Cragford, AL 36255 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 36255: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Cragford, AL 36255

Not Acceptable, USPS
Mellow Valley, AL 36255

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Clay County
  • Centroid: Latitude 33.217, Longitude -85.69
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 36255 has segments in 2 Counties (Clay, Tallapoosa).

  • Businesses Addresses: 12
  • PO Box Addresses: 11
  • Residential Addresses: 403
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 403

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

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Cragford, AL 36255 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 987
Daytime Population: Workers 37
Daytime Population: Residents 537
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 574
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.58
Population in Households 985
Population in Familes 835
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density2 15
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $34,574
Average Household Income $43,224
Per Capita Income $17,469


Total Housing Units 484 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 331 (68.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 67 (13.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 86 (17.8%)
Median Home Value $105,909
Average Home Value $138,822


Total Households 398
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 277
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 0.97% 0.64%
Households 0.82% 0.55%
Families 0.61% 0.43%
Median Household Income   1.17%
Per Capita Income   1.73%

Cragford, AL 36255 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 36255 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 # 517 16th
Population Density # 537 13th
Diversity Index # 573 7th
Median Household Income # 458 26th
Per Capita Income # 526 14th

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