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   (County: Jefferson County)

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People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Birmingham City, Alabama need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Alabama

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.59 6.72 4.34 5.61 0.00 5.57
  Total Electric Industry 6.59 6.72 4.34 5.61 0.00 5.57
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.69 6.81 4.37 5.77 0.00 5.64
  Total Electric Industry 6.69 6.81 4.37 5.77 0.00 5.64
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.69 6.85 4.29 5.84 0.00 5.57
  Total Electric Industry 6.69 6.85 4.29 5.84 0.00 5.57
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.82 6.93 4.34 5.89 0.00 5.67
  Total Electric Industry 6.82 6.93 4.34 5.89 0.00 5.67
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.69 6.76 4.12 6.28 0.00 5.48
  Total Electric Industry 6.69 6.76 4.12 6.28 0.00 5.48
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.71 6.73 4.05 7.35 0.00 5.47
  Total Electric Industry 6.71 6.73 4.05 7.35 0.00 5.47
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.63 6.49 3.90 6.82 0.00 5.35
  Total Electric Industry 6.63 6.49 3.90 6.82 0.00 5.35
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.74 6.34 3.71 6.47 0.00 5.33
  Total Electric Industry 6.74 6.34 3.71 6.47 0.00 5.33
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.94 6.54 3.89 7.26 0.00 5.56
  Total Electric Industry 6.94 6.54 3.89 7.26 0.00 5.56
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.03 6.54 3.82 7.02 0.00 5.54
  Total Electric Industry 7.03 6.54 3.82 7.02 0.00 5.54
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.05 6.58 3.87 7.12 0.00 5.61
  Total Electric Industry 7.05 6.58 3.87 7.12 0.00 5.61
2001              
  Full-Service Providers 7.01 6.53 3.79 7.11 0.00 5.60
  Total Electric Industry 7.01 6.53 3.79 7.11 0.00 5.60
2002              
  Full-Service Providers 7.12 6.63 3.82 7.46 0.00 5.71
  Total Electric Industry 7.12 6.63 3.82 7.46 0.00 5.71
2003              
  Full-Service Providers 7.39 6.85 3.98 0.00 0.00 5.88
  Total Electric Industry 7.39 6.85 3.98 0.00 0.00 5.88
2004              
  Full-Service Providers 7.62 7.12 4.15 0.00 0.00 6.08
  Total Electric Industry 7.62 7.12 4.15 0.00 0.00 6.08
2005              
  Full-Service Providers 8.00 7.50 4.52 0.00 0.00 6.46
  Total Electric Industry 8.00 7.50 4.52 0.00 0.00 6.46
2006              
  Full-Service Providers 8.75 8.18 4.90 0.00 0.00 7.07
  Total Electric Industry 8.75 8.18 4.90 0.00 0.00 7.07

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Birmingham City, Alabama

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 3,319   (3.5%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 2,726   (2.9%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 5,023   (5.3%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 7,386   (7.7%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 10,794   (11.3%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 15,867   (16.6%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 16,950   (17.7%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 8,214   (8.6%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 3,566   (3.7%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 4,321   (4.5%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 1,966   (2.1%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 744   (0.8%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 6,701   (7.0%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 8,022   (8.4%)


(updated 2010)



Household Size By Vehicles Available
(Birmingham City, Alabama)

1-person household:

No vehicle available : 8,631

1 vehicle available : 22,576

2 vehicles available : 3,752

3 vehicles available : 801

4 or more vehicles available : 191

2-person household:

No vehicle available : 2,498

1 vehicle available : 8,363

2 vehicles available : 12,519

3 vehicles available : 2,882

4 or more vehicles available : 835

3-person household:

No vehicle available : 1,245

1 vehicle available : 4,283

2 vehicles available : 4,121

3 vehicles available : 2,643

4 or more vehicles available : 651

4-or-more-person household:

No vehicle available : 991

1 vehicle available : 3,599

2 vehicles available : 4,260

3 vehicles available : 2,267

4 or more vehicles available : 1,143


(updated 2013)



Household Size By Number Of Workers In Household
(Birmingham City, Alabama)

1-person household:

No workers : 17,530

1 worker : 18,421

2-person household:

No workers : 8,171

1 worker : 11,123

2 workers : 7,803

3-person household:

No workers : 2,917

1 worker : 4,791

2 workers : 4,115

3 workers : 1,120

4-or-more-person household:

No workers : 2,823

1 worker : 4,657

2 workers : 3,520

3 or more workers : 1,260


(updated 2013)



Means of Transportation To Work
(Birmingham City, Alabama)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 69,144

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 6,965

In 3-person carpool : 1,300

In 4-person carpool : 99

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 294

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 104

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 2,114

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 20

Taxicab : 18

Motorcycle : 65

Bicycle : 189

Walked : 2,002

Other means : 409

Worked at home : 1,687


(updated 2013)



