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ZIP Code 36581

Primary City:Sunflower, AL (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Washington County
Timezone: Central (1:37am)
Area code: 251 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:31.378, -88.001
ZIP (~200 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 36581

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 36581. 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 36581. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 36581, 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:
Sunflower, AL

Stats and Demographics for the 36581 ZIP Code

ZIP code 36581 is located in southwest 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 36581 are primarily black or African American. The number of seniors 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 single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 36581 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 224
Population Density 4 people per sq mi
Housing Units 118
Median Home Value $38,700
Land Area 51.71 sq mi
Water Area 2.87 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 85
Median Household Income $50,673

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 44Female Median Age: 42


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 54812
5-98513
10-1410414
15-1971724
20-246410
25-29459
30-34156
35-396612
40-4471623
45-4910919
50-5471219
55-599312
60-64224
65-69178
70-747613
75-799817
80-84336
85 Plus303

Gender

 Male 104 46%
 Female 120 54%
Gender

Race

 White 61 27.2%
 Black Or African American 153 68.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 7 3.1%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 1 0.4%
 Two Or More Races 2 0.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24000
25-34134
35-4412214
45-5418725
55-6411112
65-7411112
75-8415015
85 Plus303

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 43 51%
 Single Guardian 19 22%
 Singles 23 27%
 Singles With Roommate 0 0%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 49 58%
 Households with Kids 36 42%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1022
2213
3213
4044
5213
6112
7011
8404
9123
10123
11112
12202
13303
14314
15134
16077
17336
18224
19123
20101

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 36581 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 36581 were primarily built in the 1960s or the 2000s. Looking at 36581 real estate data, the median home value of $38,700 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 36581 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 36581 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 36581 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 224 100%
 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 24 20%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 47 40%
 Renter Occupied Households 14 12%
 Households Vacant 33 28%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1 3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 0 0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 19 58%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 12 36%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 0 0%
 3+ Bedroom 20 100%
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 $50,673 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 36581 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. 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, 36581 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. More commuters in 36581 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 42 15%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 83 31%
 No Earnings 146 54%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 42 15%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 83 31%
 No Earnings 146 54%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 80 100%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 0 0%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 36581 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 0 0%
 High School Graduate 47 100%
 Associate's degree 0 0%
 Bachelor's degree 0 0%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 163 100%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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