Vestavia Hills, AL

Census Place

Add Comparison
2019 Population
34,307
0.422% 1-year growth
US Senator
Richard Shelby
Republican Party
US Senator
Tommy Tuberville
Republican Party
2019 Median Age
39.2
1.01% 1-year decrease
2019 Poverty Rate
3.93%
1.93% 1-year increase
2019 Median Household Income
$109,485
4.06% 1-year growth
2019 Median Property Value
$376,200
3.35% 1-year growth
2019 Employed Population
17,298
1.9% 1-year growth

About

In 2019, Vestavia Hills, AL had a population of 34.3k people with a median age of 39.2 and a median household income of $109,485. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Vestavia Hills, AL grew from 34,163 to 34,307, a 0.422% increase and its median household income grew from $105,218 to $109,485, a 4.06% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Vestavia Hills, AL are White (Non-Hispanic) (87.1%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (5%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (3.49%), White (Hispanic) (1.73%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.19%). 0% of the households in Vestavia Hills, AL speak a non-English language at home as their primary language.

97.5% of the residents in Vestavia Hills, AL are U.S. citizens.

In 2019, the median property value in Vestavia Hills, AL was $376,200, and the homeownership rate was 78.3%. Most people in Vestavia Hills, AL drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 20 minutes. The average car ownership in Vestavia Hills, AL was 2 cars per household.

Diversity

Vestavia Hills, AL is home to a population of 34.3k people, from which 97.5% are citizens. As of 2019, 6.34% of Vestavia Hills, AL residents were born outside of the country (2.18k people).

In 2019, there were 17.4 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (29.9k people) in Vestavia Hills, AL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.71k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 1.2k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Vestavia Hills, AL
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    29.9k ± 694
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    1.71k ± 475
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    1.2k ± 282
2.8%
Hispanic Population
960 people

In 2019, there were 17.4 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (29.9k people) in Vestavia Hills, AL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.71k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 1.2k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

2.8% of the people in Vestavia Hills, AL are hispanic (960 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Vestavia Hills, AL as a share of the total population.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

6.34%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
2.18k people
6.8%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
2.32k people

As of 2019, 6.34% of Vestavia Hills, AL residents (2.18k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2018, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Vestavia Hills, AL was 6.8%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

The following chart shows the percentage of foreign-born residents in Vestavia Hills, AL compared to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Age by Nativity

39
Median Native-Born Age
± 1
46
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 2.7

In 2019, the median age of all people in Vestavia Hills, AL was 39.2. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 39, were generally younger than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 46. But people in Vestavia Hills, AL are getting getting younger. In 2018, the average age of all Vestavia Hills, AL residents was 40.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Global Diversity

The PUMS dataset is not available at the Place level, so we are showing data for Alabama.
Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    48,648 ± 5,388 people
  2. Guatemala
    13,164 ± 2,813 people
  3. India
    9,844 ± 2,433 people

In 2019, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Alabama was Mexico, the natal country of 48,648 Alabama residents, followed by Guatemala with 13,164 and India with 9,844.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Citizenship

97.5%
2019 Citizenship
96.8%
2018 Citizenship

As of 2019, 97.5% of Vestavia Hills, AL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2018, the percentage of US citizens in Vestavia Hills, AL was 96.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

The following chart shows US citizenship percentages in Vestavia Hills, AL compared to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    404 ± 106
  2. Korea
    260 ± 114
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    212 ± 92

Vestavia Hills, AL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.55 times greater than any other conflict.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

Showing data at the state level for Alabama. Hospitalization data for some states may be delayed or not reported.
Y-Axis

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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Unemployment Insurance Claims

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for Alabama.

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

The most recent data point uses Advance State Claims data, which can be revised in subsequent weeks.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Employment by Industry Sector

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for Alabama.
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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Community Mobility

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for Alabama.

