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36862 Zip Code (Penton, AL) Detailed Profile




Cities: Penton, AL (3.81%), La Fayette, AL (3.69%)
County: Chambers County, AL
Estimated zip code population in 2017: 6,013
Zip code population in 2010: 6,623
Zip code population in 2000: 7,055

Houses and condos: 3,090
Renter-occupied apartments: 851
% of renters here:

34%
State:

32%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 36862: 80.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 239.7 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.9 sq. mi.
Population density: 25 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 36862
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2017:
This zip code:

0.3% ($245)
Alabama:

0.4% ($571)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $255 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $235 (0.4%)

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Males: 2,698  (44.9%)
Females: 3,315  (55.1%)

For population 25 years and over in 36862:

  • High school or higher: 73.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.8%
  • Unemployed: 3.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 36862:

  • Never married: 30.8%
  • Now married: 40.2%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 11.0%
  • Divorced: 15.3%

Zip code 36862 compared to state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
  • Races in zip code 36862 (2017)
    • 3,70552.5%Black
    • 2,74538.9%White
    • 1071.5%Hispanic or Latino
    • 490.7%Two or more races
    • 130.2%Asian
    • 30.04%American Indian
    • 10.01%Some other race
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Estimated median house/condo value in 2017: $78,084
36862:

$78,084
Alabama:

$141,300



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists, there were 19 registered sex offenders living in 36862 zip code as of December 03, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 36862 is 332 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

46.8 years
Alabama median age:

38.9 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.3 people
Alabama:

2.6 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 36862, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $33,350 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$33,350
State:

$52,001

Salary/wage: $29,842 (reported on 87.6% of returns)
Here:

$29,842
State:

$43,822
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 87.6% for AGIs below $25k, 87.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 75.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 71.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 60.1% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,398 (reported on 19.6% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,398
Alabama:

$1,592
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.5% for AGIs below $25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.8% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Ordinary dividends: $3,677 (reported on 8.8% of returns)
Here:

$3,677
State:

$5,697
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs below $25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.8% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$9,713 (reported on 6.4% of returns)
Here:

+$9,713
State:

+$13,286
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.4% for AGIs below $25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 5.9% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$2,265 (reported on 17.2% of returns)
Here:

+$2,265
State:

+$9,151
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.7% for AGIs below $25k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.9% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $12,206 (reported on 6.4% of returns)
36862:

$12,206
Alabama:

$14,992
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.7% for AGIs below $25k, 1.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 9.7% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Total itemized deductions: $18,071 (28% of AGI, reported on 20.4% of returns)
Here:

$18,071
State:

$21,388

Here:

27.9% of AGI
State:

20.1% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.0% for AGIs below $25k, 12.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 11.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 12.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 13.8% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Charity contributions: $5,270 (reported on 18.4% of returns)
Here:

$5,270
State:

$5,925
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.9% for AGIs below $25k, 3.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.7% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxes paid: $3,402 (reported on 20.4% of returns)
36862:

$3,402
State:

$5,272
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.6% for AGIs below $25k, 1.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.9% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Earned income credit: $2,800 (reported on 41.6% of returns)
Here:

$2,800
State:

$2,646
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 13.1% for AGIs below $25k, 2.0% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 76.8%
Here:

77%
State:

60%
(% for various income ranges: 78.8% for AGIs below $25k, 75.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 76.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 72.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 70.0% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 36862, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $28,506 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$28,506
State:

$42,302

Salary/wage: $25,678 (reported on 89.7% of returns)
Here:

$25,678
State:

$36,626
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 122.8% for AGIs below $10k, 90.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 90.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 79.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 74.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 43.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,538 (reported on 21.2% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,538
Alabama:

$1,827
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.4% for AGIs below $10k, 0.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $3,259 (reported on 9.8% of returns)
Here:

$3,259
State:

$4,206
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.4% for AGIs below $10k, 0.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$8,459 (reported on 7.1% of returns)
Here:

+$8,459
State:

+$13,031
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -0.5% for AGIs below $10k, 0.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 9.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$3,514 (reported on 10.4% of returns)
Here:

+$3,514
State:

+$8,302
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.5% for AGIs below $10k, 0.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.9% for AGIs $75k-100k)

IRA payment deduction: $2,327 (reported on 1.8% of returns)
36862:

$2,327
Alabama:

$3,006

Total itemized deductions: $14,117 (24% of AGI, reported on 21.3% of returns)
Here:

$14,117
State:

$17,623

Here:

24.4% of AGI
State:

20.8% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 9.2% for AGIs below $10k, 6.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 11.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 14.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 11.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 10.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $4,022 (7% of AGI, reported on 19.4% of returns)
Here:

$4,022
State:

$4,768

Here:

6.8% of AGI
State:

5.4% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.0% for AGIs below $10k, 1.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 4.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $3,893 (reported on 55.6% of returns)
36862:

$3,893
State:

$6,905
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.0% for AGIs below $10k, 2.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 5.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 19.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,939 (reported on 43.2% of returns)
Here:

$1,939
State:

$2,048

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 80.7%
Here:

81%
State:

65%
(% for various income ranges: 78.0% for AGIs below $10k, 84.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 79.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 76.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 80.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 81.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2017:
This zip code:

$33,074
Alabama:

$48,123
Penton, AL (36862) map Nearest zip codes: 36863, 36855, 36879, 36852, 36801, 36850.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

38.1%
Alabama:

47.3%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

5.1%
Alabama:

4.1%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.7% of all households

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 491
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 2,012


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 75 (58 now married, 16 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 1,219 (341 now married, 893 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 36862 with a mortgage: 864 (6 second mortgage, 15 home equity loan, 12 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 803

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $860
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $348

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2017:
This zip code:

17.8%
Whole state:

16.9%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2017:
This zip code:

13.1%
Whole state:

9.5%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.0
State:

6.4
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

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

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  • Notable locations in zip code 36862: Dutch Farms (A), Moores Cut (B), Penton Raceway (C), Chambers County Courthouse (D), Lafayette City Hall (E), Lafayette Library (F), City of LaFayette Fire and Emergency Medical Services (G), West Chambers Volunteer Fire and Rescue (H), Union Hill Volunteer Fire Department (I), Ridge Grove Fire Department (J), Oak Bowery Fire and Rescue (K). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 36862 include: Rock Springs Baptist Church (A), Mount Hickory Church (B), Mount Lebanon Church (C), Mount Pisgah Church (D), Mount Zion Church (E), New Mount Sellars Church (F), Pine Grove Church (G), Poplar Springs Church (H), Midway Methodist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Old Rock Springs Cemetery (1), Finley Cemetery (2), Waites Cemetery (3), Tatum Cemetery (4), Sturkie Cemetery (5), Spratling Cemetery (6), Boyds Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Lakes and reservoirs: Jeff Beards Lake (A), Chambers County Public Lake (B), Sharpes Lake (C), Lafayette Reservoir (D), Edge Lake (E), Sharpe Number One Lake (F), Allens Lake (G), Sharpe Lake Number 2 (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Streams, rivers, and creeks: Rocky Branch (A), Pigeonroost Creek (B), Mill Creek (C), Mathews Branch (D), Landrum Creek (E), Kellem Hill Creek (F), Davis Creek (G), Carlisle Creek (H), Williams Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Park in zip code 36862: Lafayette City Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

    Tourist attraction (not listed on the city page) : Penton Raceway Inc (Amusement & Theme Parks; County Road 108) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 462014 or later
  • 782010 to 2013
  • 2262000 to 2009
  • 4841990 to 1999
  • 4841980 to 1989
  • 5551970 to 1979
  • 3261960 to 1969
  • 3141950 to 1959
  • 1581940 to 1949
  • 3871939 or earlier

Zip code 36862 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Penton, AL (36862)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Penton, AL (36862)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 251 bedroom
  • 3682 bedrooms
  • 1,0733 bedrooms
  • 2874 bedrooms
  • 845+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Penton, AL (36862)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Penton, AL (36862)
  • 56no bedroom
  • 531 bedroom
  • 4382 bedrooms
  • 1803 bedrooms
  • 314 bedrooms
  • 135+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Penton, AL (36862) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Penton, AL (36862) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 155no vehicle
  • 4191 vehicle
  • 6262 vehicles
  • 3683 vehicles
  • 664 vehicles
  • 235+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Penton, AL (36862) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Penton, AL (36862) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 204no vehicle
  • 3171 vehicle
  • 2462 vehicles
  • 313 vehicles
  • 544 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

