Wedowee, AL 36278 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 36278: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Wedowee, AL 36278

Not Acceptable, USPS
Corinth, AL 36278
Corinth, AL 36278
Haywood, AL 36278
Malone, AL 36278

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 229
  • Single Family Addresses: 2,182
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Randolph County
  • Centroid: Latitude 33.325, Longitude -85.507
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Wedowee, AL 36278 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 4,208
Population in Households 4,162
Population in Familes 3,519
Population in Group Qrtrs 46
Population Density1 31
Diversity Index2 40


Total Households 1,840
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 1,299
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,072 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,438 (46.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 402 (13.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,232 (40.1%)
Median Home Value $102,489
Average Home Value $160,275


Median Household Income $31,790
Average Household Income $46,343
Per Capita Income $20,448
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.22% -0.22%
Households 0.24% -0.01%
Families 0.07% -0.09%
Median Household Income   0.95%
Per Capita Income   2.17%
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.

Wedowee, AL 36278 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 36278 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 # 319 48th
Population Density1 # 425 31st
Diversity Index2 # 273 56th
Median Household Income # 483 22nd
Per Capita Income # 321 48th

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