Bessemer, AL 35020 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 35020: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Bessemer, AL 35020

Acceptable Alternative
Brighton, AL 35020

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Jefferson County
  • Centroid: Latitude 33.401, Longitude -86.942
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,018
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 10,379
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 453
    • Single Family Addresses: 9,926

The ZIP Code maps and database are updated 4 times per year.
Database updated: August 1, 2018, Maps updated: August 1, 2018.

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  1. 35020 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 35020 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
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Bessemer, AL 35020 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 25,691
Population in Households 25,143
Population in Familes 20,218
Population in Group Qrtrs 548
Population Density2 1,490
Diversity Index3 46
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $25,119
Average Household Income $38,576
Per Capita Income $15,267

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 12,024 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,291 (44.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,608 (38.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,125 (17.7%)
Median Home Value $76,132
Average Home Value $92,142
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 9,899
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 6,285
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.2% 0.03%
Households -0.2% 0.02%
Families -0.43% -0.1%
Median Household Income   1.94%
Per Capita Income   2.51%

Bessemer, AL 35020 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 35020 to the other 613 ZIP Codes in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 34 95th
Population Density # 44 93rd
Diversity Index # 213 66th
Median Household Income # 579 6th
Per Capita Income # 578 6th

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