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-Arts and culture
-Diversifying economy
-Mild winters

Cons

-Air service
-Crime rates
-Summer heat and humidity


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Birmingham is one of the South’s most misunderstood cities. A former steel and manufacturing center once known as the “Pittsburgh of the South,” Birmingham is still thought by many outsiders to combine the grittiness of this legacy with some of the other more unsavory images of the old South. But the truth is far different: Birmingham has experienced a major economic turnaround, and while not quite as far along as noted Southern stars like Charlotte, Raleigh Durham and Atlanta, the area has come a long way.

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Mid-sized city - North-central Alabama, about 300 miles north of the Gulf of Mexico See Local Real Estate
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City: Homewood
Zip Codes: 35209, 35229, ... 2 total
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 618 ft above sea level

Quick Facts About Homewood


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Homewood is 4.70 percent (U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Negative. Homewood jobs have Decreased by 0.41 percent. Learn more...
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Homewood's cost of living is 13.40% Higher than the U.S. average. Learn more... or Compare Homewood's Cost of Living
    POPULATION
    Homewood's population is 25,708 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 12.15 percent. Learn more...
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 5 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn more...
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Homewood is $297,700. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 15.17%. Check out the homes in the area.
    SCHOOLS
    Homewood public schools spend $13,644 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 12.5 students per teacher in Homewood. Learn more...

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The median home price in Homewood is $297,700. Browse Homes in this Range.
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  10/1/2009
MAYBERRY ALABAMA

LIVING IS EASY, GREAT SCHOOLS, GREAT CHURCHES, GOOD PEOPLE. MORE GOVERMENT SERVICE THAN ANY TOWN IN THE... (Read More)

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  4/18/2008
Small town in a Big City

Homewood Alabama is a small town in a big city. We have close knit neighborhoods, great schools and fine restaurants all within a very small... (Read More)

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