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ZIP Code 36688

Primary City:Mobile, AL (View All Cities)
Organization:University Of South Alabama
ZIP Type: Unique
Neighborhood: USA
County: Mobile County
Timezone: Central (11:49pm)
Area code: 251 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:30.6933, -88.1741
ZIP (~100 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 36688

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 36688. 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 36688. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 36688, 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
University Of South Alabama

Stats and Demographics for the 36688 ZIP Code

ZIP code 36688 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 36688 are primarily white. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely small. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 36688 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 659
Population Density 1,230 people per sq mi
Housing Units 0
Land Area 0.54 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 0

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 20Male Median Age: 20Female Median Age: 20

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus


 Male 245 37%
 Female 414 63%


 White 431 65.4%
 Black Or African American 152 23.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 4 0.6%
 Asian 40 6.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 5 0.8%
 Two Or More Races 27 4.1%

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 0 0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 659 100%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. 36688 is extremely friendly to pedestrians/cyclists and the percentage of people using these transportation methods to commute to work are among the highest in the country. A higher percentage of people in 36688 than almost anywhere in the country avoid a commute altogether by working at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. The commute in 36688 is that short for a higher percentage of workers than almost anywhere in the United States. Many commuters should consider themselves lucky that they don't have a longer commute. 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 17 3%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 390 72%
 No Earnings 138 25%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 17 3%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 390 72%
 No Earnings 138 25%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 59 53%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 24 22%
 Worked at Home 28 25%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 36688 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. 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 0 0%
 High School Graduate 1 6%
 Associate's degree 6 38%
 Bachelor's degree 9 56%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

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