Fort Payne, AL 35967 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 35967: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Fort Payne, AL 35967

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 688
  • Single Family Addresses: 6,075
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 588
  • County: De Kalb County
  • Centroid: Latitude 34.446, Longitude -85.712
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 35967 has segments in 2 Counties (Cherokee, De Kalb).

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Fort Payne, AL 35967 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 16,606
Daytime Population: Workers 7,858
Daytime Population: Residents 9,730
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 17,588
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.06
Population in Households 16,410
Population in Familes 13,651
Population in Group Qrtrs 196
Population Density2 130
Diversity Index3 56


Median Household Income $37,978
Average Household Income $51,342
Per Capita Income $19,841


Total Housing Units 7,490 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,245 (56.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,108 (28.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,137 (15.2%)
Median Home Value $106,063
Average Home Value $138,763


Total Households 6,353
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 4,362
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 0.0% 0.18%
Households -0.02% 0.16%
Families -0.24% 0.01%
Median Household Income   0.27%
Per Capita Income   1.36%

Fort Payne, AL 35967 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 35967 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 # 89 86th
Population Density # 216 65th
Diversity Index # 62 90th
Median Household Income # 358 42nd
Per Capita Income # 409 34th

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