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ZIP Code 35974

Primary City:Geraldine, AL (View All Cities)
County: Dekalb County
Timezone: Central (8:11pm)
Area code: 256 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:34.37, -86.01
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 35974

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 35974. 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 35974. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 35974, 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:
Geraldine, AL

Stats and Demographics for the 35974 ZIP Code

ZIP code 35974 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 35974 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 35974 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,589
Population Density 121 people per sq mi
Housing Units 739
Median Home Value $109,800
Land Area 13.14 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 652
Median Household Income $38,438

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 40


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 55654110
5-9454994
10-145849107
15-196066126
20-24385391
25-29465399
30-34483886
35-39494998
40-44344983
45-496662128
50-545949108
55-595755112
60-64303767
65-69383876
70-74344680
75-79233356
80-84142135
85 Plus132033

Gender

 Male 768 48%
 Female 821 52%
Gender

Race

 White 1,453 91.4%
 Black Or African American 3 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 56 3.5%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 44 2.8%
 Two Or More Races 33 2.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2461925
25-34552984
35-44623092
45-5411526141
55-648230112
65-748022102
75-84442165
85 Plus151631

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 339 52%
 Single Guardian 90 14%
 Singles 201 31%
 Singles With Roommate 22 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 439 67%
 Households with Kids 213 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1161329
212719
39716
491120
541115
6111021
7111021
89514
9101323
104812
1110818
12151328
13131124
1416925
15141226
16141428
17111122
1891625
19121325
2061622

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 35974 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 35974 were primarily built in the 1960s or the 1980s. Looking at 35974 real estate data, the median home value of $109,800 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 35974. Rentals in 35974 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $300-$499/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 35974 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,589 100%
 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 238 32%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 221 30%
 Renter Occupied Households 193 26%
 Households Vacant 87 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 12 14%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 4 5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 9 10%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 6 7%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 56 64%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 5 4%
 1 Bedroom 37 32%
 2 Bedroom 31 27%
 3+ Bedroom 41 36%
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 $38,438 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 35974 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, 35974 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 35974 can expect to fall in that range. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 452 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 156 14%
 No Earnings 522 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 452 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 156 14%
 No Earnings 522 46%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 557 98%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 5 1%
 Worked at Home 6 1%
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 99 23.5%
 High School Graduate 279 66.3%
 Associate's degree 15 3.6%
 Bachelor's degree 15 3.6%
 Master's degree 11 2.6%
 Professional school degree 2 0.5%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 313 79%
 Enrolled in Private School 17 4%
 Not Enrolled in School 68 17%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 35974

ZIP Code 35974 is in the Dekalb County School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 35974.

Geraldine School
13011 Hwy 227
Geraldine, AL 35974
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Dekalb County School District

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