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ZIP Code 35023

Post Office City:Bessemer, AL (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Bessemer
County: Jefferson County
Timezone: Central (7:35am)
Area code: 205 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.5, -87.1
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 35023

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 35023. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 35023 is usually the name of the main post office. When mailing your package or letter, always include the preferred or acceptable cities. Using any city in the list of unacceptable cities may result in delays.

Primary/preferred city:
Bessemer, AL
Acceptable:
Hueytown
Unacceptable:
Concord, Hopewell

Stats and Demographics for the 35023 ZIP Code

ZIP code 35023 is located in northern Alabama and covers a slightly higher 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 35023 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 slightly less than average number of single adults and a slightly higher than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 35023 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 25,436
Population Density 281 people per sq mi
Housing Units 10,369
Median Home Value $116,000
Land Area 90.43 sq mi
Water Area 1.61 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 9,436
Median Household Income $46,460

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 42


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 56526571,309
5-97197211,440
10-148127721,584
15-198247631,587
20-248226271,449
25-299277781,705
30-341,0687821,850
35-391,0218101,831
40-449017861,687
45-499788881,866
50-549888711,859
55-599279041,831
60-647378061,543
65-695866131,199
70-74368481849
75-79288422710
80-84231378609
85 Plus156372528

Gender

 Male 13,005 51%
 Female 12,431 49%
Gender

Race

 White 18,921 74.4%
 Black Or African American 5,919 23.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 75 0.3%
 Asian 95 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 5 0.0%
 Other Race 196 0.8%
 Two Or More Races 225 0.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24115123238
25-349104071,317
35-441,2004191,619
45-541,5493101,859
55-641,6312311,862
65-741,1761091,285
75-8483970909
85 Plus29948347

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,080 54%
 Single Guardian 1,724 18%
 Singles 2,350 25%
 Singles With Roommate 282 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 6,318 67%
 Households with Kids 3,118 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1119136255
2141132273
3135135270
4124135259
5140142282
6132145277
7150140290
8145144289
9152150302
10171165336
11165140305
12158150308
13155156311
14163161324
15188157345
16189170359
17159159318
18140151291
19148126274
20174133307

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 35023 has a slightly less 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 owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 35023 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1950s. Looking at 35023 real estate data, the median home value of $116,000 is slightly less 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 35023. Rentals in 35023 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 35023 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 23,736 93.3%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 1,562 6.1%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 138 0.5%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 5,127 49%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,592 25%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,717 17%
 Households Vacant 933 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 161 17%
 Rented & Unoccupied 17 2%
 For Sale Only 230 25%
 Sold & Unoccupied 35 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 113 12%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 377 40%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 176 9%
 2 Bedroom 933 50%
 3+ Bedroom 775 41%
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 $46,460 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 35023 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. Most commuters in 35023 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.

For more information, see Hueytown, AL transportation.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 7,460 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,761 19%
 No Earnings 9,065 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 7,460 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,761 19%
 No Earnings 9,065 45%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 9,536 96.0%
 Public transportation 9 0.1%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 9 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 139 1.4%
 Worked at Home 242 2.4%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. Despite the lower high school graduation rates, compared to other ZIPs, a much higher percentage of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 2,782 15.9%
 High School Graduate 10,983 62.8%
 Associate's degree 1,583 9.0%
 Bachelor's degree 1,401 8.0%
 Master's degree 580 3.3%
 Professional school degree 133 0.8%
 Doctorate degree 30 0.2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,018 82.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 618 12.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 211 4.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 35023

ZIP Code 35023 is in the Jefferson County School District. There are 8 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 35023.

Oak Grove High School
9494 Oak Grove Pkwy
Bessemer, AL 35023
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Jefferson County School District
Jefferson County Couns and Learning Center-West
131 Dabbs Avenue
Hueytown, AL 35023
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Jefferson County School District
Concord Elementary School
1886 Learning Lane
Bessemer, AL 35023
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jefferson County School District
Hueytown Elementary School
112 Forest Rd
Hueytown, AL 35023
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jefferson County School District
North Highland Elementary School
2021 29th Ave N
Hueytown, AL 35023
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jefferson County School District
Hueytown Middle School
701 Sunrise Blvd
Hueytown, AL 35023
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Jefferson County School District
Oak Grove Elementary School
9000 Tiger Cub Trail
Bessemer, AL 35023
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jefferson County School District
Hueytown High School
4881 15th Street Road
Hueytown, AL 35023
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Jefferson County School District

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