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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Economy

Median household income in Vestavia Hills, AL is $109,485. In 2019, the place with the highest median household income in Vestavia Hills, AL was Census Tract 129.15 with a value of $93,250, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

Males in Alabama have an average income that is 1.44 times higher than the average income of females, which is $43,012. The income inequality in Alabama (measured using the Gini index) is 0.459, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Vestavia Hills, AL employs 17.3k people. The largest industries in Vestavia Hills, AL are Health Care & Social Assistance (3,027 people), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (2,057 people), and Educational Services (1,856 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($106,445), Manufacturing ($103,051), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($92,500).

Wages

Median Household Income

$109,485
2019 value
± $4,700
4.06%
1 Year Growth
± 6.51%

Households in Vestavia Hills, AL have a median annual income of $109,485, which is more than the median annual income of $65,712 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $105,218 in 2018, which represents a 4.06% annual growth.

The following chart shows how the median household income in Vestavia Hills, AL compares to that of its neighboring and parent geographies.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

The PUMS dataset is not available at the Place level, so we are showing data for Alabama.
$61,746
Average Male Salary in Alabama
± $1,542
$43,012
Average Female Salary in Alabama
± $1,077

In 2019, full-time male employees in Alabama made 1.44 times more than female employees.

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

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

The PUMS dataset is not available at the Place level, so we are showing data for Alabama.
Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Alabama
  1. Asian
    $59,683 ± $10,574
  2. White
    $50,914 ± $1,134
  3. American Indian
    $44,130 ± $8,792

In 2019 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Alabama workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.17 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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Vestavia Hills, AL is from Alabama.
0.459
2019 Wage GINI in Alabama
0.46
2018 Wage GINI in Alabama

In 2019, the income inequality in Alabama was 0.459 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.143% decline from 2018 to 2019, 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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Income by Location

Use the dropdown to filter by race/ethnicity.
Race/Ethnicity
Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 129.15
  2. N/A
  3. N/A

In 2019, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Vestavia Hills, AL was Census Tract 129.15 with a value of $93,250, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

The following map shows all of the places in Vestavia Hills, AL colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 18 - 24
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

3.93% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Vestavia Hills, AL (1.34k out of 34.2k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.3%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females 75+.

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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty
  1. White
    1,117 ± 260
  2. Hispanic
    134 ± 148
  3. Other
    112 ± 146

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Vestavia Hills, AL is White, followed by Hispanic and Other.

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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Occupations

Employment by Occupations

17.3k
2019 Value
± 988
1.9%
1 Year growth
± 7.99%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Vestavia Hills, AL grew at a rate of 1.9%, from 17k employees to 17.3k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Vestavia Hills, AL, are Management Occupations (2,768 people), Sales & Related Occupations (2,493 people), and Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations (2,081 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Vestavia Hills, AL.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Vestavia Hills, AL, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (2,768 people), Sales & Related Occupations (2,493 people), and Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations (2,081 people).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Vestavia Hills, AL has an unusually high number of residents working as Legal Occupations (3.82 times higher than expected), Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations (2.95 times), and Business & Financial Operations Occupations (1.92 times).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Vestavia Hills, AL, by median earnings, are Legal Occupations ($142,276), Management Occupations ($117,016), and Management, Business, & Financial Occupations ($97,380).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Industries

Employment by Industries

17.3k
2019 Value
± 988
1.9%
1 Year growth
± 7.99%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Vestavia Hills, AL grew at a rate of 1.9%, from 17k employees to 17.3k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Vestavia Hills, AL, are Health Care & Social Assistance (3,027 people), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (2,057 people), and Educational Services (1,856 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Vestavia Hills, AL, though some of these residents may live in Vestavia Hills, AL and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Most Common

The most common industries in Vestavia Hills, AL, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (3,027 people), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (2,057 people), and Educational Services (1,856 people).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Vestavia Hills, AL has an unusually high number of Management of Companies & Enterprises (3.02 times higher than expected), Utilities (2.31 times), and Finance & Insurance (1.99 times) industries.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Vestavia Hills, AL, by median earnings, are Utilities ($106,445), Manufacturing ($103,051), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($92,500).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

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. $29.3B
  3. $21.2B

In 2018, the top outbound Alabama product (by dollars) was Motorized vehicles with $52.4B, followed by Mixed freight ($29.3B) and Coal-n.e.c. ($21.2B).

