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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
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting  0.15%1.35%
  Mining, quarrying, oil and gas extraction  0.23%0.61%
  Construction  4.40%6.19%
  Manufacturing  8.26%10.41%
  Wholesale trade  2.64%2.72%
  Retail trade  10.07%11.55%
  Transportation and warehousing  3.87%4.11%
  Utilities  00
  Information  2.36%2.12%
  Finance and insurance  5.54%4.69%
  Real estate, rental, leasing  1.69%1.89%
  Professional, scientific, technical services  4.84%6.68%
  Management of companies  0.01%0.08%
  Administrative, support, waste mgt svcs  5.66%4.27%
  Educational services  9.71%9.34%
  Health care and social assistance  17.72%13.81%
  Arts, entertainment, recreation  1.38%2.16%
  Accommodation, food services  10.00%7.44%
  Other services  5.79%4.94%
  Public administration  4.31%4.80%

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  1/3/2013
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)

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  10/23/2012
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)

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  2/21/2011
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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