enrolled in School 346 11%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 36703

ZIP Code 36703 is in the Dallas County School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 36703.

Brantley Elementary School
5585 Water Ave
Selma, AL 36703
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Dallas County School District
William R Martin Middle School
2863 Dallas County Rd 81
Selma, AL 36703
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Dallas County School District
Cathedral Academy
1204 Highland Ave
Selma, AL 36703
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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