Zip Code 35040 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameCalera
Zip Code StateAlabama
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Shelby
Secondary County: Chilton
Area Code205
Current Population:14965
Racial Majority:White 73.45%
Public School Racial Majority:White 58.3%
Unemployment Rate:2.1%
Median Household Income$49612
Average Adjusted Gross Income$57310
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time30.9 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range502 - 637 ft.
Area83 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)33.10659200, -86.73258200

Zip Code 35040 Description

Zip Code 35040 is located in the state of Alabama in the Birmingham metro area. Zip code 35040 is primarily located in Shelby County. Portions of 35040 are also located in Chilton County. The official US Postal Service name for 35040 is CALERA, Alabama. Portions of zip code 35040 are contained within or border the city limits of Calera, AL, Alabaster, AL, and Montevallo, AL. The area code for zip code 35040 is 205. 35040 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Alabama.

The current unemployment level in 35040 is 2.1% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 4.2% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 3.7% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 6.0%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 35040 increased to 14965 from 7157 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 35040 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 35040 public schools is White. 47.2% of students in 35040 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 11799 73.45% 10970 +8%
 Black Or African American 3187 19.84% 2878 +11%
 Hispanic 677 4.21% 762 -11%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 46 0.29% 35 +31%
 Asian 51 0.32% 86 -41%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 3 -100%
 Other Race 14 0.02% 14 -71%
 Two Or More Races 217 1.87% 217 +38%

Zip Code 35040 Race/Ethnicity

 White 58.3%
 Black Or African American 31.8%
 Hispanic 5.8%
 Asian 0.9%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.1%
 Two or More Races 3.1%

Zip Code 35040 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population149657157
Male Population48.30%
Female Population51.70%
Total Households5877
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$49612
Income Under $50K Per Year50.40%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year34.60%
Income Above $100K Per Year15.00%
35040 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Alabama District 6Gary PalmerRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$167732
Average Real Estate Sale Price$117938
Current Unemployment Level 2.1%
Previous Month Unemployment Level2.3%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago2.2%
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 35040 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)32354247566468676149413450
Avg Max Temp (°F)55616976828992918677665875
Avg Precip (In.)
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Birmingham-Hoover, AL
CBSA Type35040
CBSA Population1133874
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours