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-- Demographic Economic Characteristics & Patterns
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Birmingham AL General Demographic-Economic-Geographic Characteristics -- scroll section
|Population, 2013 estimate ||212,113||4,833,722|
|Population, 2010 (April 1) estimates base ||212,193||4,779,758|
|Population, percent change, April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013 ||Z||1.1%|
|Population, 2010 ||212,237||4,779,736|
|Persons under 5 years, percent, 2010 ||6.9%||6.4%|
|Persons under 18 years, percent, 2010 ||21.5%||23.7%|
|Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2010 ||12.4%||13.8%|
|Female persons, percent, 2010 ||53.2%||51.5% |
|White alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||22.3%||68.5%|
|Black or African American alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||73.4%||26.2%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||0.2%||0.6%|
|Asian alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||1.0%||1.1%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||Z||0.1%|
|Two or More Races, percent, 2010 ||1.0%||1.5%|
|Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2010 (b) ||3.6%||3.9%|
|White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2010 ||21.1%||67.0% |
|Living in same house 1 year & over, percent, 2009-2013 ||78.3%||85.0%|
|Foreign born persons, percent, 2009-2013 ||3.4%||3.5%|
|Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2009-2013 ||4.7%||5.2%|
|High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-2013 ||83.6%||83.1%|
|Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-2013 ||22.5%||22.6%|
|Veterans, 2009-2013 ||14,362||388,865|
|Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2009-2013 ||21.7||24.2|
|Housing units, 2010 ||108,981||2,171,853|
|Homeownership rate, 2009-2013 ||49.5%||69.7%|
|Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-2013 ||35.7%||15.9%|
|Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2009-2013 ||$85,800||$122,500|
|Households, 2009-2013 ||88,746||1,838,683|
|Persons per household, 2009-2013 ||2.30||2.55|
|Per capita money income in past 12 months (2013 dollars), 2009-2013 ||$19,650||$23,680|
|Median household income, 2009-2013 ||$31,445||$43,253|
|Persons below poverty level, percent, 2009-2013 ||30.2%||18.6%|
|Total number of firms, 2007 ||20,088||382,350|
|Black-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||37.7%||14.8%|
|American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||0.5%||0.8%|
|Asian-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||2.7%||1.8%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||F||0.1%|
|Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||1.3%||1.2%|
|Women-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||31.6%||28.1% |
|Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000) ||4,724,751||112,858,843|
|Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000) ||6,667,818||52,252,752|
|Retail sales, 2007 ($1000) ||4,690,397||57,344,851|
|Retail sales per capita, 2007 ||$20,338||$12,364|
|Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1000) ||587,726||6,426,342|
|Land area in square miles, 2010 ||146.07||50,645.33|
|Persons per square mile, 2010 ||1,453.0||94.4|
|FIPS Code ||07000||01|
|Counties ||Jefferson County|
| Shelby County|
|(a) Includes persons reporting only one race.|
|(b) Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in applicable race categories.|
|FN: Footnote on this item for this area in place of data|
|NA: Not available|
|D: Suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information|
|X: Not applicable|
|S: Suppressed; does not meet publication standards|
|Z: Value greater than zero but less than half unit of measure shown|
|F: Fewer than 100 firms|
|Source: ProximityOne; Census Bureau; BLS|
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