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Pros

-Arts and culture
-Diversifying economy
-Mild winters

Cons

-Air service
-Crime rates
-Summer heat and humidity


What Bert Has To Say About Birmingham-Hoover Metro Area


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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Quick Facts About Hoover


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Hoover is 3.70 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Negative. Hoover jobs have Decreased by 0.96 percent.
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Hoover's cost of living is 4.80% Higher than the U.S. average.
    POPULATION
    As of 2014, Hoover's population is 81,132 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 22.72 percent.
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 24 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Hoover is $229,600. Home appreciation the last year has been -0.30 percent.
    SCHOOLS
    Hoover public schools spend $12,222 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 14.1 students per teacher in Hoover.

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Hoover Standard of Living
Good municipal facilities (City Recreation Center, great library, good police and fire protection). Good schools (especially for Alabama). Traffic is heavy at... (read more)
Mild 4 season climate
Hoover is in central Alabama and is a suburb of Birmigham. It has a mild four season climate wellsuited to nature lovers, golfers, and... (read more)
Surprise in Alabama
Hoover, Alabama has a wide range of home buying opportunities. A huge plus is the up and coming TND community at The Preserve. The homes in this quaint neighborhood... (read more)
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