35208 Zip Code Detailed Profile




Estimated zip code population in 2013: 14,167
Zip code population in 2010: 14,855
Zip code population in 2000: 17,572

Houses and condos: 7,030
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,982
% of renters here:

36%
State:

32%
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in zip code 35208: 88.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 3.5 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population density: 4,009 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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Zip code 35208 (Birmingham, Alabama) real estate house value trends

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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2013:
This zip code:

0.7% ($494)
Alabama:

0.4% ($532)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $481 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $556 (0.8%)

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Males: 6,442  (45.5%)
Females: 7,725  (54.5%)

For population 25 years and over in 35208:

For population 15 years and over in 35208:

Zip code 35208 compared to state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
  • Races in zip code 35208

  • Zip code 35208 races chart
    • 558White population
    • 13,818Black population
    • 17American Indian population
    • 9Asian population
    • 2Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population
    • 9Some other race population
    • 51Two or more races population
    • 391Hispanic or Latino population

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Estimated median house/condo value in 2013: $73,300
35208:

$73,300
Alabama:

$122,700



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists there were 20 registered sex offenders living in 35208 zip code as of February 09, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in zip code 35208 to the number of sex offenders is 819 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this zip code is smaller than the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

38.2 years
Alabama median age:

38.3 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.6 people
Alabama:

2.6 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 35208, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $26,779 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$26,779
State:

$52,001

Salary/wage: $25,820 (reported on 88.0% of returns)
Here:

$25,820
State:

$43,822
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 85.0% for AGIs below $25k, 90.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 81.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 79.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 71.2% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $467 (reported on 8.6% of returns)
This zip code:

$467
Alabama:

$1,592
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs below $25k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.3% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Ordinary dividends: $958 (reported on 2.9% of returns)
Here:

$958
State:

$5,697
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.5% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$211 (reported on 1.4% of returns)
Here:

+$211
State:

+$13,286
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Profit/loss from business: +$2,043 (reported on 15.6% of returns)
Here:

+$2,043
State:

+$9,151
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.1% for AGIs below $25k, 5.7% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $11,137 (reported on 2.9% of returns)
35208:

$11,137
Alabama:

$14,992
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.5% for AGIs below $25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.7% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Total itemized deductions: $14,638 (31% of AGI, reported on 22.0% of returns)
Here:

$14,638
State:

$21,388

Here:

30.9% of AGI
State:

20.1% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.4% for AGIs below $25k, 13.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 16.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 15.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 14.5% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Charity contributions: $4,611 (reported on 20.3% of returns)
Here:

$4,611
State:

$5,925
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.3% for AGIs below $25k, 3.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 5.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 5.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.3% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxes paid: $2,944 (reported on 21.5% of returns)
35208:

$2,944
State:

$5,272
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.8% for AGIs below $25k, 2.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.2% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Earned income credit: $2,935 (reported on 47.4% of returns)
Here:

$2,935
State:

$2,646
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 14.8% for AGIs below $25k, 1.7% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 59.5%
Here:

60%
State:

60%
(% for various income ranges: 61.2% for AGIs below $25k, 56.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 59.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 64.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 50.0% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 35208, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $24,729 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$24,729
State:

$42,302

Salary/wage: $24,186 (reported on 91.8% of returns)
Here:

$24,186
State:

$36,626
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 87.7% for AGIs below $10k, 90.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 93.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 86.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 84.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 76.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $984 (reported on 13.1% of returns)
This zip code:

$984
Alabama:

$1,827
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.9% for AGIs below $10k, 0.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $952 (reported on 4.7% of returns)
Here:

$952
State:

$4,206
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs below $10k, 0.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$2,068 (reported on 2.0% of returns)
Here:

+$2,068
State:

+$13,031
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.0% for AGIs below $10k, -0.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, -0.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$2,162 (reported on 9.2% of returns)
Here:

+$2,162
State:

+$8,302
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.4% for AGIs below $10k, 1.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, -0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, -0.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.8% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $1,927 (reported on 0.8% of returns)
35208:

$1,927
Alabama:

