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35973 Zip Code (Broomtown, AL) Detailed Profile



Cities: Broomtown, AL (4.08%), Gaylesville, AL (0.30%), Cedar Bluff, AL (0.00%)
County: Cherokee County, AL
Estimated zip code population in 2015: 3,427
Zip code population in 2010: 2,870
Zip code population in 2000: 3,214

Houses and condos: 1,728
Renter-occupied apartments: 315
% of renters here:

22%
State:

32%
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in zip code 35973: 82.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 114.4 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.5 sq. mi.
Population density: 30 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 35973
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Males: 1,787  (52.1%)
Females: 1,640  (47.9%)

For population 25 years and over in 35973:

  • High school or higher: 74.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.3%
  • Unemployed: 9.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 35973:

  • Never married: 15.8%
  • Now married: 62.1%
  • Separated: 2.9%
  • Widowed: 6.1%
  • Divorced: 13.1%

Zip code 35973 compared to state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
  • Races in zip code 35973

  • Zip code 35973 races chart
    • 2,798White population
    • 11Black population
    • 10American Indian population
    • 2Asian population
    • 0Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population
    • 0Some other race population
    • 34Two or more races population
    • 15Hispanic or Latino population

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100% rural population.

Estimated median house/condo value in 2015: $68,000
35973:

$68,000
Alabama:

$134,100



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists there were 11 registered sex offenders living in 35973 zip code as of June 29, 2017.
The ratio of number of residents in zip code 35973 to the number of sex offenders is 369 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this zip code is near the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

38.2 years
Alabama median age:

38.7 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.3 people
Alabama:

2.6 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 35973, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $37,395 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$37,395
State:

$52,001

Salary/wage: $34,929 (reported on 80.8% of returns)
Here:

$34,929
State:

$43,822
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 68.2% for AGIs below $25k, 81.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 82.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 79.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 58.6% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $604 (reported on 23.2% of returns)
This zip code:

$604
Alabama:

$1,592
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.8% for AGIs below $25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.3% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Ordinary dividends: $1,213 (reported on 8.1% of returns)
Here:

$1,213
State:

$5,697
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs below $25k, 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.6% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$1,767 (reported on 6.1% of returns)
Here:

+$1,767
State:

+$13,286

Profit/loss from business: +$5,983 (reported on 18.2% of returns)
Here:

+$5,983
State:

+$9,151
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 12.9% for AGIs below $25k, 3.4% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $12,457 (reported on 7.1% of returns)
35973:

$12,457
Alabama:

$14,992
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.6% for AGIs below $25k, 2.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 5.8% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Total itemized deductions: $17,706 (29% of AGI, reported on 17.2% of returns)
Here:

$17,706
State:

$21,388

Here:

29.5% of AGI
State:

20.1% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.9% for AGIs below $25k, 7.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 6.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 10.1% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Charity contributions: $3,507 (reported on 14.1% of returns)
Here:

$3,507
State:

$5,925
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.7% for AGIs below $25k, 1.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.2% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxes paid: $3,600 (reported on 16.2% of returns)
35973:

$3,600
State:

$5,272
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.8% for AGIs below $25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.1% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Earned income credit: $2,493 (reported on 30.3% of returns)
Here:

$2,493
State:

$2,646
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 9.7% for AGIs below $25k, 1.9% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 78.8%
Here:

79%
State:

60%
(% for various income ranges: 76.1% for AGIs below $25k, 77.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 78.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 87.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 100.0% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 35973, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $30,531 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$30,531
State:

$42,302

Salary/wage: $29,826 (reported on 85.7% of returns)
Here:

$29,826
State:

$36,626
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 143.0% for AGIs below $10k, 78.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 87.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 89.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 77.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 50.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $865 (reported on 29.2% of returns)
This zip code:

$865
Alabama:

$1,827
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 9.9% for AGIs below $10k, 1.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $660 (reported on 9.4% of returns)
Here:

$660
State:

$4,206
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.8% for AGIs below $10k, 0.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.3% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$1,184 (reported on 7.1% of returns)
Here:

+$1,184
State:

+$13,031
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.9% for AGIs below $10k, 0.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.4% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$5,661 (reported on 16.8% of returns)
Here:

+$5,661
State:

+$8,302
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 22.9% for AGIs below $10k, 6.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 3.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, -0.5% for AGIs $75k-100k)

IRA payment deduction: $3,286 (reported on 1.3% of returns)
35973:

$3,286
Alabama:

$3,006

Total itemized deductions: $14,732 (26% of AGI, reported on 17.1% of returns)
Here:

$14,732
State:

$17,623

Here:

25.7% of AGI
State:

