Birmingham, AL 35214 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 35214: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Birmingham, AL 35214

Acceptable Alternative
Forestdale, AL 35214

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 400
  • Single Family Addresses: 7,507
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 521
  • County: Jefferson County
  • Centroid: Latitude 33.573, Longitude -86.893
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Birmingham, AL 35214 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 19,201
Daytime Population: Workers 5,252
Daytime Population: Residents 11,689
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 16,941
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.88
Population in Households 19,002
Population in Familes 15,727
Population in Group Qrtrs 199
Population Density2 803
Diversity Index3 38


Median Household Income $45,638
Average Household Income $55,222
Per Capita Income $22,077


Total Housing Units 8,961 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,333 (59.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,275 (25.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,353 (15.1%)
Median Home Value $109,824
Average Home Value $125,642


Total Households 7,608
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 5,118
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 -0.3% -0.06%
Households -0.29% -0.06%
Families -0.52% -0.2%
Median Household Income   2.0%
Per Capita Income   2.17%

Birmingham, AL 35214 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 35214 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 # 70 89th
Population Density # 76 88th
Diversity Index # 291 53rd
Median Household Income # 197 68th
Per Capita Income # 268 57th

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