$3,006

Total itemized deductions: $13,219 (32% of AGI, reported on 29.3% of returns)
Here:

$13,219
State:

$17,623

Here:

31.7% of AGI
State:

20.8% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.3% for AGIs below $10k, 10.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 18.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 18.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 17.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 17.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $3,873 (9% of AGI, reported on 28.2% of returns)
Here:

$3,873
State:

$4,768

Here:

9.2% of AGI
State:

5.4% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.8% for AGIs below $10k, 2.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 5.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 6.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 6.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 6.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $2,548 (reported on 52.6% of returns)
35208:

$2,548
State:

$6,905
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.8% for AGIs below $10k, 1.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 4.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 14.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $2,155 (reported on 46.0% of returns)
Here:

$2,155
State:

$2,048

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 64.9%
Here:

65%
State:

65%
(% for various income ranges: 57.3% for AGIs below $10k, 69.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 64.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 63.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 56.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 67.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2013:
This zip code:

$34,720
Alabama:

$42,849
Birmingham, AL (35208) map Nearest zip codes: 35218, 35254, 35064, 35204, 35211, 35221.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

53.2%
Alabama:

50.6%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

3.9%
Alabama:

3.6%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 1,587
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 3,850


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 342 (38 now married, 304 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 3,185 (888 now married, 2,297 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 35208 with a mortgage: 2,519 (170 second mortgage, 135 home equity loan, 56 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 936

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,010
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: S450

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2013:
This zip code:

24.8%
Whole state:

18.7%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2013:
This zip code:

13.8%
Whole state:

10.3%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.2
State:

6.4
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.0
State:

4.7
  • Notable locations in this zip code not listed on our city pages

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  • Notable locations in zip code 35208: Rickwood Field (A), Alabama State Fairgrounds (B), Birmingham International Raceway (C), Birmingham Fire and Rescue Service Station 20 (D), Birmingham Fire and Rescue Service Station 24 (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Shopping Center: Five Points West Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

    Churches in zip code 35208 include: Vinesville Baptist Church (A), Church of God (B), Hunter Street Baptist Church (C), Central Park Presbyterian Church (D), Central Park Baptist Church (E), Belview Heights Church of Christ (F), Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Parks in zip code 35208 include: Central Park (1), Highlands Park (2), Fairview Park (3), Exchange Park (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built

  • 452010 or later
  • 1342000 to 2009
  • 941990 to 1999
  • 4151980 to 1989
  • 8361970 to 1979
  • 7791960 to 1969
  • 2,0671950 to 1959
  • 1,2281940 to 1949
  • 1,4321939 or earlier

Zip code 35208 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Birmingham, AL (35208)

  • 0no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 1,2062 bedrooms
  • 1,9933 bedrooms
  • 2314 bedrooms
  • 255+ bedrooms

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Birmingham, AL (35208)

  • 27no bedroom
  • 1301 bedroom
  • 1,0232 bedrooms
  • 7113 bedrooms
  • 774 bedrooms
  • 145+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Birmingham, AL (35208) in owner-occupied houses/condos

  • 124no vehicle
  • 1,3121 vehicle
  • 1,2742 vehicles
  • 5333 vehicles
  • 1844 vehicles
  • 285+ vehicles

Cars and other vehicles available in Birmingham, AL (35208) in renter-occupied apartments

  • 575no vehicle
  • 9321 vehicle
  • 3812 vehicles
  • 453 vehicles
  • 324 vehicles
  • 175+ vehicles

Median gross rent in 2013: $801.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2013 for:


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $73,300
35208:

$73,300
Alabama:

$122,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $58,700 - $89,800

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $126,565
Here:

$126,565
State:

$176,830

Townhouses or other attached units: $141,006
Here:

$141,006
State:

$151,279

In 2-unit structures: $232,068
Here:

$232,068
State:

$135,086

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $125,204
Here:

$125,204
State:

$128,273

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $165,050
Here:

$165,050
State:

$176,013

Mobile homes: $81,194
Here:

$81,194
State:

$41,825

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Housing units in structures:


Unemployment: 21.5%

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 94.0%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 14,090

Size of family households: 1,819 2-persons, 894 3-persons, 533 4-persons, 276 5-persons, 119 6-persons, 61 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 1,541 1-person, 194 2-persons

687 married couples with children.
1,589 single-parent households (71 men, 1,518 women).

