Athens, AL 35611 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 35611: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Athens, AL 35611

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Limestone County
  • Centroid: Latitude 34.799, Longitude -86.966
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,048
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 11,663
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,110
    • Single Family Addresses: 10,553

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Database updated: May 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Athens, AL 35611 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 26,761
Daytime Population: Workers 14,601
Daytime Population: Residents 15,597
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 30,198
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.13
Population in Households 26,286
Population in Familes 21,075
Population in Group Qrtrs 475
Population Density2 234
Diversity Index3 57


Median Household Income $40,729
Average Household Income $56,638
Per Capita Income $23,997


Total Housing Units 12,765 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,626 (51.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,554 (35.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,585 (12.4%)
Median Home Value $126,172
Average Home Value $163,432


Total Households 11,180
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 7,129
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.87% 0.99%
Households 0.95% 1.05%
Families 0.65% 0.86%
Median Household Income   2.62%
Per Capita Income   2.92%

Athens, AL 35611 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 35611 to the other 614 ZIP Codes in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 31 95th
Population Density # 160 74th
Diversity Index # 49 92nd
Median Household Income # 282 54th
Per Capita Income # 175 72nd

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