Birmingham-Hoover, AL

Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)

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2020 Population
1.09M
0.262% 1-year growth
US Senator
Richard Shelby
Republican Party
US Senator
Tommy Tuberville
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
38.7
0.519% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
13.6%
3.62% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$59,185
3.03% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$171,400
3.75% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
498,583
0.0829% 1-year growth

About

In 2020, Birmingham-Hoover, AL had a population of 1.09M people with a median age of 38.7 and a median household income of $59,185. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Birmingham-Hoover, AL grew from 1.09M to 1.09M, a 0.262% increase and its median household income grew from $57,447 to $59,185, a 3.03% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Birmingham-Hoover, AL are White (Non-Hispanic) (61.8%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (30%), White (Hispanic) (2.22%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.81%), and Other (Hispanic) (1.61%).

None of the households in Birmingham-Hoover, AL reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

97.6% of the residents in Birmingham-Hoover, AL are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Birmingham-Hoover, AL are University of Alabama at Birmingham (5,956 degrees awarded in 2020), Samford University (1,742 degrees), and Jefferson State Community College (1,284 degrees).

In 2020, the median property value in Birmingham-Hoover, AL was $171,400, and the homeownership rate was 69.2%. Most people in Birmingham-Hoover, AL drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 26.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Birmingham-Hoover, AL was 2 cars per household.

Diversity

Birmingham-Hoover, AL is home to a population of 1.09M people, from which 97.6% are citizens. As of 2020, 3.9% of Birmingham-Hoover, AL residents were born outside of the country (42.4k people).

In 2020, there were 2.06 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (672k people) in Birmingham-Hoover, AL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 326k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 24.1k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Birmingham-Hoover, AL
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    672k ± 549
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    326k ± 1.6k
  3. White (Hispanic)
    24.1k ± 1.7k
4.56%
Hispanic Population
49.7k people

In 2020, there were 2.06 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (672k people) in Birmingham-Hoover, AL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 326k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 24.1k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

4.56% of the people in Birmingham-Hoover, AL are hispanic (49.7k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Birmingham-Hoover, AL as a share of the total population.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

3.9%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
42.4k people
4.18%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
45.3k people

As of 2020, 3.9% of Birmingham-Hoover, AL residents (42.4k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Birmingham-Hoover, AL was 4.18%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Age by Nativity

39
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.2
40
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 0.8

In 2020, the median age of all people in Birmingham-Hoover, AL was 38.7. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 39, were generally younger than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 40. But people in Birmingham-Hoover, AL are getting getting older. In 2019, the average age of all Birmingham-Hoover, AL residents was 39.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    47,080 ± 5,301 people
  2. Guatemala
    12,910 ± 2,786 people
  3. India
    10,249 ± 2,483 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Alabama was Mexico, the natal country of 47,080 Alabama residents, followed by Guatemala with 12,910 and India with 10,249.

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Citizenship

97.6%
2020 Citizenship
97.3%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 97.6% of Birmingham-Hoover, AL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Birmingham-Hoover, AL was 97.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    19,884 ± 987
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    11,347 ± 1,066
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    10,016 ± 912

Birmingham-Hoover, AL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.75 times greater than any other conflict.

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COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Alabama, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Alabama (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Alabama. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Alabama.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Alabama across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Economy

Median household income in Birmingham-Hoover, AL is $59,185. In 2020, the county with the highest Median Household Income in Birmingham-Hoover, AL was Shelby County, AL with a value of $78,889, followed by Madison County, AL and Limestone County, AL, with respective values of $66,887 and $64,270.

Males in Alabama have an average income that is 1.44 times higher than the average income of females, which is $44,111. The income inequality in Alabama (measured using the Gini index) is 0.458, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Birmingham-Hoover, AL employs 499k people. The largest industries in Birmingham-Hoover, AL are Health Care & Social Assistance (75,556 people), Retail Trade (53,749 people), and Manufacturing (49,392 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($82,308), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($73,175), and Management of Companies & Enterprises ($67,055).

Wages

Median Household Income

$59,185
2020 value
± $994
3.03%
1 Year Growth
± 2.02%

Households in Birmingham-Hoover, AL have a median annual income of $59,185, which is less than the median annual income of $64,994 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $57,447 in 2019, which represents a 3.03% annual growth.

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Wage by Sex in Common Jobs

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$63,401
Average Male Salary in Alabama
± $1,583
$44,111
Average Female Salary in Alabama
± $1,091

In 2020, full-time male employees in Alabama made 1.44 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the sex-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Alabama by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Alabama
  1. Asian
    $63,120 ± $11,157
  2. White
    $52,572 ± $1,171
  3. American Indian
    $40,602 ± $8,445

In 2020 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Alabama workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.2 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Alabama.

