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ZIP Code 36801

Primary City:Opelika, AL (View All Cities)
County: Lee County
Timezone: Central (11:59am)
Area code: 334 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:32.7, -85.4
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 36801

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 36801. 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 36801. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 36801, 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:
Opelika, AL

Stats and Demographics for the 36801 ZIP Code

ZIP code 36801 is located in east 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 36801 are primarily white. 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 families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 36801 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 22,214
Population Density 310 people per sq mi
Housing Units 9,989
Median Home Value $143,700
Land Area 71.59 sq mi
Water Area 0.94 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 8,901
Median Household Income $37,451

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 36Male Median Age: 34Female Median Age: 37

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male83275376376470476675473469673571563357539427221913188
Female877711729770720905851752738766792728648496394321235253
Total1,7091,4641,4921,5341,4241,6711,6051,4861,4341,5011,5071,3611,223890666540366341

Gender

 Male 10,528 47%
 Female 11,686 53%
Gender

Race

 White 11,054 49.8%
 Black Or African American 9,804 44.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 56 0.3%
 Asian 365 1.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 39 0.2%
 Other Race 612 2.8%
 Two Or More Races 284 1.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1026708531,1221,168776460152
Renter36792473260645125917782
Total4691,5941,5851,7281,6191,035637234

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,641 41%
 Single Guardian 2,202 25%
 Singles 2,645 30%
 Singles With Roommate 413 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 5,867 66%
 Households with Kids 3,034 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male158172187140159129147140178145134167149168153152168154137154
Female179172177167150135136130160152127142148160131180175155129139
Total337344364307309264283270338297261309297328284332343309266293

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 36801 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 36801 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 2000s. Looking at 36801 real estate data, the median home value of $143,700 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 36801. Rentals in 36801 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 36801 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 21,655 97.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 331 1.5%
 Juvenile Facilities 9 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 141 0.6%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 78 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,429 34%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,874 19%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,598 36%
 Households Vacant 1,088 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 549 50%
 Rented & Unoccupied 17 2%
 For Sale Only 218 20%
 Sold & Unoccupied 48 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 37 3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 219 20%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 148 4%
 1 Bedroom 466 13%
 2 Bedroom 1,610 44%
 3+ Bedroom 1,398 39%
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 $37,451 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 36801 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. More commuters in 36801 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 6,906 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,533 25%
 No Earnings 6,946 38%
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 6,906 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,533 25%
 No Earnings 6,946 38%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 9,424 94.7%
 Public transportation 7 0.1%
 Taxicab 18 0.2%
 Motorcycle 47 0.5%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 244 2.5%
 Worked at Home 213 2.1%
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 some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,274 18%
 High School Graduate 3,602 51%
 Associate's degree 437 6%
 Bachelor's degree 1,132 16%
 Master's degree 344 5%
 Professional school degree 107 2%
 Doctorate degree 149 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,586 82.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 407 9.4%
 Not Enrolled in School 332 7.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 36801

ZIP Code 36801 is in the Opelika City School District. There are 9 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 36801.

Opelika Middle School
1206 Denson Dr
Opelika, AL 36801
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Opelika City School District
Opelika Learning Center
214 Jeter Ave
Opelika, AL 36801
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Opelika City School District
West Forest Intermediate School
2801 Waverly Parkway
Opelika, AL 36801
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Opelika City School District
Northside School
601 North 5th St
Opelika, AL 36801
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Opelika City School District
Carver Primary School
307 Carver Ave
Opelika, AL 36801
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Opelika City School District
Jeter Primary School
700 Jeter Ave
Opelika, AL 36801
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Opelika City School District
Morris Avenue Intermediate School
8 Morris Ave
Opelika, AL 36801
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Opelika City School District
Southview Primary School
2712 Marvyn Parkway
Opelika, AL 36801
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Opelika City School District
Opelika High School
1700 Lafayette Parkway
Opelika, AL 36801
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Opelika City School District

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