Gadsden, AL 35904 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 35904: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Gadsden, AL 35904

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 371
  • Single Family Addresses: 5,859
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Etowah County
  • Centroid: Latitude 34.024, Longitude -86.054
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Gadsden, AL 35904 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 13,806
Daytime Population: Workers 3,435
Daytime Population: Residents 8,989
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 12,424
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.90
Population in Households 13,504
Population in Familes 10,976
Population in Group Qrtrs 302
Population Density2 290
Diversity Index3 34


Median Household Income $32,373
Average Household Income $44,677
Per Capita Income $18,481


Total Housing Units 6,650 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,062 (61.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,521 (22.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,067 (16.0%)
Median Home Value $75,108
Average Home Value $95,938


Total Households 5,583
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 3,664
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 -0.38% -0.37%
Households -0.43% -0.37%
Families -0.68% -0.52%
Median Household Income   1.09%
Per Capita Income   2.36%

Gadsden, AL 35904 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 35904 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 # 126 80th
Population Density # 142 77th
Diversity Index # 339 45th
Median Household Income # 499 19th
Per Capita Income # 493 20th

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