Birmingham, AL 35228 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 35228: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Birmingham, AL 35228

Acceptable Alternative
Midfield, AL 35228

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Jefferson County
  • Centroid: Latitude 33.5, Longitude -86.918
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 273
  • PO Box Addresses: 368
  • Residential Addresses: 4,174
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 229
    • Single Family Addresses: 3,945

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

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Birmingham, AL 35228 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 10,596
Daytime Population: Workers 2,179
Daytime Population: Residents 6,601
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 8,780
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.83
Population in Households 10,448
Population in Familes 8,593
Population in Group Qrtrs 148
Population Density2 2,401
Diversity Index3 21


Median Household Income $35,955
Average Household Income $45,114
Per Capita Income $17,634


Total Housing Units 4,779 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,592 (54.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,488 (31.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 699 (14.6%)
Median Home Value $77,270
Average Home Value $86,651


Total Households 4,080
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 2,684
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 0.26% 0.34%
Households 0.26% 0.32%
Families 0.03% 0.19%
Median Household Income   0.08%
Per Capita Income   1.68%

Birmingham, AL 35228 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 35228 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 # 166 73rd
Population Density # 21 97th
Diversity Index # 484 21st
Median Household Income # 426 31st
Per Capita Income # 521 15th

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