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Birmingham city, Alabama; Mountain Brook city, Alabama

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Birmingham city, Alabama
Mountain Brook city, Alabama
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 209,403 20,297
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 209,403 20,297
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) 212,585 20,467
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) -1.5% -0.8%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 212,237 20,413
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
6.3%
7.6%
Persons under 18 years, percent
20.1%
29.5%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
14.9%
18.1%
Female persons, percent
52.8%
52.4%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
25.8%
97.0%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
69.9%
1.1%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.3%
0.0%
Asian alone, percent(a)
1.1%
1.4%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.0%
0.0%
Two or More Races, percent
1.5%
0.5%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
3.9%
0.7%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
23.8%
96.3%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2015-2019 12,451 685
Foreign born persons, percent, 2015-2019 3.8% 2.5%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) X X
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2015-2019 44.9% 86.0%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 $91,100 $628,800
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2015-2019 $1,105 $2,848
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2015-2019 $386 $955
Median gross rent, 2015-2019 $837 $1,561
Building permits, 2019 X X
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2015-2019 90,867 7,284
Persons per household, 2015-2019 2.24 2.80
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2015-2019 78.8% 89.2%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2015-2019 5.4% 3.5%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2015-2019 83.2% 97.2%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2015-2019 71.9% 92.1%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 86.7% 99.5%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 27.4% 85.3%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2015-2019 14.0% 2.9%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
14.4%
2.0%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2015-2019 60.2% 60.5%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2015-2019 58.5% 50.2%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 625,294 65,353
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 5,574,098 345,583
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 4,118,352 D
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 7,099,922 36,634
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 3,305,948 195,562
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $15,591 $9,601
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2015-2019 21.9 17.8
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $37,375 $152,355
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $24,480 $85,694
Persons in poverty, percent
25.9%
3.0%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2018 X X
Total employment, 2018 X X
Total annual payroll, 2018 ($1,000) X X
Total employment, percent change, 2017-2018 X X
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 X X
All firms, 2012 20,738 2,980
Men-owned firms, 2012 10,318 1,827
Women-owned firms, 2012 8,286 796
Minority-owned firms, 2012 10,605 59
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 8,770 2,800
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 2,082 356
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 17,113 2,405
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 1,453.0 1,596.5
Land area in square miles, 2010 146.07 12.79
FIPS Code 0107000 0151696
Value Notes

Estimates are not comparable to other geographic levels due to methodology differences that may exist between different data sources.

Some estimates presented here come from sample data, and thus have sampling errors that may render some apparent differences between geographies statistically indistinguishable. Click the Quick Info icon to the left of each row in TABLE view to learn about sampling error.

The vintage year (e.g., V2019) refers to the final year of the series (2010 thru 2019). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

Fact Notes Value Flags

QuickFacts data are derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits.

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