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ZIP Code 36728

Primary City:Catherine, AL (View All Cities)
County: Wilcox County
Timezone: Central (8:37am)
Coordinates:32.2, -87.5
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 36728

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 36728. 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 36728. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 36728, 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:
Catherine, AL
Acceptable:
Prairie

Stats and Demographics for the 36728 ZIP Code

ZIP code 36728 is located in west 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 36728 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 extremely large. There are also an extremely small number of families and a large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 36728 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 461
Population Density 5 people per sq mi
Housing Units 235
Median Home Value $58,000
Land Area 90.43 sq mi
Water Area 1.48 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 184
Median Household Income $15,781

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male15122017151119101510142120116222
Female13121327121414131618192012156672
Total282433442725332331283341322612894

Gender

 Male 222 48%
 Female 239 52%
Gender

Race

 White 85 18.4%
 Black Or African American 367 79.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 1 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 8 1.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner31628344723113
Renter02434240
Total31832375125153

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 68 37%
 Single Guardian 44 24%
 Singles 67 36%
 Singles With Roommate 5 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 130 71%
 Households with Kids 54 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male32181250425454423176
Female41254231242511277835
Total733135481667965691091011

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 36728 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 36728 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1980s. Looking at 36728 real estate data, the median home value of $58,000 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 36728 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 36728 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally < $200/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 36728 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 461 100%
 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 60 26%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 105 45%
 Renter Occupied Households 19 8%
 Households Vacant 51 22%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 3 6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 6%
 For Sale Only 3 6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 34 67%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 7 14%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 23 100%
 3+ Bedroom 0 0%
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 $15,781 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 36728 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. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. A higher percentage of people in 36728 than almost anywhere in the country avoid a commute altogether by working at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. However, that is not the case in 36728. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. The area has an extremely high percentage of people that most travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment. People that commute should be aware of the potentially long commute times.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 39 10%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 43 11%
 No Earnings 300 79%
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 39 10%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 43 11%
 No Earnings 300 79%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 38 81%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 9 19%
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 82 50%
 High School Graduate 58 35%
 Associate's degree 0 0%
 Bachelor's degree 24 15%
 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 21 54%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 18 46%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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