Birmingham-Hoover, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area AL Demographic Data and Boundary Map


Birmingham-Hoover, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area Boundary Map

Birmingham-Hoover, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,163,512
Population in Households 1,138,978
Population in Familes 939,962
Population in Group Qrtrs 24,534
Population Density1 220
Diversity Index2 53


Total Households 455,038
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 306,304
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 519,610 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 313,941 (60.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 141,097 (27.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 64,572 (12.4%)
Median Home Value $155,688
Average Home Value $203,518


Median Household Income $50,143
Average Household Income $69,502
Per Capita Income $27,524
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.5% 0.51%
Households 0.47% 0.5%
Families 0.33% 0.41%
Median Household Income   1.6%
Per Capita Income   1.7%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.