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ZIP Code 35244

Primary City:Birmingham, AL (View All Cities)
County: Jefferson County
Timezone: Central (6:07am)
Area code: 205 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.36, -86.82
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 35244

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 35244. 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 35244. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 35244, 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
Unacceptable:
Riverchase

Stats and Demographics for the 35244 ZIP Code

ZIP code 35244 is located in central 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 35244 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 extremely large. There are also a small number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 35244 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 32,390
Population Density 1,496 people per sq mi
Housing Units 13,456
Median Home Value $280,300
Land Area 21.65 sq mi
Water Area 0.61 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 12,713
Median Household Income $82,465

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 37Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 38

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,0221,1281,2881,1858441,0289611,0951,1771,2751,1731,068864533317239162151
Female9711,1271,2301,0929851,2631,1141,2601,2881,3791,3211,123921528390315288285
Total1,9932,2552,5182,2771,8292,2912,0752,3552,4652,6542,4942,1911,7851,061707554450436

Gender

 Male 15,510 48%
 Female 16,880 52%
Gender

Race

 White 24,837 76.7%
 Black Or African American 4,719 14.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 74 0.2%
 Asian 1,844 5.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 5 0.0%
 Other Race 405 1.3%
 Two Or More Races 506 1.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner497051,7382,2892,026968486120
Renter5411,569853613325113152166
Total5902,2742,5912,9022,3511,081638286

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 7,441 59%
 Single Guardian 1,493 12%
 Singles 3,155 25%
 Singles With Roommate 624 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 8,022 63%
 Households with Kids 4,691 37%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male189199208221225218221228236251256273246262279264242247153137
Female167214181227198221221223264232253239257249257265249203118129
Total356413389448423439442451500483509512503511536529491450271266

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 35244 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities, nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 35244 were primarily built in the 1990s. Looking at 35244 real estate data, the median home value of $280,300 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 35244. Rentals in 35244 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 35244 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 32,207 99.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 32 0.1%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 100 0.3%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 51 0.2%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 6,756 50%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,625 12%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,332 32%
 Households Vacant 743 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 351 47.2%
 Rented & Unoccupied 15 2.0%
 For Sale Only 226 30.4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 13 1.7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 52 7.0%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 85 11.4%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 38 1%
 1 Bedroom 1,339 34%
 2 Bedroom 1,846 47%
 3+ Bedroom 729 18%
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 $82,465 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 35244 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 35244 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 12,709 51%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,999 24%
 No Earnings 6,410 26%
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 12,709 51%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,999 24%
 No Earnings 6,410 26%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 15,640 93.6%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 19 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 59 0.4%
 Worked at Home 983 5.9%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 35244 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 390 4%
 High School Graduate 2,862 28%
 Associate's degree 694 7%
 Bachelor's degree 3,921 38%
 Master's degree 1,754 17%
 Professional school degree 372 4%
 Doctorate degree 330 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 5,310 70.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,813 23.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 458 6.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 35244

ZIP Code 35244 is in the Hoover City School District. There are 11 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 35244.

Robert F Bumpus Middle School
1730 Lake Cyrus Club Dr
Hoover, AL 35244
Grade Level: Middle/Combined or Ungraded
District: Hoover City School District
Riverchase Middle School
853 Willow Oak Dr
Birmingham, AL 35244
Grade Level: Middle/Combined or Ungraded
District: Shelby County School District
Trace Crossings Elementary School
5454 Learning Ln
Hoover, AL 35244
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Hoover City School District
South Shades Crest Elementary School
3770 So Shades Crest Rd
Hoover, AL 35244
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Hoover City School District
Riverchase Elementary School
1950 Old Montgomery Hwy
Hoover, AL 35244
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Hoover City School District
Brock'S Gap Intermediate School
1730 Lake Cyrus Club Dr
Hoover, AL 35244
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Hoover City School District
Hoover High School
1000 Buccaneer Dr
Hoover, AL 35244
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Hoover City School District
Hoover High Freshman Center
100 Flemming Parkway
Hoover, AL 35244
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: Hoover City School District
Covenant Classical School
25 Southlake Ln
Hoover, AL 35244
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Cahaba School
3821 Lorna Rd Ste 118-120
Hoover, AL 35244
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Riverchase United Methodist Day School
1953 Old Montgomery Hwy
Hoover, AL 35244
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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