Newton, AL 36352 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 36352: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Newton, AL 36352

Not Acceptable, USPS
Waterford, AL 36352

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 100
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,934
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Dale County
  • Centroid: Latitude 31.331, Longitude -85.601
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 36352 has segments in 3 Counties (Dale, Geneva, Houston).

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Newton, AL 36352 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 4,845
Population in Households 4,828
Population in Familes 4,118
Population in Group Qrtrs 17
Population Density1 71
Diversity Index2 28


Total Households 1,934
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 1,388
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,131 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,470 (69.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 464 (21.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 197 ( 9.2%)
Median Home Value $131,992
Average Home Value $152,415


Median Household Income $47,332
Average Household Income $63,759
Per Capita Income $25,514
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.96% 0.69%
Households 0.94% 0.67%
Families 0.79% 0.57%
Median Household Income   2.14%
Per Capita Income   1.85%
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.

Newton, AL 36352 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 36352 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 # 299 52nd
Population Density1 # 306 50th
Diversity Index2 # 409 34th
Median Household Income # 143 77th
Per Capita Income # 95 85th

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