35978 Zip Code Detailed Profile




Cities: Henagar, AL (27.31%), Ider, AL (1.78%), Sylvania, AL (0.94%)
Counties: DeKalb County, AL (77.07%), Jackson County, AL (22.93%)
Estimated zip code population in 2013: 5,321
Zip code population in 2010: 5,390
Zip code population in 2000: 5,579

Houses and condos: 2,565
Renter-occupied apartments: 444
% of renters here:

20%
State:

32%
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in zip code 35978: 82.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 67.4 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.1 sq. mi.
Population density: 79 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2013:
This zip code:

0.3% ($310)
Alabama:

0.4% ($532)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $355 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $266 (0.3%)

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Males: 2,628  (49.4%)
Females: 2,693  (50.6%)

For population 25 years and over in 35978:

For population 15 years and over in 35978:

Zip code 35978 compared to state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
  • Races in zip code 35978

  • Zip code 35978 races chart
    • 5,068White population
    • 2Black population
    • 98American Indian population
    • 6Asian population
    • 1Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population
    • 0Some other race population
    • 109Two or more races population
    • 106Hispanic or Latino population

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Estimated median house/condo value in 2013: $99,700
35978:

$99,700
Alabama:

$122,700



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists there were 20 registered sex offenders living in 35978 zip code as of July 30, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in zip code 35978 to the number of sex offenders is 267 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

44.6 years
Alabama median age:

38.3 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.4 people
Alabama:

2.6 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 35978, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $39,618 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$39,618
State:

$52,001

Salary/wage: $34,208 (reported on 83.0% of returns)
Here:

$34,208
State:

$43,822
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 74.8% for AGIs below $25k, 82.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 85.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 76.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 49.1% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,014 (reported on 25.5% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,014
Alabama:

$1,592
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.8% for AGIs below $25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.7% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Ordinary dividends: $9,807 (reported on 7.5% of returns)
Here:

$9,807
State:

$5,697
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.5% for AGIs below $25k, 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.8% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$1,377 (reported on 6.5% of returns)
Here:

+$1,377
State:

+$13,286
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.5% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$6,189 (reported on 19.0% of returns)
Here:

+$6,189
State:

+$9,151
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 10.2% for AGIs below $25k, 2.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.1% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $11,046 (reported on 6.5% of returns)
35978:

$11,046
Alabama:

$14,992
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.2% for AGIs below $25k, 3.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 6.1% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Total itemized deductions: $20,471 (22% of AGI, reported on 15.5% of returns)
Here:

$20,471
State:

$21,388

Here:

22.0% of AGI
State:

20.1% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.2% for AGIs below $25k, 6.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 8.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 11.3% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Charity contributions: $7,360 (reported on 12.5% of returns)
Here:

$7,360
State:

$5,925
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.7% for AGIs below $25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.4% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxes paid: $4,006 (reported on 15.5% of returns)
35978:

$4,006
State:

$5,272
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.5% for AGIs below $25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.9% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Earned income credit: $2,288 (reported on 28.0% of returns)
Here:

$2,288
State:

$2,646
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.8% for AGIs below $25k, 1.6% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 35978, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $31,006 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$31,006
State:

$42,302

Salary/wage: $29,793 (reported on 86.0% of returns)
Here:

$29,793
State:

$36,626
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 170.3% for AGIs below $10k, 83.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 89.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 88.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 83.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 46.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $916 (reported on 31.9% of returns)
This zip code:

$916
Alabama:

$1,827
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 9.3% for AGIs below $10k, 1.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $1,443 (reported on 10.2% of returns)
Here:

$1,443
State:

$4,206
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.7% for AGIs below $10k, 0.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$600 (reported on 8.3% of returns)
Here:

+$600
State:

+$13,031
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -1.3% for AGIs below $10k, 0.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, -0.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$5,085 (reported on 20.1% of returns)
Here:

+$5,085
State:

+$8,302
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 22.6% for AGIs below $10k, 6.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 6.1% for AGIs $75k-100k)

IRA payment deduction: $3,100 (reported on 1.9% of returns)
35978:

$3,100
Alabama:

$3,006

Total itemized deductions: $16,586 (24% of AGI, reported on 15.7% of returns)
Here:

$16,586
State:

$17,623

Here:

24.1% of AGI
State:

20.8% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 7.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 9.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 11.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 14.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $4,139 (6% of AGI, reported on 13.0% of returns)
Here:

$4,139
State:

$4,768

Here:

6.2% of AGI
State:

5.4% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $3,849 (reported on 69.9% of returns)
35978:

$3,849
State:

$6,905
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.6% for AGIs below $10k, 3.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 5.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 20.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,948 (reported on 26.3% of returns)
Here:

$1,948
State:

$2,048

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 76.6%
Here:

77%
State:

65%
(% for various income ranges: 70.4% for AGIs below $10k, 78.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 77.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 78.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 75.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 85.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2013:
This zip code:

$38,054
Alabama:

$42,849
Henagar, AL (35978) map Nearest zip codes: 35968, 35765, 35988, 35981, 35989, 35966.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

50.0%
Alabama:

50.6%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

3.3%
Alabama:

3.6%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 221
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 1,978


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 21 (21 now married, 0 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 1,097 (660 now married, 437 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 35978 with a mortgage: 811 (20 second mortgage, 74 home equity loan, 23 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 944

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,070
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: S309

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2013:
This zip code:

17.1%
Whole state:

18.7%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2013:
This zip code:

12.9%
Whole state:

10.3%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.1
State:

6.4
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.9
State:

4.7
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  • Notable locations in zip code 35978: Wilkes Store (A), Double Bridges (B), Henegar Volunteer Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 35978 include: Mount Pisgah Church (A), Mountain Home Church (B), Pleasant View Church (C), Spring Hill Church (D), Ider Church (E), Welcome View Church (F), Unity Church (G), Pea Ridge Church (H), Liberty Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Dean Chapel Cemetery (1), Cordell Cemetery (2), Biddle Cemetery (3), Hudgins Cemetery (4), Unity Cemetery (5), Pleasant View Cemetery (6), Mahan Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Reservoirs: DeKalb County Public Lake (A), Gilberts Lake (B), Lake Storie (C), J R Gilberts Lake (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Streams, rivers, and creeks: Pole Creek (A), Little Jacobs Creek (B), Keith Branch (C), Little Dickey Creek (D), Crow Creek (E), Evans Spring Branch (F), Harris Creek (G), Johnson Branch (H), Jones Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built

  • 232010 or later
  • 3462000 to 2009
  • 4761990 to 1999
  • 3841980 to 1989
  • 5291970 to 1979
  • 3471960 to 1969
  • 2451950 to 1959
  • 1221940 to 1949
  • 931939 or earlier

Zip code 35978 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Henagar, AL (35978)

  • 14no bedroom
  • 141 bedroom
  • 3652 bedrooms
  • 1,0573 bedrooms
  • 2184 bedrooms
  • 875+ bedrooms

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Henagar, AL (35978)

  • 0no bedroom
  • 401 bedroom
  • 1842 bedrooms
  • 2143 bedrooms
  • 64 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Henagar, AL (35978) in owner-occupied houses/condos

  • 52no vehicle
  • 4051 vehicle
  • 6232 vehicles
  • 4143 vehicles
  • 2284 vehicles
  • 335+ vehicles

Cars and other vehicles available in Henagar, AL (35978) in renter-occupied apartments

  • 13no vehicle
  • 2421 vehicle
  • 1292 vehicles
  • 553 vehicles
  • 54 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

Median gross rent in 2013: $516.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2013 for:


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $99,700
35978:

$99,700
Alabama:

$122,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $55,900 - $158,700

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $139,725
Here:

$139,725
State:

$176,830

Mobile homes: $28,443
Here:

$28,443
State:

$41,825

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:


Unemployment: 9.1%

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 62.5%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 5,321

Size of family households: 835 2-persons, 331 3-persons, 269 4-persons, 43 5-persons, 4 6-persons, 23 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 615 1-person, 79 2-persons

640 married couples with children.
75 single-parent households (25 men, 50 women).

98.0% of residents of 35978 zip code speak English at home.
1.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% very well).
0.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% very well).
0.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% not well).

Foreign born population: 50 (0.9%)
(62.0% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

0.9%
Whole state:

3.4%

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents

  • 76%Vietnam
  • 24%Canada

Most common first ancestries reported in 35978 (%)

  • 29%Other groups
  • 19%American
  • 6%English
  • 5%German
  • 5%Irish
  • 1%Swedish
  • 1%Welsh

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 02010 or later
  • 02000 to 2009
  • 101990 to 1999
  • 95Before 1990

Zip code 35978 topographic map

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:


Zip code 35978 marital status for males
Zip code 35978 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 5.1%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 3.6%

Most commonly used house heating fuel

  • 61%Electricity
  • 33%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2%Wood
  • 2%Utility gas
  • 1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Population in 1990: 2,973. Population change in the 1990s: +2,606 (+87.7%).

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


62% of the 35978 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 63% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Alabama.

94% of the 35978 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 23% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 31% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 46% 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): 91
Here:

16.8%
Alabama:

9.7%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 28
Here:

7.5%
Alabama:

10.6%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 20
Here:

8.0%
Alabama:

14.2%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Class of Workers (%)

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

  • 74,145Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 37,228Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 37,188Business and financial operations occupations
  • 36,629Management occupations
  • 36,080Law enforcement workers including supervisors
  • 35,300Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code:

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


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)

Fatal accident statistics in 2011:

  • 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

Fatal accident statistics in 2010:

  • Fatal accident count: 2
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 2
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Most common first names in zip code 35978 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James5573.6 years
John4277.8 years
William4075.3 years
Mary2878.6 years
Charles2368.3 years
George1977.4 years
Thomas1873.4 years
Robert1471.2 years
Jessie1278.6 years
Joseph1274.4 years
Most common last names in zip code 35978 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith4474.8 years
Brown3477.9 years
Wilks1976.0 years
Lea1680.7 years
Moore1568.5 years
Stoner1580.3 years
Phillips1473.5 years
Kerby1481.5 years
Peek1377.0 years
Roberts1370.0 years

Businesses in zip code 35978



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