Birmingham, AL
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Birmingham, Alabama Info Snack

Population
212,297
Unemployment
9.0%
Poverty
25.9%
Median Home
$91,100
Median Income
$37,375
Median Rent
$837

Birmingham SnackAbility

5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
6
Affordability
6
Diversity
8.5
Safety
2
Amenities
8.5
Education
6
Commute
8

Birmingham, AL Crime Report

17,320
Total Crimes
8,225.5
Total Crimes / 100k People
232.12%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Birmingham
/ 100k People
Alabama
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 17,320 8,225.5 3,185.3 2,476.7
Violent Crime 4,025 1,911.5 510.8 366.7
Murder 88 41.8 7.3 5.0
Robbery 941 446.9 80.4 81.6
Aggravated Assault 2,816 1,337.4 381.0 250.2
Property Crime 13,295 6,314.0 2,674.4 2,109.9
Burglary 2,555 1,213.4 531.9 340.5
Larceny 8,988 4,268.5 1,886.1 1,549.5
Car Theft 1,752 832.1 256.5 219.9

Birmingham, AL Cost Of Living

81
Birmingham's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Birmingham Alabama National Average
Overall 81 89 100
Services 88 98 100
Groceries 88 96 100
Health 88 91 100
Housing 57 72 100
Transportation 92 91 100
Utilities 103 103 100

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Population over time in Birmingham

Year Population % Change
2019 212,297 0.1%
2018 212,021 -0.1%
2017 212,265 -0.1%
2016 212,424 0.1%
2015 212,211 0.2%
2014 211,705 -0.3%
2013 212,295 -0.4%
2012 213,180 -0.5%
2011 214,348 -0.9%
2010 216,392 -

Race / Ethnicity in Birmingham

White
23.8% (50,508)
African American
69.6% (147,777)
American Indian
0.2% (509)
Asian
1.1% (2,277)
Hawaiian
0.0% (44)
Other
0.1% (188)
Two Or More
1.3% (2,795)
Hispanic
3.9% (8,199)
Race Birmingham AL USA
White 23.8% 65.5% 60.7%
African American 69.6% 26.5% 12.3%
American Indian 0.2% 0.5% 0.7%
Asian 1.1% 1.3% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.3% 1.7% 2.4%
Hispanic 3.9% 4.3% 18.0%

Gender in Birmingham

Female
52.8% (112,130)
Male
47.2% (100,167)
Gender Birmingham AL USA
Female 52.8% 51.6% 50.8%
Male 47.2% 48.4% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Birmingham for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
5.0% (10,614)
9-12th Grade
10.0% (21,229)
High School / GED
28.0% (59,443)
Some College
23.0% (48,828)
Associate's Degree
8.0% (16,983)
Bachelor's Degree
17.0% (36,090)
Master's Degree
6.0% (12,737)
Professional Degree
2.0% (4,245)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (2,122)
Education Birmingham AL USA
< 9th Grade 5.0% 3.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 10.0% 10.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 28.0% 31.0% 27.0%
Some College 23.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 8.0% 9.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 17.0% 16.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 6.0% 7.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Birmingham, Alabama

Less than $10,000
13.6% (2,897,072)
$10,000 to $14,999
7.9% (1,668,853)
$15,000 to $24,999
14.4% (3,064,121)
$25,000 to $34,999
11.8% (2,498,724)
$35,000 to $49,999
13.7% (2,900,109)
$50,000 to $74,999
16.0% (3,406,396)
$75,000 to $99,999
9.2% (1,944,309)
$100,000 to $149,999
8.4% (1,782,634)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.4% (510,492)
$200,000 or more
2.6% (556,985)
Income Birmingham AL USA
Less than $10,000 13.6% 8.4% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 7.9% 5.9% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 14.4% 11.5% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 11.8% 10.4% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 13.7% 13.2% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 16.0% 17.5% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 9.2% 11.7% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 8.4% 12.5% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.4% 4.7% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 2.6% 4.1% 7.7%

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