36587 Zip Code

Below you will find a comprehensive overview of the statistics and characteristics of the 36587 zip code. These include population demographics, economic characteristics, education data, occupation information, housing characteristics, and more.

Key Information:
StateAlabama
CityWilmer
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Geo Location30.84259, -88.35491
Population12279
Size315.505 square miles
Median Family Income$62578.00
Median Home Value$133900.00

Population & Demographics

The following information lists the population statistics and breakdown for the 36587 zip code. The total population is 12279, of which, 5886 are male and 6393 are female. With a total area of 315.505 square miles, the population density is 32.7 people per square mile. The median age of the population is 37.2 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
201111294
201211475
201311695
201411077
201510707
20169548
201710022
20189475
201910317
202011049
202112279

Age BracketNumber of PeoplePercentage of Population
Under 5 years old 7596.2%
Age 5-97516.1%
Age 10-148476.9%
Age 15-1910338.4%
Age 20-2411219.1
Age 25-294063.3%
Age 30-349187.5%
Age 35-396445.2%
Age 40-44959 7.8%
Age 45-499527.8%
Age 50-545704.6%
Age 55-595084.1%
Age 60-649757.9%
Age 65-697135.8%
Age 70-746545.3%
Age 75-792652.2%
Age 80-841621.3%
Age 85 and over420.3%


Languages Spoken (of those 5 years of age and older) :
  • Speaks Language other than English: 3.5 %
  • Speaks Spanish: 2.8 %
  • Speaks Other Indo-European Language: 0 %
  • Speaks Pacific Island Languages: 0.8 %
  • Speak Other Languages: 0 %
Marital Status: 
  • Currently Married: 52.9 %
  • Divorced: 12.1 %
  • Separated (not divorced): 1.5 %
  • Never Married: 28.3 %

Income & Economic Characteristics

The median inflation-adjusted family income in the 36587 zip code is $62578. This is -0.183 less than the national average. This income places 16.3% of the population below the poverty line. The average retirement income for individuals in this zip code (for those that have it) is $14877. 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 $10,000.00159
$10,000.00 – $14,999.0053
$15,000.00 – $24,999.00265
$25,000.00 – $34,999.00354
$35,000.00 – $49,999.00488
$50,000.00 – $74,999.00815
$75,000.00 – $99,999.00394
$100,000.00 – $149,999.00576
$150,000.00 – $199,999,0085
$200,000.00 +86

YearMedian Family Income ($ USD)
201153255
201254434
201352386
201456504
201555139
201658728
201754940
201861208
201954107
202059273
202162578

Income Source# of Households
Wage or Salary2757
Self Employment339
Social Security1424
Dividends, Interest, or Rental371
Retirement909
Other585

Total Insured & Uninsured Individuals: 
  • Families Insure: 10581
  • Families Uninsured: 1698
Total Individuals with and w/o retirement income:   
  • Yes retirement income: 909
  • No retirement income: 3033

Education

In the 36587 zip code, 78.7% of individuals over 25 years old have a high school degree or higher, and 10.4% have a bachelors degree or higher. Additionally, 17.7% of individuals 3 years and older are in private school, and 82.3% are in public school. The data below outline the education level breakdown, degree field breakdown, and more.




Occupation and Work Characteristics

In the 36587 zip, there are an estimated 4711 people in the labor force, of which, 4315 are employed, and 396 are unemployed. There are a total of – people in the armed forces. The average commute time for this zip code is 36.6 minutes. Of the total people that work, 211 worked from home and 4271 commuted. The average number of hours worked is 39.3. Below you’ll find additional information on occupation distribution, industry breakdown, commuting characteristics and workplace statistics.

Occupation# of Individual
Management, Business, Science, and Arts1181
Services628
Sales and Office1004
Construction and Maintenance:911
Transportation and Material Moving591





Housing

The median home value for the 36587 zip code is 133900. There is an estimated  3942 number of occupied housing units, the median gross rent in is $800 per month, and the average monthly housing costs are estimated to be $745. Below you’ll find additional breakdowns of home values, rents, home build years, and more.

Home Value (USD)Number of Homes
Less than $50,000569
$50,000 – $99,000479
$100,000 – $149,999694
$150,000 – $199,999686
$200,000 – $299,999423
$300,000 – $499,999243
$500,000 – $999,99921
$1,000,000+30

Home Year BuiltNumber of Homes
2020 or Later
2010 – 2019314
2000 – 2009782
1980 – 19991645
1960 – 19791040
1940 – 195954
1939 or earlier107

The median number of rooms in all housing units is 5.9 rooms.
Monthly Rent ($ USD)Number of Units
Less than $500108
$500 – $999232
$1,000 – $1,499151
$1,500 – $1,999
$2,000 – $2,499
$2,499 – $2,999
$3,000 +

Monthly Housing Costs ($)Number of Households
Less than 300521
300-499712
500-799658
800-999472
1000-1499741
1500-1999325
2000-249980
2500-2999127
3000+

Monthly Housing Cost as a % of Monthly IncomeNumber of Households
Less than 20%844
20%-24.9%256
25%-29.9%140
30%-34.9%103
35+%275



# of VehiclesHouseholds
None168
1948
21453
3+1373
Home Heating Characteristics: 
  • Utility Gas: 12.2 %
  • Bottle Tank or LP Gas: 3.4 %
  • Electricity: 82.6 %
  • Oil or Kerosene etc: 0 %
  • Coal or Coke: 0 %
  • All Other: 1.4 %

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