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Pros

-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
Country: United States
State: Alabama
County: Jefferson County
Metro Area: Birmingham-Hoover
Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent

City: Birmingham, Hoover, ... 42 total
Zip Codes: 35215, 35216, ... 55 total
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 618 ft above sea level

Quick Facts About Jefferson


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Jefferson County is 6.30 percent (U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Negative. Jefferson County jobs have Decreased by 0.41 percent. Learn more...
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Jefferson County's cost of living is 19.10% Lower than the U.S. average. Learn more... or Compare Jefferson County's Cost of Living
    POPULATION
    Jefferson County's population is 660,367 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 1.36 percent. Learn more...
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 23 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn more...
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Jefferson County is $109,300. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -3.05%. Check out the homes in the area.
    SCHOOLS
    Jefferson County public schools spend $10,933 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 19.4 students per teacher in Jefferson County. Learn more...

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