Birmingham, AL 35221 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 35221: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Birmingham, AL 35221

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 96
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,995
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 117
  • County: Jefferson County
  • Centroid: Latitude 33.455, Longitude -86.896
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Birmingham, AL 35221 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 4,611
Daytime Population: Workers 1,140
Daytime Population: Residents 3,021
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,161
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.90
Population in Households 4,553
Population in Familes 3,627
Population in Group Qrtrs 58
Population Density2 1,281
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $27,082
Average Household Income $40,014
Per Capita Income $17,137


Total Housing Units 2,475 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,203 (48.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 744 (30.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 528 (21.3%)
Median Home Value $66,119
Average Home Value $67,103


Total Households 1,947
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 1,191
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 -0.67% -0.32%
Households -0.61% -0.32%
Families -0.89% -0.49%
Median Household Income   0.25%
Per Capita Income   1.8%

Birmingham, AL 35221 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 35221 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 # 307 50th
Population Density # 56 91st
Diversity Index # 592 4th
Median Household Income # 565 8th
Per Capita Income # 539 12th

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