Homewood, Alabama

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Population in 2013: 25,750 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +2.8%
 
Males: 13,092  (50.8%)
Females: 12,658  (49.2%)
Median resident age:  29.4 years
Alabama median age:  38.3 years

Zip codes: 35216, 35229.

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Estimated median household income in 2013: $59,914 (it was $45,431 in 2000)
Homewood:

$59,914
AL:

$42,849

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $31,134 (it was $25,491 in 2000)

Homewood city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $280,595 (it was $156,700 in 2000)
Homewood:

$280,595
AL:

$122,700

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $192,581; Detached houses: $200,459; Townhouses or other attached units: $151,676; In 2-unit structures: $138,618; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $120,535; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $178,501; Mobile homes: $44,990; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $14,008

Median gross rent in 2013: $914.

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  • Races in Homewood, AL (2013)

    Homewood races chart
    • 18,44472.8%White alone
    • 4,06816.1%Black alone
    • 1,7867.1%Hispanic
    • 5782.3%Asian alone
    • 2861.1%Two or more races
    • 170.07%American Indian alone
    • 140.06%Other race alone

Races in Homewood detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Homewood: 92.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (19.0%), English (12.2%), Irish (9.0%), German (6.2%), Scotch-Irish (3.2%), Italian (3.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 8.31 square miles.

Population density: 3,100 people per square mile   (average).

Homewood,AL real estate house value index trend

Homewood, Alabama map

For population 25 years and over in Homewood:

  • High school or higher: 94.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 61.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 25.8%
  • Unemployed: 2.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Homewood city:

  • Never married: 42.2%
  • Now married: 42.1%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 4.5%
  • Divorced: 10.7%

1,585 residents are foreign born (2.6% Asia, 1.5% Latin America, 1.1% Africa, 0.9% Europe).

This city:

6.3%
Alabama:

2.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,961 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,744 (0.7%)

Homewood satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Birmingham, AL (3.9 miles , pop. 242,820).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (566.1 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Vestavia Hills, AL (1.7 miles ), Birmingham, AL (2.0 miles ), Mountain Brook, AL (2.0 miles ), Cahaba Heights, AL (2.1 miles ), Hoover, AL (2.4 miles ), Fairfield, AL (2.5 miles ), Midfield, AL (2.6 miles ), Lipscomb, AL (2.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 19 buildings, average cost: $176,100
  • 1998: 41 buildings, average cost: $139,100
  • 1999: 74 buildings, average cost: $150,200
  • 2000: 62 buildings, average cost: $148,400
  • 2001: 67 buildings, average cost: $148,900
  • 2002: 31 buildings, average cost: $257,300
  • 2003: 31 buildings, average cost: $240,900
  • 2004: 28 buildings, average cost: $260,200
  • 2005: 53 buildings, average cost: $231,000
  • 2006: 38 buildings, average cost: $256,500
  • 2007: 40 buildings, average cost: $282,600
  • 2008: 80 buildings, average cost: $190,600
  • 2009: 19 buildings, average cost: $168,300
  • 2010: 8 buildings, average cost: $375,200
  • 2011: 8 buildings, average cost: $330,800
  • 2012: 13 buildings, average cost: $361,900

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 33.47 N, Longitude: 86.81 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +14,621 (+57.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,333 (24.5%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 205

Homewood household income distribution Homewood home values distribution

Crime rates in Homewood by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2006 2008 2009 2010 2011
Murders 010001100
per 100,000 0.04.00.00.00.04.24.20.00.0
Rapes 10997813435
per 100,000 39.835.636.228.533.154.716.912.419.8
Robberies 5461627398116906928
per 100,000 214.8241.4249.4297.2405.3488.0379.6286.3110.7
Assaults 413239532835224224
per 100,000 163.1126.7156.9215.8115.8147.292.8174.394.9
Burglaries 205229286313243326339298180
per 100,000 815.4906.41,150.41,274.51,005.01,371.41,429.91,236.5711.8
Thefts 1,4401,1501,1381,2198121,1361,1681,156744
per 100,000 5,727.94,551.84,577.54,963.63,358.14,778.94,926.64,796.52,942.1
Auto thefts 95781011318683878665
per 100,000 377.9308.7406.3533.4355.7349.2367.0356.8257.0
Arson N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A2
per 100,000 N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A7.9
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.3) 401.7364.8389.0438.0364.7489.9433.8394.8231.0

