35216 Zip Code

Below you will find a comprehensive overview of the statistics and characteristics of the 35216 zip code. These include population demographics, economic characteristics, education data, occupation information, housing characteristics, and more.

Key Information:
StateAlabama
CityBirmingham
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Geo Location33.41874, -86.78666
Population38829
Size36.29 square miles
Median Family Income$98783.00
Median Home Value$299400.00

Population & Demographics

The following information lists the population statistics and breakdown for the 35216 zip code. The total population is 38829, of which, 18408 are male and 20421 are female. With a total area of 36.29 square miles, the population density is 1015.6 people per square mile. The median age of the population is 36 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
201135688
201235954
201336494
201436523
201536098
201636047
201736699
201837546
201936856
202037828
202138829

Age BracketNumber of PeoplePercentage of Population
Under 5 years old 28467.3%
Age 5-931068%
Age 10-1427247%
Age 15-1921825.6%
Age 20-2425556.6
Age 25-2930297.8%
Age 30-3423866.1%
Age 35-3934388.9%
Age 40-442656 6.8%
Age 45-4925296.5%
Age 50-5419625.1%
Age 55-5923256%
Age 60-6421595.6%
Age 65-6916194.2%
Age 70-7411983.1%
Age 75-797411.9%
Age 80-845421.4%
Age 85 and over8322.1%


Languages Spoken (of those 5 years of age and older) :
  • Speaks Language other than English: 12.3 %
  • Speaks Spanish: 6.9 %
  • Speaks Other Indo-European Language: 1.8 %
  • Speaks Pacific Island Languages: 1.9 %
  • Speak Other Languages: 1.6 %
Marital Status: 
  • Currently Married: 49.6 %
  • Divorced: 11.2 %
  • Separated (not divorced): 1.5 %
  • Never Married: 31.9 %

Income & Economic Characteristics

The median inflation-adjusted family income in the 35216 zip code is $98783. This is 0.0514 greater than the national average. This income places 9.4% of the population below the poverty line. The average retirement income for individuals in this zip code (for those that have it) is $34006. 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 $10,000.00236
$10,000.00 – $14,999.00234
$15,000.00 – $24,999.00279
$25,000.00 – $34,999.00686
$35,000.00 – $49,999.001014
$50,000.00 – $74,999.001315
$75,000.00 – $99,999.001195
$100,000.00 – $149,999.001879
$150,000.00 – $199,999,001111
$200,000.00 +1820

YearMedian Family Income ($ USD)
201173937
201273787
201374820
201477067
201577871
201684030
201786457
201889052
201992882
202094344
202198783

Income Source# of Households
Wage or Salary12857
Self Employment1630
Social Security3670
Dividends, Interest, or Rental3464
Retirement2673
Other1801

Total Insured & Uninsured Individuals: 
  • Families Insure: 35886
  • Families Uninsured: 2780
Total Individuals with and w/o retirement income:   
  • Yes retirement income: 2673
  • No retirement income: 12819

Education

In the 35216 zip code, 95% of individuals over 25 years old have a high school degree or higher, and 52.6% have a bachelors degree or higher. Additionally, 13.7% of individuals 3 years and older are in private school, and 86.3% are in public school. The data below outline the education level breakdown, degree field breakdown, and more.




Occupation and Work Characteristics

In the 35216 zip, there are an estimated 21185 people in the labor force, of which, 20206 are employed, and 926 are unemployed. There are a total of 53 people in the armed forces. The average commute time for this zip code is 22.1 minutes. Of the total people that work, 2137 worked from home and 19775 commuted. The average number of hours worked is 40.8. Below you’ll find additional information on occupation distribution, industry breakdown, commuting characteristics and workplace statistics.

Occupation# of Individual
Management, Business, Science, and Arts9477
Services3214
Sales and Office4566
Construction and Maintenance:1100
Transportation and Material Moving1849





Housing

The median home value for the 35216 zip code is 299400. There is an estimated  15492 number of occupied housing units, the median gross rent in is $1157 per month, and the average monthly housing costs are estimated to be $1219. Below you’ll find additional breakdowns of home values, rents, home build years, and more.

Home Value (USD)Number of Homes
Less than $50,000208
$50,000 – $99,000526
$100,000 – $149,999798
$150,000 – $199,9991091
$200,000 – $299,9991719
$300,000 – $499,9992466
$500,000 – $999,9991707
$1,000,000+146

Home Year BuiltNumber of Homes
2020 or Later
2010 – 2019617
2000 – 20091709
1980 – 19994049
1960 – 19797100
1940 – 19591950
1939 or earlier67

The median number of rooms in all housing units is 5.5 rooms.
Monthly Rent ($ USD)Number of Units
Less than $500144
$500 – $9991766
$1,000 – $1,4993742
$1,500 – $1,999826
$2,000 – $2,499116
$2,499 – $2,99917
$3,000 + 30

Monthly Housing Costs ($)Number of Households
Less than 300105
300-499970
500-7991807
800-9992045
1000-14995554
1500-19992328
2000-24991022
2500-2999664
3000+807

Monthly Housing Cost as a % of Monthly IncomeNumber of Households
Less than 20%3361
20%-24.9%720
25%-29.9%481
30%-34.9%300
35+%887



# of VehiclesHouseholds
None464
15747
26785
3+2496
Home Heating Characteristics: 
  • Utility Gas: 47.9 %
  • Bottle Tank or LP Gas: 2.3 %
  • Electricity: 49.4 %
  • Oil or Kerosene etc: 0 %
  • Coal or Coke: 0.1 %
  • 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.