This chart shows the race- and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in Alabama by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Birmingham-Hoover, AL is from Alabama.
0.458
2020 Wage GINI in Alabama
0.459
2019 Wage GINI in Alabama

In 2020, the income inequality in Alabama was 0.458 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.32% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Alabama was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Alabama in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Alabama across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

In 2020, the county with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Birmingham-Hoover, AL was Shelby County, AL with a value of $78,889, followed by Madison County, AL and Limestone County, AL, with respective values of $66,887 and $64,270.

The following map shows all of the counties in Birmingham-Hoover, AL colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Sex

Females 25 - 34
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

13.6% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Birmingham-Hoover, AL (144k out of 1.07M people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Females 18 - 24.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty
  1. Black
    69,276 ± 2,203
  2. White
    63,472 ± 2,115
  3. Hispanic
    11,793 ± 899

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Birmingham-Hoover, AL is Black, followed by White and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

499k
2020 Value
± 6,014
0.0829%
1 Year growth
± 1.59%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Birmingham-Hoover, AL grew at a rate of 0.0829%, from 498k employees to 499k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Birmingham-Hoover, AL, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (58,709 people), Sales & Related Occupations (54,906 people), and Management Occupations (50,289 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Birmingham-Hoover, AL.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Birmingham-Hoover, AL, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (58,709 people), Sales & Related Occupations (54,906 people), and Management Occupations (50,289 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other MSAs, Birmingham-Hoover, AL has an unusually high number of residents working as Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations (1.31 times higher than expected), Health Technologists & Technicians (1.25 times), and Legal Occupations (1.23 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Birmingham-Hoover, AL, by median earnings, are Legal Occupations ($83,307), Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($79,321), and Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($74,438).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

499k
2020 Value
± 6,014
0.0829%
1 Year growth
± 1.59%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Birmingham-Hoover, AL grew at a rate of 0.0829%, from 498k employees to 499k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Birmingham-Hoover, AL, are Health Care & Social Assistance (75,556 people), Retail Trade (53,749 people), and Manufacturing (49,392 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Birmingham-Hoover, AL, though some of these residents may live in Birmingham-Hoover, AL and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Birmingham-Hoover, AL, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (75,556 people), Retail Trade (53,749 people), and Manufacturing (49,392 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other MSAs, Birmingham-Hoover, AL has an unusually high number of Utilities (2.36 times higher than expected), Finance & Insurance (1.46 times), and Wholesale Trade (1.3 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Birmingham-Hoover, AL, by median earnings, are Utilities ($82,308), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($73,175), and Management of Companies & Enterprises ($67,055).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Alabama to other states, or from other states to Alabama.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $52.4B
  2. $22.9B
  3. $20.4B

In 2020, the top outbound Alabama product (by dollars) was Motorized vehicles with $52.4B, followed by Pharmaceuticals ($22.9B) and Base metals ($20.4B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Alabama products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$282B
2020 Value in Alabama
$539B
Projected 2050 Value in Alabama
91.3% growth

In 2020, total outbound Alabama trade was $282B. This is expected to increase 91.3% to $539B by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Alabama trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Alabama to other states, or from other states to Alabama.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $31.7B
  2. $21.3B
  3. $14.3B

In 2020, the top outbound Alabama domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Georgia with $31.7B, followed by Florida with $21.3B and Tennessee and $14.3B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Alabama shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Alabama went to Donald J. Trump with 62% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (36.6%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.08%). The most partisan county was Winston County, AL with 90.3% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

Richard Shelby and Tommy Tuberville are the senators currently representing the state of Alabama. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Alabama is currently represented by 7 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Donald J. Trump
Popular Vote for Alabama
62% for the Republican Party
Most Partisan Counties in Alabama
  1. 90.3% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  2. 89.7% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 89.6% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2020 presidential election, the most partisan county in Alabama was Winston County, AL with 90.3% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

The following map shows the counties in Alabama colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from Alabama

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Richard Shelby
Senator from Alabama3
Assumed office on January 3, 1987
Until 1994, Richard Shelby won election to the Senate as a member of the Democratic Party.
Tommy Tuberville
Senator from Alabama2
Assumed office on January 3, 2021

Richard Shelby and Tommy Tuberville are the senators currently representing Alabama.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Alabama over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Alabama

Alabama is currently represented by 7 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Alabama have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2020, universities in Birmingham-Hoover, AL awarded 11,619 degrees. The student population of Birmingham-Hoover, AL is skewed towards women, with 16,887 male students and 31,217 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Birmingham-Hoover, AL are White (7,001 and 62.4%), followed by Black or African American (2,890 and 25.8%), Asian (440 and 3.92%), and Hispanic or Latino (392 and 3.5%).