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

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Domestic Trade Growth

Showing data for Alabama.
$280B
2018 Value in Alabama
$481B
Projected 2045 Value in Alabama
71.8% growth

In 2018, total outbound Alabama trade was $280B. This is expected to increase 71.8% to $481B by 2045.

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

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

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. $31.8B
  2. $17.8B
  3. $14.7B

In 2018, the top outbound Alabama domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Georgia with $31.8B, followed by Florida with $17.8B and Tennessee and $14.7B.

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

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Jefferson County, AL went to Hillary Rodham Clinton with 51.6% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (44.3%), followed by Other (4.13%). The most partisan county was Winston County, AL with 89.5% 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

Presidential voting results are only available at the county level. Showing data for the counties inside of Alabama.
Showing data up to the 2016 election. Updated election results are currently being processed, and will be released in the coming months.
Hillary Rodham Clinton
Popular Vote for Jefferson County, AL
51.6% for the Democratic Party
Most Partisan Counties in Alabama
  1. 89.5% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  2. 89.3% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 87.4% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in Alabama was Winston County, AL with 89.5% 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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

US Senators from Alabama

Senatorial voting results are only available at the state level. Showing data for Alabama.
Richard Shelby
Senator from Alabama3
Assumed office on January 3, 1987
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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Housing & Living

The median property value in Vestavia Hills, AL was $376,200 in 2019, which is 1.56 times larger than the national average of $240,500. Between 2018 and 2019 the median property value increased from $364,000 to $376,200, a 3.35% increase. The homeownership rate in Vestavia Hills, AL is 78.3%, which is higher than the national average of 64.1%. People in Vestavia Hills, AL have an average commute time of 20 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Vestavia Hills, AL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$376,200
2019 Median
± $12,309
$364,000
2018 Median
± $9,701

In 2019, the median property value in Vestavia Hills, AL grew to to $376,200 from the previous year's value of $364,000.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Vestavia Hills, 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 Vestavia Hills, AL the largest share of households have a property value in the $300k - $400k range.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$109,485
Median Household Income
± $4,700
13.1k
Number of Households
± 675

In 2019, the median household income of the 13.1k households in Vestavia Hills, AL grew to $109,485 from the previous year's value of $105,218.

The following chart displays the households in Vestavia Hills, 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 $200k+ range.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Property Taxes

$3k+
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Vestavia Hills, AL distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Vestavia Hills, AL the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Rent vs Own

78.3%
2019 Homeownership
77.8%
2018 Homeownership

In 2019, 78.3% of the housing units in Vestavia Hills, AL were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 77.8%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 64.1%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Vestavia Hills, AL compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Commute Time

20 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Vestavia Hills, AL have a shorter commute time (20 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.5 minutes). Additionally, 0.755% of the workforce in Vestavia Hills, AL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

The chart below shows how the median household income in Vestavia Hills, AL compares to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2019
  1. Drove Alone (85.5%)
  2. Carpooled (7.53%)
  3. Worked At Home (6.35%)

In 2019, 85.5% of workers in Vestavia Hills, AL drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (7.53%) and those who worked at home (6.35%).

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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Health

96.6% of the population of Vestavia Hills, AL has health coverage, with 67.7% on employee plans, 2.11% on Medicaid, 13% on Medicare, 13.1% on non-group plans, and 0.723% 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 Jefferson County, AL see 920 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.08% decrease from the previous year (930 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1085 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 524 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

Data is only available at the country level. Showing data for Jefferson County, AL.
920 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Jefferson County, AL

Primary care physicians in Jefferson County, AL see an average of 920 patients per year. This represents a 1.08% decrease from the previous year (930 patients).

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

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Health Care Spending

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for Alabama.
$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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Health Care Coverage

3.39%
Uninsured
67.7%
Employer Coverage
2.11%
Medicaid
13%
Medicare
13.1%
Non-Group
0.723%
Military or VA

Between 2018 and 2019, the percent of uninsured citizens in Vestavia Hills, AL declined by 6.82% from 3.64% to 3.39%.

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

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart