Midfield, AL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Midfield, Alabama - Basic Facts

The City of Midfield had a population of 5,616 as of July 1, 2017. Midfield ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Alabama. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Midfield is located at latitude 33.4552 and longitude -86.9226 in Jefferson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Midfield (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.65 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Jefferson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 512 feet.

The City of Midfield (GNIS ID: 2404254) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Alabama is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Midfield is located within Birmingham Division of Jefferson County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Midfield population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Midfield, AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 5,616
Daytime Population: Workers 2,048
Daytime Population: Residents 3,290
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 5,338
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.95
Population in Households 5,616
Population in Familes 4,678
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 2,117
Diversity Index3 27


Median Household Income $39,328
Average Household Income $49,254
Per Capita Income $18,677


Total Housing Units 2,439 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,405 (57.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 684 (28.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 350 (14.4%)
Median Home Value $81,724
Average Home Value $95,626


Total Households 2,089
Average Household Size 2.69
Family Households 1,422
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.63% 0.59%
Households 0.61% 0.58%
Families 0.24% 0.43%
Median Household Income   0.32%
Per Capita Income   1.68%

Midfield, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Midfield to the other 580 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 108 82nd
Population Density # 7 99th
Diversity Index # 390 33rd
Median Household Income # 275 53rd
Per Capita Income # 438 25th

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