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ZIP Code 35208

Primary City:Birmingham, AL (View All Cities)
County: Jefferson County
Timezone: Central (6:34am)
Area code: 205 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.50, -86.88
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 35208

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 35208. 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 35208. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 35208, 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 35208 ZIP Code

ZIP code 35208 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 35208 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 35208 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 14,855
Population Density 4,204 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,823
Median Home Value $73,300
Land Area 3.53 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 5,699
Median Household Income $34,720

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 36Male Median Age: 32Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male522523527583566465406358336479580506391194145887359
Female491504486592484521535431475635768695481263240166141146
Total1,0131,0271,0131,1751,0509869417898111,1141,3481,201872457385254214205

Gender

 Male 6,801 46%
 Female 8,054 54%
Gender

Race

 White 766 5.2%
 Black Or African American 13,854 93.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 22 0.1%
 Asian 9 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 119 0.8%
 Two Or More Races 83 0.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner282403969231,009486283117
Renter1465624535243291117319
Total1748028491,4471,338597356136

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,526 27%
 Single Guardian 2,284 40%
 Singles 1,661 29%
 Singles With Roommate 228 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 3,703 65%
 Households with Kids 1,996 35%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male119931089799821031261139510512510110110313012213098125
Female801021049299919011311192103979310111211814311610378
Total199195212189198173193239224187208222194202215248265246201203

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 35208 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 35208 were primarily built in the 1950s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 35208 real estate data, the median home value of $73,300 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 35208 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 35208 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 35208 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 14,785 99.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 8 0.1%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 62 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,687 39%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 795 12%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,217 32%
 Households Vacant 1,124 16%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 385 34%
 Rented & Unoccupied 18 2%
 For Sale Only 173 15%
 Sold & Unoccupied 40 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 19 2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 489 44%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 27 1%
 1 Bedroom 130 7%
 2 Bedroom 1,023 52%
 3+ Bedroom 802 40%
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 $34,720 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 35208 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 35208 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 35208 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 4,029 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,209 19%
 No Earnings 5,191 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 4,029 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,209 19%
 No Earnings 5,191 45%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,962 95.0%
 Public transportation 166 3.2%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 58 1.1%
 Worked at Home 35 0.7%
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. 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 898 20.9%
 High School Graduate 2,585 60.0%
 Associate's degree 401 9.3%
 Bachelor's degree 302 7.0%
 Master's degree 79 1.8%
 Professional school degree 15 0.3%
 Doctorate degree 25 0.6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,123 82.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 196 7.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 251 9.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 35208

ZIP Code 35208 is in the Birmingham City School District. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 35208.

Glenn Middle School
901 16th St West
Birmingham, AL 35208
Grade Level: Middle/Combined or Ungraded
District: Birmingham City School District
Charles a Brown Elementary School
4811 Court J
Birmingham, AL 35208
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Birmingham City School District
Central Pk Elementary School
4915 Ave Q
Birmingham, AL 35208
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Birmingham City School District
Princeton Alternative School
1425 2nd Ave West
Birmingham, AL 35208
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Birmingham City School District
Bush Hills Academy
901 16th St West
Birmingham, AL 35208
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Birmingham City School District
Central Park Christian Schools
1900 43rd Street Ensley
Birmingham, AL 35208
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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