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ZIP Code 36908

Primary City:Gilbertown, AL (View All Cities)
County: Choctaw County
Timezone: Central (8:19am)
Coordinates:31.9, -88.3
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 36908

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 36908. 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 36908. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 36908, 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:
Gilbertown, AL

Stats and Demographics for the 36908 ZIP Code

ZIP code 36908 is located in west 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 36908 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a large number of families and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 36908 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,417
Population Density 18 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,188
Median Home Value $64,400
Land Area 131.25 sq mi
Water Area 0.92 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 965
Median Household Income $43,542

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male67108103764660587273968893727549351719
Female607887666152757991788592906555372336
Total127186190142107112133151164174173185162140104724055

Gender

 Male 1,207 50%
 Female 1,210 50%
Gender

Race

 White 2,059 85.2%
 Black Or African American 344 14.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 0.0%
 Asian 1 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 12 0.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner10941371701791457037
Renter72221232014115
Total171161581931991598142

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 583 60%
 Single Guardian 121 13%
 Singles 242 25%
 Singles With Roommate 19 2%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 645 67%
 Households with Kids 320 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male15201491917232227132419262116231119710
Female12154171911171615142412162112191591114
Total2735182638284038422748314242284226281824

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 36908 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 36908 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1970s. Looking at 36908 real estate data, the median home value of $64,400 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 36908. Rentals in 36908 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 36908 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,417 100%
 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 336 28%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 506 43%
 Renter Occupied Households 123 10%
 Households Vacant 223 19%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 9 4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 1%
 For Sale Only 2 1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 67 30%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 141 63%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 25 40%
 2 Bedroom 0 0%
 3+ Bedroom 38 60%
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 $43,542 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 36908 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, 36908 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 36908. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 648 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 391 21%
 No Earnings 851 45%
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 648 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 391 21%
 No Earnings 851 45%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 961 98%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 19 2%
 Worked at Home 0 0%
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. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 240 30%
 High School Graduate 410 52%
 Associate's degree 66 8%
 Bachelor's degree 47 6%
 Master's degree 14 2%
 Professional school degree 13 2%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 393 75%
 Enrolled in Private School 134 25%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 36908

ZIP Code 36908 is in the Choctaw County School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 36908.

Southern Choctaw Elementary School
10935 Hwy 17
Gilbertown, AL 36908
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Choctaw County School District
Southern Choctaw High School
10941 Hwy 17
Gilbertown, AL 36908
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Choctaw County School District

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