Gallion, AL 36742 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 36742: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Gallion, AL 36742

Acceptable Alternative
Providence, AL 36742

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Hale County
  • Centroid: Latitude 32.542, Longitude -87.707
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 36742 has segments in 2 Counties (Hale, Marengo).

  • Businesses Addresses: 40
  • PO Box Addresses: 99
  • Residential Addresses: 1,032
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,032

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

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Gallion, AL 36742 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,556
Daytime Population: Workers 143
Daytime Population: Residents 1,635
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,778
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.70
Population in Households 2,555
Population in Familes 2,191
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 18
Diversity Index3 55


Median Household Income $35,986
Average Household Income $53,884
Per Capita Income $21,767


Total Housing Units 1,253 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 852 (68.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 180 (14.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 221 (17.6%)
Median Home Value $89,667
Average Home Value $140,464


Total Households 1,032
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 742
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 -0.52% -0.7%
Households -0.41% -0.61%
Families -0.56% -0.77%
Median Household Income   1.0%
Per Capita Income   1.68%

Gallion, AL 36742 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 36742 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 # 399 35th
Population Density # 498 19th
Diversity Index # 74 88th
Median Household Income # 424 31st
Per Capita Income # 290 53rd

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