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ZIP Code 35211

Primary City:Birmingham, AL (View All Cities)
County: Jefferson County
Timezone: Central (1:17pm)
Area code: 205 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.45, -86.88
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 35211

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 35211. 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 35211. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 35211, 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:
Wenonah

Stats and Demographics for the 35211 ZIP Code

ZIP code 35211 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 35211 are primarily black or African American. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large while the number of middle aged adults is 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 35211 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 26,236
Population Density 1,486 people per sq mi
Housing Units 14,095
Median Home Value $73,000
Land Area 17.66 sq mi
Water Area 0.03 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 11,369
Median Household Income $25,729

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
Male923777753797990909727637607709857789710449372299193131
Female9047686698481,2631,2038637367459061,1241,118930656635482397360
Total1,8271,5451,4221,6452,2532,1121,5901,3731,3521,6151,9811,9071,6401,1051,007781590491

Gender

 Male 11,629 44%
 Female 14,607 56%
Gender

Race

 White 1,753 6.7%
 Black Or African American 23,823 90.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 45 0.2%
 Asian 315 1.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.0%
 Other Race 94 0.4%
 Two Or More Races 203 0.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner623774819431,3961,092835294
Renter6871,4041,0001,07691147525185
Total7491,7811,4812,0192,3071,5671,086379

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,547 22%
 Single Guardian 4,034 35%
 Singles 4,137 36%
 Singles With Roommate 651 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 8,197 72%
 Households with Kids 3,172 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male185167176176164149153168143157164150113169150147180147173199
Female176190177175138173157155145148143118131129158171185166168194
Total361357353351302322310323288305307268244298308318365313341393

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 35211 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 35211 were primarily built in the 1950s or the 1960s. Looking at 35211 real estate data, the median home value of $73,000 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 35211 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 35211 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 35211 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 26,053 99.3%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 15 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 6 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 162 0.6%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,357 24%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,123 15%
 Renter Occupied Households 5,889 42%
 Households Vacant 2,726 19%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 849 31%
 Rented & Unoccupied 38 1%
 For Sale Only 242 9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 48 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 47 2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 1,502 55%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 124 2%
 1 Bedroom 1,158 21%
 2 Bedroom 2,643 48%
 3+ Bedroom 1,601 29%
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 $25,729 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 35211 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 35211 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. More commuters in 35211 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 6,479 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,197 20%
 No Earnings 10,739 50%
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 6,479 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,197 20%
 No Earnings 10,739 50%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 8,096 92%
 Public transportation 366 4%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 238 3%
 Worked at Home 143 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. 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 1,401 19.0%
 High School Graduate 4,174 56.6%
 Associate's degree 485 6.6%
 Bachelor's degree 779 10.6%
 Master's degree 430 5.8%
 Professional school degree 75 1.0%
 Doctorate degree 30 0.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,541 80%
 Enrolled in Private School 276 6%
 Not Enrolled in School 601 14%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 35211

ZIP Code 35211 is in the Birmingham City School District. There are 11 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 35211.

Arrington Middle School
2101 Jefferson Ave SW
Birmingham, AL 35211
Grade Level: Middle/Combined or Ungraded
District: Birmingham City School District
Hemphill Elementary School
714 12th St SW
Birmingham, AL 35211
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Birmingham City School District
Jackson Elementary School
1401 16th Way SW
Birmingham, AL 35211
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Birmingham City School District
Robert E Lee Elementary School
630 18th St SW
Birmingham, AL 35211
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Birmingham City School District
Powderly Elementary School
1901 20th St SW
Birmingham, AL 35211
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Birmingham City School District
N H Price Elementary School
532 28th St SW
Birmingham, AL 35211
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Birmingham City School District
West End Academy
1840 Pearson Ave SW
Birmingham, AL 35211
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Birmingham City School District
West End High School
1840 Pearson Ave
Birmingham, AL 35211
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Birmingham City School District
New Hope Christian Elementary School
1740 Cleburn Ave SW
Birmingham, AL 35211
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Bethel Baptist Church Child Development
1637 Pearson Ave SW
Birmingham, AL 35211
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Miracle Deliverance Temple Learning Academy
28 S Park Rd SW
Birmingham, AL 35211
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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