Muscle Shoals, AL 35661 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 35661: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Muscle Shoals, AL 35661

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 722
  • Single Family Addresses: 7,509
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 401
  • County: Colbert County
  • Centroid: Latitude 34.752, Longitude -87.644
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Muscle Shoals, AL 35661 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 17,606
Daytime Population: Workers 11,291
Daytime Population: Residents 9,935
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 21,226
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.21
Population in Households 17,416
Population in Familes 14,631
Population in Group Qrtrs 190
Population Density2 326
Diversity Index3 39


Median Household Income $51,929
Average Household Income $67,188
Per Capita Income $27,802


Total Housing Units 7,837 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,303 (67.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,929 (24.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 605 ( 7.7%)
Median Home Value $146,284
Average Home Value $198,850


Total Households 7,232
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 5,010
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 0.68% 0.46%
Households 0.72% 0.49%
Families 0.52% 0.36%
Median Household Income   1.87%
Per Capita Income   3.02%

Muscle Shoals, AL 35661 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 35661 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 # 84 86th
Population Density # 130 79th
Diversity Index # 286 54th
Median Household Income # 118 81st
Per Capita Income # 87 86th

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