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ZIP Code 36740

Primary City:Forkland, AL (View All Cities)
Timezone: Central (2:23am)
Coordinates:32.6, -87.9
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 36740

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 36740. 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 36740. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 36740, 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:
Forkland, AL

Stats and Demographics for the 36740 ZIP Code

ZIP code 36740 is located in west 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 36740 are primarily black or African American. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors 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 36740 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,328
Population Density 18 people per sq mi
Housing Units 857
Median Home Value $57,300
Land Area 73.23 sq mi
Water Area 3.45 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 562
Median Household Income $27,703

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 45


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5343266
5-9353671
10-14484896
15-196944113
20-24493382
25-29253560
30-34242751
35-39373370
40-44334881
45-494060100
50-546463127
55-595946105
60-644662108
65-69234467
70-74302252
75-79171633
80-8471724
85 Plus51722

Gender

 Male 645 49%
 Female 683 51%
Gender

Race

 White 295 22.2%
 Black Or African American 1,021 76.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2 0.2%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 1 0.1%
 Two Or More Races 9 0.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-249514
25-34251035
35-44701383
45-5412324147
55-6412116137
65-74751186
75-8441647
85 Plus11213

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 194 35%
 Single Guardian 159 28%
 Singles 193 34%
 Singles With Roommate 16 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 395 70%
 Households with Kids 167 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
17310
25914
341014
47411
59615
66915
77613
86814
97714
1010818
115611
12121527
1310818
14111122
15111021
1661117
17171330
1816420
1919625
2015722

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 36740 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 36740 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1990s. Looking at 36740 real estate data, the median home value of $57,300 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 36740 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 36740 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 36740 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,328 100%
 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 170 20%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 305 36%
 Renter Occupied Households 87 10%
 Households Vacant 295 34%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 15 5.1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.3%
 For Sale Only 3 1.0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 4 1.4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 178 60.3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 94 31.9%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 39 24%
 3+ Bedroom 125 76%
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 $27,703 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 36740 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. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 36740 are able to work from home than most places in the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 36740 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 375 28%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 133 10%
 No Earnings 812 62%
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 375 28%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 133 10%
 No Earnings 812 62%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 408 84%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 8 2%
 Worked at Home 70 14%
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 112 24%
 High School Graduate 277 59%
 Associate's degree 17 4%
 Bachelor's degree 63 13%
 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 356 98%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 9 2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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