Jefferson County, Alabama 

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Population

659,460

+0.4% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

2.9%

Median Income

$45,239

Median Home Price

$120,200

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Mid-sized city - North-central Alabama, about 300 miles north of the Gulf of Mexico. May, October and April are the most pleasant months in Jefferson County, while July and August are the least comfortable months.

Jefferson, AL Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
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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Country: United States
State: Alabama
County: Jefferson County
Metro Area: Birmingham-Hoover
Political Ideology: Leaning liberal
City: Birmingham, Hoover, 42 total
Zip Codes: 35215, 35216, 35226, 35244, 35209, 35173, 35020, 35211, 35023, 35126, 55 total
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 618 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Jefferson County is 2.9% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Positive. Jefferson County jobs have increased by 2.0%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Jefferson County's cost of living is 17.2% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Jefferson County's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
Jefferson county voted Democratic in the last three Presidential elections, after voting Republican in 2000 and 2004. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Jefferson County's population is 659,460 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 0.4%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 23.8 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Jefferson County is Real Estate: $120,200. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 10.0%.

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. More Education



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Housing Market in Jefferson

It's a good time to buy in Jefferson. Home Appreciation is up 10.0% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Jefferson is $120,200.

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ZIP CODES IN JEFFERSON COUNTY, ALABAMA
35215, 35216, 35226, 35244, 35209, 35173, 35020, 35211, 35023, 35126, 55 total

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