Birmingham, AL
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

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Updated: 2022-04-08
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Birmingham, Alabama Info Snack

Population
210,928
Unemployment
8.3%
Poverty
24.7%
Median Home
$97,500
Median Income
$38,832
Median Rent
$870

Birmingham SnackAbility

6
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
6
Affordability
6
Diversity
8.5
Safety
N/A
Amenities
8.5
Education
7
Commute
8.5

Birmingham, AL Cost Of Living

87
Birmingham's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Birmingham Alabama National Average
Overall 87 90 100
Services 102 98 100
Groceries 94 98 100
Health 93 92 100
Housing 56 73 100
Transportation 96 91 100
Utilities 101 103 100

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Population over time in Birmingham

Year Population % Change
2020 210,928 -0.5%
2019 212,021 -0.1%
2018 212,265 -0.1%
2017 212,424 0.1%
2016 212,211 0.2%
2015 211,705 -0.3%
2014 212,295 -0.4%
2013 213,180 -0.5%
2012 214,348 -0.9%
2011 216,392 -

Race / Ethnicity in Birmingham

White
24.5% (51,745)
African American
68.1% (143,598)
American Indian
0.1% (298)
Asian
1.2% (2,616)
Hawaiian
0.0% (82)
Other
0.2% (356)
Two Or More
1.7% (3,502)
Hispanic
4.1% (8,731)
Race Birmingham AL USA
White 24.5% 65.2% 60.1%
African American 68.1% 26.4% 12.2%
American Indian 0.1% 0.4% 0.6%
Asian 1.2% 1.4% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.2% 0.2% 0.3%
Two Or More 1.7% 1.9% 2.8%
Hispanic 4.1% 4.4% 18.2%

Gender in Birmingham

Female
53.3% (112,407)
Male
46.7% (98,521)
Gender Birmingham AL USA
Female 53.3% 51.7% 50.8%
Male 46.7% 48.3% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Birmingham for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
2.0% (4,218)
9-12th Grade
10.0% (21,092)
High School / GED
28.0% (59,059)
Some College
22.0% (46,404)
Associate's Degree
8.0% (16,874)
Bachelor's Degree
18.0% (37,967)
Master's Degree
7.0% (14,764)
Professional Degree
3.0% (6,327)
Doctorate Degree
2.0% (4,218)
Education Birmingham AL USA
< 9th Grade 2.0% 4.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 10.0% 9.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 28.0% 30.0% 27.0%
Some College 22.0% 22.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 8.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 18.0% 16.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 7.0% 7.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 3.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 2.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Birmingham, Alabama

Less than $10,000
13.0% (2,743,044)
$10,000 to $14,999
7.2% (1,513,142)
$15,000 to $24,999
13.4% (2,819,496)
$25,000 to $34,999
13.0% (2,733,603)
$35,000 to $49,999
13.5% (2,847,820)
$50,000 to $74,999
16.8% (3,539,108)
$75,000 to $99,999
9.3% (1,958,725)
$100,000 to $149,999
8.4% (1,781,643)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.8% (580,985)
$200,000 or more
2.7% (575,228)
Income Birmingham AL USA
Less than $10,000 13.0% 8.1% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 7.2% 5.6% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 13.4% 10.9% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 13.0% 10.5% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 13.5% 13.2% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 16.8% 17.5% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 9.3% 11.8% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 8.4% 13.1% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.8% 4.9% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 2.7% 4.4% 8.3%

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