Homewood, Alabama

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Population in 2017: 25,476 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +1.7%
 
Males: 12,389  (48.6%)
Females: 13,087  (51.4%)
Median resident age:

31.5 years
Alabama median age:

38.9 years

Zip codes: 35216, 35229.

Homewood Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2017: $73,506 (it was $45,431 in 2000)
Homewood:

$73,506
AL:

$48,123

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $44,033 (it was $25,491 in 2000)

Homewood city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $343,301 (it was $156,700 in 2000)
Homewood:

$343,301
AL:

$141,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $368,726; detached houses: $383,037; townhouses or other attached units: $137,996; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $280,703; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $210,183

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,045.

March 2019 cost of living index in Homewood: 90.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 9.6%
(6.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 27.0% for Black residents, 28.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 65.2% for American Indian residents, 64.9% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Homewood, AL (2017)
    • 19,81677.2%White alone
    • 3,68114.3%Black alone
    • 9463.7%Hispanic
    • 7693.0%Asian alone
    • 3031.2%Two or more races
    • 180.07%Other race alone
    • 70.03%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Homewood, Alabama as of July 08, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Homewood is 8,556 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Homewood by year

Type

2006

2008

2009

2010

2011

2014

2016

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.2)
1
(4.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(7.7)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
8
(33.1)
13
(54.7)
4
(16.9)
3
(12.4)
5
(19.8)
7
(27.0)
12
(46.5)
7
(27.4)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
98
(405.3)
116
(488.0)
90
(379.6)
69
(286.3)
28
(110.7)
42
(162.2)
38
(147.2)
35
(137.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
28
(115.8)
35
(147.2)
22
(92.8)
42
(174.3)
24
(94.9)
18
(69.5)
32
(123.9)
33
(129.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
243
(1,005)
326
(1,371)
339
(1,430)
298
(1,236)
180
(711.8)
163
(629.3)
137
(530.5)
138
(540.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
812
(3,358)
1,136
(4,779)
1,168
(4,927)
1,156
(4,796)
744
(2,942)
806
(3,112)
772
(2,990)
750
(2,939)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
86
(355.7)
83
(349.2)
87
(367.0)
86
(356.8)
65
(257.0)
65
(251.0)
65
(251.7)
68
(266.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
N/AN/AN/AN/A2
(7.9)
N/AN/AN/A
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)404.3543.1480.9437.7256.1272.8298.5265.6

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Homewood, AL

Crime rate in Homewood detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 121 (82 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.21
Alabama average:

2.17
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Ancestries: American (20.6%), English (8.7%), Irish (6.8%), German (6.2%), Scottish (3.5%), European (3.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 8.31 square miles.

Population density: 3,067 people per square mile   (average).

Homewood, Alabama map

1,857 residents are foreign born (2.5% Asia, 1.9% Latin America, 1.3% Africa).

This city:

7.2%
Alabama:

3.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,268 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,381 (0.8%)

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 )

Latitude: 33.47 N, Longitude: 86.81 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +14,553 (+56.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,560 (25.5%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 205

Distribution of median household income in Homewood, AL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Homewood, AL in 2017
Homewood satellite photo by USGS

Homewood tourist attractions:

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
  • 2013: 21 buildings, average cost: $392,200
  • 2014: 19 buildings, average cost: $414,000
  • 2015: 30 buildings, average cost: $426,100
  • 2016: 44 buildings, average cost: $342,200
  • 2017: 40 buildings, average cost: $419,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Homewood, AL residents
Average permit cost in Homewood, AL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.6%
Alabama:

3.8%
Historical population in Homewood, AL
Historical housing units in Homewood, AL

Population change in the 1990s: +1,408 (+6.0%).
Most common industries in Homewood, AL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (12.8%)
  • Health care (11.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (11.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.0%)
  • Construction (3.5%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (3.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (12.5%)
  • Health care (8.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.4%)
  • Educational services (7.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.4%)
  • Construction (5.6%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (17.8%)
  • Health care (15.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (10.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (10.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.7%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (3.0%)
  • Social assistance (2.9%)
Most common occupations in Homewood, AL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.4%)
  • Registered nurses (3.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.8%)
  • Computer specialists (4.8%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.8%)
  • Lawyers (3.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.4%)
  • Physicians and surgeons (3.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.1%)
  • Registered nurses (5.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)

Average climate in Homewood, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Homewood, Alabama environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 82.8. This is about average.

City:

82.8
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.281. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.281
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 10.1. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.1
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 2.19. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.19
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.7. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.7
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 19.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.6
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.66. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.66
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

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 the city center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 61.9 miles away from Homewood 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 the city 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 (31) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 24
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 18, Tornadoes: 16, Floods: 14, Hurricanes: 6, Winds: 6, 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

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)

Heliports located in Homewood:

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:

See full list of schools located in Homewood

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

Points of interest:

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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

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

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

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

For population 15 years and over in Homewood:

Marital status in Homewood, AL
  • Never married: 40.2%
  • Now married: 45.3%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 3.7%
  • Divorced: 9.9%

For population 25 years and over in Homewood:

  • High school or higher: 96.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 63.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 30.7%
  • Unemployed: 2.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.5
Alabama average:

11.5

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Homewood
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Homewood, AL (based on Jefferson County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
This county:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

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

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

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.
Alabama:

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

12.4%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Jefferson County:

31.1%
State:

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

12.0%
State:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

48.2%
Alabama:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

45.1%
Alabama:

44.8%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.3
State:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.9%
Alabama:

21.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Homewood:

11.6%
Alabama:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Alabama:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

30.3%
Alabama:

34.4%

General health condition:
This city:

56.3%
Alabama:

54.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

80.6%
State:

79.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Homewood, AL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 98$491,927$60,2360$0
Firefighters 71$364,047$61,5290$0
Solid Waste Management 33$102,195$37,1620$0
Parks and Recreation 32$79,205$29,70231$50,314
Other and Unallocable 26$140,072$64,6490$0
Streets and Highways 23$76,142$39,7260$0
Local Libraries 22$91,405$49,85730$22,593
Financial Administration 8$43,736$65,6040$0
Fire - Other 5$20,295$48,7080$0
Other Government Administration 5$21,123$50,69513$8,188
Judicial and Legal 4$18,992$56,9762$2,386
Correction 1$3,659$43,9080$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 328$1,452,798$53,15176$83,481

Homewood government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $770,000 ($30.22)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $8,986,000 ($352.72)
    Local Fire Protection: $6,765,000 ($265.54)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,511,000 ($137.82)
    Regular Highways: $2,346,000 ($92.09)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,294,000 ($90.05)
    Libraries: $2,062,000 ($80.94)
    Central Staff Services: $1,331,000 ($52.25)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $948,000 ($37.21)
    General - Other: $937,000 ($36.78)
    Financial Administration: $769,000 ($30.19)
    Correctional Institutions: $311,000 ($12.21)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $295,000 ($11.58)
    Corrections - Other: $222,000 ($8.71)
    General Public Buildings: $199,000 ($7.81)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,828,000 ($111.01)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $15,471,000 ($607.28)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $995,000 ($39.06)
    Police Protection: $153,000 ($6.01)
    Solid Waste Management: $126,000 ($4.95)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $18,071,000 ($709.33)

Homewood government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parks and Recreation: $739,000 ($29.01)
    Other: $209,000 ($8.20)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $535,000 ($21.00)
    Education: $188,000 ($7.38)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,183,000 ($46.44)
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,004,000 ($39.41)
    Interest Earnings: $589,000 ($23.12)
    Rents: $149,000 ($5.85)
    Donations From Private Sources: $111,000 ($4.36)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $425,000 ($16.68)
    General Local Government Support: $273,000 ($10.72)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $24,988,000 ($980.84)
    Property: $18,882,000 ($741.17)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $4,583,000 ($179.89)
    Other Selective Sales: $3,035,000 ($119.13)
    Public Utility License: $2,901,000 ($113.87)
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,526,000 ($59.90)
    Other License: $967,000 ($37.96)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $349,000 ($13.70)
    Motor Fuels Sales: $164,000 ($6.44)
    Tobacco Products Sales: $22,000 ($0.86)

Homewood government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $61,611,000 ($2418.39)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $60,016,000 ($2355.79)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,595,000 ($62.61)

Homewood government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $43,530,000 ($1708.67)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $13,746,000 ($539.57)

5.06% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($55,140 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.06%
Alabama average:

5.95%

0.01% of residents moved from foreign countries ($109 average AGI)
Jefferson County:

0.01%
Alabama average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Shelby County, AL  1.04% ($59,781 average AGI)
from Tuscaloosa County, AL  0.27% ($47,158)
from St. Clair County, AL  0.25% ($45,895)


5.51% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($62,900 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.51%
Alabama average:

5.97%

0.02% of residents moved to foreign countries ($250 average AGI)
Jefferson County:

0.02%
Alabama average:

0.05%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Shelby County, AL  1.15% ($65,544 average AGI)
to St. Clair County, AL  0.39% ($50,962)
to Tuscaloosa County, AL  0.19% ($41,890)
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

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
See more detailed statistics of Homewood fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 45Number of bridges
  • 509ft / 155mTotal length
  • $82,520,000Total costs
  • 1,115,069Total average daily traffic
  • 85,487Total average daily truck traffic
  • 697,317Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Homewood, AL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31930-1939
  • 31940-1949
  • 31950-1959
  • 191960-1969
  • 101970-1979
  • 41980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 22000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Homewood, AL

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • Aircraft: BRAXTON E WADE VANS RV-7A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 224BW , Serial Number: 74532, Year manufactured: 2018, Airworthiness Date: 04/28/2018, Certificate Issue Date: 04/06/2018
    Registrant (LLC): Apw Aviation LLC, 915 Highland Rd, Homewood, AL 35209
  • Aircraft: ENGINEERING & RESEARCH ERCOUPE 415-D (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 225D , Serial Number: 3817, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 06/29/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 06/05/2014
    Registrant (LLC): Four Pilots LLC, 114 Havenwood Ct, Homewood, AL 35209
  • 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, Certificate Issue Date: 06/29/2010
    Registrant (Individual): Emily A Lyons, 1100 Oak Grove Rd, Homewood, AL 35209
  • Aircraft: CESSNA R182 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 111 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 367CR , Serial Number: R18201875, Certificate Issue Date: 01/03/2019
    Registrant (LLC): Ck1 Enterprises LLC, 308 Kentworth Dr, Homewood, AL 35209
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6649J , Serial Number: 28-5064, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 08/14/1968, Certificate Issue Date: 11/19/2018
    Registrant (Individual): Basham Johnson, 1542 Somerset Dr, Homewood, AL 35209
  • Aircraft: DJI PHANTOM 1 (Category: Land, Engines: 4), Engine: Electric
    N-Number: 606LG , Serial Number: PH645362942, Certificate Issue Date: 12/10/2015
    Registrant (LLC): Genesis Media Solutions LLC, 3460 Manor Ln Apt 201, Homewood, AL 35209
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 05/01/2019

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 in Homewood, AL
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Homewood, AL - Value

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 64. The highest number of fire incidents - 140 took place in 2016, and the least - 0 in 2006. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Homewood, AL When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (44.4%), and Outside Fires (30.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Homewood, AL
    • 45844.4%Structure Fires
    • 31030.0%Outside Fires
    • 23122.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 333.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Homewood, AL

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Homewood, Alabama:

  • Super 8 Motel, 140 Vulcan Rd, Homewood, Alabama 35209 , Phone: (205) 945-9888, Fax: (205) 945-9928
  • Quality Inn, 155 Vulcan Rd, Homewood, Alabama 35209 , Phone: (205) 945-9600, Fax: (205) 945-9600
  • La Quinta Inn & Suites, 60 State Farm Prkwy, Homewood, Alabama 35209 , Phone: (205) 290-0150, Fax: (205) 290-0850
  • Americas Best Value Inn & Suites, 260 Oxmoor Rd, Homewood, Alabama 35209 , Phone: (205) 942-2041
All 4 fire-safe hotels and motels in Homewood, Alabama
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Homewood, AL
  • 74.5%Utility gas
  • 24.1%Electricity
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%Wood
  • 0.3%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Homewood, AL
  • 68.7%Electricity
  • 30.4%Utility gas
  • 0.6%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Homewood compared to Alabama state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly 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.

Homewood on our top lists:

  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most full-time local library workers per 1000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #89 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere (population 1,000+)"
  • #95 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most full-time firefighters per 1000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #98 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: legal occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant adherents"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant congregations"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest average weight of females"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant adherents"
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