35022 Zip Code

Below you will find a comprehensive overview of the statistics and characteristics of the 35022 zip code. These include population demographics, economic characteristics, education data, occupation information, housing characteristics, and more.

Key Information:
StateAlabama
CityBessemer
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Geo Location33.32251, -86.96578
Population22211
Size169.709 square miles
Median Family Income$92333.00
Median Home Value$200700.00

Population & Demographics

The following information lists the population statistics and breakdown for the 35022 zip code. The total population is 22211, of which, 10170 are male and 12041 are female. With a total area of 169.709 square miles, the population density is 127.2 people per square mile. The median age of the population is 43.2 years old. Below you’ll find additional information on the population and demographics of this zip code, including age distribution, race distribution, language spoken, and more.

YearPopulation
201118276
201219053
201319431
201419998
201520020
201619416
201720238
201820271
201921587
202020684
202122211

Age BracketNumber of PeoplePercentage of Population
Under 5 years old 12995.8%
Age 5-910404.7%
Age 10-1411775.3%
Age 15-199264.2%
Age 20-2414466.5
Age 25-2920369.2%
Age 30-3414666.6%
Age 35-3910574.8%
Age 40-441133 5.1%
Age 45-498643.9%
Age 50-5415276.9%
Age 55-5920089%
Age 60-6418118.2%
Age 65-6915356.9%
Age 70-7412195.5%
Age 75-796583%
Age 80-845992.7%
Age 85 and over4101.8%


Languages Spoken (of those 5 years of age and older) :
  • Speaks Language other than English: 2.4 %
  • Speaks Spanish: 0.9 %
  • Speaks Other Indo-European Language: 0.7 %
  • Speaks Pacific Island Languages: 0.8 %
  • Speak Other Languages: 0 %
Marital Status: 
  • Currently Married: 44.9 %
  • Divorced: 12.7 %
  • Separated (not divorced): 1.7 %
  • Never Married: 33 %

Income & Economic Characteristics

The median inflation-adjusted family income in the 35022 zip code is $92333. This is 0.0023 greater than the national average. This income places 9% of the population below the poverty line. The average retirement income for individuals in this zip code (for those that have it) is $25240. Below you can find additional economic characteristics, including income bracket distribution, median income over time, retirement statistics, and more.

Annual Income Bracket ($)Number of Families in Bracket
Less than $10,000.00174
$10,000.00 – $14,999.0071
$15,000.00 – $24,999.00202
$25,000.00 – $34,999.00264
$35,000.00 – $49,999.00627
$50,000.00 – $74,999.001139
$75,000.00 – $99,999.00412
$100,000.00 – $149,999.001641
$150,000.00 – $199,999,00728
$200,000.00 +432

YearMedian Family Income ($ USD)
201173307
201272470
201372391
201477596
201572485
201673750
201773423
201868905
201975951
202085779
202192333

Income Source# of Households
Wage or Salary6383
Self Employment688
Social Security3243
Dividends, Interest, or Rental1622
Retirement2881
Other1307

Total Insured & Uninsured Individuals: 
  • Families Insure: 19752
  • Families Uninsured: 2196
Total Individuals with and w/o retirement income:   
  • Yes retirement income: 2881
  • No retirement income: 6181

Education

In the 35022 zip code, 92.6% of individuals over 25 years old have a high school degree or higher, and 30.2% have a bachelors degree or higher. Additionally, 21% of individuals 3 years and older are in private school, and 79% are in public school. The data below outline the education level breakdown, degree field breakdown, and more.




Occupation and Work Characteristics

In the 35022 zip, there are an estimated 11612 people in the labor force, of which, 10887 are employed, and 711 are unemployed. There are a total of 14 people in the armed forces. The average commute time for this zip code is 27.8 minutes. Of the total people that work, 1178 worked from home and 10391 commuted. The average number of hours worked is 39.9. Below you’ll find additional information on occupation distribution, industry breakdown, commuting characteristics and workplace statistics.

Occupation# of Individual
Management, Business, Science, and Arts4779
Services1246
Sales and Office2687
Construction and Maintenance:732
Transportation and Material Moving1443





Housing

The median home value for the 35022 zip code is 200700. There is an estimated  9062 number of occupied housing units, the median gross rent in is $930 per month, and the average monthly housing costs are estimated to be $1127. Below you’ll find additional breakdowns of home values, rents, home build years, and more.

Home Value (USD)Number of Homes
Less than $50,000482
$50,000 – $99,000403
$100,000 – $149,9991034
$150,000 – $199,9991636
$200,000 – $299,9992636
$300,000 – $499,999824
$500,000 – $999,99993
$1,000,000+43

Home Year BuiltNumber of Homes
2020 or Later
2010 – 2019971
2000 – 20093445
1980 – 19991768
1960 – 19791784
1940 – 1959480
1939 or earlier614

The median number of rooms in all housing units is 6.6 rooms.
Monthly Rent ($ USD)Number of Units
Less than $500168
$500 – $999816
$1,000 – $1,499561
$1,500 – $1,999213
$2,000 – $2,49926
$2,499 – $2,99980
$3,000 +

Monthly Housing Costs ($)Number of Households
Less than 300489
300-4991174
500-7991321
800-999765
1000-14993009
1500-19991270
2000-2499796
2500-2999191
3000+

Monthly Housing Cost as a % of Monthly IncomeNumber of Households
Less than 20%2721
20%-24.9%697
25%-29.9%489
30%-34.9%177
35+%1011



# of VehiclesHouseholds
None329
12906
23038
3+2789
Home Heating Characteristics: 
  • Utility Gas: 50.2 %
  • Bottle Tank or LP Gas: 2.3 %
  • Electricity: 45.9 %
  • Oil or Kerosene etc: 0.4 %
  • Coal or Coke: 0 %
  • All Other: 0.1 %

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All information sourced from official government sources including Census.gov, the IRS, and the Department of Education.