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ZIP Code 35206

Primary City:Birmingham, AL (View All Cities)
County: Jefferson County
Timezone: Central (4:26pm)
Area code: 205 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.57, -86.71
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 35206

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 35206. 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 35206. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 35206, 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

Stats and Demographics for the 35206 ZIP Code

ZIP code 35206 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 higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 35206 are primarily black or African American. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large. There are also an extremely large number of single parents and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 35206 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 17,177
Population Density 1,680 people per sq mi
Housing Units 8,141
Median Home Value $79,100
Land Area 10.23 sq mi
Water Area 0.04 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 6,438
Median Household Income $32,001

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 34Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male61758463568153548746744347463167355339424315611910274
Female578606552680517552592583606757843726544300259224199191
Total1,1951,1901,1871,3611,0521,0391,0591,0261,0801,3881,5161,279938543415343301265

Gender

 Male 7,868 46%
 Female 9,309 54%
Gender

Race

 White 3,534 20.6%
 Black Or African American 13,151 76.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 47 0.3%
 Asian 68 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 7 0.0%
 Other Race 192 1.1%
 Two Or More Races 178 1.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner373106251,013917451364151
Renter1395725126424051848135
Total1768821,1371,6551,322635445186

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,882 29%
 Single Guardian 2,249 35%
 Singles 1,902 30%
 Singles With Roommate 405 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 4,235 66%
 Households with Kids 2,203 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1331201091179513011611113214113015190123135152151139104112
Female12011111011810911312311115010211210492142124159127141129105
Total253231219235204243239222282243242255182265259311278280233217

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 35206 has a slightly higher 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 35206 were primarily built in the 1950s or the 1960s. Looking at 35206 real estate data, the median home value of $79,100 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 35206 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 35206 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 35206 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 16,599 96.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 90 0.5%
 Nursing Facilities 73 0.4%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 415 2.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,920 36%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 948 12%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,570 32%
 Households Vacant 1,703 21%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 399 23.4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 25 1.5%
 For Sale Only 253 14.9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 65 3.8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 6 0.4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 955 56.1%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 12 0.4%
 1 Bedroom 427 14.9%
 2 Bedroom 1,251 43.8%
 3+ Bedroom 1,167 40.8%
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 $32,001 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 35206 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. 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 35206 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 4,447 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,147 23%
 No Earnings 6,189 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 4,447 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,147 23%
 No Earnings 6,189 45%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 6,160 94%
 Public transportation 148 2%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 123 2%
 Worked at Home 155 2%
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 1,155 23.3%
 High School Graduate 2,954 59.5%
 Associate's degree 216 4.4%
 Bachelor's degree 503 10.1%
 Master's degree 89 1.8%
 Professional school degree 17 0.3%
 Doctorate degree 28 0.6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,969 77%
 Enrolled in Private School 487 13%
 Not Enrolled in School 387 10%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 35206

ZIP Code 35206 is in the Birmingham City School District. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 35206.

Banks Middle School
721 86th St South
Birmingham, AL 35206
Grade Level: Middle/Combined or Ungraded
District: Birmingham City School District
Christian Alternative School
725 Mountain Dr
Birmingham, AL 35206
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Birmingham City School District
Ossie Ware Mitchell Elementary School
501 81st St South
Birmingham, AL 35206
Grade Level: Middle/Combined or Ungraded
District: Birmingham City School District
Barrett Elementary School
7601 Division Ave
Birmingham, AL 35206
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Birmingham City School District
Curry Elementary School
7900 8th Ave North
Birmingham, AL 35206
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Birmingham City School District
Robinson Elementary School
8400 1st Ave South
Birmingham, AL 35206
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Birmingham City School District
Mcneel School - Vacca Campus
8950 Roebuck Blvd
Birmingham, AL 35206
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Alabama Youth Services School District

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