Birmingham Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated February 2021.

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 about Scout's Demographic Data

Birmingham Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
21,389

Age

Under 5 Years:
6.9%
5 - 17:
18.2%
18 - 24:
4.2%
25 - 34:
10.3%
35 - 54:
29.3%
55 - 64:
14.7%
Over 65 Years:
16.4%

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
Attending College
2.0%
2.0%
High School Graduates
98.4%
98.4%
College Graduated
76.8%
76.8%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

 

Per capita Income

Birmingham
$87,233
$87,233
USA
$34,103
$34,103

Median household income

Birmingham
$122,804
$122,804
USA
$62,843
$62,843

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
5.3%

Employment Industries in Birmingham

 
Professional, scientific, and technical services
19.6%
19.6%
Manufacturing
17.8%
17.8%
Healthcare
12.9%
12.9%
Finance
7.5%
7.5%
Retail
6.7%
6.7%
Education
6.0%
6.0%
Real estate
5.7%
5.7%
Construction
4.2%
4.2%
Arts
3.1%
3.1%
Other
2.9%
2.9%
Accommodation
2.8%
2.8%
Administration
2.4%
2.4%
Public Service
2.2%
2.2%
Wholesale
2.1%
2.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
White
87.8%
87.8%
Black Or African American
3.4%
3.4%
American Indian And Alaska Native
0.0%
0.0%
Asian
3.8%
3.8%
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders
0.0%
0.0%
Other Race / Two or More Races
2.5%
2.5%
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race)
2.5%
2.5%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

German
20.7%
20.7%
Irish
14.0%
14.0%
English
13.1%
13.1%
Polish
9.6%
9.6%
Italian
8.3%
8.3%
Scottish
4.1%
4.1%
French
3.5%
3.5%
Russian
2.9%
2.9%
European
2.7%
2.7%
Dutch
2.1%
2.1%
Greek
2.1%
2.1%
Lebanese
1.5%
1.5%
Hungarian
1.4%
1.4%
British
1.4%
1.4%
Eastern European
1.3%
1.3%
Ukrainian
1.3%
1.3%
Swedish
1.3%
1.3%
Assyrian/Chaldean/Syriac
1.3%
1.3%
French Canadian
1.2%
1.2%
Scots-Irish
1.0%
1.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
89.1%
89.1%
Spanish
1.7%
1.7%
Polish
1.6%
1.6%
Arabic
0.9%
0.9%
German/Yiddish
0.9%
0.9%
Other Indo-European
0.6%
0.6%
Korean
0.6%
0.6%
French
0.6%
0.6%
Russian
0.5%
0.5%
Portuguese
0.5%
0.5%
African languages
0.4%
0.4%
Slavic languages
0.4%
0.4%
Chinese
0.4%
0.4%
Greek
0.2%
0.2%
Other Asian languages
0.2%
0.2%
Italian
0.2%
0.2%
Serbo-Croatian
0.2%
0.2%
Langs. of India
0.1%
0.1%
Japanese
0.1%
0.1%
Native American languages
0.1%
0.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born Birmingham Residents:
11.2%