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ZIP Code 35023

Primary City:Bessemer, AL (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Bessemer
County: Jefferson County
Timezone: Central (8:13am)
Area code: 205 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.5, -87.1
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 35023

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 35023. 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 35023. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 35023, 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:
Hueytown
Unacceptable:
Concord, Hopewell

Stats and Demographics for the 35023 ZIP Code

ZIP code 35023 is located in north Alabama and covers a slightly higher 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 35023 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 35023 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 25,436
Population Density 281 people per sq mi
Housing Units 10,369
Median Home Value $116,000
Land Area 90.43 sq mi
Water Area 1.61 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 9,436
Median Household Income $46,460

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male6527198128248229271,0681,021901978988927737586368288231156
Female657721772763627778782810786888871904806613481422378372
Total1,3091,4401,5841,5871,4491,7051,8501,8311,6871,8661,8591,8311,5431,199849710609528

Gender

 Male 13,005 51%
 Female 12,431 49%
Gender

Race

 White 18,921 74.4%
 Black Or African American 5,919 23.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 75 0.3%
 Asian 95 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 5 0.0%
 Other Race 196 0.8%
 Two Or More Races 225 0.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1159101,2001,5491,6311,176839299
Renter1234074193102311097048
Total2381,3171,6191,8591,8621,285909347

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,080 54%
 Single Guardian 1,724 18%
 Singles 2,350 25%
 Singles With Roommate 282 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 6,318 67%
 Households with Kids 3,118 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male119141135124140132150145152171165158155163188189159140148174
Female136132135135142145140144150165140150156161157170159151126133
Total255273270259282277290289302336305308311324345359318291274307

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 35023 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 35023 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1950s. Looking at 35023 real estate data, the median home value of $116,000 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 35023. Rentals in 35023 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 35023 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 23,736 93.3%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 1,562 6.1%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 138 0.5%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 5,127 49%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,592 25%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,717 17%
 Households Vacant 933 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 161 17%
 Rented & Unoccupied 17 2%
 For Sale Only 230 25%
 Sold & Unoccupied 35 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 113 12%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 377 40%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 176 9%
 2 Bedroom 933 50%
 3+ Bedroom 775 41%
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 $46,460 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 35023 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. Most commuters in 35023 can expect to fall in that range. 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 7,460 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,761 19%
 No Earnings 9,065 45%
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 7,460 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,761 19%
 No Earnings 9,065 45%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 9,536 96.0%
 Public transportation 9 0.1%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 9 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 139 1.4%
 Worked at Home 242 2.4%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,751 20.3%
 High School Graduate 5,484 63.5%
 Associate's degree 578 6.7%
 Bachelor's degree 517 6.0%
 Master's degree 211 2.4%
 Professional school degree 75 0.9%
 Doctorate degree 25 0.3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,018 82.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 618 12.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 211 4.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 35023

ZIP Code 35023 is in the Alabama Correctional Facilities School District. There are 11 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 35023.

W E Donaldson
100 Warrior Ln
Bessemer, AL 35023
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Alabama Correctional Facilities School District
Oak Grove High School
9494 Oak Grove Parkway
Bessemer, AL 35023
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Jefferson County School District
Hueytown Middle School
701 Sunrise Blvd
Hueytown, AL 35023
Grade Level: Middle/Combined or Ungraded
District: Jefferson County School District
Jefferson County Couns and Learning Center-West
126 Johnson Dr
Hueytown, AL 35023
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Jefferson County School District
Concord Elementary School
6015 Warrior River Rd
Bessemer, AL 35023
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jefferson County School District
Hueytown Elementary School
112 Forest Rd
Hueytown, AL 35023
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jefferson County School District
North Highland Elementary School
2021 29th Ave North
Hueytown, AL 35023
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jefferson County School District
Oak Grove Elementary School
9000 Tiger Cub Trail
Bessemer, AL 35023
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jefferson County School District
Hueytown High School
131 Dabbs Ave
Hueytown, AL 35023
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Jefferson County School District
Deeper Life Academy
2800 19th St N
Hueytown, AL 35023
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Rock Creek Academy
901 Glaze Dr
Bessemer, AL 35023
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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