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ZIP Code 35218

Primary City:Birmingham, AL (View All Cities)
County: Jefferson County
Timezone: Central (9:58pm)
Area code: 205 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.51, -86.90
ZIP (~1 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 35218

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 35218. 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 35218. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 35218, 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:
Ensley

Stats and Demographics for the 35218 ZIP Code

ZIP code 35218 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 35218 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 extremely 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 35218 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 7,353
Population Density 2,821 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,696
Median Home Value $59,300
Land Area 2.61 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,896
Median Household Income $23,415

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 36Male Median Age: 34Female Median Age: 37

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male2722602502822422112271891942622682691859860483331
Female26029425329227325326324623325839131320814294815959
Total5325545035745154644904354275206595823932401541299290

Gender

 Male 3,381 46%
 Female 3,972 54%
Gender

Race

 White 280 3.8%
 Black Or African American 6,858 93.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 21 0.3%
 Asian 9 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 125 1.7%
 Two Or More Races 60 0.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner138114436939417312450
Renter1063313243372691134919
Total11941246870666328617369

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 625 22%
 Single Guardian 1,170 40%
 Singles 955 33%
 Singles With Roommate 146 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,915 66%
 Households with Kids 981 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male4757684752404868524852475746605747576157
Female5252554963565452695856514444595964575363
Total9910912396115961021201211061089810190119116111114114120

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 35218 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 35218 were primarily built in the 1950s. Looking at 35218 real estate data, the median home value of $59,300 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 35218 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 35218 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 35218 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 7,309 99.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 44 0.6%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 945 26%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 403 11%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,548 42%
 Households Vacant 800 22%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 330 41.3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 6 0.8%
 For Sale Only 64 8.0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 51 6.4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 11 1.4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 338 42.3%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 6 0.4%
 1 Bedroom 230 13.8%
 2 Bedroom 869 52.3%
 3+ Bedroom 557 33.5%
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 $23,415 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 35218 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, 35218 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 35218 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 1,821 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,348 23%
 No Earnings 2,618 45%
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 1,821 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,348 23%
 No Earnings 2,618 45%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,450 91.3%
 Public transportation 92 3.4%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 120 4.5%
 Worked at Home 21 0.8%
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. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 657 26.9%
 High School Graduate 1,357 55.5%
 Associate's degree 210 8.6%
 Bachelor's degree 165 6.8%
 Master's degree 28 1.1%
 Professional school degree 6 0.2%
 Doctorate degree 21 0.9%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,319 82.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 69 4.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 220 13.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 35218

ZIP Code 35218 is in the Birmingham City School District. There are 10 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 35218.

Bush Middle School-Magnet
1112 25th Stensley
Birmingham, AL 35218
Grade Level: Middle/Combined or Ungraded
District: Birmingham City School District
Ensley Middle Alternative Center
1303 Ave F
Birmingham, AL 35218
Grade Level: Middle/Combined or Ungraded
District: Birmingham City School District
Councill Elementary School
1400 Ave M
Birmingham, AL 35218
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Birmingham City School District
Minor Elementary School
2425 Ave Sensley
Birmingham, AL 35218
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Birmingham City School District
Jackson-Olin High School
510 12th St
Birmingham, AL 35218
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Birmingham City School District
Olin Vocational School
1054 Ave F
Ensley, AL 35218
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Birmingham City School District
Ensley High Alternative Center
1303 Ave F
Birmingham, AL 35218
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Birmingham City School District
Holy Family Cristo Rey Catholic High School
2001 19th Street Ensley
Birmingham, AL 35218
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Holy Family Elementary
1916 19th Street Ensley
Birmingham, AL 35218
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Jesus Christ Christian School
2820 Avenue E
Birmingham, AL 35218
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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