Birmingham Demographics

Population - Employment - Households - Income / Financial - Housing - Education - Marital Status - Means of Transport to Work - Median Income by Zipcode

What is the population of Birmingham?

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There are 21,272 residents in Birmingham, with a median age of 41.5. Of this, 49.13% are males and 50.87% are females. US-born citizens make up 87.17% of the resident pool in Birmingham, while non-US-born citizens account for 8.17%. Additionally, 4.66% of the population is represented by non-citizens.
A total of 18,284 people in Birmingham currently live in the same house as they did last year.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 21,272 0.3%
Male Population 10,451 3.9%
Female Population 10,821 -2.9%
Male population 49.13%
Female population 50.87%
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 41.5 -2.1%
Citizen US Born 18,543 0.1%
Citizen not US Born 1,738 6.5%
Not Citizen 991 -4.8%
Citizen US Born 87.17%
Citizen not US Born 8.17%
Not Citizen 4.66%
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Abroad 299 -27.3%
Moved from Same County 1,375 -9.8%
Moved from Same State 500 -1.8%
Moved from Different State 579 46.6%
Same House as Last Year 18,284 1.4%
Moved from Abroad 1.42%
Moved from Same County 6.54%
Moved from Same State 2.38%
Moved from Different State 2.75%
Same House as Last Year 86.91%

What are the employment statistics in Birmingham?

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White-collar workers make up 94.96% of the working population in Birmingham, while blue-collar employees account for 5.04%. There are also 2,047 entrepreneurs in Birmingham (19.09% of the workforce); 7,251 workers employed in private companies (67.61%); and 586 people working in governmental institutions (5.46%).
Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 10,184 -2.5%
Blue Collar 540 -1.5%
White Collar 94.96%
Blue Collar 5.04%
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 2,047 -6.7%
Private Companies 7,251 -0.2%
Governmental Workers 586 -0.2%
Not for Profit Companies 840 -11.4%
Self Employees 19.09%
Private Companies 67.61%
Governmental Workers 5.46%
Not for Profit Companies 7.83%

How many households are there in Birmingham?

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There are a total of 9,094 households in Birmingham, each made up of around 2 members. Family establishments represent 60.68% of these Birmingham households, while non-family units account for the remaining 39.32%. Additionally, 30.5% of households have children and 69.5% of households are without children.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 9,094 -0.4%
Average People Per Household 2 0.9%
Family Households 5,518 -2.2%
Non-family Households 3,576 2.4%
Family Households 60.68%
Non-family Households 39.32%
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 2,774 1.7%
Households without Children 6,320 -1.3%
Households with Children 30.5%
Households without Children 69.5%

What are the median and average incomes in Birmingham?

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The average annual household income in Birmingham is $206,823, while the median household income sits at $126,601 per year.
Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $206,823 2.5%
Median Household Income $126,601 3.1%
People below Poverty Level 1,001 -9.2%
People above Poverty Level 20,021 1.4%

How many homeowners and renters are there in Birmingham?

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There are 10,138 housing units in Birmingham, and the median year in which these properties were built is 1958. Of the 9,094 occupied housing units in Birmingham, 72.72% are owner-occupied, while 27.28% have renters living in them.
Meanwhile, properties bought with mortgages account for 64.95% of the units, and the median value of a home with a mortgage is $573,500. In general, housing costs reach $2,001 per month in Birmingham.
Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 10,138 -0.9%
Median Year Built 1958 0.1%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 1,718 -8.9%
Built between 1940 and 1949 1,403 0.3%
Built between 1950 and 1959 2,482 -6.4%
Built between 1960 and 1969 1,042 -9.6%
Built between 1970 and 1979 822 18.1%
Built between 1980 and 1989 471 0.6%
Built between 1990 and 1999 489 3.4%
Built between 2000 and 2009 1,037 19.8%
Built in 2010 or Later 674 5.8%
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 9,094 -0.4%
Owner Occupied 6,613 -2.3%
Renter Occupied 2,481 5.0%
Owner Occupied 72.72%
Renter Occupied 27.28%
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 4,295 -1.4%
Without Mortgage 2,318 -3.9%
Median Value with Mortgage $573,500 1.0%
Median Value without Mortgage $457,600 -2.9%
Median Housing Costs per Month $2,001 7.0%
With Mortgage 64.95%
Without Mortgage 35.05%

What is the level of education in Birmingham?

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Approximately 9.5% of the population in Birmingham holds a high school degree (that's 1,481 residents), while 10.88% have attained a college certificate (2,161 locals) and 38.04% have a bachelor's degree (5,930 people).
Y-o-Y Change
No High School 88 -37.6%
Some High School 1,481 -5.3%
Some College 2,161 -2.0%
Associate Degree 660 2.3%
Bachelor's Degree 5,930 -1.2%
Graduate Degree 5,734 0.0%
No High School 0.56%
Some High School 9.5%
Some College 10.88%
Associate Degree 4.23%
Bachelor's Degree 38.04%
Graduate Degree 36.78%

What is the marital status of Birmingham residents?

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A total of 4,093 people in Birmingham have never been married (which represents 24.56% of the total population), while 9,850 of them are wedded (59.1%). Separated and divorced residents are in smaller numbers, at 19 (0.11%) and 1,891 (11.35%), respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 4,093 -5.0%
Married 9,850 -3.5%
Separated 19 -62.8%
Widowed 834 13.9%
Divorced 1,891 12.5%
Never Married 24.56%
Married 59.1%
Separated 0.11%
Widowed 5%
Divorced 11.35%

What are the most common means of transportation in Birmingham?

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The top three means of transportation people in Birmingham use to get to work are: car, walking and bicycle. A total of 9,012 residents commute by car, 167 prefer going to work by walking and 31 by bicycle.
Y-o-Y Change
Car 9,012 -5.1%
Bus or TrolleyBus 10 -44.4%
Bicycle 31 19.2%
Motorcycle 7 -12.5%
TaxiCab 7 -12.5%
Walk 167 -7.2%

What is the median and average household income in Birmingham by zipcode?

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ZipCode Population Number of Households Median Income Average Income
48009 21,277 9,099 $126,646.00 $206,818.00

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest U.S. Census Bureau release, the 2019 American Community Survey. The information is updated yearly, as soon as new data is made available by the US Census Bureau.
No representation, guarantee or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods and/or zip codes.
Zip codes included in this demographic data: 48009

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