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ZIP Code 35205

Post Office City:Birmingham, AL (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Five Points South|Southside
County: Jefferson County
Timezone: Central (4:11pm)
Area code: 205 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.49, -86.80
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 35205

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 35205. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 35205 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:
Birmingham, AL
Unacceptable:
South Highlands

Stats and Demographics for the 35205 ZIP Code

ZIP code 35205 is located in northern Alabama and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 35205 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is extremely large. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 35205 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 19,686
Population Density 5,429 people per sq mi
Housing Units 12,089
Median Home Value $143,700
Land Area 3.63 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 9,806
Median Household Income $32,131

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 30Male Median Age: 31Female Median Age: 30


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5484480964
5-9277261538
10-14184186370
15-197069961,702
20-241,5461,7513,297
25-291,5211,2972,818
30-341,0138051,818
35-396864821,168
40-44565412977
45-495764661,042
50-545924521,044
55-596235091,132
60-64421382803
65-69289285574
70-74164201365
75-79112202314
80-84112219331
85 Plus100329429

Gender

 Male 9,971 51%
 Female 9,715 49%
Gender

Race

 White 10,929 55.5%
 Black Or African American 6,561 33.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 81 0.4%
 Asian 836 4.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 7 0.0%
 Other Race 937 4.8%
 Two Or More Races 335 1.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24671,3331,400
25-344662,3902,856
35-443681,0171,385
45-544509481,398
55-646247731,397
65-74343348691
75-84236200436
85 Plus128115243

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,577 16%
 Single Guardian 1,323 13%
 Singles 5,556 57%
 Singles With Roommate 1,350 14%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 8,571 87%
 Households with Kids 1,235 13%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1108100208
29991190
38791178
47682158
57379152
65653109
75560115
8543791
9393271
10474693
11314374
12333366
13353267
14383270
15333669
16314374
17394887
18191315506
19412554966
20319390709

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 35205 has a slightly higher than average 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 rented. Homes in ZIP code 35205 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1970s. Looking at 35205 real estate data, the median home value of $143,700 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 35205 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 35205 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 35205 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 16,870 85.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 155 0.8%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 299 1.5%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 2,078 10.6%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 284 1.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,877 16%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 805 7%
 Renter Occupied Households 7,124 59%
 Households Vacant 2,283 19%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1,486 65%
 Rented & Unoccupied 31 1%
 For Sale Only 134 6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 44 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 83 4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 505 22%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 492 7%
 1 Bedroom 3,661 50%
 2 Bedroom 2,504 34%
 3+ Bedroom 735 10%
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 $32,131 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 35205 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. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 35205 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 35205 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.

For more information, see Birmingham, AL household income.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 6,746 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,653 32%
 No Earnings 5,201 30%
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 6,746 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,653 32%
 No Earnings 5,201 30%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 8,463 83.4%
 Public transportation 152 1.5%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 72 0.7%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 1,168 11.5%
 Worked at Home 289 2.8%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 1,349 11%
 High School Graduate 5,229 41%
 Associate's degree 708 6%
 Bachelor's degree 2,935 23%
 Master's degree 1,275 10%
 Professional school degree 570 4%
 Doctorate degree 769 6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,116 68.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 252 15.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 262 16.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 35205

ZIP Code 35205 is in the following school districts: Birmingham City School District and Private. There are 9 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 35205.

Bush Middle School-Magnet
1832 Center Way S
Birmingham, AL 35205
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Birmingham City School District
Epic School
1000 10th Ave S
Birmingham, AL 35205
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Birmingham City School District
Washington Elementary School
115 Fourth Avenue South
Birmingham, AL 35205
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Birmingham City School District
Glen Iris Elementary School
1115 11th Street South
Birmingham, AL 35205
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Birmingham City School District
Ramsay High School
1800 13th Ave S
Birmingham, AL 35205
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Birmingham City School District
St Rose of Lima School
1401 22nd St S
Birmingham, AL 35205
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Our Lady of Fatima Catholic School
630 1st St S
Birmingham, AL 35205
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Glen Iris Baptist School
1137 10th Pl S
Birmingham, AL 35205
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Arlington School
1312 22nd Street South
Birmingham, AL 35205
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private

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