35242 Zip Code Profile

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Welcome to BIRMINGHAM, AL 35242

35242 is an affluent (median household income: $74,647) upscale rural zip code in Birmingham, Alabama. The population is primarily white, and mostly married couples. At $333,500 the average home value here is a bit higher than average for the Birmingham-Hoover metro area, so this probably isn't the place to look for housing bargains.

Most families here are doing great financially earning $120,183/year on average.

An intersting fact about income: Men in 35242 earn an average of $77,521/year. Women earn only $33,112/year.

17,445 people in 35242 have jobs. This statistic includes anyone over the age of 16.

Are you thinking about moving to a neighborhood in 35242? You might be interested to know that the average commute time to work for people living here is not bad, only 25.5 minutes.

The median age here is 39. There are 24,273 men and 25,272 women. The median age for men is 38 while for women the median age is 39.

To give you a sense of the community, 11,214 people (out of the 49,545 people live here) have lived in their home at least 5 years. The Post Office delivers mail to 21,913 homes, and 1,308 businesses every day. 44 people ride bikes or walk to work on a fairly regular basis.

35242 Zip code is located in the Central time zone at 33 degrees latitude (Fun Fact: this is the same latitude as Mexicali, Mexico!) and -87 degrees longitude. It has an average elevation of 597 feet above sea level.

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  • Demographics

  • Total Population: 49,545
  • White Population: 42,871
  • Black Population: 4,139
  • Hispanic Population: 2,037
  • Asian Population: 1,982
  • Hawaiian Population: 40
  • Indian Population: 243
  • Male Population: 24,273
  • Female Population: 25,272
  • Median Age: 39
  • Median Age of Males: 38
  • Median Age of Females: 39
  • Geography

  • Region: South
  • Division: East South Central
  • State: Alabama
  • CSA Name: Birmingham-Hoover-Cullman, AL
  • CBSA Type: Metropolitan
  • CBSA Name: Birmingham-Hoover AL
  • County: Shelby
  • City: Birmingham
  • Longitude: -86.7
  • Latitude: 33.4
  • Elevation: 597 feet above sea level
  • Area code: 205
  • Marital Status

  • Average Age

  • The Commute to Work

  • Total commuters: 16,653
  • Drive alone: 15,457
  • Carpool: 1,074
  • Public transit: 31
  • Ride bikes or walk: 44

  • Average commute time: 25.5 minutes.
  •    0 - 5: 249
  •    5 - 9: 1,194
  •    10 - 14: 1,499
  •    15 - 19: 2,295
  •    20 - 24: 3,791
  •    25 - 29: 1,709
  •    30 - 34: 3,201
  •    35 - 39: 462
  •    40 - 44: 559
  •    45 - 59: 1,000
  •    60 - 89: 401
  •    90 plus: 293
  • The Economics

  • Average House Value: $333,500
  • Average Annual Household Income: $93,039
  • Businesses: 1,435
  • Employees: 23,082
  • Annual Payroll: $1,181,420,000
  • Average Family Income: $120,183
  • Median Family Income: $74,647
  • Average Income for Men: $77,521
  • Average Income for Women: $33,112
  • Other Stuff

  • County FIPS Code: 117
  • State FIPS Code: 01

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Schools in 35242 Zip Code

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Primary Schools
Greystone Elementary School
300 Village Street
Hoover, AL 35242
(205) 439-3200
Inverness Elementary School
5251 Valleydale Rd
Birmingham, AL 35242
(205) 682-5240
Liberty Park Elementary
17051 Liberty Pkwy
Vestavia Hills, AL 35242
(205) 402-5400
Mt Laurel Elementary School
1321 Dunnavant Valley Road
Birmingham, AL 35242
(205) 682-7230
Oak Mountain Elementary School
5640 Cahaba Valley Rd
Birmingham, AL 35242
(205) 682-5230
Middle Schools
Allan Cott School
150 Glenwood Ln
Birmingham, AL 35242
(205) 967-4407
Berry Middle School
4500 Jaguar Dr.
Hoover, AL 35242
(205) 439-2000
Oak Mountain Intermediate School
5486 Caldwell Mill Rd
Birmingham, AL 35242
(205) 682-5220
Oak Mountain Middle School
5650 Cahaba Valley Rd
Birmingham, AL 35242
(205) 682-5210
High Schools
Oak Mountain High School
5476 Caldwell Mill Rd
Birmingham, AL 35242
(205) 682-5200
Spain Park High School
4700 Jaguar Drive
Hoover, AL 35242
(205) 439-1400
Other Schools
Glenwood Mental Health Service
150 Glenwood Lane
Birmingham, AL 35242
(205) 969-2880

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Sex Offender Information

For most citizens, the easiest method to obtain accurate and timely sex offender information for their local area is to visit their state sex offender registry website. States are required to provide this information for free. You do not need to pay for this information.

In the 35242 zip code, the registered sex offenders can be found at http://community.dps.state.al.us/. Please be sure to read all the disclaimers provided by the state.

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