Huntsville, AL 35801 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 35801: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Huntsville, AL 35801

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Madison County
  • Centroid: Latitude 34.725, Longitude -86.566
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 2,240
  • PO Box Addresses: 17
  • Residential Addresses: 10,684
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 985
    • Single Family Addresses: 9,699

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

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Huntsville, AL 35801 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 22,517
Daytime Population: Workers 36,630
Daytime Population: Residents 11,595
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 48,225
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 2.14
Population in Households 21,172
Population in Familes 15,239
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,345
Population Density2 1,236
Diversity Index3 29


Median Household Income $59,900
Average Household Income $91,790
Per Capita Income $43,426


Total Housing Units 11,740 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,593 (56.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,844 (32.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,303 (11.1%)
Median Home Value $242,198
Average Home Value $305,984


Total Households 10,437
Average Household Size 2.03
Family Households 5,504
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 0.54% 0.64%
Households 0.62% 0.68%
Families 0.27% 0.46%
Median Household Income   2.14%
Per Capita Income   2.02%

Huntsville, AL 35801 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 35801 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 # 50 92nd
Population Density # 58 91st
Diversity Index # 402 34th
Median Household Income # 57 91st
Per Capita Income # 15 98th

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