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Crime rate in Homewood detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 105 (73 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.89
Alabama average:

2.23

Homewood tourist attractions:

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.3%
Alabama:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +1,408 (+6.0%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (13%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (11%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (15%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Homewood: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Homewood, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Homewood-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 147% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/4/1977, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 7.9 miles away from the Homewood city center killed 22 people and injured 130 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/8/1998, a category F5 tornado 8.5 miles away from the city center killed 32 people and injured 259 people and caused $200 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Homewood-area historical earthquake activity is near Alabama state average. It is 79% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 26.2 miles away from the city center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 98.0 miles away from Homewood center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 61.9 miles away from the city center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 164.5 miles away from the city center
On 11/7/2004 at 11:20:21, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.3 MW, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 86.4 miles away from Homewood center
On 12/12/1997 at 08:42:20, a magnitude 4.0 (3.9 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 28.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Jefferson County (29) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 22
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 16, Tornadoes: 14, Floods: 12, Hurricanes: 6, Winds: 4, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Homewood topographic map

Birthplace of: Evan Mathis - 2005 NFL player (Carolina Panthers, born: Nov 1, 1981).

Hospitals and medical centers in Homewood:

  • AMEDISYS HOSPICE CARE OF BIRMINGHAM (2204 LAKESHORE DRIVE SUITE 160)
  • AMEDISYS HOME HEALTH LAKESHORE OF BIRMINGHAM (2204 LAKESHORE DRIVE, SUITE 110)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Homewood:

  • JEFFERSON COUNTY HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 1 miles away; BIRMINGHAM, AL)
  • AFFINITY HOME HOSPICE SERVICES (Hospital, about 2 miles away; BIRMINGHAM, AL)
  • MEDICAL CENTER HOSPICE (Hospital, about 2 miles away; BIRMINGHAM, AL)
  • HOSPICE OF INTEGRATED HLTH SVCS BHAM (Hospital, about 2 miles away; BIRMINGHAM, AL)
  • CARE FIRST EAST HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; BIRMINGHAM, AL)
  • BROOKWOOD MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 2 miles away; BIRMINGHAM, AL)
  • UAB HIGHLANDS (Hospital, about 2 miles away; BIRMINGHAM, AL)

Amtrak station near Homewood:

  • 4 miles: BIRMINGHAM (1819 MORRIS AVE.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Homewood:

  • Virginia College-Birmingham (about 1 miles; Birmingham, AL; Full-time enrollment: 8,167)
  • Samford University (about 2 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 3,829)
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham (about 3 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 14,853)
  • Lawson State Community College-Birmingham Campus (about 5 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 2,695)
  • Jefferson State Community College (about 14 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 6,041)
  • University of Montevallo (about 26 miles; Montevallo, AL; FT enrollment: 2,826)
  • Bevill State Community College (about 37 miles; Jasper, AL; FT enrollment: 2,970)

Public high school in Homewood:

Public elementary/middle schools in Homewood:

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Library in Homewood:

  • HOMEWOOD PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $2,131,858; Location: 1721 OXMOOR ROAD; 75,141 books; 6,897 audio materials; 13,274 video materials; 81 state licensed databases; 5 other licensed databases; 239 print serial subscriptions; 157 electronic serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Homewood is the home of popular children's author Father Goose (Charles Ghigna) (1946- ). He is the author of more than thirty books from Disney, Random House, Scholastic, Simon & Schuster and other publishers. For more information, please visit the Father Goose website at: FatherGoose.com

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Notable locations in Homewood: Oxmoor Industrial Park (A), Homewood City Hall (B), Homewood Public Library (C), Brooks Hall (D), Dwight and Lucille Beeson Center for the Healing Arts (E), Dwight M Beeson Hall (F), F Page Seibert Gymnasium (G), Frank P Samford Hall (H), Harwell G Davis Library (I), John D Pittman Hall (J), John H Buchanan Hall (K), Lena Vail Davis Hall (L), Leo E Bashinsky Fieldhouse (M), Leslie Stephen Wright Fine Arts Center (N), Lucille Stewart Beeson Law Library (O), Mamie Mell Smith Hall (P), Memory L Robinson Hall (Q), Orlean Bullard Beeson Hall (R), Ralph W Beeson University Center (S), Robert I Ingalls Senior Hall (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: West Valley Plaza Shopping Center (1), Red Mountain Plaza Shopping Center (2), Gilcrest Shopping Center (3), Brookwood Village Shopping Center (4), The Village on Green Springs Shopping Center (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Homewood include: Edgewood Presbyterian Church (A), Dawson Memorial Baptist Church (B), Homewood Church of Christ (C), Church of the Open Door (D), Oakmont United Methodist Church (E), Our Lady of Sorrows Church (F), Raleigh Avenue Baptist Church (G), A Hamilton Reid Chapel (H), Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Union Hill Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Griffin Brook (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Homewood include: F Page Seibert Stadium (1), Overton Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Jefferson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 96.6. This is worse than average.