  • Zip code 36862 household income distribution in 2017

  • Zip code 36862 household income distribution in 2017
  • 250Less than $10,000
  • 200$10,000 to $14,999
  • 298$15,000 to $19,999
  • 210$20,000 to $24,999
  • 119$25,000 to $29,999
  • 232$30,000 to $34,999
  • 77$35,000 to $39,999
  • 154$40,000 to $44,999
  • 55$45,000 to $49,999
  • 123$50,000 to $59,999
  • 186$60,000 to $74,999
  • 277$75,000 to $99,999
  • 176$100,000 to $124,999
  • 105$125,000 to $149,999
  • 25$150,000 to $199,999
  • 8$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 36862

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 36862
  • 10Less than $10,000
  • 23$10,000 to $14,999
  • 34$15,000 to $19,999
  • 119$20,000 to $24,999
  • 28$25,000 to $29,999
  • 18$30,000 to $34,999
  • 70$35,000 to $39,999
  • 112$40,000 to $49,999
  • 189$50,000 to $59,999
  • 138$60,000 to $69,999
  • 106$70,000 to $79,999
  • 91$80,000 to $89,999
  • 18$90,000 to $99,999
  • 276$100,000 to $124,999
  • 98$125,000 to $149,999
  • 43$150,000 to $174,999
  • 109$175,000 to $199,999
  • 48$200,000 to $249,999
  • 33$250,000 to $299,999
  • 18$300,000 to $399,999
  • 16$500,000 to $749,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 36862

  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 36862
  • 44Less than $100
  • 50$100 to $149
  • 37$150 to $199
  • 36$200 to $249
  • 97$250 to $299
  • 123$300 to $349
  • 48$350 to $399
  • 71$400 to $449
  • 32$450 to $499
  • 17$500 to $549
  • 9$600 to $649
  • 28$650 to $699
  • 3$700 to $749
  • 53$1,000 to $1,249
  • 3$3,000 to $3,499
  • 144No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2017: $564.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2017 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $88,231
  • Black or African American householders: $58,160
  • Two or more races householders: $92,809
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $318,152

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $78,084
36862:

$78,084
Alabama:

$141,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $50,048 - $127,632

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $109,450
Here:

$109,450
State:

$197,224

Mobile homes: $63,126
Here:

$63,126
State:

$74,580
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 36862
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,111
  • One, attached: 5
  • Two: 146
  • 3 or 4: 39
  • 5 to 9: 85
  • 10 to 19: 6
  • 50 or more: 4
  • Mobile homes: 687

Unemployment: 3.3%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 36862

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 36862
  • 82.0%1,832Drove a car alone
  • 12.9%289Carpooled
  • 1.0%22Bus or trolley bus
  • 1.5%34Walked
  • 0.4%10Other means
  • 1.8%41Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 36862

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 36862
  • 78Less than 5 minutes
  • 1585 to 9 minutes
  • 22410 to 14 minutes
  • 15715 to 19 minutes
  • 32420 to 24 minutes
  • 21325 to 29 minutes
  • 47230 to 34 minutes
  • 9935 to 39 minutes
  • 15940 to 44 minutes
  • 19545 to 59 minutes
  • 8760 to 89 minutes
  • 1890 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 43.9%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 5,761
  • In family households: 4,535 (632 male householders, 799 female householders)
    878 spouses, 1,608 children (1,440 natural, 69 adopted, 100 stepchildren), 292 grandchildren, 126 brothers or sisters, 81 parents, 43 other relatives, 67 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,238 (511 male householders (438 living alone)), 583 female householders (546 living alone)), 136 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 251 (294 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 788 2-persons, 360 3-persons, 143 4-persons, 65 5-persons, 57 6-persons, 21 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 984 1-person, 109 2-persons

528 married couples with children.
389 single-parent households (80 men, 309 women).

