36079 Zip Code

Below you will find a comprehensive overview of the statistics and characteristics of the 36079 zip code. These include population demographics, economic characteristics, education data, occupation information, housing characteristics, and more.

Key Information:
StateAlabama
CityTroy
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Geo Location31.75952, -86.01069
Population9397
Size514.611 square miles
Median Family Income$63816.00
Median Home Value$127000.00

Population & Demographics

The following information lists the population statistics and breakdown for the 36079 zip code. The total population is 9397, of which, 4462 are male and 4935 are female. With a total area of 514.611 square miles, the population density is 19.3 people per square mile. The median age of the population is 38.1 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
20118892
20129124
20139618
20149471
201510036
20169757
20179955
201810159
20199932
20209789
20219397

Age BracketNumber of PeoplePercentage of Population
Under 5 years old 5876.2%
Age 5-97518%
Age 10-144524.8%
Age 15-193443.7%
Age 20-247297.8
Age 25-2994610.1%
Age 30-345696.1%
Age 35-395515.9%
Age 40-44285 3%
Age 45-496326.7%
Age 50-544464.7%
Age 55-594314.6%
Age 60-646997.4%
Age 65-697858.4%
Age 70-744434.7%
Age 75-793003.2%
Age 80-841872%
Age 85 and over2602.8%


Languages Spoken (of those 5 years of age and older) :
  • Speaks Language other than English: 3.5 %
  • Speaks Spanish: 2.3 %
  • Speaks Other Indo-European Language: 0.1 %
  • Speaks Pacific Island Languages: 1 %
  • Speak Other Languages: 0 %
Marital Status: 
  • Currently Married: 45.6 %
  • Divorced: 10.2 %
  • Separated (not divorced): 1.9 %
  • Never Married: 33.2 %

Income & Economic Characteristics

The median inflation-adjusted family income in the 36079 zip code is $63816. This is -0.1902 less than the national average. This income places 17% of the population below the poverty line. The average retirement income for individuals in this zip code (for those that have it) is $27466. 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 $10,000.0038
$10,000.00 – $14,999.0058
$15,000.00 – $24,999.00204
$25,000.00 – $34,999.00157
$35,000.00 – $49,999.00276
$50,000.00 – $74,999.00480
$75,000.00 – $99,999.00218
$100,000.00 – $149,999.00500
$150,000.00 – $199,999,0084
$200,000.00 +109

YearMedian Family Income ($ USD)
201147883
201251686
201349958
201451864
201553714
201656292
201756182
201858764
201962281
202061263
202163816

Income Source# of Households
Wage or Salary2132
Self Employment414
Social Security1322
Dividends, Interest, or Rental497
Retirement931
Other383

Total Insured & Uninsured Individuals: 
  • Families Insure: 8742
  • Families Uninsured: 512
Total Individuals with and w/o retirement income:   
  • Yes retirement income: 931
  • No retirement income: 2409

Education

In the 36079 zip code, 86.2% of individuals over 25 years old have a high school degree or higher, and 26.4% have a bachelors degree or higher. Additionally, 16% of individuals 3 years and older are in private school, and 84% are in public school. The data below outline the education level breakdown, degree field breakdown, and more.




Occupation and Work Characteristics

In the 36079 zip, there are an estimated 4273 people in the labor force, of which, 4192 are employed, and 81 are unemployed. There are a total of – people in the armed forces. The average commute time for this zip code is 18.7 minutes. Of the total people that work, 65 worked from home and 4164 commuted. The average number of hours worked is 39.1. Below you’ll find additional information on occupation distribution, industry breakdown, commuting characteristics and workplace statistics.

Occupation# of Individual
Management, Business, Science, and Arts1383
Services682
Sales and Office832
Construction and Maintenance:355
Transportation and Material Moving940





Housing

The median home value for the 36079 zip code is 127000. There is an estimated  3340 number of occupied housing units, the median gross rent in is $879 per month, and the average monthly housing costs are estimated to be $793. Below you’ll find additional breakdowns of home values, rents, home build years, and more.

Home Value (USD)Number of Homes
Less than $50,000575
$50,000 – $99,000423
$100,000 – $149,999428
$150,000 – $199,999371
$200,000 – $299,999513
$300,000 – $499,999302
$500,000 – $999,99934
$1,000,000+

Home Year BuiltNumber of Homes
2020 or Later29
2010 – 2019595
2000 – 2009701
1980 – 19991191
1960 – 1979673
1940 – 1959114
1939 or earlier37

The median number of rooms in all housing units is 5.7 rooms.
Monthly Rent ($ USD)Number of Units
Less than $50025
$500 – $999415
$1,000 – $1,499123
$1,500 – $1,99930
$2,000 – $2,499
$2,499 – $2,999
$3,000 +

Monthly Housing Costs ($)Number of Households
Less than 300482
300-499459
500-799716
800-999419
1000-1499775
1500-1999194
2000-2499124
2500-299921
3000+49

Monthly Housing Cost as a % of Monthly IncomeNumber of Households
Less than 20%675
20%-24.9%122
25%-29.9%70
30%-34.9%96
35+%411



# of VehiclesHouseholds
None132
11078
21440
3+690
Home Heating Characteristics: 
  • Utility Gas: 12.8 %
  • Bottle Tank or LP Gas: 3.3 %
  • Electricity: 82.3 %
  • Oil or Kerosene etc: 0.6 %
  • Coal or Coke: 0 %
  • All Other: 1.1 %

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