Gardendale, AL 35071 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 35071: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Gardendale, AL 35071

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Jefferson County
  • Centroid: Latitude 33.67, Longitude -86.828
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 695
  • PO Box Addresses: 486
  • Residential Addresses: 6,918
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 404
    • Single Family Addresses: 6,514

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

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Gardendale, AL 35071 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 16,368
Daytime Population: Workers 5,704
Daytime Population: Residents 8,719
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 14,423
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.88
Population in Households 16,185
Population in Familes 13,611
Population in Group Qrtrs 183
Population Density2 301
Diversity Index3 27


Median Household Income $60,904
Average Household Income $76,516
Per Capita Income $31,537


Total Housing Units 7,176 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,276 (73.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,425 (19.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 475 ( 6.6%)
Median Home Value $173,350
Average Home Value $194,067


Total Households 6,701
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 4,670
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 0.36% 0.42%
Households 0.36% 0.39%
Families 0.13% 0.24%
Median Household Income   2.45%
Per Capita Income   2.4%

Gardendale, AL 35071 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 35071 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 # 91 85th
Population Density # 138 78th
Diversity Index # 430 30th
Median Household Income # 54 91st
Per Capita Income # 57 91st

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