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ZIP Code 35206

Post Office City:Birmingham, AL (View All Cities)
County: Jefferson County
Timezone: Central (12:36pm)
Area code: 205 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.57, -86.71
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 35206

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 35206. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 35206 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

Stats and Demographics for the 35206 ZIP Code

ZIP code 35206 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 slightly higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 35206 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 extremely large. There are also an extremely large number of single parents and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 35206 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 17,177
Population Density 1,680 people per sq mi
Housing Units 8,141
Median Home Value $79,100
Land Area 10.23 sq mi
Water Area 0.04 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 6,438
Median Household Income $32,001

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 34Female Median Age: 40


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 56175781,195
5-95846061,190
10-146355521,187
15-196816801,361
20-245355171,052
25-294875521,039
30-344675921,059
35-394435831,026
40-444746061,080
45-496317571,388
50-546738431,516
55-595537261,279
60-64394544938
65-69243300543
70-74156259415
75-79119224343
80-84102199301
85 Plus74191265

Gender

 Male 7,868 46%
 Female 9,309 54%
Gender

Race

 White 3,534 20.6%
 Black Or African American 13,151 76.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 47 0.3%
 Asian 68 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 7 0.0%
 Other Race 192 1.1%
 Two Or More Races 178 1.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2437139176
25-34310572882
35-446255121,137
45-541,0136421,655
55-649174051,322
65-74451184635
75-8436481445
85 Plus15135186

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,882 29%
 Single Guardian 2,249 35%
 Singles 1,902 30%
 Singles With Roommate 405 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 4,235 66%
 Households with Kids 2,203 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1133120253
2120111231
3109110219
4117118235
595109204
6130113243
7116123239
8111111222
9132150282
10141102243
11130112242
12151104255
139092182
14123142265
15135124259
16152159311
17151127278
18139141280
19104129233
20112105217

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 35206 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 owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 35206 were primarily built in the 1950s or the 1960s. Looking at 35206 real estate data, the median home value of $79,100 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 35206 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 35206 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 35206 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 16,599 96.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 90 0.5%
 Nursing Facilities 73 0.4%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 415 2.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,920 36%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 948 12%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,570 32%
 Households Vacant 1,703 21%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 399 23.4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 25 1.5%
 For Sale Only 253 14.9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 65 3.8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 6 0.4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 955 56.1%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 12 0.4%
 1 Bedroom 427 14.9%
 2 Bedroom 1,251 43.8%
 3+ Bedroom 1,167 40.8%
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 $32,001 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 35206 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. 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 35206 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 Birmingham, AL household income.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 4,447 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,147 23%
 No Earnings 6,189 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 4,447 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,147 23%
 No Earnings 6,189 45%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 6,160 94%
 Public transportation 148 2%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 123 2%
 Worked at Home 155 2%
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. 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 2,298 19.7%
 High School Graduate 6,938 59.3%
 Associate's degree 815 7.0%
 Bachelor's degree 1,105 9.5%
 Master's degree 388 3.3%
 Professional school degree 91 0.8%
 Doctorate degree 56 0.5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,969 77%
 Enrolled in Private School 487 13%
 Not Enrolled in School 387 10%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 35206

ZIP Code 35206 is in the following school districts: Birmingham City School District, Alabama Youth Services School District, and Private. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 35206.

Barrett Elementary School
7601 Division Ave
Birmingham, AL 35206
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Birmingham City School District
Christian Alternative School
725 Mountain Dr
Birmingham, AL 35206
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Birmingham City School District
Robinson Elementary School
8400 1st Ave S
Birmingham, AL 35206
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Birmingham City School District
Ossie Ware Mitchell Elementary School
501 81st Street South
Birmingham, AL 35206
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Birmingham City School District
Mcneel School - Vacca Campus
8950 Roebuck Blvd
Birmingham, AL 35206
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Alabama Youth Services School District
St Barnabas Regional School
7901 1st Ave N
Birmingham, AL 35206
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Calvary Resurrection Christian Academy
8440 5th Ave N
Birmingham, AL 35206
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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