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ZIP Code 35222

Primary City:Birmingham, AL (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Red Mountain
County: Jefferson County
Timezone: Central (4:29am)
Area code: 205 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.52, -86.77
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 35222

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 35222. 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 35222. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 35222, 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 35222 ZIP Code

ZIP code 35222 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 35222 are primarily white. 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 adults and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 35222 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 7,884
Population Density 2,112 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,331
Median Home Value $214,800
Land Area 3.73 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,752
Median Household Income $44,214

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 38

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male30222116516722636734934230831030928122112778504555
Female28519918914524439534225624324828230423016812497102108
Total587420354312470762691598551558591585451295202147147163

Gender

 Male 3,923 50%
 Female 3,961 50%
Gender

Race

 White 4,624 58.7%
 Black Or African American 2,968 37.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 14 0.2%
 Asian 81 1.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 103 1.3%
 Two Or More Races 93 1.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner24320385405438248165100
Renter1774792893022221085832
Total201799674707660356223132

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,090 29%
 Single Guardian 667 18%
 Singles 1,600 43%
 Singles With Roommate 395 11%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,936 78%
 Households with Kids 816 22%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male5656655555544043293339224229423232313031
Female6547485542334139444451353128292833342143
Total12110311311097878182737790577357716065655174

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 35222 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 35222 were primarily built in the 1950s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 35222 real estate data, the median home value of $214,800 is slightly higher 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 35222. Rentals in 35222 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 35222 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 7,709 98%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 175 2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,513 35%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 572 13%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,667 38%
 Households Vacant 579 13%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 278 48%
 Rented & Unoccupied 7 1%
 For Sale Only 121 21%
 Sold & Unoccupied 7 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 21 4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 145 25%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 101 6%
 1 Bedroom 504 28%
 2 Bedroom 798 44%
 3+ Bedroom 392 22%
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 $44,214 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 35222 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 35222 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 2,576 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,681 25%
 No Earnings 2,342 35%
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 2,576 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,681 25%
 No Earnings 2,342 35%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,201 88%
 Public transportation 43 1%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 144 4%
 Worked at Home 267 7%
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 258 9%
 High School Graduate 1,036 38%
 Associate's degree 106 4%
 Bachelor's degree 643 23%
 Master's degree 310 11%
 Professional school degree 298 11%
 Doctorate degree 99 4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 806 65%
 Enrolled in Private School 297 24%
 Not Enrolled in School 129 10%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 35222

ZIP Code 35222 is in the Birmingham City School District. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 35222.

Whatley Elementary School
549 43rd St North
Birmingham, AL 35222
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Birmingham City School District
Avondale Elementary School
4000 8th Ct South
Birmingham, AL 35222
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Birmingham City School District
Hayes K-8
505 43rd St North
Birmingham, AL 35222
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Birmingham City School District
Workshop Incorporate
4244 3rd Ave South
Birmingham, AL 35222
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Birmingham City School District
Hayes High School
505 43rd St North
Birmingham, AL 35222
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: Birmingham City School District
The Altamont School
4801 Altamont Rd S
Birmingham, AL 35222
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Alabama Waldorf School
1220 50th St S
Birmingham, AL 35222
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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