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ZIP Code 36854

Primary City:Valley, AL (View All Cities)
Timezone: Central (8:25am)
Coordinates:32.7, -85.2
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 36854

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 36854. 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 36854. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 36854, 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:
Valley, AL
Unacceptable:
Fairfax, Langdale, Shawmut

Stats and Demographics for the 36854 ZIP Code

ZIP code 36854 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 36854 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 slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 36854 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 14,576
Population Density 248 people per sq mi
Housing Units 7,468
Median Home Value $85,200
Land Area 58.87 sq mi
Water Area 2.31 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 5,834
Median Household Income $36,465

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 41

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male4884735495104313803965275244724704444433372331479476
Female422443494506397461466538516507530513513388234255184215
Total9109161,0431,0168288418621,0651,0409791,000957956725467402278291

Gender

 Male 6,994 48%
 Female 7,582 52%
Gender

Race

 White 10,575 72.6%
 Black Or African American 3,611 24.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 17 0.1%
 Asian 134 0.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 10 0.1%
 Other Race 66 0.5%
 Two Or More Races 163 1.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner69437743837963650370125
Renter13136534727020014311668
Total2008021,0901,1071,163793486193

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,723 47%
 Single Guardian 1,270 22%
 Singles 1,630 28%
 Singles With Roommate 211 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 3,874 66%
 Households with Kids 1,960 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male102969399929798929489122118103117122931231027095
Female867284909192887894104105108908788114127918699
Total188168177189183189186170188193227226193204210207250193156194

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 36854 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 36854 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1990s. Looking at 36854 real estate data, the median home value of $85,200 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 36854 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 36854 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 36854 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 14,464 99.2%
 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 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 112 0.8%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,516 34%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,678 22%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,640 22%
 Households Vacant 1,634 22%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 860 52.6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 6 0.4%
 For Sale Only 160 9.8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 26 1.6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 229 14.0%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 352 21.5%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 111 6%
 1 Bedroom 198 12%
 2 Bedroom 688 40%
 3+ Bedroom 711 42%
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 $36,465 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 36854 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 36854 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 36854 can expect to fall in that range. 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 4,580 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,038 17%
 No Earnings 5,096 44%
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 4,580 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,038 17%
 No Earnings 5,096 44%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,676 98%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 67 1%
 Worked at Home 74 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 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 1,194 24.8%
 High School Graduate 2,521 52.4%
 Associate's degree 331 6.9%
 Bachelor's degree 598 12.4%
 Master's degree 92 1.9%
 Professional school degree 39 0.8%
 Doctorate degree 32 0.7%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,424 86%
 Enrolled in Private School 194 7%
 Not Enrolled in School 199 7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 36854

ZIP Code 36854 is in the Chambers County School District. There are 9 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 36854.

W F Burns Middle School
292 Johnson St
Valley, AL 36854
Grade Level: Middle/Combined or Ungraded
District: Chambers County School District
Fairfax Elementary School
502 Blvd
Valley, AL 36854
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Chambers County School District
Lafayette Lanier Elementary School
6001 20th Ave
Valley, AL 36854
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Chambers County School District
Bob Harding-Shawmut Elementary
3301 23rd Dr
Valley, AL 36854
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Chambers County School District
Beulah Elementary School
4747 Lee Rd 270
Valley, AL 36854
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lee County School District
Valley High School
501 Hwy 29
Valley, AL 36854
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Chambers County School District
Beulah High School
4848 Lee Rd 270
Valley, AL 36854
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Lee County School District
Temple Christian School
2615 64th Blvd
Valley, AL 36854
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Acts Academy
316 Fob James Dr
Valley, AL 36854
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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