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ZIP Code 36742

Primary City:Gallion, AL (View All Cities)
Timezone: Central (10:49pm)
Coordinates:32.5, -87.7
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 36742

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 36742. 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 36742. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 36742, 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:
Gallion, AL
Acceptable:
Providence

Stats and Demographics for the 36742 ZIP Code

ZIP code 36742 is located in west 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 36742 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single adults and a slightly higher than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 36742 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,554
Population Density 22 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,185
Median Home Value $71,400
Land Area 113.74 sq mi
Water Area 1.86 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,013
Median Household Income $32,156

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 44


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 57568143
5-910476180
10-149683179
15-1910186187
20-247358131
25-295566121
30-346362125
35-395972131
40-449085175
45-499098188
50-5499117216
55-5911297209
60-649193184
65-697066136
70-74424890
75-79353974
80-84192241
85 Plus143044

Gender

 Male 1,288 50%
 Female 1,266 50%
Gender

Race

 White 1,543 60.4%
 Black Or African American 961 37.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 9 0.4%
 Asian 1 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 28 1.1%
 Two Or More Races 12 0.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24181028
25-348618104
35-4413132163
45-5419427221
55-6420725232
65-7413818156
75-84661278
85 Plus29231

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 557 55%
 Single Guardian 178 18%
 Singles 256 25%
 Singles With Roommate 22 2%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 677 67%
 Households with Kids 336 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1171330
2231740
3121123
4111021
5201333
6241640
7201838
8141630
9261339
10242549
11181634
12201232
13221840
14121224
15221537
16231841
17211940
18161834
19191635
20121527

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 36742 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 36742 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 2000s. Looking at 36742 real estate data, the median home value of $71,400 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 36742 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 36742 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 36742 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,554 100%
 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 448 38%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 421 36%
 Renter Occupied Households 144 12%
 Households Vacant 172 15%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 24 14.0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.6%
 For Sale Only 12 7.0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 8 4.7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 46 26.7%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 81 47.1%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 16 11%
 2 Bedroom 74 52%
 3+ Bedroom 51 36%
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 $32,156 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 36742 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 36742 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 567 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 242 17%
 No Earnings 590 42%
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 567 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 242 17%
 No Earnings 590 42%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 707 97.5%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 5 0.7%
 Worked at Home 13 1.8%
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 a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 136 23.6%
 High School Graduate 380 66.0%
 Associate's degree 26 4.5%
 Bachelor's degree 1 0.2%
 Master's degree 17 3.0%
 Professional school degree 16 2.8%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 321 87.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 7 1.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 38 10.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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