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  ECONOMY OVERVIEW
  

The unemployment rate in Birmingham, Alabama, is 7.90%, with job growth of -0.41%. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 31.28%.

Birmingham, Alabama Taxes
Birmingham, Alabama,sales tax rate is 10.00%. Income tax is 6.00%.

Birmingham, Alabama Income and Salaries

The income per capita is $19,640, which includes all adults and children. The median household income is $31,217.

  ECONOMYBirmingham, AlabamaUnited States
  Unemployment Rate  7.90%5.20%
  Recent Job Growth  -0.41%1.59%
  Future Job Growth  31.28%37.98%
  Sales Taxes  10.00%6.00%
  Income Taxes  6.00%4.60%
  Income per Cap.  $19,640$28,555
  Household Income  $31,217$53,482
  Family Median Income  $37,014$65,443
  ESTIMATED HOUSEHOLDS BY HOUSEHOLD INCOME
  Income Less Than 15K  26.30%12.55%
  Income between 15K and 20K  8.25%5.36%
  Income between 20K and 30K  13.86%10.42%
  Income between 30K and 40K  12.01%9.80%
  Income between 40K and 50K  8.90%8.80%
  Income between 50K and 60K  7.34%7.90%
  Income between 60K and 75K  7.85%9.93%
  Income between 75K and 100K  7.08%12.16%
  Income between 100K and 150K  5.44%13.01%
  Income between 150K and 200K  1.54%5.04%
  Income greater than 200K  1.45%5.03%
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  Management, business, finance  0.00%14.54%
  Engineering, computers, science  0.00%5.34%
  Community, social services  3.13%1.67%
  Legal  0.00%1.16%
  Education, library  28.13%6.13%
  Arts, design, media, sports, entertainment  0.00%1.91%
  Healthcare practitioners and technology  18.75%5.67%
  Healthcare support  0.00%2.51%
  Firefighters, law enforcement  0.00%2.23%
  Food preparation, serving  0.00%5.76%
  Building maintenance  0.00%4.01%
  Personal care  6.25%3.65%
  Sales, office, administrative support  6.25%24.36%
  Farming, fishing, forestry  15.63%0.73%
  Construction, extraction, maintenance/repair  9.38%8.24%
  Production, transportation, material moving  12.50%12.09%

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  ECONOMY COMMENTS
  
Weather
The weather here is very warm, even during the winter... (read more)
Crazy Weather
The weather here fluctuates greatly day to day. It can be below freezing one day and warm the... (read more)
Great School Systems
As a school teacher, it is nice to live in a town with lots of options for education! We have several great public school systems to choose from: Mt. Brook, Vestavia,... (read more)
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  GENERAL COMMENTS
  
Birmingham not the place
I have lived here for 12 years, and don't like it at all. My family and I live outside of Birmingham in a suburb. The suburbs are nice, quiet and the cost of living is... (read more)
Suburbs of Birmingham
Living in surrounding areas of Birmingham i.e. Mt.Brook, Homewood, Vestavia, Hoover, Southside, Pelham, Trussville, Pelham, Chelsea, or any other small city should not... (read more)
Birmingham, AL
Birmingham is more of a big-ole-town rather than a city. People and businesses alike strike to make it a better community for all to live in. We have a world class... (read more)
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