ZIP Code 35020 - Bessemer Alabama

ZIP Code 35020 is located in Bessemer Alabama. Portions of 35020 are also in Lipscomb and Birmingham and Brighton and Midfield. 35020 is entirely within Jefferson County. Regionally, it is located in Metro Birmingham.

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ZIP Code 35020 Quick Stats

ZIP Code NameBessemer
Primary CountyJefferson County
ZIP Code TypeStandard
Population (2022)25,713
Area Code(s)205 / 659
Current Time

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35020 Demographics

35020 can be classified socioeconomically as Lower Class class compared to other ZIP Codes in Alabama based on Median Household Income and Average Adjusted Gross Income. The majority race/ethnicity residing in 35020 is African American. The majority race/ethnicity attending public schools in 35020 is African American. The current unemployment level in 35020 is 4.7%.

Population Growth Rate0.00%
Population Density1,381 People per Square Mile
Total Households10,307
Percentage High Income Households0.4%
Median Household Income (2021)$28,812
Average Adjusted Gross Income (2020)$29,240
Current Unemployment Rate (April 2024)4.7%
Majority Race/EthnictyAfrican American - 76.17%
Public School Majority Race/EthnictyAfrican American - 75.19%

35020 Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American1390.54%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander00%

35020 Public School Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American80.32%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander00%

35020 Educational Attainment Levels

Highest Education Level AttainedTotalPercentage
Less Than 1 Year of College8015.89%
Bachelor Degree1,0177.48%
High School Diploma5,77742.51%
No High School Diploma4473.29%
GED or Alternate6845.03%
1 or More Years of College3,14423.14%
Associates Degree1,1958.79%
Masters Degree4203.09%
Professional Degree820.6%
Doctorate Degree220.16%

35020 Geography

Adjacent ZIP Codes
Cities/Towns in 35020
Neighborhoods in 35020
RegionMetro Birmingham
Metropolitan/Micropolitan Stat AreaBirmingham-Hoover, AL
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA TimezoneAmerica/Chicago
Area19 Square Miles

35020 Politics

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35020 Weather and Climate Data

Plant Hardiness ZoneZone 8a: 10F to 15F
Average First Frost DateNovember 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DateApril 1 - 10
Koppen-Geiger Climate ZoneCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion67f - Southern Limestone/Dolomite Valleys and Low Rolling Hills

35020 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)32344148576468676249403450
Avg Max Temp (°F)55606876838992918677665875
Avg Precip (In.)6.144.946.494.855.

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