Calera, Alabama 

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Population

13,216

+27.4% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

2.9%

Median Income

$61,481

Median Home Price

$142,700

Best Places to Live in Calera, Alabama

Mid-sized city - North-central Alabama, about 300 miles north of the Gulf of Mexico
Pros
-Arts and culture
-Diversifying economy
-Mild winters
Cons
-Air service
-Crime rates
-Summer heat and humidity

Local Listings in Calera
 $299,900 
2022 Timberline Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 3 | 2200 SqFt
 $246,893 
253 Union Station Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 3 | 2374 SqFt
 $179,900 
2045 Kensington Ct
Bed 3 | Bath 3 | 2625 SqFt

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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City: Calera
Zip Codes: 35040
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 618 ft above sea level

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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Calera is 2.9% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Calera jobs have increased by 2.03%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Calera's cost of living is 3.00% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Calera's Cost of Living

VOTING
Shelby county voted Republican in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Calera's population is 13,216 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 27.40%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 33 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Calera is $142,700. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 5.06%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Calera public schools spend $10,361 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 16 students per teacher in Calera. More Education


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Housing Market in Calera

It's a good time to buy in Calera. Home Appreciation is up 6.5% in the last 12 months. Browse Calera Real Estate

The median home price in Calera is $142,700. Browse Homes in this Range.


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Calera, AL - 7/27/2006
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NEW LISTINGS IN CALERA
$299,900
2022 Timberline Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 3

$246,893
253 Union Station Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$179,900
2045 Kensington Ct
Bed 3 | Bath 3

$205,150
254 Waterford Cove Trl
Bed 4 | Bath 2

$219,092
1056 Garnet Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$389,900
513 Timberline Trl
Bed 4 | Bath 4

$144,900
432 Meriweather Ln
Bed 3 | Bath 2

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