Birmingham, AL 35216 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 35216: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Birmingham, AL 35216

Acceptable Alternative
Hoover, AL 35216
Mountain Brk, AL 35216
Vestavia, AL 35216
Vestavia Hills, AL 35216
Vestavia Hls, AL 35216

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Jefferson County
  • Centroid: Latitude 33.422, Longitude -86.795
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 35216 has segments in 2 Counties (Jefferson, Shelby).

  • Businesses Addresses: 1,316
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 16,320
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 5,643
    • Single Family Addresses: 10,677

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

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Birmingham, AL 35216 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 36,479
Daytime Population: Workers 15,281
Daytime Population: Residents 18,541
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 33,822
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.93
Population in Households 36,106
Population in Familes 27,018
Population in Group Qrtrs 373
Population Density2 2,797
Diversity Index3 59


Median Household Income $56,918
Average Household Income $89,614
Per Capita Income $37,747


Total Housing Units 17,397 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,770 (44.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,517 (43.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,110 (12.1%)
Median Home Value $278,380
Average Home Value $324,611


Total Households 15,287
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 8,720
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 0.55% 0.43%
Households 0.38% 0.38%
Families 0.16% 0.23%
Median Household Income   2.17%
Per Capita Income   2.04%

Birmingham, AL 35216 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 35216 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 # 12 98th
Population Density # 17 97th
Diversity Index # 37 94th
Median Household Income # 70 89th
Per Capita Income # 27 96th

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