Grand Bay, AL 36541 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 36541: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Grand Bay, AL 36541

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 214
  • Single Family Addresses: 5,062
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Mobile County
  • Centroid: Latitude 30.491, Longitude -88.331
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Grand Bay, AL 36541 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 15,388
Population in Households 15,302
Population in Familes 13,378
Population in Group Qrtrs 86
Population Density1 173
Diversity Index2 31


Total Households 5,487
Average Household Size 2.79
Family Households 4,252
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 6,031 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,396 (72.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,091 (18.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 544 ( 9.0%)
Median Home Value $128,571
Average Home Value $166,083


Median Household Income $48,548
Average Household Income $61,994
Per Capita Income $22,211
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.06% 0.14%
Households 0.22% 0.24%
Families 0.08% 0.15%
Median Household Income   1.37%
Per Capita Income   1.9%
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.

Grand Bay, AL 36541 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 36541 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 # 103 83rd
Population Density1 # 187 70th
Diversity Index2 # 373 40th
Median Household Income # 128 79th
Per Capita Income # 197 68th

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