Bessemer, AL 35023 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 35023: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Bessemer, AL 35023

Acceptable Alternative
Hueytown, AL 35023

Not Acceptable, USPS
Concord, AL 35023
Hopewell, AL 35023

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Jefferson County
  • Centroid: Latitude 33.412, Longitude -87.046
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 672
  • PO Box Addresses: 296
  • Residential Addresses: 9,913
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 71
    • Single Family Addresses: 9,842

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Database updated: February 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Bessemer, AL 35023 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 25,307
Daytime Population: Workers 5,877
Daytime Population: Residents 14,149
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 20,026
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.79
Population in Households 23,570
Population in Familes 20,011
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,737
Population Density2 271
Diversity Index3 44


Median Household Income $51,475
Average Household Income $64,023
Per Capita Income $24,517


Total Housing Units 10,474 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,408 (70.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,994 (19.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,072 (10.2%)
Median Home Value $120,246
Average Home Value $139,731


Total Households 9,402
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 6,651
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 0.07% 0.17%
Households 0.09% 0.19%
Families -0.14% 0.05%
Median Household Income   1.39%
Per Capita Income   2.48%

Bessemer, AL 35023 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 35023 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 # 38 94th
Population Density # 146 76th
Diversity Index # 236 62nd
Median Household Income # 125 80th
Per Capita Income # 160 74th

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