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ZIP Code 36782

Primary City:Sweet Water, AL (View All Cities)
County: Marengo County
Timezone: Central (4:34am)
Area code: 334 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:32.1, -87.9
ZIP (~13 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 36782

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 36782. 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 36782. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 36782, 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:
Sweet Water, AL

Stats and Demographics for the 36782 ZIP Code

ZIP code 36782 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 36782 are primarily black or African American. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a large number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 36782 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,405
Population Density 12 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,251
Median Home Value $73,000
Land Area 202.38 sq mi
Water Area 0.59 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 972
Median Household Income $37,243

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 44

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male6381104916450467182739093847247272625
Female677091745157549580959195845955343826
Total130151195165115107100166162168181188168131102616451

Gender

 Male 1,189 49%
 Female 1,216 51%
Gender

Race

 White 1,171 48.7%
 Black Or African American 1,207 50.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 3 0.1%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 15 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 8 0.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner17741391681891377940
Renter81233281713162
Total25861721962061509542

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 488 50%
 Single Guardian 201 21%
 Singles 266 27%
 Singles With Roommate 17 2%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 667 69%
 Households with Kids 305 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male91114182314131417919222034141720202010
Female1223811181710111416182215202314206118
Total2134222941312325312537443554373140263118

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 36782 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 36782 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1980s. Looking at 36782 real estate data, the median home value of $73,000 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 36782 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 36782 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 36782 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,405 100%
 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 366 29%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 477 38%
 Renter Occupied Households 129 10%
 Households Vacant 279 22%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 21 7.5%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 1.4%
 For Sale Only 5 1.8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 8 2.9%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 139 49.8%
 For Migrant Workers 2 0.7%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 100 35.8%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 96 39%
 3+ Bedroom 148 61%
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 $37,243 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 36782 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. Most commuters in 36782 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 754 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 440 19%
 No Earnings 1,143 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 754 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 440 19%
 No Earnings 1,143 49%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 899 90%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 44 4%
 Worked at Home 51 5%
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 132 13%
 High School Graduate 628 63%
 Associate's degree 133 13%
 Bachelor's degree 85 9%
 Master's degree 20 2%
 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 656 91%
 Enrolled in Private School 15 2%
 Not Enrolled in School 46 6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 36782

ZIP Code 36782 is in the Marengo County School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 36782.

Sweet Water High School
440 Main St
Sweet Water, AL 36782
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Marengo County School District

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