Birmingham, AL 35242

Current Temperature ° Population 49,551

Homefacts Zip Code Report

35242 is zip code located in Birmingham, Alabama. The population is 49,551, making 35242 the largest zipcode in Birmingham and the largest in Jefferson County.

There are 11 public schools in 35242 with an average Homefacts rating of A. The total crime rate for Birmingham is very high, and there are 5 registered sex offenders residing in the zip code 35242. Unemployment in 35242 is very high. Median house prices in 35242 is $299,700 and the median home sales price is $328,000.

Zip codes within Birmingham include 35006, 35060 and 35061.

Schools

School Rating is Excellent
  • No High School Diploma: 4.1%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 36.8%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 59%

Crime Rate

in [Birmingham, AL] 64.61% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 714
  • Violent Crimes: 1
  • Robbery: 525
  • Burglary: 1
  • Property Crime: 6
  • Larceny Theft: 4

Registered Offenders

93.77% Lower than national avg.
  • 5 offenders in 35242
  • 1.01 offenders/10,000 residents

Real Estate

Median List Price $299,700
  • Median Sales Price: $328,000
  • Foreclosures: 31
  • Homes For Sale: 385
  • Homes For Rent: 11

Environmental Hazards

in [Birmingham, AL] 19 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 0
  • Registered Polluters: 0
  • Superfunds: 2
  • Tanks & Spills: 17

Unemployment

Very High 5.9%
  • Alabama unemployment average: 4.3%
  • National unemployment average: 4.4%

Schools view all

11 Public Schools view public schools

Summary
There are 11 K-12 public schools in 35242, AL and 8 private schools. Homefacts rates 35242's schools as Excellent, with an overall A rating.

1 Colleges & Universities view all colleges & universities

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Crime view details

5 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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Real Estate view all

Real Estate Overview

Average Listing Price
$299,700 compared to July 2016
Median Sales Price
$328,000 compared to July 2016

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
    8%
  • Rented
    29%
  • Owned
    63%

385 Homes For Sale View All

$514,900
812 Lake Colony Cir
Birmingham, AL 35242
4 Beds | 5 Baths
$789,000
3 Muirfield Village
Birmingham, AL 35242
4 Beds | 6 Baths
$489,000
527 Sheffield Way
Birmingham, AL 35242
5 Beds | 5 Baths
$415,000
1253 Braemer Ct
Birmingham, AL 35242
4 Beds | 4 Baths

31 Foreclosures View All

median foreclosure price
No Data
$657,368
Eagle Valley
Birmingham, AL 35242
-- Beds | 3 Baths
$296,000
Cotswold
Birmingham, AL 35242
-- Beds | -- Baths
$455,920
Reynolds Ln
Birmingham, AL 35242
4 Beds | 4 Baths
$228,301
Longleaf
Birmingham, AL 35242
-- Beds | 2 Baths

Foreclosure Status Distribution

We're sorry! No foreclosure status distribution found for 35242 in our database.

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom

1,005 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Birmingham, AL issued 1,005 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 1,005 permits, 76 were issued for single family homes and 929 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Birmingham, AL issued 561 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 561 permits, 80 were issued for single family homes and 481 were issued for multi-family homes.
All Housing Single Family Housing Multi-Family Housing

Building Permits By Year

11 Rental Properties View All

$1,950
4963 Mountain View Pkwy
Birmingham, AL 35242
4 Beds | 2 Baths
$1,375
184 Reach Way
Birmingham, AL 35242
3 Beds | 3 Baths
$1,595
1567 Inverness Cove Ln
Birmingham, AL 35242
3 Beds | 3 Baths
$1,550
5501 Parkside Dr
Birmingham, AL 35242
3 Beds | 2 Baths

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Environmental Hazards

19 Environmental Hazards

  • Brownfields
    in Birmingham, AL
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  • Registered Polluters
    in Birmingham, AL
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  • Superfunds
    in Birmingham, AL
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  • Tanks & Spills
    in Birmingham, AL
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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (444/468)
    Birmingham, AL has 94.87% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 2 COUNTY
    Birmingham, AL is a yellow zone.
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  • UV Index HIGH 6.39 Average
    Birmingham, AL is a high risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Weather

Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 44.23°
  • February 47.07°
  • March 56.2°
  • April 64.38°
  • May 71.73°
  • June 80.21°
  • July 81.58°
  • August 80.84°
  • September 75.18°
  • October 63.17°
  • November 53.63°
  • December 44.68°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Birmingham, AL

Earthquakes
Birmingham, AL has a low risk of earthquakes.
Hurricanes
Birmingham, AL has no risk of hurricanes.
Hail
Birmingham, AL has a very high risk of hail storms.
Tornadoes
Birmingham, AL has a very high risk of tornadoes.

Demographics view details

Median Household Income

Median Household Income in 35242: $83,090

Unemployment

Unemployment in Birmingham is 5.9%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 4.3% and 8.4% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 20.49%
White Collar - 79.51%

Politics

State Representatives

  • Gov. Robert Bentley
  • Sen. Jeff Sessions
  • Sen. Richard C. Shelby

City Representatives

  • Gary Palmer
  • Terri A. Sewell

Neighborhood Info

0 Airports view all

Nearest Major Airports

0 Cemeteries view all

  • We're sorry! No cemeteries found for 35242 in our database.

10 FCC Towers view all

0 Hospitals view all

  • We're sorry! No hospitals found for 35242 in our database.

0 Police Stations view all

  • We're sorry! No police stations found for 35242 in our database.

1 Retirement Home view all

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