Calera, AL 35040 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 35040: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Calera, AL 35040

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 447
  • Single Family Addresses: 6,223
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 287
  • County: Shelby County
  • Centroid: Latitude 33.152, Longitude -86.719
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 35040 has segments in 2 Counties (Chilton, Shelby).

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Calera, AL 35040 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 15,725
Daytime Population: Workers 5,026
Daytime Population: Residents 8,278
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 13,304
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.85
Population in Households 15,701
Population in Familes 13,427
Population in Group Qrtrs 24
Population Density2 196
Diversity Index3 51


Median Household Income $56,710
Average Household Income $66,930
Per Capita Income $25,835


Total Housing Units 6,665 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,675 (70.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,388 (20.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 602 ( 9.0%)
Median Home Value $148,722
Average Home Value $175,963


Total Households 6,063
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 4,383
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.97% 1.74%
Households 1.9% 1.69%
Families 1.68% 1.55%
Median Household Income   1.65%
Per Capita Income   2.3%

Calera, AL 35040 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 35040 to the other 614 ZIP Codes in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 101 84th
Population Density # 175 72nd
Diversity Index # 128 79th
Median Household Income # 75 88th
Per Capita Income # 119 81st

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