Auburn University, AL 36849 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 36849: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Auburn University, AL 36849

Acceptable Alternative
Auburn, AL 36849
Auburn Univ, AL 36849

Not Acceptable, USPS
Auburn Unvrsty, AL 36849

  • County: Lee County
  • Centroid: Latitude 32.602, Longitude -85.508
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 1
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 0
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 0

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

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Auburn University, AL 36849 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,736
Daytime Population: Workers 3,346
Daytime Population: Residents 3,200
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 6,546
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.75
Population in Households 26
Population in Familes 2
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,710
Population Density2 3,087
Diversity Index3 30


Median Household Income $15,000
Average Household Income $23,884
Per Capita Income $6,885


Total Housing Units 12 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2 (16.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 8 (66.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 2 (16.7%)
Median Home Value $125,000
Average Home Value $125,000


Total Households 10
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 1
Average Family Size 2
  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 2.09% 0.42%
Households 3.13% 1.92%
Families 0.0% 0.0%
Median Household Income   -1.73%
Per Capita Income   -0.38%

Auburn University, AL 36849 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 36849 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 # 345 44th
Population Density # 9 99th
Diversity Index # 384 38th
Median Household Income # 608 1st
Per Capita Income # 608 1st

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