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35243 Zip Code (Vestavia Hills, AL) Detailed Profile




Cities: Vestavia Hills, AL (46.14%), Mountain Brook, AL (15.83%), Birmingham, AL (14.68%)
Counties: Jefferson County, AL (98.66%), Shelby County, AL (1.34%)
Estimated zip code population in 2022: 18,745
Zip code population in 2010: 17,328
Zip code population in 2000: 16,535

Houses and condos: 10,415
Renter-occupied apartments: 3,929
% of renters here:

42%
State:

30%
March 2022 cost of living index in zip code 35243: 90.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 12.1 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.2 sq. mi.
Population density: 1,545 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 35243
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2022:
This zip code:

0.7% ($3,602)
Alabama:

0.4% ($718)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2022: $3,108 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2022: $4,317 (0.9%)

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Males: 8,239  (43.9%)
Females: 10,511  (56.1%)

For population 25 years and over in 35243:

  • High school or higher: 101.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 73.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 32.2%
  • Unemployed: 2.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 35243:

  • Never married: 30.0%
  • Now married: 50.4%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 6.2%
  • Divorced: 13.0%

Zip code 35243 compared to state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.
  • Races in zip code 35243 (2022)
    • 16,35187.2%White
    • 1,0885.8%Black
    • 4732.5%Hispanic or Latino
    • 4442.4%Asian
    • 2681.4%Two or more races
    • 980.5%Some other race
    • 160.09%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander
    • 40.02%American Indian
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Estimated median house/condo value in 2022: $512,889
35243:

$512,889
Alabama:

$200,900



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in 35243 zip code as of April 17, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 35243 is 8,833 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this zip code is much lower than the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

40.0 years
Alabama median age:

39.6 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.0 people
Alabama:

2.5 people

Averages for the 2020 tax year for zip code 35243, filed in 2021:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2020: $150,169 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$150,169
State:

$63,984

Salary/wage: $111,611 (reported on 78.1% of returns)
Here:

$111,611
State:

$52,834
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1301.9% for AGIs below $25k, 3962.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 6952.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10341.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 20598.9% for AGIs $100k-200k, 102026.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $3,840 (reported on 46.8% of returns)
This zip code:

$3,840
Alabama:

$1,615
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 38.9% for AGIs below $25k, 45.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 72.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 168.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 385.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2415.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $18,788 (reported on 41.7% of returns)
Here:

$18,788
State:

$7,660
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 122.2% for AGIs below $25k, 128.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 257.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 583.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1336.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 11735.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$37,417 (reported on 38.3% of returns)
Here:

+$37,417
State:

+$23,528
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 58.5% for AGIs below $25k, 100.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 171.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 409.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1309.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 25476.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$27,409 (reported on 20.6% of returns)
Here:

+$27,409
State:

+$9,534
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 189.6% for AGIs below $25k, 179.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 287.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 391.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1386.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 7031.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $31,009 (reported on 13.1% of returns)
35243:

$31,009
Alabama:

$19,004
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 94.0% for AGIs below $25k, 146.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 287.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 769.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1398.9% for AGIs $100k-200k, 3721.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Self-employed (Keogh) retirement plans: $27,418 (reported on 2.2% of returns)
35243:

$27,418
Alabama:

$26,467
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 63.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1094.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Total itemized deductions: $48,018 (reported on 23.6% of returns)
Here:

$48,018
State:

$37,338
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 188.9% for AGIs below $25k, 293.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 413.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 981.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2481.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 15484.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $25,333 (reported on 21.5% of returns)
Here:

$25,333
State:

$18,005
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 16.8% for AGIs below $25k, 43.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 103.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 240.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 870.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 8849.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $8,465 (reported on 23.4% of returns)
35243:

$8,465
State:

$6,484
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 21.3% for AGIs below $25k, 38.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 87.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 219.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 631.9% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2342.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $1,625 (reported on 5.2% of returns)
Here:

$1,625
State:

$2,628
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 40.4% for AGIs below $25k, 25.8% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2020 taxes: 92.6%
Here:

93%
State:

93%
(% for various income ranges: 90.4% for AGIs below $25k, 91.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 92.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 92.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 93.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 95.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 35243, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $123,596 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$123,596
State:

$52,001

Salary/wage: $93,464 (reported on 79.6% of returns)
Here:

$93,464
State:

$43,822
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 70.4% for AGIs below $25k, 78.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 74.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 66.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 69.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 52.9% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $2,930 (reported on 49.1% of returns)
This zip code:

$2,930
Alabama:

$1,592
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.9% for AGIs below $25k, 1.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $12,200 (reported on 40.3% of returns)
Here:

$12,200
State:

$5,697
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.7% for AGIs below $25k, 3.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 4.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$18,618 (reported on 34.2% of returns)
Here:

+$18,618
State:

+$13,286
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs below $25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 7.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$26,035 (reported on 19.8% of returns)
Here:

+$26,035
State:

+$9,151
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.9% for AGIs below $25k, 4.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 3.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $24,738 (reported on 15.5% of returns)
35243:

$24,738
Alabama:

$14,992
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.7% for AGIs below $25k, 3.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Self-employment retirement plans: $26,509 (reported on 2.4% of returns)
35243:

$26,509
Alabama:

$20,904
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.6% for AGIs below $25k, 0.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 0.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Total itemized deductions: $35,107 (17% of AGI, reported on 50.6% of returns)
Here:

$35,107
State:

$21,388

Here:

16.7% of AGI
State:

20.1% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 19.5% for AGIs below $25k, 12.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 15.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 16.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 17.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 13.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $10,845 (reported on 46.3% of returns)
Here:

$10,845
State:

$5,925
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.1% for AGIs below $25k, 2.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 4.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $12,263 (reported on 50.2% of returns)
35243:

$12,263
State:

$5,272
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.0% for AGIs below $25k, 2.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 5.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $1,671 (reported on 6.6% of returns)
Here:

$1,671
State:

$2,646
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.8% for AGIs below $25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 56.2%
Here:

56%
State:

60%
(% for various income ranges: 51.6% for AGIs below $25k, 46.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 51.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 57.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 59.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 78.9% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 35243, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $98,299 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$98,299
State:

$42,302

Salary/wage: $76,171 (reported on 78.2% of returns)
Here:

$76,171
State:

$36,626
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2782.7% for AGIs below $10k, 68.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 78.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 71.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 72.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 55.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $4,021 (reported on 57.8% of returns)
This zip code:

$4,021
Alabama:

$1,827
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 525.5% for AGIs below $10k, 4.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $9,858 (reported on 47.1% of returns)
Here:

$9,858
State:

$4,206
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 496.2% for AGIs below $10k, 4.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$22,864 (reported on 39.5% of returns)
Here:

+$22,864
State:

+$13,031
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 504.8% for AGIs below $10k, 1.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 11.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$26,539 (reported on 18.2% of returns)
Here:

+$26,539
State:

+$8,302
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 418.3% for AGIs below $10k, 5.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 3.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.2% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $3,692 (reported on 3.2% of returns)
35243:

$3,692
Alabama:

$3,006
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Self-employed pension: $19,401 (reported on 3.0% of returns)
Here:

$19,401
Alabama:

$17,165
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Total itemized deductions: $28,224 (17% of AGI, reported on 51.6% of returns)
Here:

$28,224
State:

$17,623

Here:

17.0% of AGI
State:

20.8% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 861.1% for AGIs below $10k, 17.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 15.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 17.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 18.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 13.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $9,304 (5% of AGI, reported on 48.1% of returns)
Here:

$9,304
State:

$4,768

Here:

5.3% of AGI
State:

5.4% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 61.1% for AGIs below $10k, 2.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $21,841 (reported on 83.2% of returns)
35243:

$21,841
State:

$6,905
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 150.5% for AGIs below $10k, 5.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 8.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 10.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 11.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 21.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,308 (reported on 4.3% of returns)
Here:

$1,308
State:

$2,048

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 58.9%
Here:

59%
State:

65%
(% for various income ranges: 56.3% for AGIs below $10k, 53.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 51.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 58.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 56.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 71.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2022:
This zip code:

$102,274
Alabama:

$59,674
Vestavia Hills, AL (35243) map Nearest zip codes: 35223, 35216, 35229, 35213, 35242, 35209.
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Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

36.4%
Alabama:

45.6%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

3.2%
Alabama:

46.7%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 312
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 8,935


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 149 (169 now married, 0 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 4,890 (1,821 now married, 3,071 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 35243 with a mortgage: 2,978 (454 second mortgage, 448 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 111

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $2,235
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $769

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2022:
This zip code:

7.7%
Whole state:

