Ashford, AL 36312 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 36312: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Ashford, AL 36312

Acceptable Alternative
Avon, AL 36312

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Houston County
  • Centroid: Latitude 31.189, Longitude -85.241
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 120
  • PO Box Addresses: 328
  • Residential Addresses: 2,413
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 11
    • Single Family Addresses: 2,402

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

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Ashford, AL 36312 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 6,337
Daytime Population: Workers 1,145
Daytime Population: Residents 3,594
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,739
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.75
Population in Households 6,333
Population in Familes 5,356
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density2 93
Diversity Index3 31


Median Household Income $42,320
Average Household Income $56,053
Per Capita Income $22,424


Total Housing Units 2,915 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,868 (64.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 666 (22.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 381 (13.1%)
Median Home Value $110,938
Average Home Value $151,218


Total Households 2,534
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 1,796
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 0.94% 0.82%
Households 0.94% 0.82%
Families 0.7% 0.66%
Median Household Income   3.25%
Per Capita Income   3.02%

Ashford, AL 36312 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 36312 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 # 248 60th
Population Density # 257 58th
Diversity Index # 369 40th
Median Household Income # 251 59th
Per Capita Income # 242 61st

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