100.3% of residents of 36862 zip code speak English at home.

Foreign born population: 62 (1.0%)
(8.7% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

1.0%
Whole state:

3.5%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 50%Somalia
  • 8%Belgium
Most common first ancestries reported in 36862
  • 16%American
  • 4%German
  • 2%English
  • 2%Irish
  • 2%European
  • 2%Scotch-Irish
  • 1%Scottish
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 322010 or later
  • 902000 to 2009
  • 01990 to 1999
  • 53Before 1990

Major facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • ALABAMA-GEORGIA WOOD PRESERVING CO INC (15206 US HIGHWAY 431 SOUTH in LAFAYETTE, AL)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    TRI REPORTER (Tracking of toxic chemicals releasing facilities)
    Business SIC classification: WOOD PRESERVING
    Business NAICS classification: WOOD PRESERVATION.
    Organizations: ALA GA WOOD PRESERVING CO INC (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , W C BRINSON III (CONTACT/OPERATOR)
    Alternative names: ALABAMA-GEORGIA WOOD PRESERVING COMPANY,, ALA GA WOOD PRESERVING CO INC
  • KARDOES RUBBER CO INC (1061 INDUSTRIAL BOULEVARD in LAFAYETTE, AL)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Tracking inspections of insecticide, fungicide, and rodenticide, and toxic substances)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    TRI REPORTER (Tracking of toxic chemicals releasing facilities)
    Business SIC classification: SYNTHETIC RUBBER (VULCANIZABLE ELASTOMERS); FABRICATED RUBBER PRODUCTS
    Organizations: KARDOES RUBBER COMPANY (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: KARDOES RUBBER CO. INC.
  • LAFAYETTE HIGH SCHOOL (214 1ST AVE SE in LAFAYETTE, AL)
    (Geographic Names Information System)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-0080
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: CHAMBERS COUNTY (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • MILL CREEK WASTE WATER TREATMENT PLANT (1146 COUNTY ROAD 48 in LAFAYETTE, AL)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-04-1999-0126, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION, ICIS-04-1999-0014,
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: SEWERAGE SYSTEMS
    Organizations: LAFAYETTE CITY OF (CONTACT/OPERATOR)
    Alternative names: LAFAYETTE CITY OF, LAFAYETTE CITY OF MILL CR WWTP
  • CHAMBERS COUNTY CAREER TECHNOLOGY CENTER (AREA VOCATIONAL CENTER DR in LAFAYETTE, AL)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-6000
  • LAFAYETTE EASTSIDE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (300 AVE A SE in LAFAYETTE, AL)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-0070
    Organizations: CHAMBERS COUNTY (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • CHAMBERS ACADEMY LAGOON (CHAMBERS CO ED FOUNDATION in LAFAYETTE, AL)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOLS
    Organizations: CHAMBERS COUNTY ED FOUNDATION (CONTACT/OPERATOR)
    Alternative names: CHAMBERS CO ED ACADEMY LAGOON
  • CHAMBERS COUNTY HOSPITAL (404 9TH AVE SW in LAFAYETTE, AL)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: OPERNAME (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , OWNERNAME (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • LAFAYETTE WATER TREATMENT PLT (CITY OF LAFAYETTE in LAFAYETTE, AL)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: WATER SUPPLY
    Alternative names: CITY OF LAFAYETTE, LAFAYETTE WTP
  • ADAMS LOGGING INC (2112 COUNTY ROAD 153 in LAFAYETTE, AL)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: DAVID W ADAMS (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • PERLISS TRUCK STOP (5495 COUNTY ROAD 388 in CUSSETA, AL)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
  • LAFAYETTE QUICK STOP (300 9TH AVENUE SW in LAFAYETTE, AL)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: GASOLINE SERVICE STATIONS
  • LISLE BODY SHOP INC (1ST STREET SW in LAFAYETTE, AL)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business NAICS classification: AUTOMOTIVE BODY, PAINT, AND INTERIOR REPAIR AND MAINTENANCE.
    Organizations: LISLE BODYSHOP INC (CONTACT/OWNER)

Zip code 36862 marital status for males
Zip code 36862 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 6.8%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 12.3%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 65.3%Electricity
  • 22.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 10.1%Utility gas
  • 2.6%Wood

Population in 1990: 7,045. Population change in the 1990s: +10 (+0.1%).

