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ZIP Code 35214

Primary City:Birmingham, AL (View All Cities)
County: Jefferson County
Timezone: Central (7:51am)
Area code: 205 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.58, -86.89
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 35214

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 35214. 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 35214. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 35214, 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
Acceptable:
Forestdale

Stats and Demographics for the 35214 ZIP Code

ZIP code 35214 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 less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 35214 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 large. There are also an extremely large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 35214 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 19,592
Population Density 736 people per sq mi
Housing Units 8,912
Median Home Value $100,600
Land Area 26.64 sq mi
Water Area 0.03 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 7,770
Median Household Income $43,263

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 43

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male595575636729539535524493532612739655656369284201152124
Female569612680644604587637641622685881941720515414296311283
Total1,1641,1871,3161,3731,1431,1221,1611,1341,1541,2971,6201,5961,376884698497463407

Gender

 Male 8,950 46%
 Female 10,642 54%
Gender

Race

 White 4,162 21.2%
 Black Or African American 15,032 76.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 32 0.2%
 Asian 36 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 163 0.8%
 Two Or More Races 166 0.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner484407741,2581,502890585227
Renter1684714313963221508820
Total2169111,2051,6541,8241,040673247

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,926 38%
 Single Guardian 2,403 31%
 Singles 2,184 28%
 Singles With Roommate 257 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 5,197 67%
 Households with Kids 2,573 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male11810513712510494131110136121105138145127152157180122118123
Female117122114112103110122126151141133140113153112133149129121106
Total235227251237207204253236287262238278258280264290329251239229

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 35214 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 35214 were primarily built in the 1970s. Looking at 35214 real estate data, the median home value of $100,600 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 35214. Rentals in 35214 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 35214 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 19,380 99%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 212 1%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,009 45%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,715 19%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,046 23%
 Households Vacant 1,142 13%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 329 29%
 Rented & Unoccupied 10 1%
 For Sale Only 183 16%
 Sold & Unoccupied 21 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 24 2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 575 50%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 186 11%
 2 Bedroom 888 54%
 3+ Bedroom 565 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 $43,263 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 35214 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, 35214 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 35214 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 5,522 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,173 21%
 No Earnings 6,684 43%
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 5,522 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,173 21%
 No Earnings 6,684 43%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 7,348 97.7%
 Public transportation 97 1.3%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 40 0.5%
 Worked at Home 36 0.5%
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 897 15.1%
 High School Graduate 3,452 58.1%
 Associate's degree 489 8.2%
 Bachelor's degree 825 13.9%
 Master's degree 188 3.2%
 Professional school degree 88 1.5%
 Doctorate degree 7 0.1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,251 87.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 237 6.4%
 Not Enrolled in School 209 5.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 35214

ZIP Code 35214 is in the Birmingham City School District. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 35214.

Daniel Payne Middle School
1500 Daniel Payne Dr
Birmingham, AL 35214
Grade Level: Middle/Combined or Ungraded
District: Birmingham City School District
South Hampton Elementary
565 Sheridan Rd Pc
Birmingham, AL 35214
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Birmingham City School District
Crumly Chapel Elementary School
2201 Pershing Rd
Birmingham, AL 35214
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jefferson County School District
Hillview Elementary School
1520 Cherry Ave
Birmingham, AL 35214
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jefferson County School District
Forestdale Baptist
1400 Brisbane Ave
Birmingham, AL 35214
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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