Altoona, AL 35952 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 35952: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Altoona, AL 35952

Acceptable Alternative
Snead, AL 35952
Susan Moore, AL 35952

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 138
  • Single Family Addresses: 2,979
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 25
  • County: Etowah County
  • Centroid: Latitude 34.026, Longitude -86.299
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 35952 has segments in 3 Counties (Blount, Etowah, Marshall).

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Altoona, AL 35952 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 7,719
Population in Households 7,656
Population in Familes 6,558
Population in Group Qrtrs 63
Population Density1 73
Diversity Index2 25


Total Households 2,998
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 2,161
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,379 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,278 (67.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 720 (21.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 381 (11.3%)
Median Home Value $88,937
Average Home Value $121,806


Median Household Income $35,085
Average Household Income $45,558
Per Capita Income $17,848
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.07% -0.05%
Households 0.13% -0.01%
Families -0.01% -0.1%
Median Household Income   -0.84%
Per Capita Income   1.09%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Altoona, AL 35952 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 35952 to the other 616 ZIP Codes in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 224 64th
Population Density1 # 300 51st
Diversity Index2 # 442 28th
Median Household Income # 417 32nd
Per Capita Income # 497 19th

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