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ZIP Code 36874

Primary City:Salem, AL (View All Cities)
County: Lee County
Timezone: Central (4:14pm)
Coordinates:32.6, -85.2
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 36874

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 36874. 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 36874. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 36874, 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:
Salem, AL

Stats and Demographics for the 36874 ZIP Code

ZIP code 36874 is located in east 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 36874 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 extremely large. There are also a small number of single adults and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 36874 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 7,901
Population Density 71 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,501
Median Home Value $119,400
Land Area 111.39 sq mi
Water Area 1.73 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,000
Median Household Income $49,872

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male234261280338202222210280282330358273243165111844810
Female223249287290195223251294316298337286241172144745139
Total4575105676283974454615745986286955594843372551589949

Gender

 Male 3,931 50%
 Female 3,970 50%
Gender

Race

 White 5,957 75.4%
 Black Or African American 1,765 22.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 30 0.4%
 Asian 14 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 57 0.7%
 Two Or More Races 77 1.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner4027850864455234215927
Renter2998106966236194
Total6937661474061437817831

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,704 57%
 Single Guardian 536 18%
 Singles 641 21%
 Singles With Roommate 119 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,927 64%
 Households with Kids 1,073 36%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male4045644239475048776354436060755772755944
Female4438484454524852435549596856505884534538
Total84831128693999810012011810310212811612511515612810482

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 36874 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 36874 were primarily built in the 2000s. Looking at 36874 real estate data, the median home value of $119,400 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 36874 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 36874 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 36874 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 7,901 100%
 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 1,707 49%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 843 24%
 Renter Occupied Households 450 13%
 Households Vacant 501 14%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 97 19.4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 0.6%
 For Sale Only 79 15.8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 16 3.2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 186 37.1%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 120 24.0%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 6 1%
 2 Bedroom 47 9%
 3+ Bedroom 476 90%
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 $49,872 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 36874 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 36874 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. However, that is not the case in 36874. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. 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 2,977 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,598 23%
 No Earnings 2,368 34%
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 2,977 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,598 23%
 No Earnings 2,368 34%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,734 97%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 70 2%
 Worked at Home 62 2%
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 698 24.7%
 High School Graduate 1,466 51.9%
 Associate's degree 289 10.2%
 Bachelor's degree 289 10.2%
 Master's degree 69 2.4%
 Professional school degree 16 0.6%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,000 59%
 Enrolled in Private School 462 27%
 Not Enrolled in School 220 13%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 36874

ZIP Code 36874 is in the Lee County School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 36874.

Wacoochee Elementary School
125 Lee Rd 254
Salem, AL 36874
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lee County School District
Wacoochee Jr High School
125 Lee Rd 254
Salem, AL 36874
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Lee County School District

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