36861 Zip Code

Below you will find a comprehensive overview of the statistics and characteristics of the 36861 zip code. These include population demographics, economic characteristics, education data, occupation information, housing characteristics, and more.

Key Information:
StateAlabama
CityJacksons Gap
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Geo Location32.88566, -85.83258
Population2816
Size127.669 square miles
Median Family Income$77708.00
Median Home Value$161400.00

Population & Demographics

The following information lists the population statistics and breakdown for the 36861 zip code. The total population is 2816, of which, 1420 are male and 1396 are female. With a total area of 127.669 square miles, the population density is 23.6 people per square mile. The median age of the population is 55.7 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
20112708
20122722
20133038
20143262
20153152
20163222
20172986
20182817
20193013
20202726
20212816

Age BracketNumber of PeoplePercentage of Population
Under 5 years old 562%
Age 5-91364.8%
Age 10-141164.1%
Age 15-19471.7%
Age 20-241645.8
Age 25-291224.3%
Age 30-341374.9%
Age 35-39843%
Age 40-44132 4.7%
Age 45-491134%
Age 50-542619.3%
Age 55-5937913.5%
Age 60-6436412.9%
Age 65-6935412.6%
Age 70-741545.5%
Age 75-791174.2%
Age 80-84642.3%
Age 85 and over160.6%


Languages Spoken (of those 5 years of age and older) :
  • Speaks Language other than English: 2.2 %
  • Speaks Spanish: 0.3 %
  • Speaks Other Indo-European Language: 0 %
  • Speaks Pacific Island Languages: 1.9 %
  • Speak Other Languages: 0 %
Marital Status: 
  • Currently Married: 63.1 %
  • Divorced: 14 %
  • Separated (not divorced): 2 %
  • Never Married: 15.3 %

Income & Economic Characteristics

The median inflation-adjusted family income in the 36861 zip code is $77708. This is -0.1298 less than the national average. This income places 15.3% of the population below the poverty line. The average retirement income for individuals in this zip code (for those that have it) is $27958. 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 $10,000.0039
$10,000.00 – $14,999.0049
$15,000.00 – $24,999.0035
$25,000.00 – $34,999.0066
$35,000.00 – $49,999.0081
$50,000.00 – $74,999.00106
$75,000.00 – $99,999.00120
$100,000.00 – $149,999.00106
$150,000.00 – $199,999,0095
$200,000.00 +108

YearMedian Family Income ($ USD)
201150913
201246705
201347280
201448951
201550066
201658061
201758221
201856806
201962963
202064167
202177708

Income Source# of Households
Wage or Salary753
Self Employment163
Social Security519
Dividends, Interest, or Rental267
Retirement399
Other86

Total Insured & Uninsured Individuals: 
  • Families Insure: 2682
  • Families Uninsured: 134
Total Individuals with and w/o retirement income:   
  • Yes retirement income: 399
  • No retirement income: 819

Education

In the 36861 zip code, 80.4% of individuals over 25 years old have a high school degree or higher, and 23.3% have a bachelors degree or higher. Additionally, 12.5% of individuals 3 years and older are in private school, and 87.5% are in public school. The data below outline the education level breakdown, degree field breakdown, and more.




Occupation and Work Characteristics

In the 36861 zip, there are an estimated 1396 people in the labor force, of which, 1302 are employed, and 94 are unemployed. There are a total of – people in the armed forces. The average commute time for this zip code is 32.2 minutes. Of the total people that work, 108 worked from home and 1280 commuted. The average number of hours worked is 40.5. Below you’ll find additional information on occupation distribution, industry breakdown, commuting characteristics and workplace statistics.

Occupation# of Individual
Management, Business, Science, and Arts376
Services149
Sales and Office292
Construction and Maintenance:167
Transportation and Material Moving318





Housing

The median home value for the 36861 zip code is 161400. There is an estimated  1218 number of occupied housing units, the median gross rent in is $668 per month, and the average monthly housing costs are estimated to be $656. Below you’ll find additional breakdowns of home values, rents, home build years, and more.

Home Value (USD)Number of Homes
Less than $50,000265
$50,000 – $99,000148
$100,000 – $149,999138
$150,000 – $199,99964
$200,000 – $299,99962
$300,000 – $499,999155
$500,000 – $999,999226
$1,000,000+85

Home Year BuiltNumber of Homes
2020 or Later8
2010 – 201988
2000 – 2009113
1980 – 1999620
1960 – 1979339
1940 – 195935
1939 or earlier15

The median number of rooms in all housing units is 5.9 rooms.
Monthly Rent ($ USD)Number of Units
Less than $50016
$500 – $99925
$1,000 – $1,4992
$1,500 – $1,999
$2,000 – $2,499
$2,499 – $2,999
$3,000 +

Monthly Housing Costs ($)Number of Households
Less than 300126
300-499314
500-799282
800-999131
1000-149998
1500-199949
2000-2499104
2500-299927
3000+55

Monthly Housing Cost as a % of Monthly IncomeNumber of Households
Less than 20%360
20%-24.9%16
25%-29.9%40
30%-34.9%25
35+%139



# of VehiclesHouseholds
None57
1308
2498
3+355
Home Heating Characteristics: 
  • Utility Gas: 0.7 %
  • Bottle Tank or LP Gas: 21 %
  • Electricity: 75.7 %
  • Oil or Kerosene etc: 0.2 %
  • Coal or Coke: 0 %
  • All Other: 2.1 %

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