98.1% of residents of 35208 zip code speak English at home.
1.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (68% very well, 5% well, 28% not well).
0.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (65% very well, 6% well, 29% not well).

Foreign born population: 121 (0.9%)
(54.5% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

0.9%
Whole state:

3.4%

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents

  • 35%Mexico
  • 32%Other Western Africa
  • 22%Jamaica
  • 11%Guyana

Most common first ancestries reported in 35208 (%)

  • 84%Other groups
  • 2%American
  • 1%African
  • 1%English
  • 1%Irish
  • 0%Italian
  • 0%German

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 02010 or later
  • 272000 to 2009
  • 551990 to 1999
  • 62Before 1990

Zip code 35208 topographic map

Public primary/middle schools in zip code 35208 not listed on the city page:

  • GLENN MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 405; Location: 901 16TH ST W, BIRMINGHAM, AL; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • CHARLES A BROWN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 401; Location: 4811 COURT J, BIRMINGHAM, AL; Grades: KG - 05)
  • PRINCETON ALTERNATIVE SCHOOL (Students: 234; Location: 1425 2ND AVE W, BIRMINGHAM, AL; Grades: KG - 05)

Private primary/middle school not listed on the city page:

  • SARDIS CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 182; Location: 1615 4TH COURT WEST, BIRMINGHAM, AL; Grades: KG - 5)
There are 16 Medical Specialists in Zip Code 35208.

Major facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:


Zip code 35208 marital status for males
Zip code 35208 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1.9%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 9.1%

Most commonly used house heating fuel

  • 63%Utility gas
  • 35%Electricity
  • 1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Population in 1990: 19,328. Population change in the 1990s: -1,756 (-9.1%).

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:


62% of the 35208 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 86% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Alabama.

88% of the 35208 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 79% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 5% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 15% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 1% moved from abroad.

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 82
Here:

6.7%
Alabama:

9.7%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 32
Here:

3.5%
Alabama:

10.6%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 109
Here:

14.9%
Alabama:

14.2%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Class of Workers (%)

Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)

  • 65,288Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 44,375Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 41,960Education, training, and library occupations
  • 39,550Computer and mathematical occupations
  • 38,443Community and social service occupations
  • 34,643Transportation occupations

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code:

Top industries in this zip code by the number of employees in 2005:


Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

People in group quarters in 2010:

  • 62 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 8 people in college/university student housing

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 33 people in nursing homes
  • 29 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 23 people in other group homes

Fatal accident statistics in 2011:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1

Fatal accident statistics in 2010:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 7 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED13$83,54516$35,48973$71,04614$26,4591$265,07031$53,360
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$116,7102$40,38514$57,7341$33,5700$04$45,930
APPLICATIONS DENIED8$76,61610$64,769123$72,99733$27,0470$012$82,834
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$89,6154$51,88068$70,3742$56,4700$07$55,074
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$68,0700$013$75,4652$84,9650$01$63,870
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 partial tracts)
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$57,110
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in zip code 35208 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James23373.0 years
Mary20877.7 years
John18573.4 years
William16973.8 years
Willie11573.2 years
Robert10470.9 years
George7977.2 years
Annie7878.4 years
Charles7871.0 years
Henry6073.9 years
Most common last names in zip code 35208 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith9874.5 years
Jones9273.4 years
Williams8373.2 years
Johnson7374.9 years
Brown6272.1 years
Thomas5372.1 years
Davis4875.6 years
Harris4674.0 years
Martin4475.5 years
Moore4070.4 years
Businesses in zip code 35208
NameCountNameCount
Arby's1Nike3
AutoZone1Payless1
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
CVS1Popeyes1
Catherines1RadioShack1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Rite Aid1
Foot Locker1Subway1
GameStop1T-Mobile2
KFC1Taco Bell1
Little Caesars Pizza1U-Haul1
McDonald's1

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