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

  • This state: 4,705
  • Northeast: 65
  • Midwest: 82
  • South: 866
  • West: 111

65% of the 36862 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 75% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Alabama.

92% of the 36862 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 62% 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, 8% moved from different state.

Year householders moved into unit in Penton, AL (36862)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 174
Here:

32.4%
Alabama:

10.6%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 69
Here:

25.6%
Alabama:

11.0%
Students in private undergraduate colleges:
Here:

0.0%
Alabama:

12.0%
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Class of Workers in 2017
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 75,211Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations
  • 64,860Transportation occupations
  • 54,262Education, training, and library occupations
  • 54,141Construction and extraction occupations
  • 53,608Management occupations
  • 45,209Law enforcement workers including supervisors

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code:

  • COUNTY OF CHAMBERS (18 ALABAMA AVE E in LAFAYETTE, AL) : $198,746 in 16 contracts from 2000 to 2006
    Contracts for Guard Services, Surveillance Services by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only, Army
    Signed by year: 2000: $30,597; 2001: -$29,904; 2002: $2,116; 2003: $40,411; 2004: $69,828; 2005: $55,200; 2006: $30,498.

    Biggest contracts:
    $31,290 with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only for Guard Services. Signed on 2001-10-10. Completion date: 2002-09-30.
    $30,728 with Army for Guard Services. Signed on 2004-02-19. Completion date: 2003-12-15.
    $30,728 with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only for Guard Services. Signed on 2004-02-19. Completion date: 2003-12-15.
    $30,597 with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only for Guard Services. Taking place in GA. Signed on 2000-12-12. Completion date: 2001-09-28.
  • TALLAPOOSA RIVER ELECTRIC COOP (15163 US HIGHWAY 431 SOUTH in LAFAYETTE, AL) : $85,391 in 13 contracts from 2001 to 2005
    Contracts for Electric Services, Office Information System Equipment by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only, Army
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $15,174; 2002: $450; 2003: $48,267; 2004: $4,500; 2005: $17,000; 2006: $0.

    Biggest contracts:
    $44,933 with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only for Electric Services. Taking place in GA. Signed on 2003-08-29. Completion date: 1999-10-01.
    $15,174, same as above. Signed on 2001-09-29. Completion date: 1999-10-01.
    $10,000 with Army for Electric Services. Taking place in GA. Signed on 2005-03-03. Completion date: 1999-10-01.
    $4,500, same as above. Signed on 2004-11-08. Completion date: 1999-10-01.

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

  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Nursing Care Facilities (50-99 employees: 2 establishments)
  • Utilities: Electric Power Distribution (50-99: 1)
  • Management of Companies and Enterprises: Corporate, Subsidiary, and Regional Managing Offices (50-99: 1)
  • Finance and Insurance: Commercial Banking (20-49: 1, 5-9: 1)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Child Day Care Services (20-49: 1, 1-4: 2)

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

People in group quarters in 2010:

  • 137 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 122 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 173 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 119 people in nursing homes
  • 12 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Fatal accident statistics in 2014:

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

Fatal accident statistics in 2013:

  • Fatal accident count: 3
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 3
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 4
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Most common first names in zip code 36862 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary11578.9 years
James9272.2 years
Willie7767.7 years
John7774.1 years
William6474.4 years
Annie4580.4 years
George4374.6 years
Robert4171.0 years
Walter3172.0 years
Joe2870.9 years
Most common last names in zip code 36862 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith5975.9 years
Holloway4976.7 years
Williams4676.6 years
Jones3769.2 years
Finley3378.3 years
Allen3275.1 years
Johnson3070.1 years
Brooks2675.2 years
Thomas2573.5 years
Burton2574.2 years

Businesses in zip code 36862

  • Circle K: 1
  • Subway: 1
  • True Value: 1

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