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ZIP Code 35226

Primary City:Birmingham, AL (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Birmingham
County: Jefferson County
Timezone: Central (10:10am)
Area code: 205 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.40, -86.85
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 35226

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 35226. 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 35226. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 35226, 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:
Bluff Park, Hoover, Vestavia, Vestavia Hills, Vestavia Hls

Stats and Demographics for the 35226 ZIP Code

ZIP code 35226 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 35226 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 a large number of families and a small number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 35226 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 31,471
Population Density 1,758 people per sq mi
Housing Units 13,209
Median Home Value $240,500
Land Area 17.90 sq mi
Water Area 0.09 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 12,494
Median Household Income $83,644

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,1431,0431,0679017011,0011,0851,0799701,0891,0571,042940625457349291228
Female1,0699859788198161,0801,2431,1601,0431,1741,2721,179964754535496454382
Total2,2122,0282,0451,7201,5172,0812,3282,2392,0132,2632,3292,2211,9041,379992845745610

Gender

 Male 15,068 48%
 Female 16,403 52%
Gender

Race

 White 26,350 83.7%
 Black Or African American 2,691 8.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 46 0.1%
 Asian 1,659 5.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 4 0.0%
 Other Race 310 1.0%
 Two Or More Races 411 1.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1031,3961,8982,2012,2031,312932365
Renter31464238228419110811449
Total4172,0382,2802,4852,3941,4201,046414

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 7,738 62%
 Single Guardian 1,394 11%
 Singles 2,821 23%
 Singles With Roommate 541 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 8,326 67%
 Households with Kids 4,168 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male240235230220214229216181203220211209223204196198201179127108
Female19022620521621918319121417820019720420317421119217614595103
Total430461435436433412407395381420408413426378407390377324222211

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 35226 has a small 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 35226 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1960s. Looking at 35226 real estate data, the median home value of $240,500 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 35226. Rentals in 35226 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 35226 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 31,372 99.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 89 0.3%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 10 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 7,778 59%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,632 20%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,084 16%
 Households Vacant 715 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 209 29%
 Rented & Unoccupied 9 1%
 For Sale Only 278 39%
 Sold & Unoccupied 25 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 41 6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 153 21%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 187 8%
 2 Bedroom 1,079 49%
 3+ Bedroom 957 43%
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 $83,644 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 35226 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 35226 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 11,413 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,406 26%
 No Earnings 7,094 28%
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 11,413 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,406 26%
 No Earnings 7,094 28%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 14,981 95.1%
 Public transportation 1 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 124 0.8%
 Worked at Home 651 4.1%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 35226 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. 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 339 3%
 High School Graduate 2,753 27%
 Associate's degree 423 4%
 Bachelor's degree 3,792 37%
 Master's degree 1,664 16%
 Professional school degree 907 9%
 Doctorate degree 353 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,439 66.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,787 26.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 445 6.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 35226

ZIP Code 35226 is in the Hoover City School District. There are 8 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 35226.

Ira F Simmons Middle School
1575 Patton Chapel Rd
Hoover, AL 35226
Grade Level: Middle/Combined or Ungraded
District: Hoover City School District
Deer Valley Elementary School
4990 Ross Bridge Parkway
Hoover, AL 35226
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Hoover City School District
Bluff Pk Elementary School
569 Park Ave
Hoover, AL 35226
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Hoover City School District
Green Valley Elementary School
3200 Old Columbiana Rd
Hoover, AL 35226
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Hoover City School District
Gwin Elementary School
1580 Patton Chapel Rd
Hoover, AL 35226
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Hoover City School District
Shades Mt Elementary School
2250 Sumpter St
Hoover, AL 35226
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Hoover City School District
Shades Mountain Christian School
2290 Old Tyler Rd
Hoover, AL 35226
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Prince of Peace Catholic School
4650 Preserve Pkwy
Hoover, AL 35226
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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