Fort Rucker, AL 36362 ZIP Code Profile


ZIP Code 36362: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Fort Rucker, AL 36362

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Dale County
  • Centroid: Latitude 31.349, Longitude -85.719
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 63
  • PO Box Addresses: 175
  • Residential Addresses: 1,729
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 252
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,477

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

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Fort Rucker, AL 36362 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 4,662
Daytime Population: Workers 9,324
Daytime Population: Residents 2,458
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 11,782
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 2.53
Population in Households 4,111
Population in Familes 3,878
Population in Group Qrtrs 551
Population Density2 74
Diversity Index3 57


Median Household Income $49,096
Average Household Income $57,848
Per Capita Income $17,324


Total Housing Units 1,484 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 14 ( 0.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,225 (82.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 245 (16.5%)
Median Home Value $0
Average Home Value $0


Total Households 1,239
Average Household Size 3.32
Family Households 1,079
Average Family Size 4
  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 0.07% -0.01%
Households 0.12% 0.0%
Families 0.04% -0.06%
Median Household Income   0.65%
Per Capita Income   1.48%

Fort Rucker, AL 36362 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 36362 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 # 306 50th
Population Density # 298 52nd
Diversity Index # 56 91st
Median Household Income # 158 74th
Per Capita Income # 530 14th

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