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ZIP Code 36855

Primary City:Five Points, AL (View All Cities)
County: Chambers County
Timezone: Central (5:19am)
Area code: 334 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.0, -85.3
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 36855

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 36855. 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 36855. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 36855, 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:
Five Points, AL

Stats and Demographics for the 36855 ZIP Code

ZIP code 36855 is located in east 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 36855 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 36855 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,551
Population Density 22 people per sq mi
Housing Units 844
Median Home Value $81,500
Land Area 72.06 sq mi
Water Area 2.29 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 658
Median Household Income $39,125

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 47Male Median Age: 47Female Median Age: 48


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5293362
5-9463480
10-14424991
15-19563793
20-24343064
25-29252954
30-34434184
35-39454489
40-44484997
45-496764131
50-545877135
55-597465139
60-646962131
65-695253105
70-74482977
75-79262147
80-8482331
85 Plus162541

Gender

 Male 786 51%
 Female 765 49%
Gender

Race

 White 1,210 78.0%
 Black Or African American 317 20.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 5 0.3%
 Asian 2 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 2 0.1%
 Two Or More Races 15 1.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-249211
25-34292857
35-44741488
45-5412411135
55-6414017157
65-7411510125
75-8446753
85 Plus28432

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 333 51%
 Single Guardian 121 18%
 Singles 184 28%
 Singles With Roommate 20 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 492 75%
 Households with Kids 166 25%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
18311
2549
3549
451318
58715
611617
77310
891019
911819
1010717
1181018
126915
1371421
1411920
158917
1610818
1714620
1815722
199716
2071017

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 36855 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 36855 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1980s. Looking at 36855 real estate data, the median home value of $81,500 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 36855 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 36855 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 36855 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,551 100%
 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 275 33%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 290 34%
 Renter Occupied Households 93 11%
 Households Vacant 186 22%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 15 8.1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.5%
 For Sale Only 10 5.4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 0.5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 78 41.9%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 81 43.5%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 6 8%
 2 Bedroom 29 38%
 3+ Bedroom 41 54%
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 $39,125 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 36855 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, 36855 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. In 36855 though, the percentage of people that make it to work in under half an hour is among the lowest. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 398 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 164 12%
 No Earnings 756 57%
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 398 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 164 12%
 No Earnings 756 57%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 489 100%
 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

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 176 28%
 High School Graduate 373 59%
 Associate's degree 40 6%
 Bachelor's degree 32 5%
 Master's degree 10 2%
 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 246 90%
 Enrolled in Private School 28 10%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 36855

ZIP Code 36855 is in the Chambers County School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 36855.

Five Points Elementary School
10180 County Rd 222
Five Points, AL 36855
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Chambers County School District

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