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: 692
  • Single Family Addresses: 6,086
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 580
  • County: DeKalb 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, DeKalb).

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Fort Payne, AL 35967 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 16,874
Population in Households 16,677
Population in Familes 13,929
Population in Group Qrtrs 197
Population Density1 134
Diversity Index2 57


Total Households 6,416
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 4,437
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 7,540 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,353 (57.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,063 (27.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,124 (14.9%)
Median Home Value $100,822
Average Home Value $129,910


Median Household Income $37,679
Average Household Income $49,499
Per Capita Income $19,016
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.22% 0.26%
Households 0.11% 0.19%
Families -0.04% 0.11%
Median Household Income   1.71%
Per Capita Income   1.64%
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.

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

The table below compares 35967 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 # 88 86th
Population Density1 # 215 65th
Diversity Index2 # 49 92nd
Median Household Income # 332 46th
Per Capita Income # 414 33rd

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