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ZIP Code 35071

Primary City:Gardendale, AL (View All Cities)
County: Jefferson County
Timezone: Central (4:28am)
Area code: 205 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.7, -86.9
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 35071

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 35071. 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 35071. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 35071, 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:
Gardendale, AL

Stats and Demographics for the 35071 ZIP Code

ZIP code 35071 is located in north 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 35071 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of families and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 35071 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 15,661
Population Density 274 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,803
Median Home Value $163,800
Land Area 57.07 sq mi
Water Area 0.18 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 6,403
Median Household Income $58,875

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 44

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male470458473451391472483453449546591509431332273221180102
Female454434484505397517504502528578645589527392365343325287
Total9248929579567889899879559771,1241,2361,098958724638564505389

Gender

 Male 7,285 47%
 Female 8,376 53%
Gender

Race

 White 13,925 88.9%
 Black Or African American 1,259 8.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 42 0.3%
 Asian 179 1.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.0%
 Other Race 92 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 161 1.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner735937651,0931,077755629176
Renter1033032502051336210581
Total1768961,0151,2981,210817734257

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,552 55%
 Single Guardian 938 15%
 Singles 1,685 26%
 Singles With Roommate 228 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 4,413 69%
 Households with Kids 1,990 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male73821041118792909297799112587918893951007581
Female769495919772828210185121939788100132103937770
Total149176199202184164172174198164212218184179188225198193152151

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 35071 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 35071 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1970s. Looking at 35071 real estate data, the median home value of $163,800 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 35071. Rentals in 35071 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 35071 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 15,484 98.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 132 0.8%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 45 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,553 52%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,608 24%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,242 18%
 Households Vacant 400 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 86 22%
 Rented & Unoccupied 8 2%
 For Sale Only 117 29%
 Sold & Unoccupied 28 7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 11 3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 150 38%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 217 19%
 2 Bedroom 536 46%
 3+ Bedroom 407 35%
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 $58,875 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 35071 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 35071 can expect to fall in that range. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 5,895 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,674 20%
 No Earnings 4,601 35%
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 5,895 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,674 20%
 No Earnings 4,601 35%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 7,519 96.6%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 32 0.4%
 Worked at Home 235 3.0%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. 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 589 11%
 High School Graduate 3,125 61%
 Associate's degree 245 5%
 Bachelor's degree 853 17%
 Master's degree 171 3%
 Professional school degree 106 2%
 Doctorate degree 70 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,251 81.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 431 15.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 81 2.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 35071

ZIP Code 35071 is in the Jefferson County School District. There are 8 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 35071.

Bragg Middle School
840 Ash Ave
Gardendale, AL 35071
Grade Level: Middle/Combined or Ungraded
District: Jefferson County School District
Gardendale Elementary School
860 Bauer Ln
Gardendale, AL 35071
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jefferson County School District
Snow Rogers Elementary School
2636 Snow Rogers Rd
Gardendale, AL 35071
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jefferson County School District
Gardendale High School
800 Main St
Gardendale, AL 35071
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Jefferson County School District
Tabernacle Christian School
2649 Decatur Hwy
Gardendale, AL 35071
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Child Enrichment Center
805 Crest Dr
Gardendale, AL 35071
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
First Baptist Church of Gardendale
940 Main St
Gardendale, AL 35071
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Gardendale Christian Academy
1800 Decatur Hwy
Gardendale, AL 35071
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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