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ZIP Code 35215

Primary City:Birmingham, AL (View All Cities)
County: Jefferson County
Timezone: Central (6:36am)
Area code: 205 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.64, -86.70
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 35215

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 35215. 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 35215. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 35215, 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:
Center Point

Stats and Demographics for the 35215 ZIP Code

ZIP code 35215 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 35215 are primarily black or African American. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young 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 35215 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 46,951
Population Density 1,638 people per sq mi
Housing Units 20,194
Median Home Value $106,000
Land Area 28.67 sq mi
Water Area 0.03 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 17,891
Median Household Income $41,762

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 33Male Median Age: 31Female Median Age: 34

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male2,0111,9221,8721,7741,4551,4421,3961,4461,4041,3901,3841,128857606427339276179
Female1,9691,8231,8411,7751,7861,9101,9211,8341,7721,8361,7971,4551,106772632519494401
Total3,9803,7453,7133,5493,2413,3523,3173,2803,1763,2263,1812,5831,9631,3781,059858770580

Gender

 Male 21,308 45%
 Female 25,643 55%
Gender

Race

 White 12,984 27.7%
 Black Or African American 31,649 67.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 96 0.2%
 Asian 176 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 21 0.0%
 Other Race 1,427 3.0%
 Two Or More Races 598 1.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1271,3052,2512,6552,1521,313994331
Renter8642,0601,4981,18564627015684
Total9913,3653,7493,8402,7981,5831,150415

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 6,621 37%
 Single Guardian 5,860 33%
 Singles 4,708 26%
 Singles With Roommate 702 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 10,545 59%
 Households with Kids 7,346 41%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male390444419383393397383345404380371386358377341370376341346337
Female361398412406363348365367380376372396326371362366375345327340
Total751842831789756745748712784756743782684748703736751686673677

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 35215 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 35215 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1950s. Looking at 35215 real estate data, the median home value of $106,000 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 35215 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 35215 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 35215 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 46,801 99.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 122 0.3%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 3 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 25 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 8,847 44%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,281 11%
 Renter Occupied Households 6,763 33%
 Households Vacant 2,303 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1,055 45.8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 31 1.3%
 For Sale Only 572 24.8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 36 1.6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 45 2.0%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 563 24.4%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 31 0.5%
 1 Bedroom 1,072 16.0%
 2 Bedroom 3,049 45.4%
 3+ Bedroom 2,567 38.2%
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 $41,762 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 35215 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. Most commuters in 35215 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 15,480 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,779 22%
 No Earnings 11,876 34%
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 15,480 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,779 22%
 No Earnings 11,876 34%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 20,150 97.0%
 Public transportation 72 0.3%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 111 0.5%
 Worked at Home 434 2.1%
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 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 1,711 14.0%
 High School Graduate 7,780 63.6%
 Associate's degree 963 7.9%
 Bachelor's degree 1,202 9.8%
 Master's degree 409 3.3%
 Professional school degree 122 1.0%
 Doctorate degree 43 0.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 8,733 80.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,311 12.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 807 7.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 35215

ZIP Code 35215 is in the Birmingham City School District. There are 20 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 35215.

Huffman Middle School
517 Huffman Rd
Birmingham, AL 35215
Grade Level: Middle/Combined or Ungraded
District: Birmingham City School District
Smith Middle School
1124 Five Mile Rd
Birmingham, AL 35215
Grade Level: Middle/Combined or Ungraded
District: Birmingham City School District
Martha Gaskins Middle School
200 Dalton Dr
Birmingham, AL 35215
Grade Level: Middle/Combined or Ungraded
District: Birmingham City School District
North Roebuck Elementary School
300 Red Ln Rd
Birmingham, AL 35215
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Birmingham City School District
Robert C Arthur Elementary School
625 14th Ave NW
Birmingham, AL 35215
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Birmingham City School District
Sun Valley Elementary School
1010 18th Ave NW
Birmingham, AL 35215
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Birmingham City School District
Huffman Academy
1212 Cheyenne Blvd
Birmingham, AL 35215
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Birmingham City School District
Center Point Elementary School
4801 Indian Trail
Birmingham, AL 35215
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jefferson County School District
Chalkville Elementary School
940 Chalkville School Rd
Birmingham, AL 35215
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jefferson County School District
Erwin Elementary School
528 23rd Ave NW
Birmingham, AL 35215
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jefferson County School District
Erwin Middle School
532 23rd Ave NW
Center Point, AL 35215
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Jefferson County School District
Huffman High School-Magnet
950 Springville Rd
Birmingham, AL 35215
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Birmingham City School District
Erwin High School
532 23rd Ave NW
Birmingham, AL 35215
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Jefferson County School District
Covenant Christian Learning Center
1821 1st St NW
Center Point, AL 35215
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Parkway Christian Academy
959 Huffman Rd
Birmingham, AL 35215
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Winewood Christian School
2974 Winewood Rd
Birmingham, AL 35215
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
New Jerusalem Christian School
239 21st Ave NE
Center Point, AL 35215
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
The Perfect Place CC Learning Center
1129 Springville Rd
Birmingham, AL 35215
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Integrity Christian Academy
216 Roebuck Dr
Birmingham, AL 35215
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Our Lady of Lourdes Kindergarten
980 Huffman Rd
Birmingham, AL 35215
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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