City:

96.6
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.219. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.219
U.S.:

0.303

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 1.58. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 0.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.58
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 24.8. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.8
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 24.6. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.6
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 11.2. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.2
U.S.:

9.1
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 12.2%
(12.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 13.4% for Black residents, 11.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 38.9% for American Indian residents, 11.6% for other race residents, 5.8% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Alabama:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  57.1%
Whole state:  67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  4.0%
Whole state:  4.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Homewood in 2010:

  • 1,841 people in college/university student housing
  • 18 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 5 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Homewood in 2000:

  • 1,795 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 116 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 18 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 8 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Homewood, Alabama environmental map by EPA

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Homewood compared to Alabama state average:

  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Banks with branches in Homewood (2011 data):

  • Compass Bank: Brookwood Branch, Homewood Branch, Green Springs Branch. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $63,107.0 mil, Deposits: $46,232.4 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 720 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A.
  • Regions Bank: Mount Royal Towers Branch at 1118 Royal Tower Drive, branch established on 1983/08/01; Wildwood Centre Branch at 210 Lakeshore Parkway, branch established on 1991/12/05. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Homewood Branch at 1725 28th Avenue, South, branch established on 1960/11/10; Green Springs Branch at 325 West Valley Avenue, branch established on 1972/02/15. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Union State Bank: Lakeshore Branch at 2200 Lakeshore Drive Suite 100, branch established on 2003/06/30. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $274.5 mil, Deposits: $250.5 mil, headquarters in Pell City, AL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 15 total offices, Holding Company: Union Bancshares, Inc.
  • First National Banker's Bank: Alabama Branch at 600 University Park Place Suite 380, branch established on 2004/09/08. Info updated 2011/04/12: Bank assets: $851.7 mil, Deposits: $364.9 mil, headquarters in Baton Rouge, LA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: First National Bankers Bankshares, Inc.
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Homewood Branch at 1900 29th Avenue South, branch established on 1992/10/14. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Homewood, Alabama:

  • Super 8 Motel, 140 Vulcan Rd, Homewood, AL 35209 , Phone: (205) 945-9888, Fax: (205) 945-9928
  • Quality Inn, 155 Vulcan Rd, Homewood, AL 35209 , Phone: (205) 945-9600, Fax: (205) 945-9600
  • La Quinta Inn & Suites, 60 State Farm Prkwy, Homewood, AL 35209 , Phone: (205) 290-0150, Fax: (205) 290-0850
  • Holiday Inn Homewood, 260 Oxmoor Rd, Homewood, AL 35209 , Phone: (205) 942-2041, Fax: (205) 942-6183
  • Residence Inn Birmingham/Homewood, 50 State Farm Pkwy, Homewood, AL 35209 , Phone: (800) 228-9290, Fax: (205) 943-0668
All 5 fire-safe hotels and motels in Homewood, Alabama

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.2
Alabama average:

11.9

Homewood travel time to work - commute Homewood mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (58%)
  • Electricity (41%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Homewood city (based on Jefferson County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant308,984710
Black Protestant106,653257
Mainline Protestant67,037150
Catholic55,08332
Other13,07345
Orthodox1,4244
None106,212-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 135
Jefferson County:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 12
This county:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 65
Jefferson County:

0.99 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 380
Jefferson County:

5.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 357
Here:

5.42 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

12.4%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Jefferson County:

31.1%
Alabama:

31.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

12.0%
State:

13.5%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 7$34,218$58,6590$0
Other Government Administration 3$14,620$58,4802$3,612
Judicial and Legal 4$14,892$44,6765$2,254
Police Protection - Officers 75$390,436$62,4701$2,180
Police - Other 10$41,444$49,7330$0
Firefighters 72$360,278$60,0460$0
Fire - Other 1$4,194$50,3280$0
Correction 8$44,688$67,0320$0
Streets and Highways 24$75,780$37,8900$0
Solid Waste Management 15$64,412$51,53019$45,642
Parks and Recreation 23$70,404$36,73324$49,408
Local Libraries 22$85,058$46,39524$19,844
Other and Unallocable 27$121,652$54,0681$1,924
Totals for Government 291$1,322,076$54,51976$124,864

Homewood government finances - Expenditure in 2004 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Fire Protection: $7,933,000 ($308.08)
    Police Protection: $6,052,000 ($235.03)
    Sewerage: $1,929,000 ($74.91)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,861,000 ($72.27)
    Central Staff Services: $1,780,000 ($69.13)
    Libraries: $1,530,000 ($59.42)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,431,000 ($55.57)
    Financial Administration: $951,000 ($36.93)
    General - Other: $890,000 ($34.56)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $380,000 ($14.76)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $298,000 ($11.57)
    Regular Highways: $151,000 ($5.86)
    Corrections - Other: $68,000 ($2.64)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Elementary and Secondary Education: $3,167,000 ($122.99)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $18,390,000 ($714.17)

Homewood government finances - Revenue in 2004 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $653,000 ($25.36)
    Parks & Recreation: $325,000 ($12.62)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,228,000 ($47.69)
    General Support: $1,047,000 ($40.66)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $965,000 ($37.48)
    General Revenue, NEC: $670,000 ($26.02)
    Rents: $16,000 ($0.62)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $841,000 ($32.66)
    Highways: $474,000 ($18.41)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $21,988,000 ($853.90)
    Property: $6,651,000 ($258.29)
    NEC: $4,383,000 ($170.21)
    Public Utilities: $1,830,000 ($71.07)
    Other Selective Sales: $1,346,000 ($52.27)
    Motor Fuels Sales: $133,000 ($5.17)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $96,000 ($3.73)
    Tobacco Sales: $34,000 ($1.32)

Homewood government finances - Cash and Securities in 2004 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $11,580,000 ($449.71)

4.70% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($41,960 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.70%
Alabama average:

6.02%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($462 average AGI)
Jefferson County:

0.03%
Alabama average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Shelby County, AL  0.81% ($44,611 average AGI)
from St. Clair County, AL  0.26% ($33,204)
from Tuscaloosa County, AL  0.22% ($45,360)


5.10% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($43,166 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.10%
Alabama average:

6.06%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($245 average AGI)
Jefferson County:

0.03%
Alabama average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Shelby County, AL  1.01% ($46,368 average AGI)
to St. Clair County, AL  0.31% ($44,212)
to Blount County, AL  0.19% ($35,993)

Strongest AM radio stations in Homewood:

  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WYDE (1260 AM; 5 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WERC (960 AM; 5 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAYE (1220 AM; 1 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BIRMINGHAM CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WRJS (1320 AM; 5 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WJLD (1400 AM; 1 kW; FAIRFIELD, AL; Owner: RICHARDSON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLPH (1480 AM; daytime; 5 kW; IRONDALE, AL; Owner: BIRMINGHAM CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WATV (900 AM; 1 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WSMQ (1450 AM; 1 kW; BESSEMER, AL; Owner: BESSEMER RADIO INC.)
  • WCOC (1010 AM; 5 kW; DORA, AL; Owner: AZTECA COMMUNICATIONS OF ALABAMA, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Homewood:

  • WBHK (98.7 FM; WARRIOR, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WZZK-FM (104.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WBPT (106.9 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WBHM (90.3 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BD OF TRUSTEES/U OF AL AT BIRMINGHAM)
  • WBFR (89.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WODL (97.3 FM; HOMEWOOD, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WYSF (94.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMJJ (96.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQEN (103.7 FM; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVSU-FM (91.1 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: SAMFORD UNIVERSITY)
  • WDJC-FM (93.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WZRR (99.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W281AB (104.1 FM; MOUNTAIN BROOK, AL; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WENN (105.9 FM; TRUSSVILLE, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WGIB (91.9 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: GLEN IRIS BAPTIST SCHOOL)
  • WLJR (88.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BRIARWOOD PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH)
  • WRAX (107.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDXB (102.5 FM; JASPER, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQEM (101.5 FM; COLUMBIANA, AL; Owner: GLEN IRIS BAPTIST SCHOOL)
  • WYDE-FM (101.1 FM; CULLMAN, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Homewood:

