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ZIP Code 35216

Primary City:Birmingham, AL (View All Cities)
County: Jefferson County
Timezone: Central (2:06am)
Area code: 205 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.42, -86.79
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 35216

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 35216. 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 35216. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 35216, 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:
Hoover, Mountain Brk, Vestavia, Vestavia Hills, Vestavia Hls

Stats and Demographics for the 35216 ZIP Code

ZIP code 35216 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 35216 are primarily white. 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 a large number of single adults and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 35216 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 36,408
Population Density 2,596 people per sq mi
Housing Units 17,313
Median Home Value $260,600
Land Area 14.03 sq mi
Water Area 0.19 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 15,500
Median Household Income $53,846

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 33Male Median Age: 32Female Median Age: 35

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,3451,2371,1581,1261,4791,8131,5421,2591,0221,111958859670498366308320266
Female1,3801,2121,1599581,4681,8821,4971,2851,1541,2141,1621,007826649560517558583
Total2,7252,4492,3172,0842,9473,6953,0392,5442,1762,3252,1201,8661,4961,147926825878849

Gender

 Male 17,337 48%
 Female 19,071 52%
Gender

Race

 White 25,051 68.8%
 Black Or African American 6,901 19.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 121 0.3%
 Asian 1,537 4.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 9 0.0%
 Other Race 2,280 6.3%
 Two Or More Races 509 1.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1301,2141,3801,7091,5821,092881363
Renter1,0172,5111,338913538260312260
Total1,1473,7252,7182,6222,1201,3521,193623

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 6,563 42%
 Single Guardian 2,550 16%
 Singles 5,281 34%
 Singles With Roommate 1,106 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 10,592 68%
 Households with Kids 4,908 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male298276258238230253231262261234231241226226219256242240169192
Female309270265279248258214237255246252243213205217211226155149153
Total607546523517478511445499516480483484439431436467468395318345

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 35216 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 35216 were primarily built in the 1970s. Looking at 35216 real estate data, the median home value of $260,600 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 35216 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 35216 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 35216 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 36,186 99.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 126 0.3%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 96 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 5,931 34%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,420 14%
 Renter Occupied Households 7,149 41%
 Households Vacant 1,813 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1,119 62%
 Rented & Unoccupied 37 2%
 For Sale Only 298 16%
 Sold & Unoccupied 32 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 41 2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 286 16%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 307 4%
 1 Bedroom 1,608 23%
 2 Bedroom 3,129 45%
 3+ Bedroom 1,861 27%
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 $53,846 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 35216 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 35216 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 12,965 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,688 27%
 No Earnings 7,829 27%
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 12,965 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,688 27%
 No Earnings 7,829 27%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 17,459 95.4%
 Public transportation 44 0.2%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 357 2.0%
 Worked at Home 442 2.4%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 1,271 11%
 High School Graduate 3,312 29%
 Associate's degree 630 6%
 Bachelor's degree 3,696 32%
 Master's degree 1,314 12%
 Professional school degree 667 6%
 Doctorate degree 509 4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 5,697 77.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,102 14.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 579 7.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 35216

ZIP Code 35216 is in the Vestavia Hills City School District. There are 9 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 35216.

Louis Pizitz Middle School
2020 Pizitz Dr
Vestavia Hills, AL 35216
Grade Level: Middle/Combined or Ungraded
District: Vestavia Hills City School District
Vestavia Hills Elementary School East
2109 Tyson Dr
Vestavia Hills, AL 35216
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Vestavia Hills City School District
Vestavia Hills Elementary School West
1965 Merryvale Rd
Vestavia Hills, AL 35216
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Vestavia Hills City School District
Vestavia Hills Elementary Central
1289 Montgomery Hwy
Vestavia Hills, AL 35216
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Vestavia Hills City School District
Vestavia Hills High School
2235 Lime Rock Rd
Vestavia Hills, AL 35216
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Vestavia Hills City School District
St Mark United Methodist Kindergarten
2901 Columbiana Rd
Birmingham, AL 35216
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Hoover Christian School
2113 Old Rocky Ridge Rd
Hoover, AL 35216
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Southminster Day School
1124 Montgomery Hwy
Vestavia, AL 35216
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Ascension Episcopal Kindergarten
1912 Canyon Rd
Vestavia, AL 35216
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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