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ZIP Code 36849

Primary City:Auburn University, AL (View All Cities)
Organization:Auburn Unvrsty
ZIP Type: Unique
Neighborhood: Auburn
County: Lee County
Timezone: Central (9:57am)
Area code: 334 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:32.60, -85.49
ZIP (~1300 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 36849

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 36849. 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 36849. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 36849, 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:
Auburn University, AL
Auburn, Auburn Univ
Auburn Unvrsty

Stats and Demographics for the 36849 ZIP Code

ZIP code 36849 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 an extremely large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 36849 are primarily white. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely small. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 36849 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,150
Population Density 8,130 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1
Land Area 0.39 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 19Male Median Age: 19Female Median Age: 20

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


 Male 1,148 36%
 Female 2,002 64%


 White 2,768 87.9%
 Black Or African American 255 8.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 10 0.3%
 Asian 41 1.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 16 0.5%
 Two Or More Races 60 1.9%

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 0 0%
 Single Guardian 0 0%
 Singles 1 100%
 Singles With Roommate 0 0%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 1
 Households without Kids 1 100%
 Households with Kids 0 0%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 36849 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more universities nearby.

The majority of household are rented.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1 0.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 3,149 100.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0.0%
Housing Type

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 0 0%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 0 0%
 Renter Occupied Households 1 100%
 Households Vacant 0 0%
Housing Occupancy

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. Residents in ZIP code 36849 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. 36849 is extremely friendly to pedestrians/cyclists and the percentage of people using these transportation methods to commute to work are among the highest in the country. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 36849 are able to work from home than most places in the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 36849 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 25 0.8%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,966 61.4%
 No Earnings 1,213 37.9%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 25 0.8%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,966 61.4%
 No Earnings 1,213 37.9%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 89 41%
 Public transportation 17 8%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 86 39%
 Worked at Home 26 12%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 74 100%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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