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ZIP Code 36079

Primary City:Troy, AL (View All Cities)
County: Pike County
Timezone: Central (8:08pm)
Area code: 334 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:31.8, -86.0
ZIP (~17 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 36079

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 36079. 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 36079. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 36079, 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:
Troy, AL

Stats and Demographics for the 36079 ZIP Code

ZIP code 36079 is located in southeast 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 36079 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is large. There are also a small number of families and a slightly higher than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 36079 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 9,339
Population Density 47 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,413
Median Home Value $102,100
Land Area 199.15 sq mi
Water Area 0.44 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,800
Median Household Income $37,886

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 34Male Median Age: 32Female Median Age: 36


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5253291544
5-9294287581
10-14331305636
15-19334331665
20-245755381,113
25-29381326707
30-34263287550
35-39269296565
40-44273323596
45-49278312590
50-54282308590
55-59274276550
60-64240257497
65-69196202398
70-74138142280
75-7977130207
80-845979138
85 Plus31101132

Gender

 Male 4,548 49%
 Female 4,791 51%
Gender

Race

 White 6,554 70.2%
 Black Or African American 2,397 25.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 43 0.5%
 Asian 108 1.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 75 0.8%
 Two Or More Races 160 1.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24129386515
25-34317333650
35-44447196643
45-54516165681
55-64517102619
65-7438638424
75-8418328211
85 Plus451257

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,702 45%
 Single Guardian 727 19%
 Singles 993 26%
 Singles With Roommate 378 10%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,625 69%
 Households with Kids 1,175 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
15655111
24265107
35060110
4454893
56056116
66252114
75555110
85566121
96258120
107361134
117164135
126150111
135656112
147074144
156674140
166562127
175547102
185867125
199081171
20129127256

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 36079 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 36079 were primarily built in the 1990s. Looking at 36079 real estate data, the median home value of $102,100 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 36079. Rentals in 36079 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 36079 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 9,169 98%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 170 2%
 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 1,558 35%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 982 22%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,260 29%
 Households Vacant 613 14%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 230 38%
 Rented & Unoccupied 18 3%
 For Sale Only 52 8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 16 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 93 15%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 204 33%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 4 0.3%
 1 Bedroom 67 4.6%
 2 Bedroom 448 30.7%
 3+ Bedroom 941 64.5%
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 $37,886 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 36079 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. More commuters in 36079 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 3,276 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,511 20%
 No Earnings 2,779 37%
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 3,276 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,511 20%
 No Earnings 2,779 37%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,033 94.6%
 Public transportation 5 0.1%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 40 0.9%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 49 1.1%
 Worked at Home 134 3.1%
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 some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 589 21.8%
 High School Graduate 1,299 48.0%
 Associate's degree 199 7.3%
 Bachelor's degree 404 14.9%
 Master's degree 81 3.0%
 Professional school degree 16 0.6%
 Doctorate degree 120 4.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,504 76.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 181 9.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 274 14.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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