16.2%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2022:
This zip code:

2.5%
Whole state:

8.6%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

7.8
State:

6.5
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

3.8
State:

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

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  • Notable locations in zip code 35243: Altadena Country Club (A), Cahaba Pumping Station (B), Fire Station Number 32 (C), Vestavia Hills Fire Department Station 5 (D), Birmingham Fire and Rescue Service Station 32 (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Shopping Centers: Cahaba Heights Plaza Shopping Center (1), Rocky Ridge Square Shopping Center (2), The Shops at Oak Park Shopping Center (3), Cahaba Mall Shopping Center (4), Market Square Shopping Center (5), Crosshaven Plaza Shopping Center (6), Altadena Square Shopping Center (7), Rocky Ridge Plaza Shopping Center (8). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 35243 include: Rocky Ridge Mission (A), Saint Josephs Retreat (B), Wooten Chapel (C), Saint Matthew's Traditional Episcopal Church (D), Lakeside Baptist Church (E), Altadena Valley Presbyterian Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Wise Cemetery (1), Cahaba Heights Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Reservoirs: Lake Helen (A), Altadena Lake (B), Elmore Lake (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Streams, rivers, and creeks: Fuller Creek (A), Fleming Branch (B), Little Cahaba River (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Tourist attraction (not listed on the city page) : Dreamhometour.Com (Tours & Charters; 1 Perimeter Park South).

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 02020 or later
  • 2,3162010 to 2019
  • 1,3562000 to 2009
  • 1,7441990 to 1999
  • 1,4951980 to 1989
  • 1,4961970 to 1979
  • 1,0131960 to 1969
  • 9341950 to 1959
  • 131940 to 1949
  • 911939 or earlier

Zip code 35243 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Vestavia Hills, AL (35243)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Vestavia Hills, AL (35243)
  • 112no bedroom
  • 71 bedroom
  • 4012 bedrooms
  • 2,2743 bedrooms
  • 1,9944 bedrooms
  • 6335+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Vestavia Hills, AL (35243)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Vestavia Hills, AL (35243)
  • 150no bedroom
  • 1,4631 bedroom
  • 1,7012 bedrooms
  • 5463 bedrooms
  • 154 bedrooms
  • 445+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Vestavia Hills, AL (35243) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Vestavia Hills, AL (35243) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 64no vehicle
  • 1,4351 vehicle
  • 2,4922 vehicles
  • 8743 vehicles
  • 4044 vehicles
  • 985+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Vestavia Hills, AL (35243) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Vestavia Hills, AL (35243) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 368no vehicle
  • 2,3691 vehicle
  • 9832 vehicles
  • 2013 vehicles
  • 74 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

  • Zip code 35243 household income distribution in 2022

  • Zip code 35243 household income distribution in 2022
  • 543Less than $10,000
  • 186$10,000 to $14,999
  • 130$15,000 to $19,999
  • 182$20,000 to $24,999
  • 153$25,000 to $29,999
  • 303$30,000 to $34,999
  • 147$35,000 to $39,999
  • 216$40,000 to $44,999
  • 153$45,000 to $49,999
  • 557$50,000 to $59,999
  • 883$60,000 to $74,999
  • 1,125$75,000 to $99,999
  • 1,080$100,000 to $124,999
  • 710$125,000 to $149,999
  • 843$150,000 to $199,999
  • 2,165$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2022 in zip code 35243

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2022 in zip code 35243
  • 8Less than $10,000
  • 85$70,000 to $79,999
  • 19$100,000 to $124,999
  • 55$125,000 to $149,999
  • 40$150,000 to $174,999
  • 59$175,000 to $199,999
  • 263$200,000 to $249,999
  • 445$250,000 to $299,999
  • 1,345$300,000 to $399,999
  • 1,283$400,000 to $499,999
  • 1,442$500,000 to $749,999
  • 894$750,000 to $999,999
  • 236$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 280$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2022 in zip code 35243

  • Rent paid by renters in 2022 in zip code 35243
  • 11Less than $100
  • 60$400 to $449
  • 39$450 to $499
  • 32$500 to $549
  • 9$550 to $599
  • 19$750 to $799
  • 70$800 to $899
  • 214$900 to $999
  • 1,080$1,000 to $1,249
  • 1,282$1,250 to $1,499
  • 922$1,500 to $1,999
  • 143$2,000 to $2,499
  • 58$2,500 to $2,999
  • 16$3,000 to $3,499
  • 190$3,500 or more
  • 50No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2022: $1,459.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2022: $1,029,437.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2022 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $517,539
  • Asian householders: $393,515
  • Two or more races householders: $355,275
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $891,418

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $512,889
35243:

$512,889
Alabama:

$200,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $355,507 - $801,984

Mean price in 2022:

Detached houses: $544,332
Here:

$544,332
State:

$273,076

Townhouses or other attached units: $290,640
Here:

$290,640
State:

$222,857

In 2-unit structures: $221,295
Here:

$221,295
State:

$191,282

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $216,791
Here:

$216,791
State:

$194,388

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $622,177
Here:

$622,177
State:

$307,073
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 35243
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 5,223
  • One, attached: 774
  • Two: 61
  • 3 or 4: 355
  • 5 to 9: 667
  • 10 to 19: 923
  • 20 to 49: 1,042
  • 50 or more: 1,454
  • Mobile homes: 14

Unemployment: 2.4%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 35243

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 35243
  • 81.6%8,322Drove a car alone
  • 3.4%342Carpooled
  • 0.3%29Walked
  • 0.5%55Other means
  • 15.9%1,623Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 35243

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 35243
  • 625Less than 5 minutes
  • 5985 to 9 minutes
  • 1,15010 to 14 minutes
  • 2,02015 to 19 minutes
  • 1,42420 to 24 minutes
  • 82525 to 29 minutes
  • 99830 to 34 minutes
  • 22435 to 39 minutes
  • 22340 to 44 minutes
  • 25545 to 59 minutes
  • 34060 to 89 minutes
  • 8090 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 87.7%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 18,745
  • Male householders: 4,129 (1,365 living alone), Female householders: 5,191 (2,478 living alone)
  • 3,856 spouses (3,850 opposite-sex spouses), 374 unmarried partners, (362 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 4,306 children (4,085 natural, 114 adopted, 112 stepchildren), 84 grandchildren, 207 brothers or sisters, 42 parents, 0 foster children, 13 other relatives, 688 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 18 (-1 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 2,649 2-persons, 918 3-persons, 880 4-persons, 321 5-persons, 47 6-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 3,838 1-person, 442 2-persons, 139 3-persons, 43 5-persons

2,799 married couples with children.
733 single-parent households (62 men, 671 women).

95.2% of residents of 35243 zip code speak English at home.
1.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (70% very well, 21% well, 4% not well, 5% not at all).
1.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (88% very well, 12% well).
1.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (72% very well, 22% well, 6% not well).
0.5% of residents speak other language at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 888 (4.7%)
(49.7% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

4.7%
Whole state:

3.8%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 19%Senegal
  • 13%Japan
  • 10%Bhutan
  • 9%Sweden
  • 6%Guyana
  • 5%Bolivia
  • 4%Iraq
Most common first ancestries reported in 35243
  • 29%English
  • 20%American
  • 6%Irish
  • 5%German
  • 4%European
  • 3%Scotch-Irish
  • 3%Scottish
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 2442010 or later
  • 1532000 to 2009
  • 1101990 to 1999
  • 434Before 1990

Zip code 35243 topographic map

Public elementary/middle school in in zip code 35243 not listed on the city page:

  • GRESHAM ELEM SCH (Location: 2650 GRESHAM DRIVE, Grades: KG-5)

