Official Zip Code NameBirmingham
Zip Code StateAlabama
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Area Code205
Current Population:7353
Racial Majority:African American 3.30%
Public School Racial Majority:Black 98.5%
Unemployment Rate:5.18%
Median Household Income$21968
Average Adjusted Gross Income$23023
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time23.8 Minutes
Curent Temperature:
Current Time:
CDT
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Primary County: Jefferson
Elevation Range564 - 564 ft.
Area2 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)33.50999832, -86.88999939

Zip Code 35218 Description

Zip Code 35218 is located in the state of Alabama in the Birmingham metro area. Zip code 35218 is primarily located in Jefferson County. The official US Postal Service name for 35218 is BIRMINGHAM, Alabama. Portions of zip code 35218 are contained within or border the city limits of Birmingham, AL, Fairfield, AL, . The area code for zip code 35218 is 205. 35218 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Alabama.

The current unemployment level in 35218 is 5.18% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 7.5% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 7.8% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 5.9%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 35218 decreased to 7353 from 9930 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 35218 is African American while the majority ethnicity attending 35218 public schools is Black. 93.1% of students in 35218 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 401 5.69% 241 +66%
 Black Or African American 6390 90.74% 6821 -6%
 Hispanic 168 2.39% 203 -17%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 19 -100%
 Asian 0 0% 9 -100%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 4 0% 4 -100%
 Two Or More Races 56 1.18% 56 +48%

Zip Code 35218 Race/Ethnicity

 White 0.3%
 Black Or African American 98.5%
 Hispanic 1.1%
 Asian 0%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 0.2%

Zip Code 35218 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population73539930
Male Population46.00%
Female Population54.00%
Total Households2896
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
93.1%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$21968
Income Under $50K Per Year85.00%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year11.90%
Income Above $100K Per Year3.10%
114 US Congressional DistrictAlabama 7
RepresentativeTerri Sewell
PartyDemocrat
Average Real Estate Asking Price$38133
Average Real Estate Sale Price$42571
Current Unemployment Level (June 2016)5.18%
Previous Month Unemployment Level5.51%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago5.77%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 8a: 10F to 15F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 7b: 5F to 10F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 67f - Southern Limestone/Dolomite Valleys and Low Rolling Hills
Average First Frost DatesNovember 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesApril 1 - 10

Zip Code 35218 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)32354248576569686250413550
Avg Max Temp (°F)54596775828891918576655674
Avg Precip (In.)5.874.716.44.814.894.115.123.464.233.364.84.8856.64
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Birmingham-Hoover, AL
CBSA Type35218
CBSA Population1133874
Time ZoneCentral Standard Time (CST)
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours