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ZIP Code 35228

Primary City:Birmingham, AL (View All Cities)
County: Jefferson County
Timezone: Central (10:17am)
Area code: 205 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.45, -86.92
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 35228

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 35228. 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 35228. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 35228, 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:
Midfield

Stats and Demographics for the 35228 ZIP Code

ZIP code 35228 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 35228 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 35228 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 10,419
Population Density 2,410 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,695
Median Home Value $70,900
Land Area 4.32 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,042
Median Household Income $32,013

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 37Male Median Age: 33Female Median Age: 40


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5367342709
5-9358368726
10-14391401792
15-19435409844
20-24309350659
25-29276347623
30-34287339626
35-39255338593
40-44248348596
45-49290441731
50-54392506898
55-59330463793
60-64224316540
65-69157182339
70-74108163271
75-7993176269
80-8469139208
85 Plus67135202

Gender

 Male 4,656 45%
 Female 5,763 55%
Gender

Race

 White 1,088 10.4%
 Black Or African American 9,142 87.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 13 0.1%
 Asian 14 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 67 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 94 0.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-242392115
25-34211321532
35-44400259659
45-54721251972
55-64656215871
65-74311122433
75-8427375348
85 Plus8626112

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,166 29%
 Single Guardian 1,513 37%
 Singles 1,230 30%
 Singles With Roommate 133 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 2,592 64%
 Households with Kids 1,450 36%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
17089159
27268140
36361124
47161132
58173154
65969128
76270132
88874162
96882150
108792179
116479143
127769146
139076166
147385158
157575150
167484158
178684170
1810687193
199479173
206369132

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 35228 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 35228 were primarily built in the 1950s. Looking at 35228 real estate data, the median home value of $70,900 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 35228 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 35228 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 35228 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 10,295 99%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 124 1%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,960 42%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 721 15%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,361 29%
 Households Vacant 653 14%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 165 25.3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 11 1.7%
 For Sale Only 141 21.6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 9 1.4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 9 1.4%
 For Migrant Workers 4 0.6%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 314 48.1%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 18 1%
 1 Bedroom 266 19%
 2 Bedroom 549 40%
 3+ Bedroom 545 40%
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 $32,013 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 35228 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. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 35228 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 35228 can expect to fall in that range. 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 2,824 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,544 20%
 No Earnings 3,363 44%
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 2,824 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,544 20%
 No Earnings 3,363 44%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,557 99.4%
 Public transportation 7 0.2%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 7 0.2%
 Worked at Home 7 0.2%
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 population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 416 16.5%
 High School Graduate 1,571 62.3%
 Associate's degree 276 10.9%
 Bachelor's degree 207 8.2%
 Master's degree 14 0.6%
 Professional school degree 7 0.3%
 Doctorate degree 32 1.3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,707 78.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 225 10.4%
 Not Enrolled in School 237 10.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 35228

ZIP Code 35228 is in the Birmingham City School District. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 35228.

Green Acres Middle School
1220 67th St
Birmingham, AL 35228
Grade Level: Middle/Combined or Ungraded
District: Birmingham City School District
Gaston Kinderg-Eighth School
5400 Oakwood St
Birmingham, AL 35228
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Birmingham City School District
Rutledge School
1221 8th St
Midfield, AL 35228
Grade Level: Middle/Combined or Ungraded
District: Midfield City School District
Midfield Elementary School
416 Parkwood St
Midfield, AL 35228
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Midfield City School District
Midfield High School
1600 High School Dr
Midfield, AL 35228
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Midfield City School District
Midfield Area Vocational Department
1600 High School Dr
Midfield, AL 35228
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Midfield City School District

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