Piedmont, AL 36272 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 36272: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Piedmont, AL 36272

Acceptable Alternative
Borden Springs, AL 36272
Brdn Sprngs, AL 36272

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 337
  • Single Family Addresses: 5,510
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Calhoun County
  • Centroid: Latitude 33.917, Longitude -85.633
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 36272 has segments in 4 Counties (Calhoun, Cherokee, Cleburne, Etowah).

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Piedmont, AL 36272 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 13,308
Population in Households 13,306
Population in Familes 11,173
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density1 40
Diversity Index2 19


Total Households 5,344
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 3,748
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 6,409 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,088 (63.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,256 (19.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,065 (16.6%)
Median Home Value $89,103
Average Home Value $114,647


Median Household Income $35,464
Average Household Income $46,910
Per Capita Income $18,840
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.23% -0.2%
Households -0.35% -0.26%
Families -0.49% -0.35%
Median Household Income   0.29%
Per Capita Income   1.33%
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.

Piedmont, AL 36272 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 36272 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 # 133 79th
Population Density1 # 384 38th
Diversity Index2 # 502 19th
Median Household Income # 408 34th
Per Capita Income # 427 31st

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