Gadsden, AL 35903 ZIP Code Profile

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East Gadsden, AL | Gadsden, AL | Hokes Bluff, AL

ZIP Code 35903: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Gadsden, AL 35903

Acceptable Alternative
East Gadsden, AL 35903
Hokes Bluff, AL 35903

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Etowah County
  • Centroid: Latitude 33.993, Longitude -85.906
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 622
  • PO Box Addresses: 289
  • Residential Addresses: 7,727
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 613
    • Single Family Addresses: 7,114

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

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Gadsden, AL 35903 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 17,677
Daytime Population: Workers 8,307
Daytime Population: Residents 10,536
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 18,843
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.07
Population in Households 17,543
Population in Familes 14,018
Population in Group Qrtrs 134
Population Density2 255
Diversity Index3 58


Median Household Income $35,311
Average Household Income $49,288
Per Capita Income $20,726


Total Housing Units 8,638 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,590 (53.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,792 (32.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,256 (14.5%)
Median Home Value $96,034
Average Home Value $125,534


Total Households 7,382
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 4,687
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 -0.22% -0.31%
Households -0.18% -0.28%
Families -0.44% -0.43%
Median Household Income   1.58%
Per Capita Income   2.66%

Gadsden, AL 35903 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 35903 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 # 83 87th
Population Density # 153 75th
Diversity Index # 45 93rd
Median Household Income # 442 28th
Per Capita Income # 362 41st

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