35769 ZIP Code Profile, Map, Data & Demographics

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Scottsboro, AL

ZIP Code 35769: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Scottsboro, AL 35769

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  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Jackson County
  • Centroid: Latitude 34.651, Longitude -86.046
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 35769 has segments in 2 Counties (Jackson, Marshall).

  • Businesses Addresses: 211
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 4,955
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 857
    • Single Family Addresses: 4,098

The ZIP Code maps and database are updated 4 times per year.
Database updated: October 1, 2022, Maps updated: August 12, 2022.


Scottsboro, AL 35769 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2022)


Total Population 10,194 (100%)
Population in Households 10,159 (99.7%)
Population in Families 8,395 (82.4%)
Population in Group Quarters1 35 ( 0.3%)
Population Density 150
Diversity Index2 31


Median Household Income $52,094
Average Household Income $72,607
% of Income for Mortgage4 18%
Per Capita Income $31,291
Wealth Index5 64


Total HU (Housing Units) 5,134 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,370 (65.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,041 (20.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 723 (14.1%)
Median Home Value $178,366
Average Home Value $256,217
Housing Affordability Index3 150


Total Households 4,411
Average Household Size 2.30
Family Households 2,968
Average Family Size 3.00
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2020-2022 2022-2027
Population -0.58% -0.26%
Households -0.45% -0.20%
Families   -0.25%
Median Household Income   1.74%
Per Capita Income   2.13%
Owner Occupied HU   -0.04%

Scottsboro, AL 35769 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 35769 to the other 608 ZIP Codes in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2022 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 # 172 72nd
Population Density # 200 67th
Median Household Income # 267 56th
Housing Affordability Index # 140 23rd
Per Capita Income # 198 68th
Diversity Index # 441 28th

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