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ZIP Code 35903

Post Office City:Gadsden, AL (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Gadsden
County: Etowah County
Timezone: Central (8:25am)
Area code: 256 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:34.0, -85.9
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 35903

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 35903. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 35903 is usually the name of the main post office. When mailing your package or letter, always include the preferred or acceptable cities. Using any city in the list of unacceptable cities may result in delays.

Primary/preferred city:
Gadsden, AL
Acceptable:
Hokes Bluff
Unacceptable:
East Gadsden

Stats and Demographics for the 35903 ZIP Code

ZIP code 35903 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 35903 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 small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 35903 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 18,088
Population Density 268 people per sq mi
Housing Units 8,538
Median Home Value $92,000
Land Area 67.42 sq mi
Water Area 2.51 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 7,519
Median Household Income $34,444

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 37Female Median Age: 42


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 55605391,099
5-95694861,055
10-146075471,154
15-197366231,359
20-245705931,163
25-295505421,092
30-345465661,112
35-395836001,183
40-445666701,236
45-495646251,189
50-546546881,342
55-595926951,287
60-645246241,148
65-69375423798
70-74273373646
75-79207314521
80-84122256378
85 Plus95231326

Gender

 Male 8,693 48%
 Female 9,395 52%
Gender

Race

 White 11,022 60.9%
 Black Or African American 5,977 33.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 42 0.2%
 Asian 105 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 40 0.2%
 Other Race 603 3.3%
 Two Or More Races 299 1.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2470249319
25-34447535982
35-448095151,324
45-549754791,454
55-641,1463681,514
65-74769230999
75-84495170665
85 Plus19765262

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,196 43%
 Single Guardian 1,670 22%
 Singles 2,329 31%
 Singles With Roommate 324 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 5,189 69%
 Households with Kids 2,330 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1115104219
2108113221
3130118248
49894192
511080190
6112104216
710488192
8111121232
913293225
10102109211
11110119229
1214687233
13117108225
14132124256
15154121275
16151134285
17143131274
18138109247
19150128278
20151125276

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 35903 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 35903 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1950s. Looking at 35903 real estate data, the median home value of $92,000 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 35903 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 35903 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 35903 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

For more information, see Gadsden, AL house value.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 17,954 99.3%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 12 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 119 0.7%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 3 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,856 33%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,052 24%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,611 31%
 Households Vacant 1,019 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 412 40.4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 10 1.0%
 For Sale Only 116 11.4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 21 2.1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 52 5.1%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 407 39.9%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 3 0.1%
 1 Bedroom 511 18.9%
 2 Bedroom 1,164 43.0%
 3+ Bedroom 1,032 38.1%
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 $34,444 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 35903 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. 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 35903 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 4,657 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,744 25%
 No Earnings 6,346 43%
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 4,657 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,744 25%
 No Earnings 6,346 43%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 6,386 93.8%
 Public transportation 9 0.1%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 139 2.0%
 Worked at Home 274 4.0%
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. Despite the lower high school graduation rates, compared to other ZIPs, a much higher percentage of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 2,388 19.1%
 High School Graduate 7,552 60.5%
 Associate's degree 899 7.2%
 Bachelor's degree 1,157 9.3%
 Master's degree 448 3.6%
 Professional school degree 10 0.1%
 Doctorate degree 33 0.3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,042 88.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 166 4.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 223 6.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 35903

ZIP Code 35903 is in the following school districts: Gadsden City School District and Etowah County School District. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 35903.

C I T Y Prog
435 E Chestnut
Gadsden, AL 35903
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Gadsden City School District
Hokes Bluff Elementary School
5375 Main Street
Hokes Bluff, AL 35903
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Etowah County School District
Hokes Bluff Middle School
3121 Appalachian Hwy
Hokes Bluff, AL 35903
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Etowah County School District
Donehoo Elementary School
1109 E Broad St
Gadsden, AL 35903
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Gadsden City School District
Litchfield Middle School
1109 Hoke St
Gadsden, AL 35903
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Gadsden City School District
Adams Elementary School
919 Raley St
Gadsden, AL 35903
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Gadsden City School District
Hokes Bluff High School
1865 Appalachia Rd
Hokes Bluff, AL 35903
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Etowah County School District

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