ZIP Code 35242 - Birmingham Alabama

ZIP Code 35242 is located in Birmingham Alabama. Portions of 35242 are also in Hoover and Meadowbrook and Chelsea and Brook Highland. 35242 is primarily within Shelby County, with some portions in Jefferson County. Regionally, it is located in Metro Birmingham.

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ZIP Code 35242 Quick Stats

ZIP Code NameBirmingham
Primary CountyShelby County
ZIP Code TypeStandard
Population (2022)56,466
Area Code(s)205 / 659
Current Time

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35242 Demographics

35242 can be classified socioeconomically as Middle 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 35242 is White. The majority race/ethnicity attending public schools in 35242 is White. The current unemployment level in 35242 is 2.4%.

Population Growth Rate0.00%
Population Density991 People per Square Mile
Total Households19,564
Percentage High Income Households15.8%
Median Household Income (2021)$107,191
Average Adjusted Gross Income (2021)$645,320
Current Unemployment Rate (May 2024)2.4%
Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 83.17%
Public School Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 69.62%

35242 Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American1920.34%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander90.02%

35242 Public School Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American180.2%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander80.09%

35242 Educational Attainment Levels

Highest Education Level AttainedTotalPercentage
Less Than 1 Year of College1,6024.93%
Bachelor Degree12,60838.82%
High School Diploma3,0849.49%
No High School Diploma1500.46%
GED or Alternate3140.97%
1 or More Years of College4,70514.49%
Associates Degree2,5637.89%
Masters Degree4,78914.74%
Professional Degree1,8035.55%
Doctorate Degree8632.66%

35242 Geography

Adjacent ZIP Codes
Cities/Towns in 35242
RegionMetro Birmingham
Metropolitan/Micropolitan Stat AreaBirmingham-Hoover, AL
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA TimezoneAmerica/Chicago
Area57 Square Miles

35242 Politics

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35242 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

35242 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)32354248576569686250413550
Avg Max Temp (°F)54596775818891908576655774
Avg Precip (In.)5.814.696.434.834.734.135.133.484.243.254.764.7756.26

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