36421 Zip Code

Below you will find a comprehensive overview of the statistics and characteristics of the 36421 zip code. These include population demographics, economic characteristics, education data, occupation information, housing characteristics, and more.

Key Information:
StateAlabama
CityAndalusia
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Geo Location31.32474, -86.50656
Population9720
Size535.806 square miles
Median Family Income$65239.00
Median Home Value$122300.00

Population & Demographics

The following information lists the population statistics and breakdown for the 36421 zip code. The total population is 9720, of which, 4835 are male and 4885 are female. With a total area of 535.806 square miles, the population density is 18.6 people per square mile. The median age of the population is 37.7 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
20118896
20128793
20138588
20148794
20158690
20169113
20179789
20189861
20199966
202010870
20219720

Age BracketNumber of PeoplePercentage of Population
Under 5 years old 5575.7%
Age 5-96767%
Age 10-148468.7%
Age 15-197097.3%
Age 20-244594.7
Age 25-295555.7%
Age 30-346616.8%
Age 35-396867.1%
Age 40-44631 6.5%
Age 45-495515.7%
Age 50-545155.3%
Age 55-597197.4%
Age 60-644825%
Age 65-696086.3%
Age 70-744474.6%
Age 75-792382.4%
Age 80-841671.7%
Age 85 and over2132.2%


Languages Spoken (of those 5 years of age and older) :
  • Speaks Language other than English: 1.2 %
  • Speaks Spanish: 0.3 %
  • Speaks Other Indo-European Language: 0.2 %
  • Speaks Pacific Island Languages: 0.8 %
  • Speak Other Languages: 0 %
Marital Status: 
  • Currently Married: 48.2 %
  • Divorced: 11.5 %
  • Separated (not divorced): 2.5 %
  • Never Married: 30.6 %

Income & Economic Characteristics

The median inflation-adjusted family income in the 36421 zip code is $65239. This is -0.2549 less than the national average. This income places 13.9% of the population below the poverty line. The average retirement income for individuals in this zip code (for those that have it) is $21953. 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 $10,000.00200
$10,000.00 – $14,999.0080
$15,000.00 – $24,999.00114
$25,000.00 – $34,999.00193
$35,000.00 – $49,999.00321
$50,000.00 – $74,999.00551
$75,000.00 – $99,999.00427
$100,000.00 – $149,999.00335
$150,000.00 – $199,999,00261
$200,000.00 +58

YearMedian Family Income ($ USD)
201143789
201244196
201342679
201447371
201550681
201652548
201759632
201857047
201953808
202055423
202165239

Income Source# of Households
Wage or Salary2083
Self Employment340
Social Security1396
Dividends, Interest, or Rental465
Retirement736
Other345

Total Insured & Uninsured Individuals: 
  • Families Insure: 8774
  • Families Uninsured: 687
Total Individuals with and w/o retirement income:   
  • Yes retirement income: 736
  • No retirement income: 2845

Education

In the 36421 zip code, 86.5% of individuals over 25 years old have a high school degree or higher, and 18.4% have a bachelors degree or higher. Additionally, 3.8% of individuals 3 years and older are in private school, and 96.2% are in public school. The data below outline the education level breakdown, degree field breakdown, and more.




Occupation and Work Characteristics

In the 36421 zip, there are an estimated 3980 people in the labor force, of which, 3790 are employed, and 190 are unemployed. There are a total of – people in the armed forces. The average commute time for this zip code is 23 minutes. Of the total people that work, 89 worked from home and 3747 commuted. The average number of hours worked is 40.8. Below you’ll find additional information on occupation distribution, industry breakdown, commuting characteristics and workplace statistics.

Occupation# of Individual
Management, Business, Science, and Arts1405
Services395
Sales and Office862
Construction and Maintenance:426
Transportation and Material Moving702





Housing

The median home value for the 36421 zip code is 122300. There is an estimated  3581 number of occupied housing units, the median gross rent in is $665 per month, and the average monthly housing costs are estimated to be $643. Below you’ll find additional breakdowns of home values, rents, home build years, and more.

Home Value (USD)Number of Homes
Less than $50,000410
$50,000 – $99,000598
$100,000 – $149,999441
$150,000 – $199,999633
$200,000 – $299,999322
$300,000 – $499,999140
$500,000 – $999,99955
$1,000,000+7

Home Year BuiltNumber of Homes
2020 or Later
2010 – 2019370
2000 – 2009554
1980 – 19991395
1960 – 1979696
1940 – 1959408
1939 or earlier158

The median number of rooms in all housing units is 5.3 rooms.
Monthly Rent ($ USD)Number of Units
Less than $500239
$500 – $999504
$1,000 – $1,49944
$1,500 – $1,999
$2,000 – $2,499
$2,499 – $2,999
$3,000 +

Monthly Housing Costs ($)Number of Households
Less than 300519
300-499927
500-799715
800-999341
1000-1499594
1500-1999242
2000-249944
2500-299911
3000+

Monthly Housing Cost as a % of Monthly IncomeNumber of Households
Less than 20%731
20%-24.9%144
25%-29.9%124
30%-34.9%104
35+%78



# of VehiclesHouseholds
None280
11023
21352
3+926
Home Heating Characteristics: 
  • Utility Gas: 10.7 %
  • Bottle Tank or LP Gas: 4.3 %
  • Electricity: 84.4 %
  • Oil or Kerosene etc: 0 %
  • Coal or Coke: 0 %
  • All Other: 0.6 %

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