Zip Code 35209 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameBirmingham
Zip Code StateAlabama
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Jefferson
Area Code205
Alternate Zip Code NamesHOMEWOOD
MOUNTAIN BRK
Unacceptable Zip Code NamesVESTAVIA
Current Population:29544
Racial Majority:White 65.14%
Public School Racial Majority:White 60.7%
Unemployment Rate:1.9%
Median Household Income$43808
Average Adjusted Gross Income$117100
School Test Performance:Excellent
Average Commute Time17.7 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range696 - 771 ft.
Area9 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)33.46540000, -86.81268000

Zip Code 35209 Description

Zip Code 35209 is located in the state of Alabama in the Birmingham metro area. Zip code 35209 is primarily located in Jefferson County. The official US Postal Service name for 35209 is BIRMINGHAM, Alabama. Portions of zip code 35209 are contained within or border the city limits of Homewood, AL, Birmingham, AL, Vestavia Hills, AL, Hoover, AL, and Mountain Brook, AL. The area code for zip code 35209 is 205. 35209 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Alabama.

The current unemployment level in 35209 is 1.9% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 5.6% 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 35209 decreased to 29544 from 30754 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 35209 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 35209 public schools is White. 29.1% of students in 35209 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 19075 65.14% 17296 +10%
 Black Or African American 7451 25.44% 8346 -11%
 Hispanic 2046 6.99% 2936 -30%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 16 0.05% 56 -71%
 Asian 333 1.14% 558 -40%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 14 -100%
 Other Race 35 0% 35 -100%
 Two Or More Races 303 1.24% 303 +19%

Zip Code 35209 Race/Ethnicity

 White 60.7%
 Black Or African American 24.1%
 Hispanic 10.7%
 Asian 2.9%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.1%
 Two or More Races 1.5%

Zip Code 35209 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population2954430754
Male Population47.80%
Female Population52.20%
Total Households12888
Test Score PerformanceExcellent
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
29.1%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
40.0%
Median Household Income$43808
Income Under $50K Per Year56.20%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year28.40%
Income Above $100K Per Year15.50%
35209 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Alabama District 7Terri SewellDemocrat
Alabama District 6Gary PalmerRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All Alabama Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$296643
Average Real Estate Sale Price$270396
Current Unemployment Level 1.9%
Previous Month Unemployment Level2.0%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago2.0%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 8a: 10F to 15F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 7b: 5F to 10F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 67g - Southern Shale Valleys
Average First Frost DatesNovember 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesApril 1 - 10

Zip Code 35209 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)32354248576569686250413550
Avg Max Temp (°F)53586774818891908575655674
Avg Precip (In.)5.84.646.44.84.844.095.143.484.233.294.774.856.26
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Birmingham-Hoover, AL
CBSA Type35209
CBSA Population1133874
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours