Birmingham, AL
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Birmingham profile

Living in Birmingham

Birmingham is a relatively large city located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 197,575 people and 88 constituent neighborhoods, Birmingham is the second largest community in Alabama.

Another interesting thing about Birmingham, despite not being a huge city, is that there is a relatively high proportion of people living here who are young, single, and upwardly-mobile professionals. This makes it a good choice for other relocating single professionals. Here, these young singles will find many others like themselves, with opportunities for friendships, socializing, romance, and fun.

The percentage of people in Birmingham who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 28.83% of adults in Birmingham have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Birmingham in 2018 was $26,746, which is upper middle income relative to Alabama, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $106,984 for a family of four. However, Birmingham contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

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