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ZIP Code 36856

Primary City:Fort Mitchell, AL (View All Cities)
County: Russell County
Timezone: Central (3:30am)
Area code: 334 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:32.3, -85.0
ZIP (~13 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 36856

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 36856. 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 36856. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 36856, 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:
Fort Mitchell, AL

Stats and Demographics for the 36856 ZIP Code

ZIP code 36856 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 36856 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is slightly less than average. There are also a large number of single parents and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 36856 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,719
Population Density 112 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,511
Median Home Value $211,200
Land Area 33.11 sq mi
Water Area 0.64 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,268
Median Household Income $61,215

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 31Male Median Age: 30Female Median Age: 31


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5214180394
5-9154172326
10-14139141280
15-19145139284
20-2481111192
25-29163175338
30-34161154315
35-39151134285
40-44138116254
45-49112110222
50-5499121220
55-598384167
60-646173134
65-695867125
70-74384381
75-79222850
80-84101929
85 Plus51823

Gender

 Male 1,834 49%
 Female 1,885 51%
Gender

Race

 White 1,951 52.5%
 Black Or African American 1,423 38.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 14 0.4%
 Asian 25 0.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 43 1.2%
 Other Race 112 3.0%
 Two Or More Races 151 4.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24211839
25-3422696322
35-4422854282
45-5419348241
55-6413637173
65-7412320143
75-8448654
85 Plus12214

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 699 55%
 Single Guardian 283 22%
 Singles 242 19%
 Singles With Roommate 44 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 677 53%
 Households with Kids 591 47%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1393978
2462975
3453378
4424789
5233861
6394079
7282755
8233356
9413475
10323567
11282452
12192241
13342660
14263460
15282654
16311849
17393978
18262551
19213152
20182442

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 36856 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 36856 were primarily built in the 2000s. Looking at 36856 real estate data, the median home value of $211,200 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 36856. Rentals in 36856 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 36856 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,713 99.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 6 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 756 50%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 231 15%
 Renter Occupied Households 281 19%
 Households Vacant 243 16%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 83 34%
 Rented & Unoccupied 13 5%
 For Sale Only 38 16%
 Sold & Unoccupied 6 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 16 7%
 For Migrant Workers 7 3%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 80 33%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 29 8%
 2 Bedroom 52 15%
 3+ Bedroom 263 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 $61,215 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 36856 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. However, that is not the case in 36856. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,800 50%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 438 12%
 No Earnings 1,390 38%
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 1,800 50%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 438 12%
 No Earnings 1,390 38%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,971 95.1%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 4 0.2%
 Worked at Home 97 4.7%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. 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 236 13%
 High School Graduate 1,055 60%
 Associate's degree 100 6%
 Bachelor's degree 296 17%
 Master's degree 71 4%
 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 741 85.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 72 8.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 51 5.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 36856

ZIP Code 36856 is in the Russell County School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 36856.

Mt Olive Elementary School
454 State Hwy 165
Fort Mitchell, AL 36856
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Russell County School District
Mt Olive Primary School
454 Hwy 165
Fort Mitchell, AL 36856
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Russell County School District

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