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ZIP Code 35209

Primary City:Birmingham, AL (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Birmingham
County: Jefferson County
Timezone: Central (8:26am)
Area code: 205 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.46, -86.81
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 35209

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 35209. 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 35209. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 35209, 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
Acceptable:
Homewood, Mountain Brk
Unacceptable:
Vestavia

Stats and Demographics for the 35209 ZIP Code

ZIP code 35209 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 35209 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 small number of families and an extremely large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 35209 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 29,544
Population Density 3,166 people per sq mi
Housing Units 15,167
Median Home Value $272,600
Land Area 9.33 sq mi
Water Area 0.06 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 12,888
Median Household Income $45,224

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 30Male Median Age: 29Female Median Age: 30


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 51,2501,1882,438
5-98898471,736
10-147947391,533
15-199988231,821
20-241,7152,2683,983
25-291,7831,7883,571
30-341,3221,2692,591
35-391,0009901,990
40-448108821,692
45-497808731,653
50-547027871,489
55-596227101,332
60-64469514983
65-69273340613
70-74184244428
75-79139292431
80-84174326500
85 Plus209551760

Gender

 Male 14,113 48%
 Female 15,431 52%
Gender

Race

 White 18,224 61.7%
 Black Or African American 8,413 28.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 78 0.3%
 Asian 562 1.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 27 0.1%
 Other Race 1,815 6.1%
 Two Or More Races 425 1.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-241121,5881,700
25-349912,4903,481
35-449941,2402,234
45-541,0219681,989
55-649675461,513
65-74523201724
75-84402236638
85 Plus260349609

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,249 33%
 Single Guardian 2,377 18%
 Singles 4,931 38%
 Singles With Roommate 1,331 10%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 9,132 71%
 Households with Kids 3,756 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1282207489
2274259533
3247233480
4204214418
5185196381
6193166359
7186169355
8153156309
9172160332
10165187352
11160143303
12155150305
13161139300
14153120273
15145129274
16167137304
17152124276
18196161357
19338272610
20341438779

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 35209 has a slightly less 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 35209 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1980s. Looking at 35209 real estate data, the median home value of $272,600 is high 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 35209. Rentals in 35209 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 35209 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 28,385 96.1%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 18 0.1%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 226 0.8%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 901 3.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 14 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,875 26%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,395 9%
 Renter Occupied Households 7,618 50%
 Households Vacant 2,279 15%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1,661 73%
 Rented & Unoccupied 36 2%
 For Sale Only 201 9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 20 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 69 3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 292 13%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 244 3%
 1 Bedroom 2,090 29%
 2 Bedroom 3,733 52%
 3+ Bedroom 1,109 15%
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 $45,224 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 35209 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. More commuters in 35209 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 10,827 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,333 28%
 No Earnings 5,694 25%
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 10,827 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,333 28%
 No Earnings 5,694 25%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 14,276 93.5%
 Public transportation 230 1.5%
 Taxicab 97 0.6%
 Motorcycle 7 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 341 2.2%
 Worked at Home 318 2.1%
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 766 9%
 High School Graduate 2,825 34%
 Associate's degree 268 3%
 Bachelor's degree 2,578 31%
 Master's degree 911 11%
 Professional school degree 619 8%
 Doctorate degree 283 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,389 71.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 650 13.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 730 15.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 35209

ZIP Code 35209 is in the Homewood City School District. There are 9 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 35209.

Homewood Middle School
395 Mecca Ave
Homewood, AL 35209
Grade Level: Middle/Combined or Ungraded
District: Homewood City School District
Edgewood Elementary School
901 College Ave
Homewood, AL 35209
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Homewood City School District
Hall Kent Elementary School
213 Hall Ave
Homewood, AL 35209
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Homewood City School District
Shades Cahaba Elementary School
3001 Independence Dr
Homewood, AL 35209
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Homewood City School District
Homewood High School
1901 South Lakeshore Dr
Homewood, AL 35209
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Homewood City School District
Our Lady of Sorrows
1720 Oxmoor Rd
Birmingham, AL 35209
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
John Carroll Catholic High School
300 Lakeshore Pkwy
Birmingham, AL 35209
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Creative Montessori School
1650 28th Ct S
Birmingham, AL 35209
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Islamic Academy of Alabama
1810 25th Ct S
Birmingham, AL 35209
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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