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As of 2010-2014, median price of a house in Birmingham is $86,100, which is lower than the state average of $123,800 and is much lower than the national average of $175,700. The Birmingham median house value has grown by 38.65% since 2000. The growth rate for the price of a house in Birmingham is lower than the state average rate of 45.48% and is lower than the national average rate of 46.91%. The median year that a house in Birmingham was built is 1963, which is older than the median year for a house built in the state which is 1981 and is older than the median year for a house built in the USA which is 1976.

Topics:House ValueHousing OccupancyYear Structure BuiltMortgage StatusMortgage Owner's CostsNone-Mortgage Owner's CostsUnits in StructureRoomsBedroomsHouse Heating FuelGross RentVehicle Available

House Value

Median Value of a Total of 43,082 Owner Occupied Houses in Birmingham, AL, #317
Birmingham, AL
86,100 USD
Alabama
123,800 USD
U.S.
175,700 USD
Median House Price Growth Since 2000, #255
Birmingham, AL
38.65%
Alabama
45.48%
U.S.
46.91%
Ranks: $50K or Less, $50-100K, $100-150K, $150-200K, $200-300K, $300-500K, $500-1M, $1M or More

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical house value data.

Housing Occupancy

 Birmingham, ALAlabamaU.S.
Total Housing Units111,233, see rank, 100%2,190,638132,741,033
Occupied Housing Units88,817, 79.85%, see rank84.09%87.55%
Owner Occupied43,082, 38.73%, see rank58.17%56.34%
Renter Occupied45,735, 41.12%, see rank25.93%31.21%
Vacant Housing Units22,416, 20.15%, see rank15.91%12.45%
For Rent5,143, 4.62%, see rank2.61%2.34%
For Sale Only2,182, 1.96%, see rank1.54%1.20%
Rented or Sold, Not Occupied2,287, 2.06%, see rank1.25%0.92%
For Seasonal, Recreational, or Occasional Use1,301, 1.17%, see rank3.76%3.97%
For Migrant Workers0, 0.00%, see rank0.03%0.03%
Other Vacant11,503, 10.34%, see rank6.71%4.00%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical housing occupancy data.

Year Structure Built

Median Built Year, #529
Birmingham, ALAlabamaU.S.
196319811976

Ranks: 1995 or earlier, 1960-1969, 1970-1979, 1980-1989, 1990-2000, 2000-2010

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical year structure built data.

Mortgage Status

 Birmingham, AL%AlabamaU.S.
Owner-Occupied Units43,082100%1,274,19674,787,460
With a Mortgage26,96762.59%, see rank58.96%65.58%
Without a Mortgage16,11537.41%, see rank41.04%34.42%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical mortgage status data.

Monthly Owner Costs for Housing Units with a Mortgage


Median Owner Costs, see rank
Birmingham, AL
1,091 USD
Alabama
1,159 USD
U.S.
1,522 USD

Owner Costs Distribution
Monthly Owner CostsBirmingham, AL%AlabamaU.S.
$299 or Less380.14%, see rank0.23%0.20%
$300 to $4995301.97%, see rank2.96%1.59%
$500 to $6992,5419.42%, see rank9.57%5.01%
$700 to $9998,15830.25%, see rank24.89%14.32%
$1,000 to $1,49910,14037.60%, see rank34.17%27.90%
$1,500 to $1,9993,55913.20%, see rank16.11%20.35%
$2,000 to $2,9991,4415.34%, see rank9.13%19.52%
$3,000 or More5602.08%, see rank2.95%11.12%

Owner Cost as a Percentage of the Total Income, Median Percentage, see rank
Birmingham, AL
26.60% of the Total Income
Alabama
21.70% of the Total Income
U.S.
23.70% of the Total Income

Owner Cost as a Percentage of the Total Income, Distribution
 Birmingham, AL%AlabamaU.S.
10% or Less1,3184.89%, see rank7.30%5.86%
10% to 20%7,31327.12%, see rank37.14%31.95%
20% to 30%6,74325.00%, see rank25.71%27.64%
30% to 40%3,85514.30%, see rank11.45%13.74%
40% or More7,50327.82%, see rank17.78%20.29%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical monthly owner costs for housing units with a mortgage data.

Monthly Owner Costs for Housing Units without a Mortgage


Median Owner Costs, see rank
Birmingham, AL
389 USD
Alabama
349 USD
U.S.
457 USD

Owner Costs Distribution
Monthly Owner CostsBirmingham, AL%AlabamaU.S.
$199 or Less1,2908.00%, see rank11.83%7.76%
$200 to $2993,02318.76%, see rank24.55%14.70%
$300 to $4997,64047.41%, see rank42.72%34.63%
$500 to $6992,70116.76%, see rank14.46%21.16%
$700 or More1,4619.07%, see rank6.44%21.75%

Owner Cost as a Percentage of the Total Income, Median Percentage, see rank
Birmingham, AL
14.10% of the Total Income
Alabama
11.40% of the Total Income
U.S.
12.30% of the Total Income

Owner Cost as a Percentage of the Total Income, Distribution
 Birmingham, AL%AlabamaU.S.
10% or Less5,10131.65%, see rank43.66%40.19%
10% to 20%5,16232.03%, see rank30.25%31.47%
20% to 30%2,49715.49%, see rank11.03%12.24%
30% to 40%1,3458.35%, see rank5.23%5.64%
40% or More1,75310.88%, see rank8.16%9.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical monthly owner costs for housing units without a mortgage data.

Units in Structure

 Birmingham, ALAlabamaU.S.
Total Housing Units111,233, 100%2,190,638132,741,033
1-unit, Detached68,058, 61.19%, see rank68.53%61.65%
1-unit, Attached1,968, 1.77%, see rank1.66%5.82%
2 Units2,886, 2.59%, see rank2.09%3.75%
3 or 4 Units4,774, 4.29%, see rank2.93%4.43%
5 to 9 Units8,727, 7.85%, see rank4.20%4.78%
10 or More Units23,820, 21.41%, see rank6.84%13.08%
Mobile Home, Boat, RV, Van, etc.1,000, 0.90%, see rank13.74%6.49%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical units in structure data.

Rooms

 Birmingham, ALAlabamaU.S.
Total Housing Units111,233, 100%2,190,638132,741,033
1 Room2,078, 1.87%, see rank1.12%1.95%
2 Rooms1,788, 1.61%, see rank1.17%2.48%
3 Rooms11,380, 10.23%, see rank5.77%9.13%
4 Rooms23,503, 21.13%, see rank15.10%16.60%
5 Rooms24,849, 22.34%, see rank23.28%20.41%
6 Rooms22,096, 19.86%, see rank20.97%18.06%
7 Rooms12,571, 11.30%, see rank13.59%12.27%
8 Rooms6,651, 5.98%, see rank8.86%8.48%
9 Rooms or More6,317, 5.68%, see rank10.13%10.60%
Median Rooms5.20, see rank5.705.50

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical rooms data.

Bedrooms

 Birmingham, ALAlabamaU.S.
Total Housing Units111,233, 100%2,190,638132,741,033
No Bedroom2,347, 2.11%, see rank1.21%2.17%
1 Bedroom14,928, 13.42%, see rank6.20%11.16%
2 Bedrooms40,477, 36.39%, see rank23.92%26.69%
3 Bedrooms43,689, 39.28%, see rank49.95%39.70%
4 Bedrooms8,066, 7.25%, see rank15.40%16.05%
5 or More Bedrooms1,726, 1.55%, see rank3.33%4.22%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical bedrooms data.

House Heating Fuel

 Birmingham, ALAlabamaU.S.
Total Housing Units88,817, 100%1,842,174116,211,092
Utility Gas47,679, 53.68%, see rank29.16%48.85%
Bottled, Tank, or LP Gas888, 1.00%, see rank7.18%4.86%
Electricity39,605, 44.59%, see rank61.92%36.68%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, etc.327, 0.37%, see rank0.21%5.86%
Coal or Coke5, 0.01%, see rank0.01%0.12%
Wood102, 0.11%, see rank1.11%2.12%
Solar Energy15, 0.02%, see rank0.01%0.05%
Other Fuel29, 0.03%, see rank0.09%0.47%
No Fuel Used167, 0.19%, see rank0.31%1.00%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical house heating fuel data.

Gross Rent

Monthly RentalBirmingham, ALAlabamaU.S.
Occupied Units Paying Rent43,200, 100%505,13639,201,928
$199 or Less870, 2.01%, see rank2.18%1.50%
$200 to $2992,309, 5.34%, see rank5.01%3.18%
$300 to $4995,204, 12.05%, see rank14.15%7.37%
$500 to $69911,298, 26.15%, see rank26.64%16.01%
$700 to $99914,403, 33.34%, see rank32.35%29.17%
$1,000 to $1,4997,846, 18.16%, see rank15.87%26.88%
$1,500 to $1,9991,007, 2.33%, see rank2.54%9.79%
$2,000 or More263, 0.61%, see rank1.26%6.10%
Median$728, see rank$715$920

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gross rent data.

Vehicle Available

 Birmingham, ALAlabamaU.S.
Occupied Housing Units88,817, 100%1,842,174116,211,092
No Vehicles Available12,870, 14.49%, see rank6.48%9.12%
1 Vehicles Available39,267, 44.21%, see rank32.94%33.80%
2 Vehicles Available25,184, 28.35%, see rank37.28%37.48%
3 or More Vehicles Available11,496, 12.94%, see rank23.30%19.61%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical vehicle available data.


 
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