Travel Time To Work
(Birmingham City, Alabama)

Less than 5 minutes : 1,589

5 to 9 minutes : 8,065

10 to 14 minutes : 13,157

15 to 19 minutes : 17,301

20 to 24 minutes : 16,481

25 to 29 minutes : 4,789

30 to 34 minutes : 12,272

35 to 39 minutes : 1,684

40 to 44 minutes : 1,697

45 to 59 minutes : 2,509

60 to 89 minutes : 1,949

90 or more minutes : 1,230


(updated 2013)



AM Radio Stations Near Birmingham City, Alabama

  • WCOC (1010 AM; 5.0 kW; Sipsey, AL; Owner: Azteca Communications Of Alabama, Inc.)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50.0 kW; Birmingham, AL; Owner: Citadel Broadcasting Company)
  • WAYE (1220 AM; 1.0 kW; Birmingham, AL; Owner: Christian Broadcasting Of Birmingham, Inc.)
  • WYDE (1260 AM; 5.0 kW; Birmingham, AL; Owner: Kimtron, Inc.)
  • WPSB (1320 AM; 5.0 kW; Birmingham, AL; Owner: Cox Radio, Inc.)
  • WBYE (1370 AM; 1.0 kW; Calera, AL; Owner: Progressive United Communications, Inc.)
  • WJLD (1400 AM; 1.0 kW; Birmingham, AL; Owner: Richardson Broadcasting Corporation)
  • WZGX (1450 AM; 1.0 kW; Bessemer, AL; Owner: Bar Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WRLM (1480 AM; 5.0 kW; Birmingham, AL; Owner: Davidson Media Station Wlph Licensee, Llc,)
  • WQCR (1500 AM; 2.3 kW; Alabaster, AL; Owner: Wqcr - Riverva Commnications)
  • WRSM (1540 AM; 1.0 kW; Sumiton, AL; Owner: Sumiton Broadcasting Co., Inc.)
  • WAGG (610 AM; 5.0 kW; Birmingham, AL; Owner: Cox Radio, Inc.)
  • WSPZ (690 AM; 50.0 kW; Birmingham, AL; Owner: Citadel Broadcasting Company)
  • WSPZ (690 AM; 0.5 kW; Birmingham, AL; Owner: Citadel Broadcasting Company)
  • WURL (760 AM; 1.0 kW; Acmar, AL; Owner: The Bill Davidson Evangelistic Association)
  • WXJC (850 AM; 50.0 kW; Birmingham, AL; Owner: Kimtron, Inc.)
  • NEW (880 AM; 1.5 kW; Montevallo, AL; Owner: Scott C. Cinnamon)
  • WATV (900 AM; 0.845 kW; Birmingham, AL; Owner: Mcl/mcm Alabama, Llc)
  • WERC (960 AM; 5.0 kW; Birmingham, AL; Owner: Capstar Tx Limited Partnership)

FM Radio Stations Near Birmingham City, Alabama

  • WQEM (101.5 FM; Alabaster, AL; Owner: Glen Iris Baptist School)
  • WDXB (102.5 FM; Birmingham, AL; Owner: Capstar Tx Limited Partnership)
  • WQEN (103.7 FM; Birmingham, AL; Owner: Capstar Tx Limited Partnership)
  • WZZK-FM (104.7 FM; Birmingham, AL; Owner: Cox Radio, Inc.)
  • WENN (105.5 FM; Birmingham, AL; Owner: Capstar Tx Limited Partnership)
  • WBPT (106.9 FM; Birmingham, AL; Owner: Cox Radio, Inc.)
  • WUHT (107.7 FM; Birmingham, AL; Owner: Citadel Broadcasting Company)
  • NEW (88.1 FM; Springville, AL; Owner: Hispanic Family Christian Network, Inc.)
  • NEW (88.1 FM; Margaret, AL; Owner: Wilbur Gospel Communications And Foundation)
  • WLJR (88.5 FM; Chelsea, AL; Owner: Briarwood Presbyterian Church)
  • WLJR (88.5 FM; Birmingham, AL; Owner: Briarwood Presbyterian Church)
  • NEW (88.7 FM; Springville, AL; Owner: Eternal Word Television Network, Inc.)
  • WBFR (89.5 FM; Birmingham, AL; Owner: Family Stations, Inc.)
  • WBHM (90.3 FM; Birmingham, AL; Owner: Bd Of Trustees/u Of Al At Birmingham)
  • WJSR (91.1 FM; Birmingham, AL; Owner: Jefferson State Community College)
  • WVSU-FM (91.1 FM; Birmingham, AL; Owner: Samford University)
  • WGIB (91.9 FM; Chelsea, AL; Owner: Glen Iris Baptist School)
  • WXJC-FM (92.5 FM; Quinton, AL; Owner: Kimtron, Inc.)
  • WDJC-FM (93.7 FM; Birmingham, AL; Owner: Kimtron, Inc.)
  • WYSF (94.5 FM; Birmingham, AL; Owner: Citadel Broadcasting Company)
  • WBHJ (95.7 FM; Birmingham, AL; Owner: Cox Radio, Inc.)
  • WMJJ (96.5 FM; Birmingham, AL; Owner: Capstar Tx Limited Partnership)
  • WNCB (97.3 FM; Birmingham, AL; Owner: Cox Radio, Inc.)
  • WBHK (98.7 FM; Birmingham, AL; Owner: Cox Radio, Inc.)
  • WZRR (99.5 FM; Birmingham, AL; Owner: Citadel Broadcasting Company)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Birmingham City, Alabama

  • WBIQ (Channel 10; Birmingham, AL; Owner: Alabama Educational Television Commission)
  • WVTM-TV (Channel 13; Birmingham, AL; Owner: Media General Communications Holdings, Llc)
  • WTTO (Channel 21; Birmingham, AL; Owner: Wtto Licensee, Llc)
  • WIAT (Channel 42; Birmingham, AL; Owner: Nvt Birmingham Licensee, Llc)
  • WBRC (Channel 6; Birmingham, AL; Owner: Fox Television Stations, Inc.)
  • WTJP-TV (Channel 60; Springville, AL; Owner: Tccsa, Inc., D/b/a Trinity Broadcasting Network)
  • WABM (Channel 68; Birmingham, AL; Owner: Birmingham (wabm-tv) Licensee, Inc.)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Birmingham City, Alabama

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 10,842  (22.9%)
  • Service Occupations: 8,203  (17.3%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 9,288  (19.6%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 82  (0.2%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 6,935  (14.7%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 16,760  (32.7%)
  • Service Occupations: 10,788  (21.1%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 20,085  (39.2%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 37  (0.1%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 382  (0.7%)


(updated 2010)





Amtrak Stations in Birmingham City, Alabama

Rail Station(s)


    1819 Morris Ave.
    Birmingham, Alabama 35203

(updated 2008)



There are 384 Farms In Birmingham City, Alabama


(updated 2008)



Banks In Birmingham City, Alabama

Regions Bank - 43 Branches


    Bank Assets: $5b
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 1,673

Wells Fargo Bank, National Association - 27 Branches


    Bank Assets: $38.7b
    Industry Specialization: All Other > $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 6,310

Compass Bank - 21 Branches


    Bank Assets: $1.5b
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 675

Branch Banking And Trust Company - 11 Branches


    Bank Assets: $2b
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 1,843

Pnc Bank, National Association - 9 Branches


    Bank Assets: $2.8b
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 2,821

Synovus Bank - 9 Branches


    Bank Assets: $236.8m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 270

Bancorpsouth Bank - 6 Branches


    Bank Assets: $77.8m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 259

Iberiabank - 6 Branches


    Bank Assets: $91.4m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 183

Cadence Bank, N.a. - 6 Branches


    Bank Assets: $42.1m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 98

Bryant Bank - 5 Branches


    Bank Assets: $6.1m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 14

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Birmingham City, Alabama

  • Birmingham International


    (about 4.2 miles in Birmingham, Alabama; Airport Code: BHM)

  • Birmingham Airport


    (about 4.2 miles in Birmingham, Alabama; Airport Code: BHM)

  • Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International


    (about 4.2 miles in Birmingham, Alabama; Airport Code: BHM)

  • Bessemer Airport


    (about 16.0 miles in Helena, Alabama; Airport Code: EKY)

  • Shelby County


    (about 24.1 miles in Saginaw, Alabama; Airport Code: AL2)

  • Talladega Municipal


    (about 44.0 miles in Lincoln, Alabama; Airport Code: ASN)

  • Tuscaloosa Regional


    (about 50.6 miles in Northport, Alabama; Airport Code: TCL)

  • Northeast Alabama Regional


    (about 51.8 miles in Gadsden, Alabama; Airport Code: GAD)

  • Gadsen Municipal


    (about 51.9 miles in Gadsden, Alabama; Airport Code: GAD)

  • Anniston Metro


    (about 55.1 miles in Anniston, Alabama; Airport Code: ANB)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Birmingham City, Alabama

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

76.91%

Carpooled

15.83%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

2.37%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.01%

Subway Or Elevated

0.02%

Railroad

0.03%

Ferryboat

0.06%

Taxicab

0.15%

Motorcycle

0.08%

Bicycle

0.13%

Walked

2.43%

Other Means

0.82%

Worked At Home

1.16%



(updated 2010)





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