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ZIP Code 35978

Primary City:Henagar, AL (View All Cities)
Timezone: Central (3:29pm)
Coordinates:34.6, -85.7
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 35978

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 35978. 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 35978. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 35978, 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:
Henagar, AL

Stats and Demographics for the 35978 ZIP Code

ZIP code 35978 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 35978 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 slightly less than average number of single adults and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 35978 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 5,390
Population Density 80 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,453
Median Home Value $99,700
Land Area 67.40 sq mi
Water Area 0.14 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,134
Median Household Income $38,054

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5171129300
5-9192176368
10-14184189373
15-19211199410
20-24130127257
25-29156145301
30-34125146271
35-39192201393
40-44197178375
45-49205196401
50-54181193374
55-59204189393
60-64167184351
65-69151144295
70-7493100193
75-797695171
80-84425193
85 Plus155671

Gender

 Male 2,692 50%
 Female 2,698 50%
Gender

Race

 White 5,125 95.1%
 Black Or African American 3 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 100 1.9%
 Asian 7 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 34 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 119 2.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24363672
25-3417080250
35-44312105417
45-5434271413
55-6437457431
65-7427139310
75-8415925184
85 Plus50757

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,253 59%
 Single Guardian 315 15%
 Singles 499 23%
 Singles With Roommate 67 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,404 66%
 Households with Kids 730 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1312253
2272451
3492877
4332558
5423981
6383270
7362763
8343367
9424587
10374784
11373875
12423476
13333265
14353873
15393877
16455095
17524395
18444084
19312859
20363874

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 35978 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 35978 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1990s. Looking at 35978 real estate data, the median home value of $99,700 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 35978 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 35978 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 35978 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 5,390 100%
 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 847 35%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 867 35%
 Renter Occupied Households 420 17%
 Households Vacant 319 13%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 43 13.5%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 0.6%
 For Sale Only 32 10.0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 12 3.8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 32 10.0%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 198 62.1%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 40 9%
 2 Bedroom 184 41%
 3+ Bedroom 220 50%
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 $38,054 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 35978 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. However, that is not the case in 35978. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,606 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 905 20%
 No Earnings 1,965 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 1,606 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 905 20%
 No Earnings 1,965 44%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,078 94%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 23 1%
 Worked at Home 120 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. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 551 28.7%
 High School Graduate 1,062 55.4%
 Associate's degree 121 6.3%
 Bachelor's degree 126 6.6%
 Master's degree 16 0.8%
 Professional school degree 15 0.8%
 Doctorate degree 27 1.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 672 81%
 Enrolled in Private School 129 16%
 Not Enrolled in School 30 4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 35978

ZIP Code 35978 is in the Dekalb County School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 35978.

Henagar Jr High School
85 Woodview Rd
Henagar, AL 35978
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Dekalb County School District

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