Birmingham, AL
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Birmingham Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

Birmingham Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
212,461

Age

PEOPLE OF Alabama DETAILS
Under 5 Years 6.93
5 To 17 13.92
18 To 24 11.94
25 To 34 16.26
35 To 54 24.78
55 To 64 13.24
65 Years And Over 12.93

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS
ATTENDING COLLEGE 7.0
HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES 85.1
COLLEGE GRADUATES 24.2

Income

 

Per capita Income

Per capita Income
Birmingham 19827 18301.318218006854 #EE2025
USA 28889 26666 #C1F000

Median household income

Median household income
Birmingham 31061 15436.43189145871 #EE2025
USA 53657 26666 #C1F000

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
30.9%

Employment Industries in Birmingham

 
INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN
Healthcare 17.7
Retail 10.1
Accommodation 10.0
Education 9.7
Manufacturing 8.3
Other 5.8
Administration 5.7
Finance 5.5
Professional, scientific, and technical services 4.8
Construction 4.4
Public Service 4.3
Transportation 3.9
Wholesale 2.6
Information Technology 2.4

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
% of Residents
White 22.0
Black Or African American 72.3
American Indian And Alaska Native 0.1
Asian 1.0
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders 0.0
Some Other Race Alone 1.1
Two Or More Races 0.0
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race) 3.5

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

Ancestry Details
Irish 3.5
English 3.0
German 2.9
African 2.7
Scottish 0.9
Italian 0.9
French 0.8
Scots-Irish 0.7
European 0.5
British 0.3
Polish 0.3
Dutch 0.3
Welsh 0.2
Swedish 0.1
Norwegian 0.1
Russian 0.1
Lebanese 0.1
Kenyan 0.1
Jamaican 0.1
Greek 0.1

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

Languages Details
English 94.9
Spanish 3.1
French 0.3
African languages 0.2
Arabic 0.2
Chinese 0.2
Hindi 0.2
German 0.1
Korean 0.1
Gujarathi 0.1
Indic languages 0.1
Other Asian languages 0.1
Japanese 0.1
Italian 0.1
Russian 0.1
Tagalog 0.1
Hebrew 0.0
Thai 0.0
Greek 0.0
Portuguese 0.0

Foreign Born Birmingham Residents:
3.6%