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ZIP Code 35543

Primary City:Bear Creek, AL (View All Cities)
County: Marion County
Timezone: Central (9:05am)
Area code: 205 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:34.23, -87.74
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 35543

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 35543. 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 35543. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 35543, 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:
Bear Creek, AL

Stats and Demographics for the 35543 ZIP Code

ZIP code 35543 is located in northwest 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 35543 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 single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 35543 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,137
Population Density 30 people per sq mi
Housing Units 533
Median Home Value $53,300
Land Area 37.39 sq mi
Water Area 0.22 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 462
Median Household Income $25,143

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 43


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5382462
5-9493079
10-14383472
15-19423678
20-24313566
25-29252651
30-34373774
35-39493483
40-44343771
45-49454186
50-54494089
55-59383876
60-64294372
65-69293160
70-74323365
75-79101323
80-8451621
85 Plus099

Gender

 Male 580 51%
 Female 557 49%
Gender

Race

 White 1,109 97.5%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 6 0.5%
 Asian 2 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 10 0.9%
 Two Or More Races 10 0.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2461016
25-34382664
35-44621981
45-548119100
55-64711687
65-74701080
75-8425732
85 Plus112

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 247 53%
 Single Guardian 93 20%
 Singles 108 23%
 Singles With Roommate 14 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 315 68%
 Households with Kids 147 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
110313
2257
39615
49514
510616
69817
714216
86612
910818
108614
1111920
12213
13101222
147613
1514822
167512
177512
185611
1991221
209918

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 35543 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 35543 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1990s. Looking at 35543 real estate data, the median home value of $53,300 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 35543 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 35543 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 35543 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,137 100%
 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 131 25%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 223 42%
 Renter Occupied Households 108 20%
 Households Vacant 71 13%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 11 15%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 3%
 For Sale Only 6 8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 7 10%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 45 63%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 8 6%
 2 Bedroom 33 23%
 3+ Bedroom 101 71%
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 $25,143 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 35543 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. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. 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 35543 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 272 22%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 426 34%
 No Earnings 538 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 272 22%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 426 34%
 No Earnings 538 44%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 480 95%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 23 5%
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. A very small percentage of people in the area attended and graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 156 30%
 High School Graduate 324 63%
 Associate's degree 25 5%
 Bachelor's degree 7 1%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 296 68%
 Enrolled in Private School 50 11%
 Not Enrolled in School 91 21%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 35543

ZIP Code 35543 is in the Marion County School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 35543.

Marengo County Alternative School
160 School Ave
Bear Creek, AL 35543
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Marion County School District
Phillips High School
142 School Ave
Bear Creek, AL 35543
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Marion County School District

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