The largest universities in Birmingham-Hoover, AL by number of degrees awarded are University of Alabama at Birmingham (5,956 and 51.3%), Samford University (1,742 and 15%), and Jefferson State Community College (1,284 and 11.1%).

The most popular majors in Birmingham-Hoover, AL are Registered Nursing (1,471 and 12.7%), General Business Administration & Management (630 and 5.42%), and General Studies (445 and 3.83%).

The median tuition costs in Birmingham-Hoover, AL are $15,485 for private four year colleges, and $10,329 and $22,755 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 247 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 490 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 267 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Birmingham-Hoover, AL was General Business Administration & Management with 247 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Birmingham-Hoover, AL according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 5,956 degrees awarded
  2. 1,742 degrees awarded
  3. 1,284 degrees awarded
$10,329
Median In-State Public
$15,485
Median Private

In 2020, the Birmingham-Hoover, AL institution with the largest number of graduating students was University of Alabama at Birmingham with 5,956 degrees awarded.

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Student Sex for Common Institutions

4,185
Degrees Awarded to Men
7,434
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2020, 4,185 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Birmingham-Hoover, AL, which is 0.563 times less than the 7,434 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the sex disparity between the institutions in Birmingham-Hoover, AL by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    7,001 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    2,890 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    440 degrees awarded

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions in Birmingham-Hoover, AL was White students. These 7,001 degrees mean that there were 2.42 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 2,890 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Birmingham-Hoover, AL was $171,400 in 2020, which is 0.746 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $165,200 to $171,400, a 3.75% increase. The homeownership rate in Birmingham-Hoover, AL is 69.2%, which is higher than the national average of 64.4%. People in Birmingham-Hoover, AL have an average commute time of 26.8 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Birmingham-Hoover, AL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$171,400
2020 Median
± $1,497
$165,200
2019 Median
± $1,218

In 2020, the median property value in Birmingham-Hoover, AL grew to to $171,400 from the previous year's value of $165,200.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Birmingham-Hoover, AL compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Birmingham-Hoover, AL the largest share of households have a property value in the $200k - $250k range.

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$59,185
Median Household Income
± $994
423k
Number of Households
± 5,416

In 2020, the median household income of the 423k households in Birmingham-Hoover, AL grew to $59,185 from the previous year's value of $57,447.

The following chart displays the households in Birmingham-Hoover, AL distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Birmingham-Hoover, AL distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Birmingham-Hoover, AL the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

69.2%
2020 Homeownership
68.9%
2019 Homeownership

In 2020, 69.2% of the housing units in Birmingham-Hoover, AL were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 68.9%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 64.4%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Birmingham-Hoover, AL compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

26.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Birmingham-Hoover, AL have a shorter commute time (26.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 1.69% of the workforce in Birmingham-Hoover, AL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (83.5%)
  2. Carpooled (8.55%)
  3. Worked At Home (5.46%)

In 2020, 83.5% of workers in Birmingham-Hoover, AL drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (8.55%) and those who worked at home (5.46%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Birmingham-Hoover, AL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Birmingham-Hoover, AL have 2 cars, followed by false.

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Health

91.5% of the population of Birmingham-Hoover, AL has health coverage, with 50.5% on employee plans, 14.3% on Medicaid, 12.3% on Medicare, 12.8% on non-group plans, and 1.56% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Alabama was $7,281 in 2014. This is a 4.07% increase from the previous year ($6,996).

Primary care physicians in Alabama see 1534 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.583% decrease from the previous year (1543 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2005 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 923 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Bullock County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (29.5%). Additionally, Macon County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (50.9%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,534 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Alabama

Primary care physicians in Alabama see an average of 1,534 patients per year. This represents a 0.583% decrease from the previous year (1,543 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Alabama in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.
State with the Highest Prevalence
  1. 8.26% of the population affected
  2. 8.13% of the population affected
  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.
Most prevalent states
  1. 19.2% of adults
  2. 17.9% of adults
  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$7,281
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Alabama
$3,641
Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care
$5,042
Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care
$10,267
Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Alabama (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.07%, from $6,996 to $7,281.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

8.53%
Uninsured
50.5%
Employer Coverage
14.3%
Medicaid
12.3%
Medicare
12.8%
Non-Group
1.56%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Birmingham-Hoover, AL declined by 3.31% from 8.83% to 8.53%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Birmingham-Hoover, AL changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 29.5% prevalence
  2. 25.6% prevalence
  3. 24.8% prevalence

Bullock County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Alabama, at 29.5%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Alabama by county over multiple years.

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