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Population in 2012: 25,262 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +0.9%
 

Males: 12,052  (47.7%)
Females: 13,210  (52.3%)

Median resident age:  29.8 years
Alabama median age:  43.1 years

Zip codes: 35216, 35229.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $57,038 (it was $45,431 in 2000)
Homewood:

$57,038
AL:

$41,574
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $28,848

Homewood city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $282,803 (it was $156,700 in 2000)
Homewood:

$282,803
AL:

$123,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $313,820; Detached houses: $329,121; Townhouses or other attached units: $110,522; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $178,699; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $143,123

Median gross rent in 2012: $888.

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  • White alone - 17,989 (71.6%)
  • Black alone - 4,383 (17.4%)
  • Hispanic - 1,947 (7.7%)
  • Asian alone - 589 (2.3%)
  • Two or more races - 181 (0.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 23 (0.09%)
  • Other race alone - 10 (0.04%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Homewood: 92.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: United States (14.4%), English (12.7%), Irish (9.1%), German (6.7%), Scotch-Irish (4.5%), Italian (3.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 8.31 square miles.

Population density: 3,041 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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For population 25 years and over in Homewood:

  • High school or higher: 93.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 59.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 25.7%
  • Unemployed: 5.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Homewood city:

  • Never married: 43.0%
  • Now married: 43.0%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 3.7%
  • Divorced: 8.5%

2,193 residents are foreign born (2.6% Asia).

This city:  8.7%
Alabama:  2.9%



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Homewood, Alabama as of December 22, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Homewood to the number of sex offenders is 25,262 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,006 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,971 (0.8%)

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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: +16,090 (+64.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,262 (25.7%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 205

Homewood household income distribution Homewood home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Homewood by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2006 2008 2009 2010 2011
Murders 0010001100
per 100,000 0.00.04.00.00.00.04.24.20.00.0
Rapes 610997813435
per 100,000 26.739.835.636.228.533.154.716.912.419.8
Robberies 625461627398116906928
per 100,000 275.6214.8241.4249.4297.2405.3488.0379.6286.3110.7
Assaults 36413239532835224224
per 100,000 160.0163.1126.7156.9215.8115.8147.292.8174.394.9
Burglaries 194205229286313243326339298180
per 100,000 862.4815.4906.41150.41274.51005.01371.41429.91236.5711.8
Thefts 1,4231,4401,1501,1381,2198121,1361,1681,156744
per 100,000 6325.65727.94551.84577.54963.63358.14778.94926.64796.52942.1
Auto thefts 8695781011318683878665
per 100,000 382.3377.9308.7406.3533.4355.7349.2367.0356.8257.0
Arson N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A2
per 100,000 N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A7.9
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 304.0) 430.6399.5362.8386.9435.6362.7487.2431.4392.6229.7

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 105 (77 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.05
Alabama average:

2.28

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Homewood, Alabama accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.0%
Alabama:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +1,408 (+6.0%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (14%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (11%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Computer specialists (5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5%)
  • Lawyers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (3%)
  • Physicians and surgeons (3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Homewood-area historical tornado activity is above Alabama state average. It is 267% 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 significantly above Alabama state average. It is 59% 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 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 Homewood center
On 11/28/1999 at 11:00:09, a magnitude 3.8 (3.5 MB, 3.8 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 25.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), 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, Floods: 12, Tornadoes: 10, Hurricanes: 6, Winds: 4, Tornadoes: 4, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Drought: 1, Fire: 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/medical centers in Homewood:

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

Other hospitals/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)

Political contributions by individuals in Homewood, 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.

Local government website: www.homewoodal.org

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Homewood:

  • Virginia College-Birmingham (about 1 miles; Birmingham, AL; Full-time enrollment: 4,160)
  • Samford University (about 2 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 4,154)
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham (about 4 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 11,648)
  • Lawson State Community College-Birmingham Campus (about 5 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 2,542)
  • Jefferson State Community College (about 14 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 3,273)
  • University of Montevallo (about 26 miles; Montevallo, AL; FT enrollment: 2,494)
  • Bevill State Community College (about 37 miles; Jasper, AL; FT enrollment: 2,544)

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
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AQI  CO  Ozone  PM10 PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 33.9. This is about average.
City:

33.9
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.492. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.492
U.S.:

0.334
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 22.8. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

22.8
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 21.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

21.5
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.4
U.S.:

9.6


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 12.7%
(12.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 17.6% for Black residents, 10.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 25.8% for American Indian residents, 8.5% for other race residents, 7.9% 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Homewood, AL

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 compared to Alabama state average:

Homewood, Alabama environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age 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.


