36804 Zip Code Detailed Profile




Cities: Opelika, AL (8.55%), Auburn, AL (0.23%)
Counties: Lee County, AL (79.05%), Russell County, AL (12.27%), Macon County, AL (8.67%)
Estimated zip code population in 2013: 17,898
Zip code population in 2010: 16,861
Zip code population in 2000: 15,401

Houses and condos: 7,790
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,341
% of renters here:

19%
State:

32%
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in zip code 36804: 83.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 193.1 sq. mi.
Water area: 1.0 sq. mi.
Population density: 93 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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Zip code 36804 (Opelika, Alabama) real estate house value trends

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

0.6% ($606)
Alabama:

0.4% ($532)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $689 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $440 (0.5%)

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Males: 8,958  (50.1%)
Females: 8,940  (49.9%)

For population 25 years and over in 36804:

For population 15 years and over in 36804:

Zip code 36804 compared to state average:

  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Races in zip code 36804

  • Zip code 36804 races chart
    • 11,614White population
    • 4,458Black population
    • 56American Indian population
    • 182Asian population
    • 13Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population
    • 20Some other race population
    • 205Two or more races population
    • 313Hispanic or Latino population

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Urban population: 3,093
Rural population: 14,804

Estimated median house/condo value in 2013: $104,400
36804:

$104,400
Alabama:

$122,700
Median resident age:
This zip code:

37.5 years
Alabama median age:

38.3 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.5 people
Alabama:

2.6 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 36804, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $40,506 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$40,506
State:

$52,001

Salary/wage: $35,576 (reported on 87.8% of returns)
Here:

$35,576
State:

$43,822
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 81.0% for AGIs below $25k, 86.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 79.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 79.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 72.9% for AGIs $100k-200k, 46.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,457 (reported on 21.9% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,457
Alabama:

$1,592
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.5% for AGIs below $25k, 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $3,761 (reported on 9.8% of returns)
Here:

$3,761
State:

$5,697
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs below $25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 3.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$9,636 (reported on 7.7% of returns)
Here:

+$9,636
State:

+$13,286
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 13.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$7,046 (reported on 16.8% of returns)
Here:

+$7,046
State:

+$9,151
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.4% for AGIs below $25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.6% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $11,541 (reported on 5.4% of returns)
36804:

$11,541
Alabama:

$14,992
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.3% for AGIs below $25k, 1.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.9% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Total itemized deductions: $19,123 (24% of AGI, reported on 25.3% of returns)
Here:

$19,123
State:

$21,388

Here:

24.2% of AGI
State:

20.1% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.5% for AGIs below $25k, 10.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 11.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 15.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 15.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 12.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $4,704 (reported on 21.2% of returns)
Here:

$4,704
State:

$5,925
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.0% for AGIs below $25k, 2.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 3.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $4,638 (reported on 25.2% of returns)
36804:

$4,638
State:

$5,272
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.0% for AGIs below $25k, 2.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 3.9% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $2,568 (reported on 32.2% of returns)
Here:

$2,568
State:

$2,646
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 10.5% for AGIs below $25k, 1.7% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 60.4%
Here:

60%
State:

60%
(% for various income ranges: 60.5% for AGIs below $25k, 60.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 58.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 57.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 61.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 85.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 36804, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $34,878 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$34,878
State:

$42,302

Salary/wage: $31,645 (reported on 90.5% of returns)
Here:

$31,645
State:

$36,626
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 90.7% for AGIs below $10k, 86.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 89.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 88.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 85.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 56.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,436 (reported on 24.6% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,436
Alabama:

$1,827
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.5% for AGIs below $10k, 0.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $1,903 (reported on 11.3% of returns)
Here:

$1,903
State:

$4,206
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.2% for AGIs below $10k, 0.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$16,356 (reported on 7.8% of returns)
Here:

+$16,356
State:

+$13,031
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -0.5% for AGIs below $10k, 0.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 17.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$5,165 (reported on 15.3% of returns)
Here:

+$5,165
State:

+$8,302
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 8.6% for AGIs below $10k, 4.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.0% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $2,583 (reported on 1.1% of returns)
36804:

$2,583
Alabama:

$3,006
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Total itemized deductions: $15,238 (23% of AGI, reported on 26.0% of returns)
Here:

$15,238
State:

$17,623

Here:

23.3% of AGI
State:

20.8% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.9% for AGIs below $10k, 6.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 10.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 13.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 15.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 12.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $3,910 (6% of AGI, reported on 22.7% of returns)
Here:

$3,910
State:

$4,768

Here:

5.7% of AGI
State:

5.4% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.5% for AGIs below $10k, 1.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $4,505 (reported on 65.7% of returns)
36804:

$4,505
State:

$6,905
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.7% for AGIs below $10k, 2.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 5.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 9.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 18.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $2,029 (reported on 32.6% of returns)
Here:

$2,029
State:

$2,048

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 65.9%
Here:

66%
State:

65%
(% for various income ranges: 59.5% for AGIs below $10k, 69.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 68.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 64.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 61.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 68.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2013:
This zip code:

$44,938
Alabama:

$42,849
Opelika, AL (36804) map Nearest zip codes: 36830, 36874, 36849, 36801, 36858, 36870.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

52.9%
Alabama:

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

2.0%
Alabama:

3.6%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 877
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 6,135


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 100 (64 now married, 36 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 4,289 (2,395 now married, 1,894 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 36804 with a mortgage: 3,255 (238 second mortgage, 219 home equity loan, 40 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,416

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,091
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: S359

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

16.4%
Whole state:

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

10.5%
Whole state:

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

6.0
State:

6.4
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.0
State:

4.7
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  • Notable locations in zip code 36804: Agricultural Engineering Unit Auburn University (A), Beauregard Volunteer Fire Department Station 2 (B), Beauregard Volunteer Fire Department Station 3 (C), Beauregard Volunteer Fire Department Station 1 (D), Dixie Volunteer Fire Department (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 36804 include: Mount Zion Church (A), Reese Chapel (B), Providence Baptist Church (C), Nazareth Church (D), New Hope Church (E), Pitts Chapel (F), Mount Olive Primitive Baptist Church (G), Ridge Grove Church (H), Ridge Road Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Holt Cemetery (1), Memory Hill Cemetery (2), Dupree Cemetery (3), Union Cemetery (4), Morris Chapel Cemetery (5), Watoola Cemetery (6), Union Grove Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Reservoirs: Hamilton Lake (A), Davis Lake (B), Lee County Public Lake (C), Lees Lake (D), Johnson Lake (E), Williams Lake (F), Osment Pond (G), Lake Whatley (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Streams, rivers, and creeks: Robinson Creek (A), Peters Branch (B), Little Halawaka Creek (C), Long Branch (D), Towns Creek (E), Brush Creek (F), Watula Creek (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Parks in zip code 36804 include: Tsinia Wildlife Viewing Area (1), Spring Villa Camping and Recreation Area (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built

  • 452010 or later
  • 1,9342000 to 2009
  • 2,0601990 to 1999
  • 1,5271980 to 1989
  • 1,2031970 to 1979
  • 4521960 to 1969
  • 2481950 to 1959
  • 1901940 to 1949
  • 1311939 or earlier

Zip code 36804 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Opelika, AL (36804)

  • 20no bedroom
  • 591 bedroom
  • 7322 bedrooms
  • 3,4553 bedrooms
  • 1,2024 bedrooms
  • 2035+ bedrooms

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Opelika, AL (36804)

  • 0no bedroom
  • 71 bedroom
  • 3472 bedrooms
  • 8573 bedrooms
  • 1304 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Opelika, AL (36804) in owner-occupied houses/condos

  • 117no vehicle
  • 1,6711 vehicle
  • 2,1782 vehicles
  • 1,0103 vehicles
  • 5354 vehicles
  • 1605+ vehicles

Cars and other vehicles available in Opelika, AL (36804) in renter-occupied apartments

  • 68no vehicle
  • 7181 vehicle
  • 2452 vehicles
  • 3103 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

Median gross rent in 2013: $757.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2013: $139,284.

