Zip Code 35216 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameBirmingham
Zip Code StateAlabama
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Jefferson
Secondary County: Shelby
Area Code205
Current Population:36408
Racial Majority:White 64.86%
Public School Racial Majority:White 82.9%
Unemployment Rate:2.0%
Median Household Income$51932
Average Adjusted Gross Income$94920
School Test Performance:Excellent
Average Commute Time20.2 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range525 - 827 ft.
Area14 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)33.42170200, -86.78707700

Zip Code 35216 Description

Zip Code 35216 is located in the state of Alabama in the Birmingham metro area. Zip code 35216 is primarily located in Jefferson County. Portions of 35216 are also located in Shelby County. The official US Postal Service name for 35216 is BIRMINGHAM, Alabama. Portions of zip code 35216 are contained within or border the city limits of Vestavia Hills, AL, Hoover, AL, Homewood, AL, and Mountain Brook, AL. The area code for zip code 35216 is 205. 35216 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Alabama.

The current unemployment level in 35216 is 2.0% 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 35216 increased to 36408 from 31417 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 35216 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 35216 public schools is White. 8.7% of students in 35216 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 23690 64.86% 23706 +-0%
 Black Or African American 6588 18.04% 6840 -4%
 Hispanic 3743 10.25% 3817 -2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 183 0.5% 69 +165%
 Asian 1883 5.16% 1528 +23%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 8 -100%
 Other Race 48 0.01% 48 -94%
 Two Or More Races 392 1.19% 392 +10%

Zip Code 35216 Race/Ethnicity

 White 82.9%
 Black Or African American 8.1%
 Hispanic 2.2%
 Asian 5.9%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.1%
 Two or More Races 0.6%

Zip Code 35216 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population3640831417
Male Population47.60%
Female Population52.40%
Total Households15500
Test Score PerformanceExcellent
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$51932
Income Under $50K Per Year48.00%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year31.10%
Income Above $100K Per Year20.90%
35216 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Alabama District 6Gary PalmerRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All Alabama Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$265252
Average Real Estate Sale Price$249687
Current Unemployment Level 2.0%
Previous Month Unemployment Level1.9%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago1.8%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 8a: 10F to 15F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 7b: 5F to 10F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 67h - Southern Sandstone Ridges
Average First Frost DatesNovember 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesApril 1 - 10

Zip Code 35216 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)32354248576569686250413550
Avg Max Temp (°F)54596775828891908576655774
Avg Precip (In.)5.94.766.454.834.854.175.143.494.253.294.794.8656.79
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Birmingham-Hoover, AL
CBSA Type35216
CBSA Population1133874
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours