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ZIP Code 35740

Primary City:Bridgeport, AL (View All Cities)
County: Jackson County
Timezone: Central (1:38am)
Area code: 256 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:34.94, -85.78
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 35740

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 35740. 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 35740. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 35740, 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:
Bridgeport, AL

Stats and Demographics for the 35740 ZIP Code

ZIP code 35740 is located in northeast 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 35740 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 single parents and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 35740 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,482
Population Density 98 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,643
Median Home Value $66,000
Land Area 35.70 sq mi
Water Area 1.15 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,447
Median Household Income $37,538

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 42


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5102101203
5-9116106222
10-14137120257
15-19112114226
20-248291173
25-299895193
30-348497181
35-39110123233
40-44102117219
45-49119124243
50-54155140295
55-59128122250
60-64104124228
65-699595190
70-746987156
75-793961100
80-84233356
85 Plus213657

Gender

 Male 1,696 49%
 Female 1,786 51%
Gender

Race

 White 3,031 87.0%
 Black Or African American 218 6.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 58 1.7%
 Asian 4 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 4 0.1%
 Other Race 37 1.1%
 Two Or More Races 130 3.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24143852
25-348280162
35-4414895243
45-5423875313
55-6422351274
65-7420140241
75-849819117
85 Plus311445

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 712 49%
 Single Guardian 297 21%
 Singles 385 27%
 Singles With Roommate 53 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 971 67%
 Households with Kids 476 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1241640
2262147
3211738
4152035
5272249
6292453
7132134
8251439
9222547
10352358
11232043
12262248
13252853
14282755
15251742
16202848
17222951
18222244
19231841
20241640

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 35740 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 35740 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1980s. Looking at 35740 real estate data, the median home value of $66,000 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 35740 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 35740 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 35740 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,482 100%
 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 526 32%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 509 31%
 Renter Occupied Households 412 25%
 Households Vacant 196 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 43 22%
 Rented & Unoccupied 5 3%
 For Sale Only 22 11%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 23 12%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 100 51%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 38 11%
 1 Bedroom 37 11%
 2 Bedroom 144 41%
 3+ Bedroom 129 37%
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 $37,538 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 35740 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 35740 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 35740 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 989 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 597 22%
 No Earnings 1,101 41%
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 989 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 597 22%
 No Earnings 1,101 41%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,319 97.8%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 8 0.6%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0.0%
 Worked at Home 22 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. The area has a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 238 22.3%
 High School Graduate 712 66.8%
 Associate's degree 64 6.0%
 Bachelor's degree 49 4.6%
 Master's degree 3 0.3%
 Professional school degree 0 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 565 81.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 48 7.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 77 11.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 35740

ZIP Code 35740 is in the Jackson County School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 35740.

Bridgeport Middle School
620 Jacobs Ave
Bridgeport, AL 35740
Grade Level: Middle/Combined or Ungraded
District: Jackson County School District
Bridgeport Elementary School
1014 Jacobs Ave
Bridgeport, AL 35740
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jackson County School District

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