Sweet Water, AL 36782 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 36782: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Sweet Water, AL 36782

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Marengo County
  • Centroid: Latitude 32.082, Longitude -87.945
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 24
  • PO Box Addresses: 82
  • Residential Addresses: 902
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 902

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

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Sweet Water, AL 36782 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 2,063
Population in Households 2,063
Population in Familes 1,766
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 10
Diversity Index2 54


Median Household Income $35,786
Average Household Income $48,610
Per Capita Income $19,864


Total Housing Units 1,166 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 699 (59.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 144 (12.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 323 (27.7%)
Median Home Value $88,510
Average Home Value $130,866


Total Households 843
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 598
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 -1.03% -1.06%
Households -0.92% -0.97%
Families -1.12% -1.09%
Median Household Income   1.04%
Per Capita Income   2.2%

Sweet Water, AL 36782 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 36782 to the other 613 ZIP Codes in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 423 31st
Population Density # 570 8th
Diversity Index # 98 85th
Median Household Income # 443 28th
Per Capita Income # 450 27th

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