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


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $104,400
36804:

$104,400
Alabama:

$122,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $52,800 - $206,700

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:


Unemployment: 8.9%

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 75.6%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 17,870

Size of family households: 2,168 2-persons, 869 3-persons, 938 4-persons, 463 5-persons, 199 6-persons, 72 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 2,054 1-person, 184 2-persons, 65 3-persons

3,217 married couples with children.
780 single-parent households (125 men, 655 women).

97.2% of residents of 36804 zip code speak English at home.
1.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (75% very well, 19% not well, 6% not at all).
0.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% very well).
0.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (7% very well, 59% well, 34% not well).

Foreign born population: 268 (1.5%)
(14.6% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

1.5%
Whole state:

3.4%

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents

  • 28%Laos
  • 19%Cameroon
  • 14%Korea
  • 13%Mexico
  • 9%England
  • 7%Germany
  • 6%Japan

Most common first ancestries reported in 36804 (%)

  • 39%Other groups
  • 13%American
  • 8%English
  • 6%Irish
  • 5%German
  • 2%Scottish
  • 1%French (except Basque)

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 02010 or later
  • 1192000 to 2009
  • 441990 to 1999
  • 261Before 1990

Zip code 36804 topographic map

There are 7 Medical Specialists in Zip Code 36804.

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

Fire-safe hotels and motels in zip code 36804:

All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in zip code 36804

Zip code 36804 marital status for males
Zip code 36804 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 3.0%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1.5%

Most commonly used house heating fuel

  • 68%Electricity
  • 16%Utility gas
  • 14%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2%Wood

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


60% of the 36804 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 62% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Alabama.

92% of the 36804 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 58% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 28% 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): 126
Here:

5.1%
Alabama:

9.7%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 62
Here:

7.4%
Alabama:

10.6%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 154
Here:

26.6%
Alabama:

14.2%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Class of Workers (%)

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

  • 66,071Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 62,667Law enforcement workers including supervisors
  • 58,984Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 56,042Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors
  • 54,779Computer and mathematical occupations
  • 51,080Management 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)

People in group quarters in 2010:

  • 24 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 12 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded
  • 10 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 6 people in other group homes

Fatal accident statistics in 2011:

  • Fatal accident count: 6
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 11
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 8
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 17
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0

Fatal accident statistics in 2010:

  • Fatal accident count: 6
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 7
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 2
  • Fatalities: 6
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 13
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED96$141,38690$136,574289$173,11436$78,94937$94,27542$55,174
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$162,1054$100,52817$208,4372$174,0353$55,3035$56,984
APPLICATIONS DENIED16$110,52030$105,006137$155,80517$45,5769$106,00041$54,427
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN10$122,6405$120,31299$167,4895$138,4444$125,7986$79,825
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$161,8753$155,04018$150,9501$58,3101$187,9603$57,040

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0310.00 , 0417.00, 0418.00, 0421.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED7$235,98012$174,1000$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$185,5032$293,2601$69,630
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$95,5300$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$317,4301$95,4700$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0310.00 , 0417.00, 0418.00, 0421.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in zip code 36804 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James4368.2 years
Mary3677.6 years
John2572.0 years
Robert2470.2 years
Willie2068.7 years
William1873.4 years
Thomas1265.5 years
Joseph1073.1 years
Joe967.4 years
Frances975.4 years
Most common last names in zip code 36804 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1972.6 years
Baker1476.2 years
Williams1175.9 years
Wilson1073.7 years
Jones1073.1 years
Brown869.7 years
Thomas878.5 years
Robinson877.5 years
Parker780.8 years
Hall772.7 years
Businesses in zip code 36804
NameCountNameCount
Burger King1Holiday Inn1
Days Inn1Kincaid1
Econo Lodge1Lane Furniture1
FedEx1Super 81
Hardee's1U-Haul1
Hilton1

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