Birmingham, AL 35244 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 35244: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Birmingham, AL 35244

Acceptable Alternative
Bluff Park, AL 35244
Hoover, AL 35244

Not Acceptable, USPS
Riverchase, AL 35244

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,449
  • Single Family Addresses: 10,017
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 4,036
  • County: Jefferson County
  • Centroid: Latitude 33.362, Longitude -86.789
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 35244 has segments in 2 Counties (Jefferson, Shelby).

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Birmingham, AL 35244 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 35,633
Population in Households 35,470
Population in Familes 29,503
Population in Group Qrtrs 163
Population Density1 1,559
Diversity Index2 47


Total Households 13,965
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 9,438
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 14,776 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,035 (61.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,930 (33.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 811 ( 5.5%)
Median Home Value $282,943
Average Home Value $332,839


Median Household Income $80,651
Average Household Income $103,364
Per Capita Income $40,596
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.01% 0.92%
Households 0.83% 0.81%
Families 0.71% 0.75%
Median Household Income   2.19%
Per Capita Income   1.48%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Birmingham, AL 35244 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 35244 to the other 616 ZIP Codes in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 14 98th
Population Density1 # 43 93rd
Diversity Index2 # 184 70th
Median Household Income # 16 98th
Per Capita Income # 14 98th

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