Shelby, AL 35143 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 35143: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Shelby, AL 35143

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Shelby County
  • Centroid: Latitude 33.1, Longitude -86.502
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 49
  • PO Box Addresses: 142
  • Residential Addresses: 1,475
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,475

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

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Shelby, AL 35143 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,501
Daytime Population: Workers 317
Daytime Population: Residents 2,251
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,568
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.73
Population in Households 3,501
Population in Familes 2,906
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 91
Diversity Index3 14


Median Household Income $45,836
Average Household Income $63,026
Per Capita Income $26,751


Total Housing Units 2,360 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,212 (51.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 274 (11.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 874 (37.0%)
Median Home Value $165,580
Average Home Value $221,101


Total Households 1,486
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 1,030
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 0.95% 1.12%
Households 0.89% 1.11%
Families 0.66% 0.97%
Median Household Income   2.63%
Per Capita Income   3.27%

Shelby, AL 35143 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 35143 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 # 358 42nd
Population Density # 261 58th
Diversity Index # 546 11th
Median Household Income # 194 69th
Per Capita Income # 98 84th

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