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ZIP Code 35040

Primary City:Calera, AL (View All Cities)
Timezone: Central (9:45am)
Coordinates:33.1, -86.7
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 35040

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 35040. 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 35040. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 35040, 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:
Calera, AL

Stats and Demographics for the 35040 ZIP Code

ZIP code 35040 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 less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 35040 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is small. There are also a slightly less than average number of single adults and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 35040 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 14,965
Population Density 196 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,484
Median Home Value $139,900
Land Area 76.33 sq mi
Water Area 1.10 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 5,877
Median Household Income $60,838

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 33Male Median Age: 32Female Median Age: 33


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 56836641,347
5-95575371,094
10-14508474982
15-19419353772
20-24394460854
25-296868071,493
30-347808101,590
35-396526621,314
40-444945481,042
45-49474462936
50-54385438823
55-59326389715
60-64293398691
65-69207262469
70-74183175358
75-7998138236
80-846484148
85 Plus2774101

Gender

 Male 7,230 48%
 Female 7,735 52%
Gender

Race

 White 11,255 75.2%
 Black Or African American 2,896 19.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 37 0.2%
 Asian 90 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 5 0.0%
 Other Race 411 2.7%
 Two Or More Races 271 1.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2413886224
25-341,3352651,600
35-441,0792661,345
45-548561871,043
55-64694113807
65-7447069539
75-8422433257
85 Plus53962

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,289 56%
 Single Guardian 903 15%
 Singles 1,426 24%
 Singles With Roommate 259 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 3,628 62%
 Households with Kids 2,249 38%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1155128283
2136139275
3143153296
4116113229
5106102208
612690216
7104121225
8105107212
9116117233
1010591196
119677173
12101108209
1310095195
14106103209
1510075175
167770147
179072162
187778155
197558133
207352125

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 35040 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 35040 were primarily built in the 2000s. Looking at 35040 real estate data, the median home value of $139,900 is slightly less than average 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 35040. Rentals in 35040 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 35040 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 14,946 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 19 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,094 63%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 755 12%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,028 16%
 Households Vacant 607 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 147 24%
 Rented & Unoccupied 11 2%
 For Sale Only 237 39%
 Sold & Unoccupied 17 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 38 6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 157 26%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 114 10%
 2 Bedroom 264 24%
 3+ Bedroom 725 66%
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 $60,838 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 35040 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. However, that is not the case in 35040. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 5,586 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,677 23%
 No Earnings 3,417 29%
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 5,586 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,677 23%
 No Earnings 3,417 29%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 7,036 96.0%
 Public transportation 69 0.9%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 7 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 22 0.3%
 Worked at Home 196 2.7%
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. 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 718 13.6%
 High School Graduate 2,713 51.4%
 Associate's degree 325 6.2%
 Bachelor's degree 1,122 21.3%
 Master's degree 260 4.9%
 Professional school degree 101 1.9%
 Doctorate degree 38 0.7%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,950 77.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 565 14.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 310 8.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 35040

ZIP Code 35040 is in the Shelby County School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 35040.

Calera Elementary School
855 10th St
Calera, AL 35040
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Shelby County School District
Calera Middle School
8454 Hwy 31 South
Calera, AL 35040
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Shelby County School District
Calera Intermediate School
8454 Hwy 31 South
Calera, AL 35040
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Shelby County School District
Calera High School
8454 Hwy 31 South
Calera, AL 35040
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Shelby County School District

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