Wilmer, AL 36587 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 36587: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Wilmer, AL 36587

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Mobile County
  • Centroid: Latitude 30.815, Longitude -88.331
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 110
  • PO Box Addresses: 408
  • Residential Addresses: 3,840
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 3,840

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

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Wilmer, AL 36587 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 12,760
Daytime Population: Workers 633
Daytime Population: Residents 7,996
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 8,629
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.68
Population in Households 12,728
Population in Familes 11,203
Population in Group Qrtrs 32
Population Density2 114
Diversity Index3 25


Median Household Income $47,226
Average Household Income $56,279
Per Capita Income $19,344


Total Housing Units 4,603 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,526 (76.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 849 (18.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 228 ( 5.0%)
Median Home Value $111,782
Average Home Value $146,831


Total Households 4,375
Average Household Size 2.91
Family Households 3,436
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 1.05% 0.74%
Households 1.04% 0.76%
Families 0.88% 0.64%
Median Household Income   1.96%
Per Capita Income   2.8%

Wilmer, AL 36587 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 36587 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 # 140 77th
Population Density # 233 62nd
Diversity Index # 448 27th
Median Household Income # 179 71st
Per Capita Income # 436 29th

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