Chunchula, AL 36521 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 36521: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Chunchula, AL 36521

Not Acceptable, USPS
Fellowship, AL 36521
Georgetown, AL 36521
Gulf Crest, AL 36521
Turnerville, AL 36521

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 41
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,820
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Mobile County
  • Centroid: Latitude 30.974, Longitude -88.127
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Chunchula, AL 36521 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 5,189
Population in Households 5,189
Population in Familes 4,565
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 40
Diversity Index2 37


Total Households 1,903
Average Household Size 2.73
Family Households 1,459
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,086 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,612 (77.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 291 (14.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 183 ( 8.8%)
Median Home Value $118,966
Average Home Value $147,503


Median Household Income $48,406
Average Household Income $56,935
Per Capita Income $20,880
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.27% 0.31%
Households 0.46% 0.42%
Families 0.32% 0.31%
Median Household Income   1.14%
Per Capita Income   1.7%
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.

Chunchula, AL 36521 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 36521 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 # 289 53rd
Population Density1 # 387 37th
Diversity Index2 # 310 50th
Median Household Income # 131 79th
Per Capita Income # 279 55th

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