Gadsden, AL 35905 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 35905: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Gadsden, AL 35905

Acceptable Alternative
Glencoe, AL 35905

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 166
  • Single Family Addresses: 2,806
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Etowah County
  • Centroid: Latitude 33.955, Longitude -85.903
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 35905 has segments in 2 Counties (Calhoun, Etowah).

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Gadsden, AL 35905 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 6,543
Daytime Population: Workers 1,300
Daytime Population: Residents 3,860
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 5,160
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.79
Population in Households 6,492
Population in Familes 5,452
Population in Group Qrtrs 51
Population Density2 143
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $51,608
Average Household Income $62,891
Per Capita Income $25,494


Total Housing Units 2,875 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,124 (73.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 513 (17.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 238 ( 8.3%)
Median Home Value $125,775
Average Home Value $157,003


Total Households 2,637
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 1,850
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 -0.18% -0.26%
Households -0.11% -0.24%
Families -0.32% -0.37%
Median Household Income   1.37%
Per Capita Income   2.42%

Gadsden, AL 35905 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 35905 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 # 243 61st
Population Density # 206 67th
Diversity Index # 578 6th
Median Household Income # 122 80th
Per Capita Income # 131 79th

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