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36740 Zip Code (Forkland, AL) Detailed Profile




City: Forkland, AL (4.57%)
County: Greene County, AL
Estimated zip code population in 2019: 1,283
Zip code population in 2010: 1,328
Zip code population in 2000: 1,328

Houses and condos: 926
Renter-occupied apartments: 140
% of renters here:

29%
State:

31%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 36740: 81.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 73.2 sq. mi.
Water area: 3.5 sq. mi.
Population density: 18 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2019:
This zip code:

0.2% ($206)
Alabama:

0.4% ($609)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $206 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $210 (0.3%)

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Males: 458  (35.8%)
Females: 824  (64.2%)

For population 25 years and over in 36740:

  • High school or higher: 80.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.8%
  • Unemployed: 11.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 36740:

  • Never married: 39.8%
  • Now married: 34.5%
  • Separated: 7.5%
  • Widowed: 10.4%
  • Divorced: 7.8%

Zip code 36740 compared to state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
  • Races in zip code 36740 (2019)
    • 1,01676.5%Black
    • 29422.1%White
    • 80.6%Two or more races
    • 80.6%Hispanic or Latino
    • 20.2%American Indian
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Estimated median house/condo value in 2019: $98,530
36740:

$98,530
Alabama:

$154,000



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in 36740 zip code as of March 04, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 36740 is 665 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this zip code is lower than the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

50.5 years
Alabama median age:

39.4 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.7 people
Alabama:

2.5 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 36740, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $29,854 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$29,854
State:

$52,001

Salary/wage: $29,217 (reported on 85.4% of returns)
Here:

$29,217
State:

$43,822
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 82.1% for AGIs below $25k, 78.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 85.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 87.6% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $217 (reported on 12.5% of returns)
This zip code:

$217
Alabama:

$1,592

Ordinary dividends: $1,050 (reported on 4.2% of returns)
Here:

$1,050
State:

$5,697

Profit/loss from business: +$2,280 (reported on 10.4% of returns)
Here:

+$2,280
State:

+$9,151

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $6,650 (reported on 4.2% of returns)
36740:

$6,650
Alabama:

$14,992

Total itemized deductions: $21,300 (30% of AGI, reported on 14.6% of returns)
Here:

$21,300
State:

$21,388

Here:

29.9% of AGI
State:

20.1% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 14.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 18.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 11.7% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Charity contributions: $5,229 (reported on 14.6% of returns)
Here:

$5,229
State:

$5,925

Taxes paid: $3,957 (reported on 14.6% of returns)
36740:

$3,957
State:

$5,272
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.9% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Earned income credit: $2,973 (reported on 45.8% of returns)
Here:

$2,973
State:

$2,646
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 14.9% for AGIs below $25k, 2.0% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 56.3%
Here:

56%
State:

60%
(% for various income ranges: 53.3% for AGIs below $25k, 55.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 60.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 75.0% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 36740, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $23,921 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$23,921
State:

$42,302

Salary/wage: $23,379 (reported on 92.7% of returns)
Here:

$23,379
State:

$36,626
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 155.1% for AGIs below $10k, 95.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 91.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 81.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 75.7% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $411 (reported on 18.7% of returns)
This zip code:

$411
Alabama:

$1,827
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.5% for AGIs below $10k, 0.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Taxable dividends: $1,400 (reported on 7.9% of returns)
Here:

$1,400
State:

$4,206

Net capital gain/loss: +$2,294 (reported on 3.4% of returns)
Here:

+$2,294
State:

+$13,031

Total itemized deductions: $14,408 (32% of AGI, reported on 20.3% of returns)
Here:

$14,408
State:

$17,623

Here:

31.8% of AGI
State:

20.8% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 18.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 14.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 14.0% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $3,926 (8% of AGI, reported on 18.7% of returns)
Here:

$3,926
State:

$4,768

Here:

8.5% of AGI
State:

5.4% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 3.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.7% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Total tax: $2,747 (reported on 47.5% of returns)
36740:

$2,747
State:

$6,905
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.5% for AGIs below $10k, 1.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 5.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.9% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Earned income credit: $2,457 (reported on 47.9% of returns)
Here:

$2,457
State:

$2,048

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 59.0%
Here:

59%
State:

65%
(% for various income ranges: 56.5% for AGIs below $10k, 62.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 54.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 60.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 57.1% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Estimated median household income in 2019:
This zip code:

$35,339
Alabama:

$51,734
Forkland, AL (36740) map Nearest zip codes: 36776, 36742, 35443, 36732, 35470, 35441.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

26.2%
Alabama:

46.0%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

24.7%
Alabama:

47.0%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 103
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 372


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 54 (0 now married, 58 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 364 (94 now married, 272 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 36740 with a mortgage: 86 (15 second mortgage)
Houses without a mortgage: 256

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $824
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $334

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2019:
This zip code:

18.7%
Whole state:

15.5%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2019:
This zip code:

14.7%
Whole state:

8.5%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.8
State:

6.5
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

3.9
State:

4.7
  • Notable locations in this zip code not listed on our city pages

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  • Notable locations in zip code 36740: Erie Bend Camp (A), Watsonia (B), Hines Landing (C), Kirkpatrick Landing (D), Roe Landing (E), Rivers Bend Hunting Club (F), Thornhill Station (G), Will-'-the-Wisp Camp (H), Greene County Steam Plant (I), Forkland Volunteer Fire Department (J). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 36740 include: Green Oak Church (A), Zion Church (B), Saint Johns Episcopal Church (C), Ebenezer Presbyterian Church (D), New Green Oak Baptist Church (E), Freehope Baptist Church (F), Birdine Church (G), Evening Star Church (H), Lloyds Chapel Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Brasfield Cemetery (1), Creehill Cemetery (2), Saint John Cemetery (3), New Green Oak Cemetery (4), New Evening Star Cemetery (5), Friendship Cemetery (6), Ebenezer Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Lake: Duffys Ponds (A). Display/hide its location on the map

    Streams, rivers, and creeks: South Needham Creek (A), Negrofoot Branch (B), Runway Branch (C), Johnson Branch (D), Creehill Creek (E), Cobb Creek (F), Brown Ridge Slough (G), Big Slough (H), Backbone Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Parks in zip code 36740 include: Backbone Branch Public Area (1), Backbone Park (2), Runaway Branch Area Number 1 (3), Runaway Branch Area Number 2 (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 02014 or later
  • 12010 to 2013
  • 812000 to 2009
  • 1631990 to 1999
  • 2461980 to 1989
  • 2381970 to 1979
  • 1171960 to 1969
  • 521950 to 1959
  • 01940 to 1949
  • 211939 or earlier

Zip code 36740 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Forkland, AL (36740)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Forkland, AL (36740)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 61 bedroom
  • 1202 bedrooms
  • 1973 bedrooms
  • 1024 bedrooms
  • 225+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Forkland, AL (36740)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Forkland, AL (36740)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 332 bedrooms
  • 663 bedrooms
  • 84 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Forkland, AL (36740) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Forkland, AL (36740) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 17no vehicle
  • 621 vehicle
  • 1962 vehicles
  • 403 vehicles
  • 214 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Forkland, AL (36740) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Forkland, AL (36740) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 32no vehicle
  • 691 vehicle
  • 392 vehicles
  • 03 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

  • Zip code 36740 household income distribution in 2019

  • Zip code 36740 household income distribution in 2019
  • 53Less than $10,000
  • 78$10,000 to $14,999
  • 6$20,000 to $24,999
  • 41$25,000 to $29,999
  • 58$30,000 to $34,999
  • 6$35,000 to $39,999
  • 18$40,000 to $44,999
  • 49$50,000 to $59,999
  • 19$60,000 to $74,999
  • 43$75,000 to $99,999
  • 63$100,000 to $124,999
  • 4$150,000 to $199,999
  • 29$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 36740

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 36740
  • 7Less than $10,000
  • 10$10,000 to $14,999
  • 25$15,000 to $19,999
  • 38$20,000 to $24,999
  • 13$25,000 to $29,999
  • 6$30,000 to $34,999
  • 6$35,000 to $39,999
  • 9$50,000 to $59,999
  • 3$60,000 to $69,999
  • 7$70,000 to $79,999
  • 25$80,000 to $89,999
  • 7$90,000 to $99,999
  • 71$100,000 to $124,999
  • 25$125,000 to $149,999
  • 17$150,000 to $174,999
  • 8$175,000 to $199,999
  • 5$200,000 to $249,999
  • 22$500,000 to $749,999
  • 12$750,000 to $999,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 36740

  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 36740
  • 22$250 to $299
  • 2$300 to $349
  • 11$350 to $399
  • 96No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2019: $601.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2019 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $171,045
  • Black or African American householders: $146,643

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $98,530
36740:

$98,530
Alabama:

$154,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $26,522 - $131,865

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $214,351
Here:

$214,351
State:

$209,799

Mobile homes: $67,657
Here:

$67,657
State:

$69,597
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 36740

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 414
  • Mobile homes: 506

Unemployment: 11.9%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 36740

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 36740
  • 94.6%403Drove a car alone
  • 4.7%20Carpooled
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 36740

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 36740
  • 545 to 9 minutes
  • 1010 to 14 minutes
  • 9215 to 19 minutes
  • 9920 to 24 minutes
  • 2825 to 29 minutes
  • 5130 to 34 minutes
  • 1940 to 44 minutes
  • 3745 to 59 minutes
  • 2760 to 89 minutes
  • 490 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 29.3%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,283
  • Male householders: 233 (124 living alone), Female householders: 247 (95 living alone)
  • 147 spouses (147 opposite-sex spouses), 21 unmarried partners, (21 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 412 children (396 natural, 0 adopted, 15 stepchildren), 62 grandchildren, 50 brothers or sisters, 69 parents, 0 foster children, 15 other relatives, 31 non-relatives

Size of family households: 151 2-persons, 52 3-persons, 6 4-persons, 13 5-persons, 4 6-persons, 4 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 217 1-person, 18 2-persons, 11 3-persons

47 married couples with children.
109 single-parent households (20 men, 89 women).

100.3% of residents of 36740 zip code speak English at home.
0.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% well).

Foreign born population: 3 (0.3%)
(0.0% of them are naturalized citizens)
:

0.3%
Whole state:

3.6%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 100%Dominica
Most common first ancestries reported in 36740
  • 11%American
  • 4%English
  • 4%British
  • 4%Irish
  • 2%European
  • 1%Scotch-Irish
  • 1%Scottish
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 42010 or later
  • 02000 to 2009
  • 01990 to 1999
  • 0Before 1990

Zip code 36740 topographic map

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • ALABAMA POWER COMPANY PLANT GREENE COUNTY (HIGHWAY 43 AND COUNTY ROAD 18 in FORKLAND, AL)
    AIR MAJOR (AIRS/AFS)
    AIR PROGRAM (Clean Air Markets Division Business System)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-04-2000-0120, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION, ICIS-04-2000-0099,
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    AIR MAJOR ("Best Available" air pollution technologies tracking)
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    USED OIL PROGRAM (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    TRI REPORTER (Tracking of toxic chemicals releasing facilities)
    Business SIC classification: ELECTRIC SERVICES
    Business NAICS classification: FOSSIL FUEL ELECTRIC POWER GENERATION.
    Organizations: MISSISSIPPI POWER COMPANY (CONTACT/OWNER) , MISSISSIPPI POWER COMPANY (OWNER/OPERATOR)
    Alternative names: ALABAMA POWER CO. - GREENE COUNTY, ALABAMA POWER CO. GREENE COUNTY STEAM PLANT, ALABAMA POWER-GREENE CTY S.P., AL POWER CO GREENE CO STEAM, ALABAMA POWER CO. GREENE COUNTY STEAM PLANT, ALA POWER-GREENE COUNTY, ALABAMA POWER CO. - GREENE COUNTY

Zip code 36740 marital status for males
Zip code 36740 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 32.8%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 12.7%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 46.5%Electricity
  • 40.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 11.3%Wood
  • 1.7%Utility gas

Population in 1990: 2,121.

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

  • This state: 985
  • Northeast: 28
  • Midwest: 185
  • South: 52
  • West: 23

82% of the 36740 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 56% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Alabama.

97% of the 36740 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 100% moved from this county.

Year householders moved into unit in Forkland, AL (36740)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

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

0.0%
Alabama:

11.3%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school):
Here:

0.0%
Alabama:

13.1%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 10
Here:

16.7%
Alabama:

12.5%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Class of Workers in 2019
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 30,760Office and administrative support occupations
  • 27,850Management occupations
  • 27,661Material moving occupations
  • 26,100Transportation occupations
  • 6,803Production occupations

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

  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Coin-Operated Laundries and Drycleaners (1-4 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Computer and Office Machine Repair and Maintenance (1-4: 1)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Fatal accident statistics in 2014:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0

Fatal accident statistics in 2013:

  • Fatal accident count: 2
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 2
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 4
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Most common first names in zip code 36740 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James2163.9 years
Mary1976.8 years
Willie1567.9 years
William1275.2 years
John1272.5 years
George1073.3 years
Robert1077.5 years
Henry870.8 years
Frank770.5 years
Richard765.4 years
Most common last names in zip code 36740 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Benison1367.5 years
Williams1177.7 years
Jackson1074.3 years
Smith1069.3 years
Davis967.9 years
Lewis882.2 years
Green871.5 years
Woods866.3 years
Gilbert775.2 years
Jones772.6 years
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