Auburn University, AL 36849 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 36849: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Auburn University, AL 36849

Acceptable Alternative
Auburn, AL 36849
Auburn Univ, AL 36849

Not Acceptable, USPS
Auburn Unvrsty, AL 36849

  • Businesses Addresses: 1
  • Single Family Addresses: 0
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Lee County
  • Centroid: Latitude 32.602, Longitude -85.508
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Auburn University, AL 36849 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 3,437
Population in Households 266
Population in Familes 9
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,171
Population Density1 2,613
Diversity Index2 31


Total Households 38
Average Household Size 7.0
Family Households 3
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 45 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2 ( 4.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 36 (80.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 7 (15.6%)
Median Home Value $225,000
Average Home Value $225,000


Median Household Income $15,379
Average Household Income $18,479
Per Capita Income $6,920
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.84% 0.34%
Households 6.26% 3.9%
Families 6.7% 5.92%
Median Household Income   0.82%
Per Capita Income   -0.18%
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.

Auburn University, AL 36849 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 36849 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 # 362 41st
Population Density1 # 20 97th
Diversity Index2 # 374 40th
Median Household Income # 612 1st
Per Capita Income # 610 1st

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