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ZIP Code 35022

Primary City:Bessemer, AL (View All Cities)
County: Jefferson County
Timezone: Central (4:18am)
Area code: 205 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.3, -87.0
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 35022

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 35022. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 35022. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 35022, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Bessemer, AL
Acceptable:
Helena
Unacceptable:
Bess, Hueytown

Stats and Demographics for the 35022 ZIP Code

ZIP code 35022 is located in central Alabama and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 35022 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single adults and a slightly higher than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 35022 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 18,888
Population Density 288 people per sq mi
Housing Units 8,017
Median Home Value $160,500
Land Area 65.48 sq mi
Water Area 0.50 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 7,378
Median Household Income $57,765

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male670629617554458494574654605643693643536384286201167148
Female632585533528473601706676623712767727601429371338293337
Total1,3021,2141,1501,0829311,0951,2801,3301,2281,3551,4601,3701,137813657539460485

Gender

 Male 8,956 47%
 Female 9,932 53%
Gender

Race

 White 11,317 59.9%
 Black Or African American 6,780 35.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 54 0.3%
 Asian 124 0.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 424 2.2%
 Two Or More Races 189 1.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner637461,1091,3281,294820512150
Renter170316252229136828784
Total2331,0621,3611,5571,430902599234

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,036 55%
 Single Guardian 1,352 18%
 Singles 1,730 23%
 Singles With Roommate 260 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 4,858 66%
 Households with Kids 2,520 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1411221441291301201241471081241151341251191141221111129584
Female1241551321201141011221271211159995120104101132112899491
Total265277276249244221246274229239214229245223215254223201189175

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 35022 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 35022 were primarily built in the 2000s. Looking at 35022 real estate data, the median home value of $160,500 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 35022. Rentals in 35022 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 35022 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 18,534 98%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 354 2%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,428 55%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,594 20%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,356 17%
 Households Vacant 639 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 186 29%
 Rented & Unoccupied 6 1%
 For Sale Only 182 28%
 Sold & Unoccupied 17 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 26 4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 222 35%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 44 3%
 1 Bedroom 161 11%
 2 Bedroom 531 35%
 3+ Bedroom 790 52%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $57,765 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 35022 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. However, that is not the case in 35022. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 6,729 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,859 18%
 No Earnings 5,931 38%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 6,729 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,859 18%
 No Earnings 5,931 38%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 8,015 92.8%
 Public transportation 74 0.9%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 14 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 179 2.1%
 Worked at Home 354 4.1%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 563 8.9%
 High School Graduate 3,594 57.0%
 Associate's degree 509 8.1%
 Bachelor's degree 1,267 20.1%
 Master's degree 277 4.4%
 Professional school degree 62 1.0%
 Doctorate degree 37 0.6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,783 73.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 799 21.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 216 5.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 35022

ZIP Code 35022 is in the Bessemer City School District. There are 9 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 35022.

Greenwood Elementary School
5012 Roslyn Rd Southeast
Bessemer, AL 35022
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Bessemer City School District
Westhills Elementary School
710 Glenn Rd
Bessemer, AL 35022
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Bessemer City School District
Greenwood Elementary School
1219 School Rd
Bessemer, AL 35022
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jefferson County School District
Jess Lanier High School
100 High School Dr
Bessemer, AL 35022
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Bessemer City School District
Bessemer Center for Tech
50 High School Dr
Bessemer, AL 35022
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Bessemer City School District
St Aloysius School
751a Academy Dr
Bessemer, AL 35022
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Bessemer Academy
1705 4th Ave SW
Bessemer, AL 35022
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Dunnams Private School
811 Glenn Rd
Bessemer, AL 35022
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Flint Hill Christian School
1630 Powder Plant Rd
Bessemer, AL 35022
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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