Major facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • ROCKY RIDGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (2876 OLD ROCKY RIDGE RD in HOOVER, AL)
    (Geographic Names Information System)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-0760
    Organizations: HOOVER CITY (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • BROOK HIGHLAND TOWNES (KEYSTONE BUILDING COMPANY INC in CAHABA HEIGHTS, AL)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: GENERAL CONTRACTORS-SINGLE-FAMILY HOUSES
  • CAHABA HEIGHTS COMMUNITY SCHOOL (4401 DOLLY RIDGE RD in BIRMINGHAM, AL)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-0140
    Organizations: JEFFERSON COUNTY (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • CAHABA RIVER TRUNK SEWER (DIXON AND MURPHY INCORPORATION in BIRMINGHAM, AL)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: WATER, SEWER, PIPELINE, AND COMMUNICATIONS AND POWER LINE CONSTRUCTION
  • LIBERTY PARK (LIBERTY PARK JOINT VENTURE LLP in CAHABA HEIGHTS, AL)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: GENERAL CONTRACTORS-SINGLE-FAMILY HOUSES
    Alternative names: LIBERTY PARK JOINT VENTURE LLP
  • BIRMINGHAM COAL COKE BRYANTS (200 CAHABA PK S SUITE 112 in BIRMINGHAM, AL)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-04-1997-0302, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
    Business SIC classification: BITUMINOUS COAL AND LIGNITE SURFACE MINING
  • CHAPEL HILL MINE (BIRMINGHAM COAL AND COKE CO in BIRMINGHAM, AL)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: BITUMINOUS COAL AND LIGNITE SURFACE MINING
    Organizations: BIRMINGHAM COAL AND COKE CO (CONTACT/OPERATOR)
    Alternative names: BHAM COAL AND COKE CHAPEL HILL, BIRMINGHAM COAL AND COKE CO IN
  • QUINTANA PETROLEUM SERVICES INC (T18 S, R7W, SEC.7 in OAK GROVE FIELD, AL, AL)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    Business SIC classification: CRUDE PETROLEUM AND NATURAL GAS
  • READY MIX USA LLC (READY MIX USA 14TH ST N PLANT in BIRMINGHAM, AL)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: READY-MIXED CONCRETE
    Alternative names: READY MIX USA 14TH ST BHAM
  • MOUNTAIN BROOK PUBLIX (SUMMIT BOULEVARD OVERTON ROAD in BIRMINGHAM, AL)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: EXCAVATION WORK
  • ACTION HOLDINGS INC (1617 VANDERBILT ROAD in BIRMINGHAM, AL)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: MOTOR VEHICLE PARTS, USED
  • OLD CASTLE MINERALS SE INC (SRM AGGREGATES OP'S in BIRMINGHAM, GA)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: CRUSHED AND BROKEN GRANITE
    Organizations: SRM AGGREGATES (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: MULBERRY ROCK CORP., SRM AGGREGATES OPERATIONS
  • EXXON CO USA #50384 (3029 PUMP HOUSE ROAD in BIRMINGHAM, AL)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: DANIEL & MILDRED JANE BAILEY (CONTACT/OWNER)

Zip code 35243 marital status for males
Zip code 35243 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1.7%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 0.6%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 51.3%Electricity
  • 47.2%Utility gas
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%Coal or coke

Population in 1990: 13,091. Population change in the 1990s: +3,444 (+26.3%).

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

  • This state: 11,201
  • Northeast: 672
  • Midwest: 1,018
  • South: 4,329
  • West: 612

54% of the 35243 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 50% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Alabama.

86% of the 35243 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 57% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 19% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 18% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 3% moved from abroad.

Year householders moved into unit in Vestavia Hills, AL (35243)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 282
Here:

17.5%
Alabama:

14.7%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 37
Here:

5.5%
Alabama:

16.3%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 136
Here:

20.0%
Alabama:

14.6%
Educational Attainment in 2022
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2022
Class of Workers in 2022
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 191,404Legal occupations
  • 104,320Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 98,087Transportation occupations
  • 93,021Management occupations
  • 89,155Business and financial operations occupations
  • 69,872Architecture and engineering occupations

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code (BIRMINGHAM, AL):

  • MOUNTAIN SPRINGS COMPONENTS, I (1 PERIMETER PARK SOUTH, ST; small business) : $201,827 in 5 contracts in 2003
    Contracts for Electrical and Electronic assemblies, Boards, Cards, and Associated Hardware, Connectors, Electrical, Amplifiers by Defense Logistics Agency
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $0; 2003: $201,827; 2004: $0; 2005: $0; 2006: $0.

    Biggest contracts:
    $63,420 with Defense Logistics Agency for Electrical and Electronic assemblies, Boards, Cards, and Associated Hardware. Signed on 2003-12-04. Completion date: 2004-03-03.
    $40,300 with Defense Logistics Agency for Connectors, Electrical. Signed on 2003-11-18. Completion date: 2004-01-17.
    $37,557, same as above. Signed on 2003-12-13. Completion date: 2004-02-11.
    $30,600 with Defense Logistics Agency for Amplifiers. Signed on 2003-11-22. Completion date: 2004-01-21.
  • PITNEY BOWES INC (4100 COLONNADE PKWY) : $128,337 in 14 contracts from 2001 to 2005
    Contracts for Other ADP and Telecommunications Services (includes data storage on tapes, compact disks, etc.), Specialized Shipping and Storage Containers, Mailing and Distribution Services, Lease or Rental of Equipment -- Miscellaneous by Army, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $20,220; 2002: $30,756; 2003: $37,110; 2004: $30,756; 2005: $9,495; 2006: $0.

