Birmingham, Alabama Information & Statistics

Quick Facts

The 2018 population estimate for Birmingham is 212,021, a change of 0.15% when compared to 2014. With an area of 148.62 square miles, this works out to a population density of 1,426.64 persons/mi2.
The number of households in 2018 were estimated to be 89,880, with an average household size of 2.26.
Birmingham's 2018 unemployment rate was 10.16%.
The average household income in Birmingham for 2018 was $51,555, while the median was $35,346.

Birmingham Population Trends

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Birmingham Age Grouping

Birmingham Ethnicity Mix

Birmingham Fertility Rate

3,334 estimated births

Birmingham Household Characteristics

Birmingham Median Age over Time

Birmingham Households with Children by Age

Birmingham Median Household Income

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Type of Housing

Birmingham Housing Values

Median mortgage payment for 2018: $1,104

Birmingham Average Rent as Percentage of Gross Income

Median rent for 2018: $797

Birmingham Average Commute

Birmingham Primary Transportation

Birmingham Gender Mix

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Birmingham Population Data

Period Geography Population
2014 Birmingham city, Alabama 211,705
2015 Birmingham city, Alabama 212,211
2016 Birmingham city, Alabama 212,424
2017 Birmingham city, Alabama 212,265
2018 Birmingham city, Alabama 212,021