Birmingham, Alabama 

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Economy in Birmingham, Alabama

Birmingham has an unemployment rate of 5.6%. The US average is 6.0%.

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
  5.6%6.0%
  -3.7%-6.2%
  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    24 Reviews
    small city to enjoy the typical southerner's life - 12/16/2020
    Lived in the Birmingham for years. The small city was divided by the historical train tracks into the north half and the south one. The north section was the... Read More

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    A boring city - 4/7/2020
    I moved to Birmingham 6.5 years ago for a new job. The city is very boring in my opinion, there isn't much to do over the weekend except shopping or eating out. Summer... Read More

    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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