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ZIP Code 35205

Primary City:Birmingham, AL (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Five Points South|Southside
County: Jefferson County
Timezone: Central (8:30pm)
Area code: 205 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.49, -86.80
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 35205

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 35205. 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 35205. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 35205, 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:
Birmingham, AL
Unacceptable:
South Highlands

Stats and Demographics for the 35205 ZIP Code

ZIP code 35205 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 large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 35205 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is extremely large. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 35205 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 19,686
Population Density 5,429 people per sq mi
Housing Units 12,089
Median Home Value $143,700
Land Area 3.63 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 9,806
Median Household Income $32,131

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 30Male Median Age: 31Female Median Age: 30

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male4842771847061,5461,5211,013686565576592623421289164112112100
Female4802611869961,7511,297805482412466452509382285201202219329
Total9645383701,7023,2972,8181,8181,1689771,0421,0441,132803574365314331429

Gender

 Male 9,971 51%
 Female 9,715 49%
Gender

Race

 White 10,929 55.5%
 Black Or African American 6,561 33.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 81 0.4%
 Asian 836 4.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 7 0.0%
 Other Race 937 4.8%
 Two Or More Races 335 1.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner67466368450624343236128
Renter1,3332,3901,017948773348200115
Total1,4002,8561,3851,3981,397691436243

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,577 16%
 Single Guardian 1,323 13%
 Singles 5,556 57%
 Singles With Roommate 1,350 14%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 8,571 87%
 Households with Kids 1,235 13%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male10899877673565554394731333538333139191412319
Female10091918279536037324643333232364348315554390
Total20819017815815210911591719374666770697487506966709

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 35205 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities, nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 35205 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1970s. Looking at 35205 real estate data, the median home value of $143,700 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 35205 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 35205 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 35205 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 16,870 85.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 155 0.8%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 299 1.5%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 2,078 10.6%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 284 1.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,877 16%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 805 7%
 Renter Occupied Households 7,124 59%
 Households Vacant 2,283 19%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1,486 65%
 Rented & Unoccupied 31 1%
 For Sale Only 134 6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 44 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 83 4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 505 22%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 492 7%
 1 Bedroom 3,661 50%
 2 Bedroom 2,504 34%
 3+ Bedroom 735 10%
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 $32,131 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 35205 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 35205 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 35205 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 6,746 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,653 32%
 No Earnings 5,201 30%
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 6,746 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,653 32%
 No Earnings 5,201 30%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 8,463 83.4%
 Public transportation 152 1.5%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 72 0.7%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 1,168 11.5%
 Worked at Home 289 2.8%
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 793 12%
 High School Graduate 2,799 42%
 Associate's degree 339 5%
 Bachelor's degree 1,434 21%
 Master's degree 520 8%
 Professional school degree 381 6%
 Doctorate degree 434 6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,116 68.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 252 15.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 262 16.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 35205

ZIP Code 35205 is in the Birmingham City School District. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 35205.

Center Street Middle School
1832 Center Waysouth
Birmingham, AL 35205
Grade Level: Middle/Combined or Ungraded
District: Birmingham City School District
Epic School
1000 10th Ave South
Birmingham, AL 35205
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Birmingham City School District
Glen Iris Elementary School
1115 11th St South
Birmingham, AL 35205
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Birmingham City School District
Ramsay High School
1800 13th Ave South
Birmingham, AL 35205
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Birmingham City School District
St Rose of Lima School
1401 22nd St S
Birmingham, AL 35205
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Our Lady of Fatima School
630 1st St S
Birmingham, AL 35205
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Arlington School
1312 22nd St S
Birmingham, AL 35205
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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