Carbon Hill, AL 35549 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 35549: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Carbon Hill, AL 35549

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 89
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,258
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 40
  • County: Walker County
  • Centroid: Latitude 33.91, Longitude -87.544
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 35549 has segments in 2 Counties (Fayette, Walker).

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Carbon Hill, AL 35549 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 4,171
Daytime Population: Workers 864
Daytime Population: Residents 2,616
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,480
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.83
Population in Households 4,161
Population in Familes 3,425
Population in Group Qrtrs 10
Population Density2 46
Diversity Index3 15


Median Household Income $36,540
Average Household Income $49,258
Per Capita Income $20,616


Total Housing Units 2,069 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,254 (60.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 488 (23.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 327 (15.8%)
Median Home Value $70,896
Average Home Value $92,863


Total Households 1,742
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 1,167
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 -0.23% -0.43%
Households -0.17% -0.39%
Families -0.37% -0.5%
Median Household Income   2.41%
Per Capita Income   3.12%

Carbon Hill, AL 35549 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 35549 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 # 321 48th
Population Density # 366 41st
Diversity Index # 538 12th
Median Household Income # 400 35th
Per Capita Income # 368 40th

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