Ariton, AL 36311 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 36311: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Ariton, AL 36311

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 44
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,072
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Dale County
  • Centroid: Latitude 31.601, Longitude -85.721
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 36311 has segments in 3 Counties (Barbour, Coffee, Dale).

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Ariton, AL 36311 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,949
Population in Households 2,825
Population in Familes 2,409
Population in Group Qrtrs 124
Population Density1 22
Diversity Index2 41


Total Households 1,171
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 837
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,411 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 900 (63.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 271 (19.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 240 (17.0%)
Median Home Value $102,062
Average Home Value $144,722


Median Household Income $38,923
Average Household Income $52,440
Per Capita Income $21,527
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.57% -0.33%
Households -0.76% -0.43%
Families -0.87% -0.51%
Median Household Income   1.28%
Per Capita Income   1.61%
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.

Ariton, AL 36311 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 36311 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 # 379 39th
Population Density1 # 477 23rd
Diversity Index2 # 266 57th
Median Household Income # 293 53rd
Per Capita Income # 229 63rd

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