35611 Zip Code

Below you will find a comprehensive overview of the statistics and characteristics of the 35611 zip code. These include population demographics, economic characteristics, education data, occupation information, housing characteristics, and more.

Key Information:
StateAlabama
CityAthens
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Geo Location34.7671, -87.08566
Population26761
Size295.393 square miles
Median Family Income$59548.00
Median Home Value$149800.00

Population & Demographics

The following information lists the population statistics and breakdown for the 35611 zip code. The total population is 26761, of which, 13021 are male and 13740 are female. With a total area of 295.393 square miles, the population density is 91.6 people per square mile. The median age of the population is 41.8 years old. Below you’ll find additional information on the population and demographics of this zip code, including age distribution, race distribution, language spoken, and more.

YearPopulation
201125346
201225171
201325791
201425442
201525405
201625464
201725979
201825744
201927058
202027293
202126761

Age BracketNumber of PeoplePercentage of Population
Under 5 years old 15415.8%
Age 5-913625.1%
Age 10-1413285%
Age 15-1915865.9%
Age 20-2416396.1
Age 25-2919537.3%
Age 30-3418847%
Age 35-3914995.6%
Age 40-441518 5.7%
Age 45-4918316.8%
Age 50-5418126.8%
Age 55-5920417.6%
Age 60-6418176.8%
Age 65-6914365.4%
Age 70-7413265%
Age 75-798013%
Age 80-849583.6%
Age 85 and over4291.6%


Languages Spoken (of those 5 years of age and older) :
  • Speaks Language other than English: 5.6 %
  • Speaks Spanish: 3.9 %
  • Speaks Other Indo-European Language: 1.1 %
  • Speaks Pacific Island Languages: 0.5 %
  • Speak Other Languages: 0.1 %
Marital Status: 
  • Currently Married: 49.4 %
  • Divorced: 13.9 %
  • Separated (not divorced): 1.1 %
  • Never Married: 27.4 %

Income & Economic Characteristics

The median inflation-adjusted family income in the 35611 zip code is $59548. This is -0.2859 less than the national average. This income places 17.1% of the population below the poverty line. The average retirement income for individuals in this zip code (for those that have it) is $22974. Below you can find additional economic characteristics, including income bracket distribution, median income over time, retirement statistics, and more.

Annual Income Bracket ($)Number of Families in Bracket
Less than $10,000.00263
$10,000.00 – $14,999.00236
$15,000.00 – $24,999.00534
$25,000.00 – $34,999.00837
$35,000.00 – $49,999.001030
$50,000.00 – $74,999.001160
$75,000.00 – $99,999.001325
$100,000.00 – $149,999.00777
$150,000.00 – $199,999,00328
$200,000.00 +385

YearMedian Family Income ($ USD)
201148099
201249560
201349895
201449588
201549023
201648603
201749866
201853156
201955038
202057581
202159548

Income Source# of Households
Wage or Salary7580
Self Employment1005
Social Security3893
Dividends, Interest, or Rental1844
Retirement3299
Other1097

Total Insured & Uninsured Individuals: 
  • Families Insure: 23587
  • Families Uninsured: 2624
Total Individuals with and w/o retirement income:   
  • Yes retirement income: 3299
  • No retirement income: 8117

Education

In the 35611 zip code, 82.7% of individuals over 25 years old have a high school degree or higher, and 21.1% have a bachelors degree or higher. Additionally, 18.9% of individuals 3 years and older are in private school, and 81.1% are in public school. The data below outline the education level breakdown, degree field breakdown, and more.




Occupation and Work Characteristics

In the 35611 zip, there are an estimated 12453 people in the labor force, of which, 11747 are employed, and 673 are unemployed. There are a total of 33 people in the armed forces. The average commute time for this zip code is 26.9 minutes. Of the total people that work, 358 worked from home and 11638 commuted. The average number of hours worked is 38.7. Below you’ll find additional information on occupation distribution, industry breakdown, commuting characteristics and workplace statistics.

Occupation# of Individual
Management, Business, Science, and Arts3398
Services1922
Sales and Office2424
Construction and Maintenance:1440
Transportation and Material Moving2563





Housing

The median home value for the 35611 zip code is 149800. There is an estimated  11416 number of occupied housing units, the median gross rent in is $701 per month, and the average monthly housing costs are estimated to be $712. Below you’ll find additional breakdowns of home values, rents, home build years, and more.

Home Value (USD)Number of Homes
Less than $50,000659
$50,000 – $99,0001032
$100,000 – $149,9991802
$150,000 – $199,9991169
$200,000 – $299,999923
$300,000 – $499,9991021
$500,000 – $999,999369
$1,000,000+

Home Year BuiltNumber of Homes
2020 or Later
2010 – 20191027
2000 – 20091674
1980 – 19993457
1960 – 19793526
1940 – 19591311
1939 or earlier421

The median number of rooms in all housing units is 5.5 rooms.
Monthly Rent ($ USD)Number of Units
Less than $500710
$500 – $9992866
$1,000 – $1,499431
$1,500 – $1,99921
$2,000 – $2,499
$2,499 – $2,99910
$3,000 +

Monthly Housing Costs ($)Number of Households
Less than 3001223
300-4991841
500-7993710
800-9991368
1000-14991907
1500-1999404
2000-2499356
2500-2999181
3000+23

Monthly Housing Cost as a % of Monthly IncomeNumber of Households
Less than 20%2114
20%-24.9%475
25%-29.9%339
30%-34.9%152
35+%710



# of VehiclesHouseholds
None736
14105
23557
3+3018
Home Heating Characteristics: 
  • Utility Gas: 14.3 %
  • Bottle Tank or LP Gas: 7.1 %
  • Electricity: 78 %
  • Oil or Kerosene etc: 0 %
  • Coal or Coke: 0 %
  • All Other: 0.2 %

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All information sourced from official government sources including Census.gov, the IRS, and the Department of Education.