20.8% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 9.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 12.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 14.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $2,901 (5% of AGI, reported on 14.1% of returns)
Here:

$2,901
State:

$4,768

Here:

5.0% of AGI
State:

5.4% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $3,157 (reported on 71.3% of returns)
35973:

$3,157
State:

$6,905
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.9% for AGIs below $10k, 3.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 5.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 15.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,645 (reported on 25.5% of returns)
Here:

$1,645
State:

$2,048

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 80.2%
Here:

80%
State:

65%
(% for various income ranges: 76.0% for AGIs below $10k, 78.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 84.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 80.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 79.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 76.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2015:
This zip code:

$29,494
Alabama:

$44,765
Broomtown, AL (35973) map Nearest zip codes: 35959, 30730, 35967, 35984, 35960, 30731.
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Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

53.6%
Alabama:

48.5%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

5.5%
Alabama:

4.2%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 418
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 1,045


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 60 (58 now married, 2 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 725 (460 now married, 265 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 35973 with a mortgage: 393 (42 second mortgage, 14 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 755

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $983
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $336

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2015:
This zip code:

37.0%
Whole state:

18.5%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2015:
This zip code:

24.9%
Whole state:

10.4%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.6
State:

6.4
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.2
State:

4.7
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  • Notable locations in zip code 35973: Gaylesville Volunteer Fire Department (A), Broomtown - Rinehart Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 35973 include: New Prospect Church (A), Oak Bowery Methodist Church (B), Mount Zion Wesleyan Methodist Church (C), Pleasant Hill Church (D), Mount Bethel Missionary Baptist Church (E), Mill Creek Missionary Baptist Church (F), Fyffe Church (G), New Hope Church (H), Watson Chapel (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Mosely Cemetery (1), Oak Grove Cemetery (2), Smith Cemetery (3), Oak Bowery Cemetery (4), Mount Zion Cemetery (5), Mount Bethel Cemetery (6), Mill Creek Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Streams, rivers, and creeks: Mills Creek (A), Panther Creek (B), Mud Creek (C), Chattooga River (D), Dry Branch (E), Culstigh Creek (F), Alpine Creek (G), Brooks Branch (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built

  • 0Built 2014 or later
  • 29Built 2010 to 2013
  • 322Built 2000 to 2009
  • 369Built 1990 to 1999
  • 365Built 1980 to 1989
  • 311Built 1970 to 1979
  • 133Built 1960 to 1969
  • 11Built 1950 to 1959
  • 61Built 1940 to 1949
  • 127Built 1939 or earlier
Note: State values scaled to 35973 population

Zip code 35973 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Broomtown, AL (35973)

  • 23no bedroom
  • 251 bedroom
  • 3592 bedrooms
  • 4823 bedrooms
  • 2494 bedrooms
  • 105+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 35973 population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Broomtown, AL (35973)

  • 0no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 2562 bedrooms
  • 593 bedrooms
  • 04 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 35973 population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Broomtown, AL (35973) in owner-occupied houses/condos

  • 28no vehicle
  • 2871 vehicle
  • 5312 vehicles
  • 1733 vehicles
  • 774 vehicles
  • 525+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 35973 population

Cars and other vehicles available in Broomtown, AL (35973) in renter-occupied apartments

  • 18no vehicle
  • 1191 vehicle
  • 1482 vehicles
  • 303 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 35973 population

  • Zip code 35973 household income distribution in 2015

  • Zip code 35973 household income distribution in 2015
  • 246Less than $10,000
  • 116$10,000 to $14,999
  • 126$15,000 to $19,999
  • 149$20,000 to $24,999
  • 103$25,000 to $29,999
  • 165$30,000 to $34,999
  • 70$35,000 to $39,999
  • 49$40,000 to $44,999
  • 121$45,000 to $49,999
  • 62$50,000 to $59,999
  • 81$60,000 to $74,999
  • 107$75,000 to $99,999
  • 67$100,000 to $124,999
  • 1$150,000 to $199,999
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2015 in zip code 35973

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2015 in zip code 35973
  • 105Less than $10,000
  • 23$10,000 to $14,999
  • 10$15,000 to $19,999
  • 58$20,000 to $24,999
  • 46$25,000 to $29,999
  • 36$30,000 to $34,999
  • 16$35,000 to $39,999
  • 84$40,000 to $49,999
  • 51$50,000 to $59,999
  • 181$60,000 to $69,999
  • 38$70,000 to $79,999
  • 133$80,000 to $89,999
  • 25$90,000 to $99,999
  • 69$100,000 to $124,999
  • 21$125,000 to $149,999
  • 94$150,000 to $174,999
  • 37$175,000 to $199,999
  • 46$200,000 to $249,999
  • 60$250,000 to $299,999
  • 15$300,000 to $399,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in zip code 35973

