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ZIP Code 36605

Primary City:Mobile, AL (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Lourdes
County: Mobile County
Timezone: Central (1:06pm)
Area code: 251 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:30.60, -88.09
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 36605

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 36605. 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 36605. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 36605, 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:
Mobile, AL

Stats and Demographics for the 36605 ZIP Code

ZIP code 36605 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 higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 36605 are primarily black or African American. 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 an extremely large number of single parents and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 36605 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 30,111
Population Density 1,650 people per sq mi
Housing Units 12,914
Median Home Value $80,200
Land Area 18.25 sq mi
Water Area 3.67 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 11,015
Median Household Income $27,641

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 33Male Median Age: 31Female Median Age: 35


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 51,3281,1672,495
5-91,2311,2152,446
10-141,3291,2362,565
15-191,3161,3222,638
20-248911,1001,991
25-297241,0321,756
30-347849811,765
35-397099141,623
40-447209551,675
45-499151,1582,073
50-541,0081,1502,158
55-598919831,874
60-647348861,620
65-695106481,158
70-74373435808
75-79237366603
80-84158290448
85 Plus112303415

Gender

 Male 13,970 46%
 Female 16,141 54%
Gender

Race

 White 8,175 27.1%
 Black Or African American 20,996 69.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 108 0.4%
 Asian 163 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 31 0.1%
 Other Race 188 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 450 1.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2474425499
25-344671,2451,712
35-448898961,785
45-541,5539182,471
55-641,5406362,176
65-741,1072341,341
75-84627121748
85 Plus23350283

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,499 32%
 Single Guardian 4,218 38%
 Singles 2,814 26%
 Singles With Roommate 484 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 6,667 61%
 Households with Kids 4,348 39%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1259234493
2286214500
3270256526
4248228476
5219262481
6222251473
7279236515
8253219472
9258247505
10295241536
11261257518
12230279509
13282234516
14261225486
15261288549
16278258536
17279260539
18258275533
19240241481
20187225412

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 36605 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 36605 were primarily built in the 1950s or the 1960s. Looking at 36605 real estate data, the median home value of $80,200 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 36605 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 36605 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 36605 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 29,962 99.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 149 0.5%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,212 33%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,278 18%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,525 35%
 Households Vacant 1,899 15%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 720 38%
 Rented & Unoccupied 33 2%
 For Sale Only 250 13%
 Sold & Unoccupied 66 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 70 4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 760 40%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 67 2%
 1 Bedroom 537 12%
 2 Bedroom 1,642 37%
 3+ Bedroom 2,173 49%
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 $27,641 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 36605 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. More commuters in 36605 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 6,843 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,042 23%
 No Earnings 9,890 45%
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 6,843 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,042 23%
 No Earnings 9,890 45%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 9,624 94.4%
 Public transportation 151 1.5%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 6 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 108 1.1%
 Worked at Home 311 3.0%
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. 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 1,743 22.2%
 High School Graduate 4,931 62.7%
 Associate's degree 519 6.6%
 Bachelor's degree 473 6.0%
 Master's degree 110 1.4%
 Professional school degree 56 0.7%
 Doctorate degree 29 0.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 6,029 81.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 617 8.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 786 10.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 36605

ZIP Code 36605 is in the Mobile County School District. There are 13 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 36605.

Mae Eanes Middle School
1901 Hurtel St
Mobile, AL 36605
Grade Level: Middle/Combined or Ungraded
District: Mobile County School District
Pillans Middle School
2051 Military Rd
Mobile, AL 36605
Grade Level: Middle/Combined or Ungraded
District: Mobile County School District
Hollingers Island Elementary School
2400 Hammock Rd
Mobile, AL 36605
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mobile County School District
Maryvale Elementary School
1901 North Maryvale St
Mobile, AL 36605
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mobile County School District
Morningside Elementary School
2700 Greenbrier Dr South
Mobile, AL 36605
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mobile County School District
George Hall Elementary School
1108 Antwerp St
Mobile, AL 36605
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mobile County School District
Dr. Robert W. Gilliard Elementary
2757 Dauphin Island Parkway
Mobile, AL 36605
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mobile County School District
Erwin Craighead Elementary School
1000 South Ann St
Mobile, AL 36605
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mobile County School District
Ben C Rain High School
3125 Dauphin Island Parkway
Mobile, AL 36605
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Mobile County School District
Lillie B Williamson High School
1567 East Dublin St
Mobile, AL 36605
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Mobile County School District
Evening Educational Options
3125 Dauphin Island Parkway
Mobile, AL 36605
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Mobile County School District
St Johns Deliverence School of Tomorrow
1624 Boykin Blvd
Mobile, AL 36605
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Revelation Baptist School
1711 Taylor Ln
Mobile, AL 36605
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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