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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 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


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

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 60.13%
Here60.1%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchEpiscopal ChurchChurches of Christ
Adherents49.4%13.4%11.1%3.7%3.2%
Congregations33.1%13.9%3.8%2.4%9.2%
NameChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Presbyterian Church (USA)Assemblies of GodPresbyterian Church in AmericaOther
Adherents3.1%2.5%2.1%2.0%9.5%
Congregations5.5%3.7%2.3%1.4%24.8%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables 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 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 5$25,990$62,3760$0
Other Government Administration 14$70,278$60,23816$8,964
Judicial and Legal 6$18,076$36,1522$1,457
Police Protection - Officers 78$384,174$59,1040$0
Police - Other 31$73,472$28,4410$0
Firefighters 69$330,982$57,5620$0
Fire - Other 1$4,070$48,8400$0
Correction 7$28,716$49,2270$0
Streets and Highways 29$105,226$43,5420$0
Health 1$3,200$38,4000$0
Solid Waste Management 29$49,752$20,5870$0
Parks and Recreation 21$78,032$44,59029$19,744
Local Libraries 22$80,450$43,88228$22,659
Other and Unallocable 29$105,296$43,5713$3,849
Totals for Government 342$1,357,714$47,63978$56,673

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

  • Current Operations - Fire Protection: $7,933,000 ($314.03)
    Police Protection: $6,052,000 ($239.57)
    Sewerage: $1,929,000 ($76.36)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,861,000 ($73.67)
    Central Staff Services: $1,780,000 ($70.46)
    Libraries: $1,530,000 ($60.57)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,431,000 ($56.65)
    Financial Administration: $951,000 ($37.65)
    General - Other: $890,000 ($35.23)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $380,000 ($15.04)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $298,000 ($11.80)
    Regular Highways: $151,000 ($5.98)
    Corrections - Other: $68,000 ($2.69)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Elementary and Secondary Education: $3,167,000 ($125.37)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $18,390,000 ($727.97)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $653,000 ($25.85)
    Parks & Recreation: $325,000 ($12.87)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,228,000 ($48.61)
    General Support: $1,047,000 ($41.45)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $965,000 ($38.20)
    General Revenue, NEC: $670,000 ($26.52)
    Rents: $16,000 ($0.63)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $841,000 ($33.29)
    Highways: $474,000 ($18.76)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $21,988,000 ($870.40)
    Property: $6,651,000 ($263.28)
    NEC: $4,383,000 ($173.50)
    Public Utilities: $1,830,000 ($72.44)
    Other Selective Sales: $1,346,000 ($53.28)
    Motor Fuels Sales: $133,000 ($5.26)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $96,000 ($3.80)
    Tobacco Sales: $34,000 ($1.35)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $11,580,000 ($458.40)

5.35% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($41,478 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.35%
Alabama average:

6.81%

0.13% of residents moved from foreign countries ($307 average AGI)
Jefferson County:

0.13%
Alabama average:

0.14%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Shelby County, AL  0.84% ($55,697 average AGI)
from Tuscaloosa County, AL  0.23% ($35,105)
from St. Clair County, AL  0.23% ($34,538)


5.61% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($46,640 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.61%
Alabama average:

6.16%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($192 average AGI)
Jefferson County:

0.04%
Alabama average:

0.06%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Shelby County, AL  1.35% ($55,359 average AGI)
to St. Clair County, AL  0.49% ($44,314)
to Blount County, AL  0.23% ($37,239)

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 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 42
Total length: 330 meters (1,083ft)
Total costs: $111,106,000
Total average daily traffic: 966,086
Total average daily truck traffic: 65,694

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1930-1939: 2
  • 1940-1949: 3
  • 1950-1959: 2
  • 1960-1969: 16
  • 1970-1979: 10
  • 1980-1989: 4
  • 1990-1999: 3
  • 2000-2009: 2
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
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
MasterBrand Cabinets1
Browse common businesses in Homewood, AL


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  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Financial specialists: (population 5,000+)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Architects, surveyors, and cartographers (population 5,000+)"
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  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most local government spending on current operations of libraries per resident in 2004 in $"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Management of companies and enterprises (population 5,000+)"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus) (population 5,000+)"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Florists (population 5,000+)"
  • #89 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of robberies in 2006 per 10,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Architects, surveyors, and cartographers (population 5,000+)"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the biggest local government total salary and wages expenses per resident in 2004 in $ (population 10,000+)"
  • #94 on the list of "Top 101 cities that people commute into (largest positive percentage daily daytime population change due to commuting) (population 5,000+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) 24-hour air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest average weight of females"
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