  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in zip code 35973
  • 7$200 to $249
  • 28$250 to $299
  • 38$300 to $349
  • 50$350 to $399
  • 56$400 to $449
  • 3$450 to $499
  • 8$500 to $549
  • 2$650 to $699
  • 123No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2015: $664.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2015 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $82,536

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $68,000
35973:

$68,000
Alabama:

$134,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $37,800 - $119,900

Owners and renters by unit type (%)

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 991
  • Mobile homes: 728
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 9

Unemployment: 9.7%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 35973

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 35973
  • 84.3%1,150Drove a car alone
  • 15.1%206Carpooled
  • 0.1%1Other means
  • 0.5%7Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 35973

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 35973
  • 4Less than 5 minutes
  • 665 to 9 minutes
  • 2510 to 14 minutes
  • 15815 to 19 minutes
  • 21220 to 24 minutes
  • 9325 to 29 minutes
  • 36830 to 34 minutes
  • 4935 to 39 minutes
  • 18840 to 44 minutes
  • 6145 to 59 minutes
  • 12460 to 89 minutes
  • 990 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 40.7%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 3,427
  • In family households: 2,930 (507 male householders, 509 female householders)
    802 spouses, 848 children (798 natural, 1 adopted, 51 stepchildren), 139 grandchildren, 7 brothers or sisters, 10 parents, 18 other relatives, 54 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 497 (315 male householders (273 living alone)), 132 female householders (132 living alone)), 50 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 497 2-persons, 232 3-persons, 166 4-persons, 50 5-persons, 4 6-persons, 67 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 405 1-person, 30 2-persons, 12 3-persons

543 married couples with children.
107 single-parent households (35 men, 72 women).

99.3% of residents of 35973 zip code speak English at home.
0.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% very well).
0.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% very well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 0 (0.0%)
:

0.0%
Whole state:

3.5%

Most common first ancestries reported in 35973 (%)

  • 45%American
  • 13%English
  • 12%Irish
  • 4%Scotch-Irish
  • 2%German
  • 2%Dutch
  • 2%Scottish

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • RICHARDSON FARMS (BOBBY AND CAROLYN in GAYLESVILLE, AL)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: NONCLASSIFIABLE ESTABLISHMENTS
  • ROBERT YOUNG CHERT PIT (WATERLOO FARMS in GAYLESVILLE, AL)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: CLAY, CERAMIC, AND REFRACTORY MINERALS
    Organizations: WATERLOO FARMS (CONTACT/OPERATOR)
    Alternative names: ROBERT YOUNG DBA WATERLOO FARM, WATERLOO FARM ROBERT YOUNG PIT

Zip code 35973 marital status for males
Zip code 35973 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 3.8%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 4.9%

Most commonly used house heating fuel

  • 46%Electricity
  • 43%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 6%Wood
  • 5%Utility gas

Population in 1990: 2,291. Population change in the 1990s: +923 (+40.3%).

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 1,750
  • Northeast: 24
  • Midwest: 81
  • South: 1,492
  • West: 80

66% of the 35973 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 42% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Alabama.

96% of the 35973 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 57% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 29% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 14% moved from different state.

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school):
Here:

0.0%
Alabama:

10.5%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 6
Here:

3.6%
Alabama:

11.8%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 10
Here:

12.7%
Alabama:

14.0%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Class of Workers (%)

Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)

  • 55,724Business and financial operations occupations
  • 50,833Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 36,563Management occupations
  • 33,083Education, training, and library occupations
  • 30,278Construction and extraction occupations
  • 26,705Production occupations
Note: State values scaled to 35973 population

Top industries in this zip code by the number of employees in 2005:

  • Construction: Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors (10-19 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Cemeteries and Crematories (1-4: 1)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (1-4: 1)
  • Construction: Manufacturing (1-4: 1)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 81 people in nursing homes

Fatal accident statistics in 2013:

  • Fatal accident count: 3
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 4
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 5
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 8
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0

Fatal accident statistics in 2012:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Most common first names in zip code 35973 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Robert1868.6 years
James1873.1 years
John1476.1 years
William1474.1 years
George974.7 years
Charles863.5 years
Mary869.4 years
Ruby778.0 years
Fred677.6 years
Ethel685.3 years
Most common last names in zip code 35973 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Henderson1579.7 years
Ray1273.4 years
Lewis1082.3 years
Jones980.0 years
Mason974.7 years
Hartline871.0 years
Mobbs875.0 years
Mccullough776.9 years
Tucker775.0 years
Smith764.9 years
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