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: 85
  • Residential Addresses: 901
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 901

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

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Sweet Water, AL 36782 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,212
Daytime Population: Workers 263
Daytime Population: Residents 1,532
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,795
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.81
Population in Households 2,210
Population in Familes 1,902
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density2 10
Diversity Index3 54


Median Household Income $36,005
Average Household Income $48,527
Per Capita Income $19,694


Total Housing Units 1,250 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 752 (60.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 145 (11.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 353 (28.2%)
Median Home Value $86,935
Average Home Value $122,440


Total Households 897
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 641
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 -1.11% -1.07%
Households -1.0% -0.98%
Families -1.17% -1.12%
Median Household Income   1.08%
Per Capita Income   1.54%

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

The table below compares 36782 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 # 418 32nd
Population Density # 562 9th
Diversity Index # 94 85th
Median Household Income # 423 31st
Per Capita Income # 422 31st

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