Gilbertown, AL 36908 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 36908: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Gilbertown, AL 36908

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 73
  • Single Family Addresses: 943
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Choctaw County
  • Centroid: Latitude 31.862, Longitude -88.343
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Gilbertown, AL 36908 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,992
Population in Households 1,992
Population in Familes 1,721
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 20
Diversity Index2 30


Total Households 816
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 582
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 961 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 709 (73.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 107 (11.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 145 (15.1%)
Median Home Value $80,122
Average Home Value $126,904


Median Household Income $38,842
Average Household Income $51,959
Per Capita Income $21,285
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.41% -0.29%
Households 0.68% 0.0%
Families 0.53% -0.1%
Median Household Income   1.16%
Per Capita Income   1.89%
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.

Gilbertown, AL 36908 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 36908 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 # 430 30th
Population Density1 # 486 22nd
Diversity Index2 # 385 38th
Median Household Income # 297 52nd
Per Capita Income # 247 60th

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