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ZIP Code 35234

Primary City:Birmingham, AL (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Norwood|Northside
County: Jefferson County
Timezone: Central (7:15pm)
Area code: 205 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.54, -86.80
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 35234

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 35234. 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 35234. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 35234, 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 35234 ZIP Code

ZIP code 35234 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 35234 are primarily black or African American. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s 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 35234 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 6,311
Population Density 1,772 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,860
Median Home Value $57,500
Land Area 3.56 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,252
Median Household Income $21,867

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 43Female Median Age: 43

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male20314616518122317117516722426735427318311582775735
Female18315812117121723123119219224726423317713912912597106
Total386304286352440402406359416514618506360254211202154141

Gender

 Male 3,098 49%
 Female 3,213 51%
Gender

Race

 White 559 8.9%
 Black Or African American 5,588 88.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 6 0.1%
 Asian 11 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 10 0.2%
 Other Race 94 1.5%
 Two Or More Races 43 0.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner10446515422221517955
Renter96251233349236834614
Total10629529850345829822569

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 400 18%
 Single Guardian 873 39%
 Singles 816 36%
 Singles With Roommate 163 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,667 74%
 Households with Kids 585 26%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male4532424033252633293732273831343733344346
Female3828294025332539362317262926343040274038
Total8360718058585172656049536757686773618384

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 35234 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 35234 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 35234 real estate data, the median home value of $57,500 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 35234 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 35234 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 35234 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 5,381 85%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 280 4%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 194 3%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 456 7%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 463 16%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 481 17%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,308 46%
 Households Vacant 608 21%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 330 54.3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 7 1.2%
 For Sale Only 14 2.3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 0.3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 6 1.0%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 249 41.0%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 34 3%
 1 Bedroom 70 6%
 2 Bedroom 739 63%
 3+ Bedroom 323 28%
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 $21,867 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 35234 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. Residents in ZIP code 35234 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 35234 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 35234 can expect to fall in that range. 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 1,183 24%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 984 20%
 No Earnings 2,729 56%
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 1,183 24%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 984 20%
 No Earnings 2,729 56%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,552 94%
 Public transportation 87 5%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 19 1%
 Worked at Home 0 0%
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. A very small percentage of people in the area attended and graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 746 33.5%
 High School Graduate 1,297 58.2%
 Associate's degree 57 2.6%
 Bachelor's degree 98 4.4%
 Master's degree 17 0.8%
 Professional school degree 15 0.7%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 995 93%
 Enrolled in Private School 11 1%
 Not Enrolled in School 68 6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 35234

ZIP Code 35234 is in the Ucp of Greater Birmingham School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 35234.

Ucp of Greater Birmingham
2430 11th Ave North
Birmingham, AL 35234
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Ucp of Greater Birmingham School District
Lewis Elementary School
2015 26th Ave North
Birmingham, AL 35234
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Birmingham City School District
Norwood Elementary School
3136 Norwood Blvd
Birmingham, AL 35234
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Birmingham City School District

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