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ZIP Code 35224

Primary City:Birmingham, AL (View All Cities)
County: Jefferson County
Timezone: Central (5:13pm)
Area code: 205 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.52, -86.95
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 35224

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 35224. 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 35224. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 35224, 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 35224 ZIP Code

ZIP code 35224 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 35224 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 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 35224 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 6,094
Population Density 387 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,854
Median Home Value $70,200
Land Area 15.76 sq mi
Water Area 0.09 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,333
Median Household Income $31,408

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 37Male Median Age: 34Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male20922123025220919016315916920022319814011168785426
Female184201208217214196208183212237253241172125108908659
Total39342243846942338637134238143747643931223617616814085

Gender

 Male 2,900 48%
 Female 3,194 52%
Gender

Race

 White 2,034 33.4%
 Black Or African American 3,922 64.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 22 0.4%
 Asian 10 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 35 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 71 1.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1414823734634823921556
Renter3418515917210742238
Total4833339651845528123864

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 762 33%
 Single Guardian 821 35%
 Singles 660 28%
 Singles With Roommate 90 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,548 66%
 Households with Kids 785 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male4241462745374356405539534736564845554849
Female4137293333513538444839393745395138503954
Total8378756078887894841037892848195998310587103

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 35224 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 35224 were primarily built in the 1950s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 35224 real estate data, the median home value of $70,200 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 35224 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 35224 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 35224 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 6,085 99.9%
 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 9 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 990 35%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 613 21%
 Renter Occupied Households 730 26%
 Households Vacant 521 18%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 178 34.2%
 Rented & Unoccupied 16 3.1%
 For Sale Only 69 13.2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 9 1.7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 4 0.8%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 245 47.0%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 20 2%
 2 Bedroom 337 34%
 3+ Bedroom 625 64%
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 $31,408 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 35224 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. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 35224 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. Most commuters in 35224 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 1,664 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 907 19%
 No Earnings 2,106 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 1,664 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 907 19%
 No Earnings 2,106 45%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,040 97%
 Public transportation 47 2%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 25 1%
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. The area has a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 448 29%
 High School Graduate 901 59%
 Associate's degree 72 5%
 Bachelor's degree 62 4%
 Master's degree 44 3%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,194 86%
 Enrolled in Private School 150 11%
 Not Enrolled in School 41 3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 35224

ZIP Code 35224 is in the Birmingham City School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 35224.

Wylam Elementary School
701 Erie St
Birmingham, AL 35224
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Birmingham City School District
Minor Comm School
3006 Cora Ave
Birmingham, AL 35224
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jefferson County School District

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