Birmingham, AL 35218 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 35218: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Birmingham, AL 35218

Acceptable Alternative
Ensley, AL 35218

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Jefferson County
  • Centroid: Latitude 33.504, Longitude -86.894
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 359
  • PO Box Addresses: 190
  • Residential Addresses: 3,137
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 177
    • Single Family Addresses: 2,960

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

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Birmingham, AL 35218 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 7,497
Daytime Population: Workers 2,066
Daytime Population: Residents 4,770
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 6,836
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.91
Population in Households 7,433
Population in Familes 5,856
Population in Group Qrtrs 64
Population Density2 3,080
Diversity Index3 16


Median Household Income $25,840
Average Household Income $36,645
Per Capita Income $14,686


Total Housing Units 3,827 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,260 (32.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,712 (44.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 855 (22.3%)
Median Home Value $68,227
Average Home Value $78,929


Total Households 2,972
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 1,808
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 0.59% 0.54%
Households 0.62% 0.57%
Families 0.32% 0.38%
Median Household Income   0.05%
Per Capita Income   1.71%

Birmingham, AL 35218 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 35218 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 # 229 63rd
Population Density # 10 99th
Diversity Index # 525 15th
Median Household Income # 575 7th
Per Capita Income # 578 6th

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