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ZIP Code 35143

Primary City:Shelby, AL (View All Cities)
County: Shelby County
Timezone: Central (8:19am)
Area code: 205 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.08, -86.55
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 35143

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 35143. 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 35143. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 35143, 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:
Shelby, AL

Stats and Demographics for the 35143 ZIP Code

ZIP code 35143 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 35143 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 35143 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,281
Population Density 78 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,222
Median Home Value $131,200
Land Area 42.32 sq mi
Water Area 5.59 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,398
Median Household Income $44,340

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 47Male Median Age: 46Female Median Age: 47

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male7587931217265649512310715014016311467453719
Female6090899573788010411012315215215410973463323
Total135177182216145143144199233230302292317223140917042

Gender

 Male 1,637 50%
 Female 1,644 50%
Gender

Race

 White 3,104 94.6%
 Black Or African American 93 2.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 10 0.3%
 Asian 3 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 30 0.9%
 Two Or More Races 41 1.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner196318723632122210223
Renter193555523119104
Total389824228835224111227

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 782 56%
 Single Guardian 185 13%
 Singles 379 27%
 Singles With Roommate 52 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,024 73%
 Households with Kids 374 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male159251318161421181520181822251833291613
Female1010141317181717211513162025182517161915
Total2519392635343138393033343847434350453528

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 35143 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 35143 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1980s. Looking at 35143 real estate data, the median home value of $131,200 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 35143. Rentals in 35143 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 35143 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,281 100%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 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 633 28%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 540 24%
 Renter Occupied Households 225 10%
 Households Vacant 824 37%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 44 5%
 Rented & Unoccupied 7 1%
 For Sale Only 54 7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 10 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 641 78%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 68 8%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 31 17%
 3+ Bedroom 152 83%
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 $44,340 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 35143 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. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 35143 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. In 35143 though, the percentage of people that make it to work in under half an hour is among the lowest. The area has an extremely high percentage of people that most travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment. People that commute should be aware of the potentially long commute times.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 943 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 499 19%
 No Earnings 1,195 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 943 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 499 19%
 No Earnings 1,195 45%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,187 98%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 10 1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 19 2%
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 population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 197 16%
 High School Graduate 758 63%
 Associate's degree 18 2%
 Bachelor's degree 150 13%
 Master's degree 72 6%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 276 50%
 Enrolled in Private School 160 29%
 Not Enrolled in School 116 21%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 35143

ZIP Code 35143 is in the Shelby County School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 35143.

Shelby Elementary School
19099 Hwy 145
Shelby, AL 35143
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Shelby County School District

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