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ZIP Code 36870

Primary City:Phenix City, AL (View All Cities)
County: Russell County
Timezone: Central (12:04am)
Area code: 334 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:32.49, -85.12
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 36870

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 36870. 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 36870. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 36870, 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:
Phenix City, AL

Stats and Demographics for the 36870 ZIP Code

ZIP code 36870 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 36870 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is small. There are also a small number of single adults and a large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 36870 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 18,783
Population Density 773 people per sq mi
Housing Units 7,561
Median Home Value $129,400
Land Area 24.29 sq mi
Water Area 0.11 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 6,953
Median Household Income $60,009

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 33Male Median Age: 33Female Median Age: 34

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male7537417257115526917476677197096074274262681811256623
Female71664978770364577874775670871663352346127919316211475
Total1,4691,3901,5121,4141,1971,4691,4941,4231,4271,4251,24095088754737428718098

Gender

 Male 9,138 49%
 Female 9,645 51%
Gender

Race

 White 15,026 80.0%
 Black Or African American 2,938 15.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 72 0.4%
 Asian 114 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 18 0.1%
 Other Race 200 1.1%
 Two Or More Races 415 2.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1479511,1361,21887149927451
Renter208508410321203965010
Total3551,4591,5461,5391,07459532461

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,826 55%
 Single Guardian 1,418 20%
 Singles 1,402 20%
 Singles With Roommate 307 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 3,961 57%
 Households with Kids 2,992 43%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male147141161154161132146147155166159116145139155148146141121119
Female143133144139116155121116141164147180159137138129174141121116
Total290274305293277287267263296330306296304276293277320282242235

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 36870 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 36870 were primarily built in the 1990s. Looking at 36870 real estate data, the median home value of $129,400 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 36870. Rentals in 36870 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 36870 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 18,783 100%
 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 4,025 53%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,122 15%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,806 24%
 Households Vacant 608 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 220 36%
 Rented & Unoccupied 11 2%
 For Sale Only 156 26%
 Sold & Unoccupied 53 9%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 21 3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 147 24%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 75 5%
 2 Bedroom 414 27%
 3+ Bedroom 1,061 68%
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 $60,009 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 36870 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. Most commuters in 36870 can expect to fall in that range. 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 6,590 49%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,823 21%
 No Earnings 4,092 30%
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 6,590 49%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,823 21%
 No Earnings 4,092 30%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 7,701 93.8%
 Public transportation 79 1.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 16 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 52 0.6%
 Worked at Home 365 4.4%
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 756 14.2%
 High School Graduate 3,378 63.4%
 Associate's degree 282 5.3%
 Bachelor's degree 597 11.2%
 Master's degree 183 3.4%
 Professional school degree 117 2.2%
 Doctorate degree 16 0.3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,845 78.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 437 8.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 612 12.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 36870

ZIP Code 36870 is in the Phenix City School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 36870.

Central High School
2400 Dobbs Dr
Phenix City, AL 36870
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Phenix City School District
Central Freshman Academy
2800 Dobbs Dr
Phenix City, AL 36870
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: Phenix City School District
New Testament Baptist School
9650 Lee Rd 240
Phenix City, AL 36870
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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