Birmingham, Alabama 

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Economy in Birmingham, Alabama

Birmingham has an unemployment rate of 4.6%. The US average is 3.9%.

Birmingham has seen the job market increase by 2.0% over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 29.2%, which is lower than the US average of 33.5%.

Tax Rates for Birmingham
- The Sales Tax Rate for Birmingham is 10.0%. The US average is 7.3%.
- The Income Tax Rate for Birmingham is 6.0%. The US average is 4.6%.
- Tax Rates can have a big impact when Comparing Cost of Living.

Income and Salaries for Birmingham
- The average income of a Birmingham resident is $19,640 a year. The US average is $28,555 a year.
- The Median household income of a Birmingham resident is $31,217 a year. The US average is $53,482 a year.

INCOME BY POPULATION PERCENT

  ECONOMYBirmingham, AlabamaUnited States
  3.7%3.7%
  2.0%1.6%
  29.2%33.5%
  10.0%6.2%
  6.0%4.6%
  $21,851$31,177
  $33,770$57,652
  $41,185$70,850
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  0.2%1.3%
  0.2%0.6%
  4.4%6.2%
  8.3%10.4%
  2.6%2.7%
  10.1%11.6%
  3.9%4.1%
  1.4%0.9%
  2.4%2.1%
  5.5%4.7%
  1.7%1.9%
  4.8%6.7%
  0.0%0.1%
  5.7%4.3%
  9.7%9.3%
  17.7%13.8%
  1.4%2.2%
  10.0%7.4%
  5.8%4.9%
  4.3%4.8%
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    Reviews for Birmingham    22 Reviews
    You should visit Birmingham - 3/10/2019
    Birmingham was sooo bad just 10 years ago. The city is starting to look alive again. But some places in Birmingham need to be avoided but places like downtown... Read More

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    Stay away if you are not white and from the area - 12/5/2018
    Birmingham might be a good place for people who have lived there for generations. However, if you are a professional from other regions of the country or god forbid... Read More

    Don't do it... Unless you're a "brown noser" - 7/4/2018
    I live in huntsville alabama I've out of work professionally About 4yrs. Temp work here and their. I've noticed if you're not part of the good ole boy click or brown... Read More


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