Phenix City, AL 36870 ZIP Code Profile


ZIP Code 36870: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Phenix City, AL 36870

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Lee County
  • Centroid: Latitude 32.467, Longitude -85.012
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 36870 has segments in 2 Counties (Lee, Russell).

  • Businesses Addresses: 236
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 7,193
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 203
    • Single Family Addresses: 6,990

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

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Phenix City, AL 36870 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 21,300
Daytime Population: Workers 1,419
Daytime Population: Residents 11,807
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 13,226
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.62
Population in Households 21,300
Population in Familes 18,222
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 934
Diversity Index3 45


Median Household Income $57,238
Average Household Income $66,249
Per Capita Income $24,627


Total Housing Units 8,588 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,579 (65.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,339 (27.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 670 ( 7.8%)
Median Home Value $136,270
Average Home Value $147,526


Total Households 7,918
Average Household Size 2.69
Family Households 5,832
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 1.47% 1.43%
Households 1.54% 1.45%
Families 1.29% 1.3%
Median Household Income   1.58%
Per Capita Income   2.49%

Phenix City, AL 36870 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 36870 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 # 56 91st
Population Density # 71 89th
Diversity Index # 218 64th
Median Household Income # 69 89th
Per Capita Income # 155 75th

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