    Biggest contracts:
    $23,448 with Army for Other ADP and Telecommunications Services (includes data storage on tapes, compact disks, etc.). Signed on 2004-12-21. Completion date: 2004-12-31.
    $23,448, same as above. Signed on 2003-12-12. Completion date: 2004-12-31.
    $23,448 with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only for Other ADP and Telecommunications Services (includes data storage on tapes, compact disks, etc.). Signed on 2002-12-23. Completion date: 2003-12-31.
    $20,220 with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only for Specialized Shipping and Storage Containers. Signed on 2001-12-15. Completion date: 2002-11-30.
  • PROCESS SPECIALTIES INC (4126 AUTUMN LN; small business) : $75,810 in 8 contracts from 2002 to 2006
    Contracts for Valves, Powered, , Miscellaneous Items, Valves, Nonpowered, and more by NASA, Navy, Army
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $44,000; 2003: $11,403; 2004: $6,848; 2005: $10,800; 2006: $2,759.

    Biggest contracts:
    $44,000 with NASA for Valves, Powered. Signed on 2002-09-15. Completion date: 2003-01-15.
    $11,403 with NASA for . Signed on 2003-10-18. Effective on 2003-12-15. Completion date: 2004-03-12.
    $10,800 with NASA for Miscellaneous Items. Signed on 2005-07-27. Completion date: 2005-09-27.
    $3,457 with Navy for Valves, Nonpowered. Signed on 2004-03-16. Completion date: 2004-04-27.
  • NET CONNECTION INC (3195 HWY 280 STE D11; small business)
    $53,023 with Air Force for Recreational and Gymnastic Equipment. Signed on 2004-11-23. Completion date: 2004-11-23.
  • THE STEWART ORGANIZATION INC (4000 COLONNADE PKWY; small business) : $22,643 in 10 contracts from 2002 to 2005
    Contracts for Maintenance, Repair and Rebuilding of Equipment -- Office Machines, Text Processing Systems and Visible Record Equipment, Installation of Equipment -- Office Machines, Text Processing Systems and Visible Record Equipment, Lease or Rental of Equipment -- Office Machines, Text Processing Systems and Visible Record Equipment by Mine Safety and Health Administration, Army, Federal Emergency Management Agency
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $600; 2003: $2,690; 2004: $183; 2005: $19,170; 2006: $0.

    Biggest contracts:
    $7,905 with Mine Safety and Health Administration for Maintenance, Repair and Rebuilding of Equipment -- Office Machines, Text Processing Systems and Visible Record Equipment. Signed on 2005-03-21. Effective on 2004-10-01. Completion date: 2005-09-30.
    $5,400, same as above. Signed on 2005-05-13. Effective on 2004-10-01. Completion date: 2005-09-30.
    $2,975 with Army for Installation of Equipment -- Office Machines, Text Processing Systems and Visible Record Equipment. Signed on 2005-12-14. Completion date: 2006-09-30.
    $2,690 with Army for Maintenance, Repair and Rebuilding of Equipment -- Office Machines, Text Processing Systems and Visible Record Equipment. Signed on 2005-09-27. Completion date: 2006-09-30.
  • WINEGARDNER & HAMMONS, INC (3590 GRANDVIEW PKWY)
    $9,000 with Army for Lodging - Hotel/Motel. Signed on 2005-08-23. Completion date: 2005-08-28.
  • HILTON BIRMINGHAM PERIMETER PA (8 PERIMETER PARK S)
    $3,400 with Army for Lodging - Hotel/Motel. Signed on 2005-08-24. Completion date: 2005-08-25.
  • STARR, MARTHA M (2209 LONGLEAF BLVD; small business)
    $3,000 with Army for Training Aids. Taking place in GA. Signed on 2005-08-10. Completion date: 2005-07-15.
  • N W HENRY CONSTRUCTION CO , IN (2665 ALTA GLEN DRIVE; small business)
    $2,842 with Army for Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property -- Other Administrative Facilities and Service Buildings. Signed on 2003-10-09. Completion date: 2003-10-10.

