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Gardendale, AL
Real Estate & Demographic Data

Gardendale profile

Living in Gardendale

Gardendale is a medium-sized city located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 16,244 people and five associated neighborhoods, Gardendale is the 43rd largest community in Alabama.

Gardendale real estate is some of the most expensive in Alabama, although Gardendale house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Also of interest is that Gardendale has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Gardendale is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

In terms of college education, Gardendale is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 32.06% of adults in Gardendale have a college degree.

The per capita income in Gardendale in 2022 was $41,830, which is wealthy relative to Alabama, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $167,320 for a family of four. However, Gardendale contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Gardendale is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Gardendale home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Gardendale residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Gardendale include English, Irish, German, French, and Scots-Irish.

The most common language spoken in Gardendale is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Urdu.