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Birmingham City, Alabama Housing Analysis

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(updated 2010)



Household Type By Tenure
(Birmingham City, Alabama)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 16,482

Renter-occupied housing units : 6,070

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 1,925

Renter-occupied housing units : 1,797

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 7,964

Renter-occupied housing units : 12,728

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 15,931

Renter-occupied housing units : 25,354


(updated 2013)



Mortgage Status By Age of Householder
(Birmingham City, Alabama)

Housing units with a mortgage:

Householder 15 to 34 years : 2,819

Householder 35 to 44 years : 4,116

Householder 45 to 54 years : 7,281

Householder 55 to 59 years : 3,957

Householder 60 to 64 years : 3,165

Householder 65 to 74 years : 3,453

Householder 75 years and over : 1,674

Housing units without a mortgage:

Householder 15 to 34 years : 889

Householder 35 to 44 years : 889

Householder 45 to 54 years : 2,320

Householder 55 to 59 years : 1,764

Householder 60 to 64 years : 1,694

Householder 65 to 74 years : 3,379

Householder 75 years and over : 4,902


(updated 2013)



Rent Asked
(Birmingham City, Alabama)

Less than $100 : 101

$100 to $149 : 43

$150 to $199 : 189

$200 to $249 : 183

$250 to $299 : 182

$300 to $349 : 434

$350 to $399 : 582

$400 to $449 : 468

$450 to $499 : 661

$500 to $549 : 721

$550 to $599 : 726

$600 to $649 : 354

$650 to $699 : 528

$700 to $749 : 297

$750 to $799 : 160

$800 to $899 : 266

$900 to $999 : 379

$1,000 to $1,249 : 227

$1,250 to $1,499 : 74

$1,500 to $1,999 : 0

$2,000 or more : 152


(updated 2013)



Gross Rent As A Percentage Of Household Income
(Birmingham City, Alabama)

Less than 10.0 percent : 1,388

10.0 to 14.9 percent : 2,237

15.0 to 19.9 percent : 4,848

20.0 to 24.9 percent : 4,237

25.0 to 29.9 percent : 5,107

30.0 to 34.9 percent : 3,506

35.0 to 39.9 percent : 2,292

40.0 to 49.9 percent : 4,278

50.0 percent or more : 14,026

Not computed : 4,030


(updated 2013)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Birmingham City, Alabama)

Built 2010 or later : $155,800

Built 2000 to 2009 : $189,900

Built 1990 to 1999 : $123,600

Built 1980 to 1989 : $103,800

Built 1970 to 1979 : $102,600

Built 1960 to 1969 : $87,800

Built 1950 to 1959 : $77,000

Built 1940 to 1949 : $68,000

Built 1939 or earlier : $81,000


(updated 2013)







Percentage of Family Households in Birmingham City, Alabama: 55.0%

Percentage of Family Households in Alabama: 67.8%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Birmingham City, Alabama

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 14.83%
  • Juvenile facilities : 2.4%
  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 17.26%
  • Other institutional facilities : 2.04%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • College/University student housing : 36.35%
  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 27.13%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Birmingham City, Alabama

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 1,980 1,980 $310,319,182
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 3 9 $742,500
  Five or More Family 46 823 $41,651,089
  Total

2,029 2,812 $352,712,771
2000        
  Single Family 1,544 1,544 $244,396,528
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 1 4 $100,000
  Five or More Family 26 674 $36,397,882
  Total

1,571 2,222 $280,894,410
2001        
  Single Family 1,521 1,521 $255,006,913
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 11 123 $4,873,883
  Total

1,532 1,644 $259,880,796
2002        
  Single Family 1,742 1,742 $313,328,425
  Two Family 1 2 $104,832
  Three and Four Family 7 22 $1,659,789
  Five or More Family 18 176 $10,331,509
  Total

1,768 1,942 $325,424,555
2003        
  Single Family 2,186 2,186 $398,416,270
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 35 619 $37,769,756
  Total

2,221 2,805 $436,186,026
2004        
  Single Family 2,280 2,280 $444,281,707
  Two Family 2 4 $283,777
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 60 996 $64,877,006
  Total

2,342 3,280 $509,442,490
2005        
  Single Family 2,441 2,441 $472,234,914
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 1 3 $150,000
  Five or More Family 22 460 $35,829,125
  Total

2,464 2,904 $508,214,039
2006        
  Single Family 2,221 2,221 $419,998,462
  Two Family 2 4 $173,344
  Three and Four Family 6 21 $2,318,247
  Five or More Family 61 1,223 $109,071,961
  Total

2,290 3,469 $531,562,014


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Birmingham City, AL): $26,735
Median Household Income In 2000 (Alabama): $34,135


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Birmingham City): $62,200
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Alabama): $76,700


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Birmingham City): $446
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Alabama): $447


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Birmingham City, Alabama

Utility Gas: 67.8%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 1.7%
Electricity: 29.8%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.1%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 0.0%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.1%
No Fuel Used: 0.3%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





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