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

  • Information: Wired Telecommunications Carriers (500-999 employees: 3 establishments, 100-249 employees: 1 establishment, 20-49 employees: 2 establishments, 10-19 employees: 1 establishment, 1-4 employees: 2 establishments)
  • Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services: Temporary Help Services (500-999: 1, 250-499: 2, 100-249: 2, 50-99: 1, 20-49: 1, 1-4: 3)
  • Information: Periodical Publishers (over 1000: 1, 50-99: 1, 20-49: 1)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (100-249: 3, 50-99: 11, 20-49: 5, 10-19: 2, 5-9: 3, 1-4: 6)
  • Construction: Oil and Gas Pipeline and Related Structures Construction (over 1000: 1)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Religious Organizations (500-999: 1, 100-249: 2, 50-99: 1, 20-49: 4, 10-19: 3, 5-9: 3, 1-4: 3)
  • Management of Companies and Enterprises: Corporate, Subsidiary, and Regional Managing Offices (500-999: 1, 100-249: 2, 50-99: 1, 20-49: 1, 10-19: 5, 1-4: 2)
  • Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services: Office Administrative Services (500-999: 1, 100-249: 1, 1-4: 3)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Limited-Service Restaurants (50-99: 1, 20-49: 8, 10-19: 6, 5-9: 1, 1-4: 3)
  • Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services: Computer Systems Design Services (100-249: 2, 20-49: 2, 10-19: 1, 5-9: 2, 1-4: 5)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

People in group quarters in 2010:

  • 3 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 18 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 5 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the intellectually disabled

Fatal accident statistics in 2014:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 5
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0

Fatal accident statistics in 2013:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 4
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 1 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)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED38$196,786131$268,315536$255,51610$86,1301$19,472,54014$249,6410$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$206,7059$319,62729$221,2781$7,4000$01$338,0700$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED6$191,1628$180,39886$252,1828$39,7790$06$106,8651$18,350
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN7$153,50417$257,248106$255,6306$174,2850$05$343,4000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS4$154,2457$216,29018$265,9792$77,7550$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0128.01 , 0129.03

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 1 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED21$202,44710$278,553
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$203,0557$274,916
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$05$186,932
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$150,3150$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$255,3000$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0128.01 , 0129.03

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 35243
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 35243 - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 39. The highest number of fire incidents - 110 took place in 2004, and the least - 2 in 2012. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Zip Code 35243 When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (42.0%), and Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires (28.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Zip Code 35243
    • 27942.0%Outside Fires
    • 18728.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 18227.4%Structure Fires
    • 162.4%Other

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for zip code 35243, Alabama

Most common first names in zip code 35243 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary10081.1 years
James9175.7 years
John8773.9 years
William7775.1 years
Robert5370.7 years
Charles4874.2 years
Margaret4078.4 years
George3276.8 years
Thomas2775.5 years
Dorothy2771.8 years
Most common last names in zip code 35243 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith5077.8 years
Jones3678.4 years
Bailey2879.8 years
Davis2677.5 years
Brown2476.0 years
Williams2176.0 years
Johnson2178.7 years
Duke1778.9 years
Bearden1671.2 years
Miller1670.9 years
Businesses in zip code 35243
NameCountNameCount
ALDO1LensCrafters1
Abercrombie Kids1Macy's1
American Eagle Outfitters1Marriott3
Ann Taylor1McDonald's1
Apple Store1Motherhood Maternity1
Banana Republic1New Balance3
Barnes & Noble1New York & Co1
Bath & Body Works1Nike2
Bebe1OfficeMax1
Bed Bath & Beyond1Old Navy1
Brooks Brothers1Panera Bread1
CVS3Pier 1 Imports1
Cache1Pizza Hut1
Chico's1Pottery Barn1
Clarks1Pottery Barn Kids1
Coldwater Creek1Rite Aid1
Comfort Inn1Saks Fifth Avenue1
Cracker Barrel1Sephora1
Dairy Queen1Soma Intimates1
Eddie Bauer1Starbucks1
Express1Subway1
FedEx5Talbots1
Gap1The Cheesecake Factory1
Gymboree1U-Haul1
Hilton2UPS3
Homestead Studio Suites1Urban Outfitters1
J. Jill1Victoria's Secret1
JoS. A. Bank1Walgreens1
Johnny Rockets1Whole Foods Market1
Jones New York2
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