Birmingham Real Estate Market Overview

Could Birmingham, AL be your next home? Kick-start your search with Trulia’s real estate guide and home search. With interactive maps and charts, Trulia provides a comprehensive overview of market trends, schools, demographics, and lifestyle data to help you learn all about Birmingham. Not sure which neighborhood is for you? Check out our Nearby Places section below to explore popular cities near Birmingham such as... Vestavia and Hoover. When you’re ready, Trulia has 1,455 resale and new homes in Birmingham lined up for you, including open houses, and 866 homes in the pre-foreclosure, auction, or bank-owned stages of the foreclosure process. View more

$156,700

Median Sales Price

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$103

Price Per Sqft

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$875

Median Rent Per Month

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Housing Market Trends

Market trends help you understand the movement of key price indicators. Trends in Birmingham show a -15% year-over-year drop in median sales price and a 3% rise in median rent per month.

Median Sales Price
The median sales price for homes in Birmingham for Apr 21 to Jul 20 was $156,700 based on 650 home sales.
Price Per Square Ft.
Average price per square foot for Birmingham was $103, a decrease of -1% compared to the same period last year.
Median Rent Per Month
The median rent per month for apartments in Birmingham for Jun 21 to Jul 21 was $875.

Crime

Most frequent crimes in the past year

Knowing more about crime activity in Birmingham can help keep you aware of crime in the area. Crime activity is most helpful when comparing two locations to understand the relative safety of each location.

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38

Counts of Burglary

15

Counts of Arrest

10

Counts of Theft


Best Schools in Birmingham

There are 93 schools in Birmingham.

Elementary Schools
10

Shades Cahaba Elementary School

Public, K - 5

9

Oak Mount Elementary School

Public, K - 3

9

Mount Laurel Elementary School

Public, K - 5

Middle Schools
10

Oak Mount Middle School

Public, 6 - 8

9

Homewood Middle School

Public, 6 - 8

9

Berry Middle School

Public, 6 - 8

High Schools
8

Homewood High School

Public, 9 - 12

8

Oak Mount High School

Public, 9 - 12

8

Spain Park High School

Public, 9 - 12


Demographics

Get to know your neighbors in Birmingham by reviewing our census driven map. Get insights into median age, how many people are married, and percentage of people with a college degree.

Single residents
39%
Single residents
Home owners
62%
Home owners
Median age
38
Median age
Household income
$36,556
Median household income
College educated
29%
College educated

Commute

Most people in Birmingham commute by car. Learn how neighbors in this area get to work so you can consider how you might commute if you lived here, too.

Commute Type
99% commute by car
0% commute by bike
0% commute by public transportation
0% commute by foot

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