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ZIP Code 35254

Post Office City:Birmingham, AL (View All Cities)
Organization:Bham, Birmingham Southern College
ZIP Type: Unique
County: Jefferson County
Timezone: Central (7:20pm)
Area code: 205 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.514, -86.853
ZIP (~400 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 35254

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 35254. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 35254 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
Bham, Birmingham Southern College

Stats and Demographics for the 35254 ZIP Code

ZIP code 35254 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 35254 are primarily white. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely small. 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 35254 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

For more information, see Birmingham, AL population.

Population 1,403
Population Density 3,366 people per sq mi
Housing Units 137
Median Home Value $78,900
Land Area 0.42 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 98
Median Household Income $16,563

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 20Male Median Age: 20Female Median Age: 20

Under 56410
85 Plus123


 Male 704 50%
 Female 699 50%


 White 1,079 76.9%
 Black Or African American 229 16.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 3 0.2%
 Asian 42 3.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.1%
 Other Race 10 0.7%
 Two Or More Races 39 2.8%

Head of Household by Age

85 Plus303

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 28 29%
 Single Guardian 20 20%
 Singles 41 42%
 Singles With Roommate 9 9%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 77 79%
 Households with Kids 21 21%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 35254 has a large percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more universities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 35254 were primarily built in the 1950s. Looking at 35254 real estate data, the median home value of $78,900 is low 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 35254. Rentals in 35254 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 35254 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 205 15%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 1,198 85%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 29 21%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 19 14%
 Renter Occupied Households 50 36%
 Households Vacant 39 28%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 13 33%
 Rented & Unoccupied 5 13%
 For Sale Only 5 13%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 0 0%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 14 36%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 43 59%
 2 Bedroom 0 0%
 3+ Bedroom 30 41%
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 $16,563 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 35254 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. 35254 is extremely friendly to pedestrians/cyclists and the percentage of people using these transportation methods to commute to work are among the highest in the country. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 35254 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 97 9%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 518 49%
 No Earnings 441 42%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 97 9%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 518 49%
 No Earnings 441 42%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 140 50%
 Public transportation 10 4%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 110 39%
 Worked at Home 22 8%
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 62 29%
 High School Graduate 107 49%
 Associate's degree 0 0%
 Bachelor's degree 9 4%
 Master's degree 14 6%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 25 12%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 55 100%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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