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Trussville is home to one of Birmingham’s top 10 wealthiest zip codes

From the Trussville Tribune staff reports

BIRMINGHAM — Birmingham may not be one of the wealthiest cities in the U.S., but according to the Birmingham Business Journal, data shows that some Trussville residents are among the country’s economic elite.

The slideshow reveals the new List of Birmingham’s wealthiest ZIP codes, which includes a range of metrics from household income to population size.

The list features wealth index scores, which compare each ZIP to national averages based on indicators from the U.S. Census Bureau’s 2016 American Community Survey.

Birmingham is home to six of Alabama’s top 10 wealthiest ZIP codes, and each of those outranks more than 90 percent of the country in wealth index scores.

Birmingham accounts for three of Alabama’s seven total areas that rank within the top 1,000 ZIPs nationally including 35173, Trussville, which is ranked 7.

35173 (Trussville) Jefferson County
Wealth Index Score 6.51
Population 26,597
Median Household Income $79,868
Per capita income $34,795
Households with total income of $200K+ 7%
Median value of owner occupied homes $217,200
Adults 25+ with bachelor’s degrees 36.7%
Adults 25+ with advanced degrees 13.4%

Birmingham’s top 25 ZIPs have an average per capita income of $35,141 and an average population of 20,478.

Jefferson County is the most heavily represented county on the List with 16 of the top neighborhoods, followed by Shelby County with five.

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