Andalusia, AL 36420 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 36420: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Andalusia, AL 36420

Acceptable Alternative
Babbie, AL 36420
Carolina, AL 36420
Heath, AL 36420
Sanford, AL 36420

Not Acceptable, USPS
Dixie, AL 36420
Libertyville, AL 36420
Pleasant Home, AL 36420
Rome, AL 36420
Straughn, AL 36420

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 871
  • Single Family Addresses: 4,374
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 150
  • County: Covington County
  • Centroid: Latitude 31.237, Longitude -86.576
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 36420 has segments in 2 Counties (Covington, Escambia).

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Andalusia, AL 36420 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 11,367
Population in Households 11,103
Population in Familes 9,011
Population in Group Qrtrs 264
Population Density1 36
Diversity Index2 38


Total Households 4,689
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 3,097
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 5,674 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,222 (56.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,467 (25.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 985 (17.4%)
Median Home Value $96,432
Average Home Value $129,919


Median Household Income $35,699
Average Household Income $51,312
Per Capita Income $21,557
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.52% 0.31%
Households 0.72% 0.44%
Families 0.6% 0.36%
Median Household Income   1.47%
Per Capita Income   2.18%
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.

Andalusia, AL 36420 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 36420 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 # 158 75th
Population Density1 # 398 36th
Diversity Index2 # 300 51st
Median Household Income # 398 36th
Per Capita Income # 225 64th

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