Birmingham Information

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General Birmingham Information

State: Alabama

County: Jefferson County

Close cities: Docena, AL, Vestavia Hills, AL, Tarrant, AL, Fultondale, AL, Irondale, AL, Fairfield, AL, Cahaba Heights, AL, Forestdale, AL, Mountain Brook, AL, McDonald Chapel, AL, Homewood, AL

Birmingham Population (census data)
Total 229,800 (-4.9% since 2000)
Male 106,038 (46.1%)
Female 123,762 (53.9%)

Population Density: 1,533 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 81.6 (US Avg is 100)

Birmingham Elevation: 600 feet above sea level

Incorporated in 1871

Land Area: 149.9 square miles

Median Household Income: $31,359

Zip Codes: 35222, 35233, 35246, 35221, 35231, 35244, 35292, 35293, 35243, 35214, 35205, 35283, 35218, 35266, 35229, 35224, 35297, 35282, 35216, 35285, 35232, 35294, 35237, 35234, 35213, 35238, 35242, 35255, 35203, 35220, 35212, 35202, 35249, 35235, 35206, 35204, 35296, 35228, 35223, 35207, 35288, 35236, 35295, 35211, 35260, 35287, 35298, 35253, 35209, 35208, 35259, 35219, 35210, 35291, 35290, 35261, 35254, 35215, 35226, 35201, 35217, 35279, 35240, 35286, 35280, 35263, 35277, 35278, 35245, 35299, 35230, 35225, 35289, and 35281.

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Birmingham Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • Black (73.5%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (23.5%)
  • Hispanic (1.6%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)
  • Other race (0.6%)
Ancestry Information:
  • United States (3.9%)
  • English (3.2%)
  • Irish (2.8%)
  • German (2.3%)
  • Subsaharan African (1.4%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1.1%)
Foriegn Born: 5,124 people (2.2%)
  • Latin America (52.6%)
  • Asia (31.6%)
  • Europe (15.8%)

Birmingham School Information

High Schools
City High School (P. O. Box 1007, Birmingham, AL, 35202 - Birmingham City School District District)
Ensley High School-Magnet (2301 Avenue J Ensley, Birmingham, AL, 35218 - Birmingham City School District District)
Erwin High School (532 23rd Avenue NW, Birmingham, AL, 35215 - Jefferson County District)
Fultondale High School (1450 Carson Road N, Birmingham, AL, 35217 - Jefferson County District)
George Washington Carver High School (3900 24th Street N, Birmingham, AL, 35207 - Birmingham City School District District)
Hayes High School (505 43rd Street N, Birmingham, AL, 35222 - Birmingham City School District District)
Homebound High School (417 29th Street South, Birmingham, AL, 35223 - Birmingham City School District District)
Huffman High School-Magnet (950 Springville Road, Birmingham, AL, 35215 - Birmingham City School District District)
Jackson-Olin High School (510 12th Street, Birmingham, AL, 35218 - Birmingham City School District District)
Oak Mountain High School (5476 Caldwell Mill Road, Birmingham, AL, 35242 - Shelby County District)
Parker High School (900 4th Street N, Birmingham, AL, 35204 - Birmingham City School District District)
Ramsay High School (1800 13th Avenue South, Birmingham, AL, 35205 - Birmingham City School District District)
Vestavia Hills High School (2235 Lime Rock Road, Birmingham, AL, 35216 - Vestavia Hills City School District District)
Wenonah High School (2916 Wilson Road, Birmingham, AL, 35221 - Birmingham City School District District)
West End High School (1840 Pearson Avenue, Birmingham, AL, 35211 - Birmingham City School District District)
Woodlawn High School-Magnet (5620 1st Avenue N, Birmingham, AL, 35212 - Birmingham City School District District)
Middle Schools
Arrington Middle School (2101 Jefferson Avenue SW, Birmingham, AL, 35211 - Birmingham City School District District)
Banks Middle School (721 86th Street South, Birmingham, AL, 35206 - Birmingham City School District District)
Bush Middle School-Magnet (1112 25th Street Ensley, Birmingham, AL, 35218 - Birmingham City School District District)
Center Street Middle (1832 Center Way South, Birmingham, AL, 35205 - Birmingham City School District District)
Daniel Payne Middle School (1500 Daniel Payne Drive, Birmingham, AL, 35214 - Birmingham City School District District)
Glenn Middle School (901 16th Street W, Birmingham, AL, 35208 - Birmingham City School District District)
Green Acres Middle School (945 Pineview Road, Birmingham, AL, 35228 - Birmingham City School District District)
Gresham Middle School (2650 Gresham Drive, Birmingham, AL, 35243 - Jefferson County District)
Huffman Middle School (517 Huffman Road, Birmingham, AL, 35215 - Birmingham City School District District)
Jones Valley Middle School (2000 31st Street SW, Birmingham, AL, 35221 - Birmingham City School District District)
Kirby Middle School (1328 28th Street N, Birmingham, AL, 35234 - Birmingham City School District District)
Martha Gaskins Middle School (200 Dalton Drive, Birmingham, AL, 35215 - Birmingham City School District District)
Oak Mountain Middle School (5650 Cahaba Valley Road, Birmingham, AL, 35242 - Shelby County District)
Riverchase Middle School (853 Willow Oak Drive, Birmingham, AL, 35244 - Shelby County District)
Smith Middle School (1124 Five Mile Road, Birmingham, AL, 35215 - Birmingham City School District District)
W E Putnam Middle School-Magnet (1757 Montclair Road, Birmingham, AL, 35210 - Birmingham City School District District)
Wilkerson Middle School (116 11th Court N, Birmingham, AL, 35204 - Birmingham City School District District)
Elementary Schools
Avondale Elementary School (4000 8th Court South, Birmingham, AL, 35222 - Birmingham City School District District)
Barrett Elementary School (7601 Division Avenue, Birmingham, AL, 35206 - Birmingham City School District District)
Center Point Elementary School (4801 Indian Trail, Birmingham, AL, 35215 - Jefferson County District)
Central Park Elementary School (4915 Avenue Q, Birmingham, AL, 35208 - Birmingham City School District District)
Chalkville Elementary School (940 Chalkville School Road, Birmingham, AL, 35215 - Jefferson County District)
Charles A Brown Elementary School (4811 Court J, Birmingham, AL, 35208 - Birmingham City School District District)
Councill Elementary School (1400 Avenue M Ensley, Birmingham, AL, 35218 - Birmingham City School District District)
Crumly Chapel Elementary School (2201 Pershing Road, Birmingham, AL, 35214 - Jefferson County District)
Curry Elementary School (7900 8th Avenue N, Birmingham, AL, 35206 - Birmingham City School District District)
Erwin Elementary School (528 23rd Avenue NW, Birmingham, AL, 35215 - Jefferson County District)
Gaston Elementary School (5400 Oakwood Street, Birmingham, AL, 35228 - Birmingham City School District District)
Gate City Elementary School (6910 Georgia Road Gate City, Birmingham, AL, 35212 - Birmingham City School District District)
Gibson Elementary School (956 50th Street N, Birmingham, AL, 35212 - Birmingham City School District District)
