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ZIP Code 35204

Primary City:Birmingham, AL (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Smithfield
County: Jefferson County
Timezone: Central (10:13am)
Area code: 205 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.52, -86.84
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 35204

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 35204. 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 35204. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 35204, 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 35204 ZIP Code

ZIP code 35204 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 35204 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 small number of families and an extremely large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 35204 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 10,337
Population Density 2,126 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,002
Median Home Value $62,400
Land Area 4.86 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,580
Median Household Income $20,894

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 45


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5349322671
5-9288214502
10-14301252553
15-19341349690
20-24379345724
25-29352344696
30-34311296607
35-39261273534
40-44291293584
45-49377376753
50-54398466864
55-59353455808
60-64324348672
65-69187256443
70-74128225353
75-79106198304
80-8495206301
85 Plus82196278

Gender

 Male 4,923 48%
 Female 5,414 52%
Gender

Race

 White 328 3.2%
 Black Or African American 9,534 92.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 12 0.1%
 Asian 10 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 376 3.6%
 Two Or More Races 76 0.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2423191214
25-3479451530
35-44149434583
45-54343623966
55-644325791,011
65-74323253576
75-84337150487
85 Plus17934213

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 821 18%
 Single Guardian 1,630 36%
 Singles 1,864 41%
 Singles With Roommate 265 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 3,438 75%
 Households with Kids 1,142 25%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
15563118
27876154
35664120
48546131
57333106
65064114
75050100
8503989
9652893
105860118
116051111
126955124
13573592
145751108
155062112
168366149
177585160
186857125
196579144
208157138

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 35204 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 35204 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 35204 real estate data, the median home value of $62,400 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 35204 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 35204 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 35204 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 10,197 98.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 30 0.3%
 Nursing Facilities 83 0.8%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 27 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 932 16%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 933 16%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,715 45%
 Households Vacant 1,422 24%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 409 28.8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 8 0.6%
 For Sale Only 96 6.8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 11 0.8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 12 0.8%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 886 62.3%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 46 2%
 1 Bedroom 621 23%
 2 Bedroom 1,421 54%
 3+ Bedroom 564 21%
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 $20,894 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 35204 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 35204 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 35204 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. More commuters in 35204 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 1,959 22%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,153 24%
 No Earnings 4,792 54%
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 1,959 22%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,153 24%
 No Earnings 4,792 54%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,931 92.3%
 Public transportation 162 5.1%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 79 2.5%
 Worked at Home 4 0.1%
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. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,206 32.2%
 High School Graduate 1,879 50.2%
 Associate's degree 296 7.9%
 Bachelor's degree 264 7.1%
 Master's degree 65 1.7%
 Professional school degree 22 0.6%
 Doctorate degree 8 0.2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,709 88.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 52 2.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 161 8.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 35204

ZIP Code 35204 is in the Birmingham City School District. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 35204.

Washington Elementary School
901 9th Ave North
Birmingham, AL 35204
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Birmingham City School District
Wilkerson Middle School
116 11th Ct West
Birmingham, AL 35204
Grade Level: Middle/Combined or Ungraded
District: Birmingham City School District
Family Court Elementary School
120 2nd Court North
Birmingham, AL 35204
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Birmingham City School District
Hill Elementary School
507 3rd St North
Birmingham, AL 35204
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Birmingham City School District
Wilson Elementary School
1030 4th Terr West
Birmingham, AL 35204
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Birmingham City School District
Parker High School
900 4th St North
Birmingham, AL 35204
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Birmingham City School District
Family Court High School
120 2nd Court North
Birmingham, AL 35204
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Birmingham City School District

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