  • WIAT (Channel 42; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBIQ (Channel 10; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • WTTO (Channel 21; HOMEWOOD, AL; Owner: WTTO LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WBRC (Channel 6; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: WBRC LICENSE, INC.)
  • W27CM (Channel 27; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: EQUITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVTM-TV (Channel 13; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BIRMINGHAM BROADCASTING (WVTM-TV), LLC)
  • WABM (Channel 68; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BIRMINGHAM (WABM-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • W62BG (Channel 62; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: WTTO LICENSEE, LLC)
  • W49AY (Channel 49; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: GLEN IRIS BAPTIST SCHOOL)
  • WBXA-CA (Channel 2; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • W34BI (Channel 34; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W46DK (Channel 46; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WBMA-LP (Channel 58; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: TV ALABAMA, INC.)
  • WDBB (Channel 17; BESSEMER, AL; Owner: WDBB-TV, INC.)
  • WCFT-TV (Channel 33; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Owner: TV ALABAMA, INCORPORATED)
  • WJSU-TV (Channel 40; ANNISTON, AL; Owner: TV ALABAMA, INC.)
  • WTJP (Channel 60; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W15AZ (Channel 15; ALABASTER, AL; Owner: GLEN IRIS BAPTIST CHURCH SCHOOL)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Homewood fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 46Number of bridges
  • 350m1,148ftTotal length
  • $118,358,000Total costs
  • 1,011,752Total average daily traffic
  • 73,158Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 31930-1939
  • 31940-1949
  • 41950-1959
  • 171960-1969
  • 101970-1979
  • 41980-1989
  • 31990-1999
  • 22000-2009
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Homewood, AL

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Homewood)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Homewood, AL)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

56 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Homewood)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-181 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2480V , Serial Number: 28-8590075, Year manufactured: 1985, Airworthiness Date: 06/26/1985
    Registrant (Individual): Emily A Lyons, 1100 Oak Grove Rd, Homewood, AL 35209
  • Aircraft: MOONEY AIRPLANE CO INC M20TN (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR TSIO-550-G (280 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 67HR , Serial Number: 31-0010, Year manufactured: 2006, Airworthiness Date: 12/31/2006
    Registrant (Corporation): Jetsons Aviation LLC, 316 La Playa Pl, Homewood, AL 35209
  • Aircraft: PIPER J3C-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 70285 , Serial Number: 17270, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 02/08/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Robert F Jr Reinhardt, 425 Devon Dr, Homewood, AL 35209
  • Aircraft: BEECH E33A (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 138 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7555N , Serial Number: CE-197, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 01/09/1968
    Registrant (Individual): Robert F Jr Reinhardt, 425 Devon Dr, Homewood, AL 35209

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 full and 6 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED71$198,507180$242,645653$236,14716$132,5712$5,576,98041$254,746
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$184,59512$229,70338$240,6154$93,9830$02$126,110
APPLICATIONS DENIED10$134,23214$226,910115$220,8597$69,1330$010$118,404
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN7$185,75135$233,024151$227,5703$61,1100$010$138,892
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$207,2809$307,74033$224,7413$79,4630$03$272,330

Detailed mortgage data for all 9 tracts in Homewood, AL

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 full and 6 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED31$247,48318$265,808
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$220,0358$290,903
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$187,0001$244,060
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$255,9571$191,860
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$361,0001$131,000

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Businesses in Homewood, AL
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1MasterBrand Cabinets1
AT&T1McDonald's2
Arby's2Motherhood Maternity1
AutoZone1Nike1
Banana Republic1Old Navy1
Blockbuster1Payless1
CVS2Penske1
Chick-Fil-A1Publix Super Markets1
Decora Cabinetry1Qdoba Mexican Grill1
FedEx3Quality1
GameStop1Sam's Club1
H&R Block2Sears1
Hardee's1Sprint Nextel1
Hobby Lobby1Subway3
Holiday Inn1Super 81
IHOP1T-Mobile2
Jones New York1Taco Bell1
Journeys1Toys"R"Us1
Kmart1UPS2
La Quinta1Vans1
Little Caesars Pizza1Verizon Wireless1
Lowe's1Waffle House1
Marriott1Walmart1

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