Glen Iris Elementary School (2316 7th Avenue N, Birmingham, AL, 35203 - Birmingham City School District District)
Going Elementary School-Magnet (1015 N Martinwood Drive, Birmingham, AL, 35235 - Birmingham City School District District)
Grantswood Community Elementary School (5110 Grantswood Road, Birmingham, AL, 35210 - Jefferson County District)
Gresham Elementary School (2680 Gresham Drive, Birmingham, AL, 35243 - Jefferson County District)
Hemphill Elementary School (714 12th Street SW, Birmingham, AL, 35211 - Birmingham City School District District)
Hill Elementary School (507 3rd Street N, Birmingham, AL, 35204 - Birmingham City School District District)
Hillview Elementary School (1520 Cherry Avenue, Birmingham, AL, 35214 - Jefferson County District)
Inverness Elementary School (5251 Valleydale Road, Birmingham, AL, 35242 - Shelby County District)
Jackson Elementary School (1401 16th Way SW, Birmingham, AL, 35211 - Birmingham City School District District)
Lewis Elementary School (2015 26th Avenue N, Birmingham, AL, 35234 - Birmingham City School District District)
McElwain Elementary School-Magnet (4447 Montevallo Road, Birmingham, AL, 35213 - Birmingham City School District District)
Minor Elementary School (2425 Avenue South Ensley, Birmingham, AL, 35218 - Birmingham City School District District)
Mt. Laurel Elementary School (1321 Dunnavant Valley Road, Birmingham, AL, 35242 - Shelby County District)
N H Price Elementary School (532 28th Street SW, Birmingham, AL, 35211 - Birmingham City School District District)
North Birmingham Elementary School (2620 35th Avenue N, Birmingham, AL, 35207 - Birmingham City School District District)
North Roebuck Elementary School (300 Red Lane Road, Birmingham, AL, 35215 - Birmingham City School District District)
Norwood Elementary School (3136 Norwood Boulevard, Birmingham, AL, 35234 - Birmingham City School District District)
Oak Mountain Elementary School (5640 Cahaba Valley Road, Birmingham, AL, 35242 - Shelby County District)
Oliver Elementary School (6871 6th Court South, Birmingham, AL, 35212 - Birmingham City School District District)
Powderly Elementary School (Dawson Avenue 20th Street SW, Birmingham, AL, 35211 - Birmingham City School District District)
Riggins Elementary School (3177 44th Court North, Birmingham, AL, 35207 - Birmingham City School District District)
Robert C Arthur Elementary School (625 14H Avenue NW, Birmingham, AL, 35215 - Birmingham City School District District)
Robert E Lee Elementary School (630 18th Street SW, Birmingham, AL, 35211 - Birmingham City School District District)
Robinson Elementary School (8400 1st Avenue South, Birmingham, AL, 35206 - Birmingham City School District District)
South Hampton Elementary (565 Sheridan Road, Birmingham, AL, 35214 - Birmingham City School District District)
Sun Valley Elementary School (1010 18th Avenue NW, Birmingham, AL, 35215 - Birmingham City School District District)
T R Wright Elementary School-Magnet (1212 Cheyenne Boulevard, Birmingham, AL, 35215 - Birmingham City School District District)
Tuggle Elementary School (412 12th Court N, Birmingham, AL, 35204 - Birmingham City School District District)
Vestavia Hills Elementary Central (1289 Montgomery Highway, Birmingham, AL, 35216 - Vestavia Hills City School District District)
Washington Elementary School (115 4th Avenue South, Birmingham, AL, 35205 - Birmingham City School District District)
Wenonah Elementary School (3008 Wilson Road SW, Birmingham, AL, 35221 - Birmingham City School District District)
Whatley Elementary School (549 43rd Street N, Birmingham, AL, 35222 - Birmingham City School District District)
Wilson Elementary School (1030 4th Terrace W, Birmingham, AL, 35204 - Birmingham City School District District)
Wylam Elementary School (701 Erie Street, Birmingham, AL, 35224 - Birmingham City School District District)
Other/Private Schools
Alabama School Of Fine Arts (1800 8th Avenue N, Birmingham, AL, 35203 - Alabama School Of Fine Arts District)
Christian Alternative School (725 Mountain Drive, Birmingham, AL, 35206 - Birmingham City School District District)
Epic School (1000 10th Avenue South, Birmingham, AL, 35205 - Birmingham City School District District)
Hudson K-Eight School (3300 F. L. Shuttlesworth Drive, Birmingham, AL, 35207 - Birmingham City School District District)
Inglenook School (4120 Inglenook Street, Birmingham, AL, 35217 - Birmingham City School District District)
Kennedy Alternative (125 63rd Street N, Birmingham, AL, 35212 - Birmingham City School District District)
Kingston Kindergarten-Eighth Grade School (801 46th Street N, Birmingham, AL, 35212 - Birmingham City School District District)
Minor Community School (3006 Cora Avenue, Birmingham, AL, 35224 - Jefferson County District)
Oak Mountain Intermediate School (5486 Caldwell Mill Road, Birmingham, AL, 35242 - Shelby County District)
Princeton Alternative School (1425 2nd Avenue W, Birmingham, AL, 35208 - Birmingham City School District District)
William E Burkett Multi-Handicapped Center (50 Long Street, Birmingham, AL, 35217 - Jefferson County District)

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