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ZIP Code 36879

Primary City:Waverly, AL (View All Cities)
Timezone: Central (6:14pm)
Coordinates:32.7, -85.5
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 36879

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 36879. 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 36879. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 36879, 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:
Waverly, AL

Stats and Demographics for the 36879 ZIP Code

ZIP code 36879 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 36879 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 large number of families and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 36879 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,114
Population Density 24 people per sq mi
Housing Units 954
Median Home Value $121,500
Land Area 88.01 sq mi
Water Area 0.22 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 820
Median Household Income $48,194

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 37

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male91826362424577859788758164422217813
Female886469645066869479699371582630191321
Total179146132126921111631791761571681521226852362134

Gender

 Male 1,054 50%
 Female 1,060 50%
Gender

Race

 White 1,494 70.7%
 Black Or African American 483 22.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2 0.1%
 Asian 88 4.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 16 0.8%
 Two Or More Races 30 1.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner8107152158155683619
Renter1717272418932
Total25124179182173773921

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 493 60%
 Single Guardian 114 14%
 Singles 178 22%
 Singles With Roommate 35 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 515 63%
 Households with Kids 305 37%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1818221819121417209151312141191511166
Female1620211513111313141614131313181311101212
Total3438433332232730342529262527292226212818

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 36879 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 36879 were primarily built in the 2000s. Looking at 36879 real estate data, the median home value of $121,500 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 36879 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 36879 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 36879 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,114 100%
 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 485 51%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 218 23%
 Renter Occupied Households 117 12%
 Households Vacant 134 14%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 17 13%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 23 17%
 Sold & Unoccupied 12 9%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 25 19%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 57 43%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 6 5%
 2 Bedroom 87 76%
 3+ Bedroom 22 19%
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 $48,194 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 36879 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 36879 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 799 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 510 25%
 No Earnings 755 37%
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 799 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 510 25%
 No Earnings 755 37%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,078 94.9%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 5 0.4%
 Worked at Home 53 4.7%
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 223 24%
 High School Graduate 424 47%
 Associate's degree 14 2%
 Bachelor's degree 161 18%
 Master's degree 42 5%
 Professional school degree 18 2%
 Doctorate degree 29 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 279 65.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 75 17.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 72 16.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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