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ZIP Code 35212

Primary City:Birmingham, AL (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Woodlawn
County: Jefferson County
Timezone: Central (9:15pm)
Area code: 205 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.54, -86.75
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 35212

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 35212. 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 35212. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 35212, 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 35212 ZIP Code

ZIP code 35212 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 35212 are primarily black or African American. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely 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 35212 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 11,539
Population Density 1,967 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,550
Median Home Value $83,400
Land Area 5.87 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,745
Median Household Income $28,010

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 34Male Median Age: 33Female Median Age: 35

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male495356330401415443440392312397412405257155113674437
Female55633130438542953447033336845051241929919717511010195
Total1,051687634786844977910725680847924824556352288177145132

Gender

 Male 5,471 47%
 Female 6,068 53%
Gender

Race

 White 2,567 22.2%
 Black Or African American 8,220 71.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 28 0.2%
 Asian 61 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 10 0.1%
 Other Race 531 4.6%
 Two Or More Races 122 1.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2133533544449829117374
Renter2425984286054151738627
Total2639337631,049913464259101

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,120 24%
 Single Guardian 1,588 33%
 Singles 1,623 34%
 Singles With Roommate 414 9%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 3,322 70%
 Households with Kids 1,423 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male821147611576716182666460696374798085748385
Female9113311711572706170587064625355637176868953
Total173247193230148141122152124134124131116129142151161160172138

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 35212 has a large 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 35212 were primarily built in the 1960s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 35212 real estate data, the median home value of $83,400 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 35212 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 35212 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 35212 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 11,301 97.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 39 0.3%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 58 0.5%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 141 1.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,526 23%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 645 10%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,574 39%
 Households Vacant 1,805 28%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1,013 56.1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 12 0.7%
 For Sale Only 126 7.0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 11 0.6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 11 0.6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 632 35.0%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 77 2%
 1 Bedroom 413 13%
 2 Bedroom 1,554 50%
 3+ Bedroom 1,072 34%
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 $28,010 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 35212 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. More commuters in 35212 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 3,349 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,430 26%
 No Earnings 3,641 39%
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 3,349 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,430 26%
 No Earnings 3,641 39%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,569 91%
 Public transportation 226 4%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 114 2%
 Worked at Home 114 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 612 17%
 High School Graduate 2,137 59%
 Associate's degree 104 3%
 Bachelor's degree 534 15%
 Master's degree 66 2%
 Professional school degree 117 3%
 Doctorate degree 42 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,985 66%
 Enrolled in Private School 605 20%
 Not Enrolled in School 432 14%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 35212

ZIP Code 35212 is in the The Rushton School District. There are 13 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 35212.

The Rushton School
5201 Airport Hwy
Birmingham, AL 35212
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: The Rushton School District
Higdon Hill School
6869 5th Ave South
Birmingham, AL 35212
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Higdon Hill School District
Kingston Kinderg-Eighth Grade School
801 46th St North
Birmingham, AL 35212
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Birmingham City School District
Kennedy Alternative
125 63rd St North
Birmingham, AL 35212
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Birmingham City School District
Woodlawn Middle Alternative Center
5620 1st Ave North
Birmingham, AL 35212
Grade Level: Middle/Combined or Ungraded
District: Birmingham City School District
Gate City Elementary School
6910 Georgia Rd Gate City
Birmingham, AL 35212
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Birmingham City School District
Gibson Elementary School
956 50th St North
Birmingham, AL 35212
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Birmingham City School District
Oliver Elementary School
6871 6th Ct South
Birmingham, AL 35212
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Birmingham City School District
Woodlawn High Alternative Center
5620 1st Ave North
Birmingham, AL 35212
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Birmingham City School District
Woodlawn High School-Magnet
5620 1s St Ave North
Birmingham, AL 35212
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Birmingham City School District
Gateway School
5201 Airport Hwy
Birmingham, AL 35212
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Birmingham City School District
Cornerstone Schools of Alabama
118 55th St N
Birmingham, AL 35212
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Rushton School
5201 Messer Airport Hwy
Birmingham, AL 35212
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: Private

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