Bankston, AL 35542 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 35542: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Bankston, AL 35542

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 12
  • Single Family Addresses: 489
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Fayette County
  • Centroid: Latitude 33.706, Longitude -87.689
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Bankston, AL 35542 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,212
Daytime Population: Workers 49
Daytime Population: Residents 752
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 801
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.66
Population in Households 1,212
Population in Familes 1,040
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 21
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $36,468
Average Household Income $44,495
Per Capita Income $17,622


Total Housing Units 577 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 405 (70.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 75 (13.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 97 (16.8%)
Median Home Value $73,780
Average Home Value $99,136


Total Households 480
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 347
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.19% -0.28%
Households -0.14% -0.29%
Families -0.35% -0.41%
Median Household Income   1.12%
Per Capita Income   1.82%

Bankston, AL 35542 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 35542 to the other 614 ZIP Codes in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 493 20th
Population Density # 480 22nd
Diversity Index # 575 7th
Median Household Income # 402 35th
Per Capita Income # 522 15th

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