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ZIP Code 35579

Primary City:Oakman, AL (View All Cities)
Timezone: Central (6:19am)
Coordinates:33.6, -87.3
ZIP (~14 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 35579

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 35579. 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 35579. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 35579, 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:
Oakman, AL

Stats and Demographics for the 35579 ZIP Code

ZIP code 35579 is located in northwest 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 35579 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 slightly less than average number of single adults and a slightly higher than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 35579 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,136
Population Density 22 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,481
Median Home Value $86,700
Land Area 141.31 sq mi
Water Area 2.68 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,241
Median Household Income $42,974

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 59194185
5-99181172
10-1411099209
15-1993113206
20-248288170
25-298099179
30-349184175
35-3988101189
40-44110109219
45-49136132268
50-54128126254
55-59103107210
60-64114113227
65-697595170
70-747256128
75-79334881
80-84213354
85 Plus142640

Gender

 Male 1,532 49%
 Female 1,604 51%
Gender

Race

 White 2,925 93.3%
 Black Or African American 166 5.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 5 0.2%
 Asian 3 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 3 0.1%
 Two Or More Races 34 1.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24122032
25-348444128
35-4415846204
45-5424157298
55-6420842250
65-7416332195
75-848320103
85 Plus29231

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 672 54%
 Single Guardian 223 18%
 Singles 301 24%
 Singles With Roommate 45 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 834 67%
 Households with Kids 407 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1112132
2171330
3261945
4201333
5151227
6202343
7211132
8131528
9222042
10291746
11192241
12232043
13212142
14181937
15172542
16121931
17192443
18252651
19201939
20223052

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 35579 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 35579 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1990s. Looking at 35579 real estate data, the median home value of $86,700 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 35579 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 35579 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 35579 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,130 99.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 6 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 435 29%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 543 37%
 Renter Occupied Households 263 18%
 Households Vacant 240 16%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 25 10%
 Rented & Unoccupied 6 3%
 For Sale Only 10 4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 15 6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 39 16%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 145 60%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 2 1%
 2 Bedroom 71 38%
 3+ Bedroom 114 61%
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 $42,974 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 35579 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, 35579 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. Most commuters in 35579 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 859 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 508 20%
 No Earnings 1,173 46%
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 859 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 508 20%
 No Earnings 1,173 46%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,138 95.8%
 Public transportation 1 0.1%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 30 2.5%
 Worked at Home 19 1.6%
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 196 20%
 High School Graduate 738 74%
 Associate's degree 24 2%
 Bachelor's degree 24 2%
 Master's degree 14 1%
 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 468 79.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 19 3.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 104 17.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 35579

ZIP Code 35579 is in the Walker County School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 35579.

Oakman Elementary School
142 School St
Oakman, AL 35579
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Walker County School District
Oakman High School
10699 Main St
Oakman, AL 35579
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Walker County School District

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