Fort Rucker, AL Population

Population: 6,052
Males: 3,439 (56.8%), Females: 2,613 (43.2%)

Zip code: 36362

Median resident age: 24.5 years
Median household income: $34,603
Median house value: $85,000

Races in Fort Rucker:

  • White Non-Hispanic (63.5%)
  • Black (18.1%)
  • Hispanic (11.7%)
  • Other race (5.3%)
  • Two or more races (4.3%)
  • American Indian (1.8%)
  • Korean (0.7%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander (0.7%)
  • Filipino (0.6%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (16.2%), United States (10.3%), Irish (10.1%), English (6.3%), Italian (4.3%), Scottish (2.2%).

Land area: 10.9 square miles

Map of Fort Rucker, AL

Population

For population 25 years and over in Fort Rucker

  • High school or higher: 97.3%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 27.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.3%
  • Unemployed: 10.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 13.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fort Rucker CDP

  • Never married: 20.0%
  • Now married: 73.7%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 4.7%

6.2% Foreign born (2.4% Latin America, 2.0% Europe, 1.6% Asia).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Fort Rucker:

  • DALE MED CTR GER PSY UNIT NEW DAY SENI (about 9 miles; OZARK, AL)
  • MEDICAL CENTER ENTERPRISE (about 10 miles; ENTERPRISE, AL)
  • FLOWERS HOSPITAL (about 19 miles; DOTHAN, AL)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Fort Rucker:

  • DOTHAN RGNL (about 20 miles; DOTHAN, AL; Abbreviation: DHN)
  • PANAMA CITY-BAY CO INTL (about 79 miles; PANAMA CITY, FL; Abbreviation: PFN)
  • MONTGOMERY RGNL (DANNELLY FIELD) (about 81 miles; MONTGOMERY, AL; Abbreviation: MGM)

Other public-use airports nearest to Fort Rucker:

  • LOWE AHP (FORT RUCKER) (about 3 miles; FORT RUCKER OZARK, AL; Abbreviation: LOR)
  • BLACKWELL FIELD (about 9 miles; OZARK, AL; Abbreviation: 71J)
  • ENTERPRISE MUNI (about 13 miles; ENTERPRISE, AL; Abbreviation: EDN)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fort Rucker:

  • GEORGE C WALLACE STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE-DOTHAN (about 22 miles; DOTHAN, AL; Full-time enrollment: 2,703)
  • TROY STATE UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 38 miles; TROY, AL; Full-time enrollment: 9,143)
  • AUBURN UNIVERSITY-MONTGOMERY (about 71 miles; MONTGOMERY, AL; Full-time enrollment: 3,677)
  • TUSKEGEE UNIVERSITY (about 74 miles; TUSKEGEE, AL; Full-time enrollment: 2,732)
  • OKALOOSA-WALTON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 78 miles; NICEVILLE, FL; Full-time enrollment: 3,374)
  • ALABAMA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 80 miles; MONTGOMERY, AL; Full-time enrollment: 4,359)
  • FAULKNER UNIVERSITY (about 81 miles; MONTGOMERY, AL; Full-time enrollment: 2,283)