Midfield, Alabama

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Population in 2014: 5,263 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -6.5%
 
Males: 2,396  (45.5%)
Females: 2,867  (54.5%)
Median resident age:  33.5 years
Alabama median age:  38.3 years

Zip codes: 35064.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $39,275 (it was $31,378 in 2000)
Midfield:

$39,275
AL:

$42,849

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $17,352 (it was $15,729 in 2000)

Midfield city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $78,469 (it was $58,100 in 2000)
Midfield:

$78,469
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: $925.

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  • Races in Midfield, AL (2010)

    Midfield races chart
    • 4,37481.5%Black alone
    • 84515.8%White alone
    • 771.4%Hispanic
    • 480.9%Two or more races
    • 120.2%Asian alone
    • 60.1%Other race alone
    • 30.06%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Midfield: 88.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (17.4%), Irish (3.3%), English (2.7%), Italian (1.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 512 feet

Land area: 2.60 square miles.

Population density: 2,027 people per square mile   (low).

Midfield,AL real estate house value index trend

Midfield, Alabama map

For population 25 years and over in Midfield:

  • High school or higher: 88.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.8%
  • Unemployed: 6.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Midfield city:

  • Never married: 41.1%
  • Now married: 38.0%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 5.9%
  • Divorced: 12.5%

39 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.7%
Alabama:

2.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $527 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $659 (0.8%)

Midfield satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Birmingham, AL (8.1 miles , pop. 242,820).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (559.5 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Fairfield, AL (1.3 miles ), Brighton, AL (1.3 miles ), Lipscomb, AL (1.4 miles ), Pleasant Grove, AL (1.9 miles ), Hobson, AL (1.9 miles) , Hueytown, AL (2.1 miles ), McDonald Chapel, AL (2.1 miles ), Bessemer, AL (2.2 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $165,000
  • 1999: 3 buildings, average cost: $76,300
  • 2000: 6 buildings, average cost: $60,800
  • 2001: 6 buildings, average cost: $60,800
  • 2002: 7 buildings, average cost: $60,800
  • 2003: 7 buildings, average cost: $60,800
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $110,000
  • 2006: 13 buildings, average cost: $13,300
  • 2007: 6 buildings, average cost: $13,300
  • 2008: 4 buildings, average cost: $13,300
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $13,300

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 33.46 N, Longitude: 86.93 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 205

Midfield household income distribution Midfield home values distribution

Crime rates in Midfield by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2007 2008 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 4010021300
per 100,000 70.50.018.30.00.038.418.555.60.00.0
Rapes 4311141123
per 100,000 70.554.318.319.219.476.718.518.537.757.0
Robberies 19392120331718182014
per 100,000 334.7705.9383.5384.9639.8326.0333.9333.8376.6265.9
Assaults 34141320171110202519
per 100,000 599.0253.4237.4384.9329.6210.9185.5370.9470.8360.9
Burglaries 8912212014416010178130103101
per 100,000 1,568.02,208.12,191.42,771.43,102.0191.83,301.82,411.01,939.71,918.3
Thefts 276241185296243311151171150N/A
per 100,000 4,862.64,362.03,378.45,696.74,711.15,963.62,801.03,171.42,824.9N/A
Auto thefts 72311929372717192821
per 100,000 1,268.5561.1347.0558.1717.3517.7315.3352.4527.3398.9
Arson N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A0N/AN/AN/A
per 100,000 N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A0.0N/AN/AN/A
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 283.3) 857.0707.6551.6701.9766.4594.8580.4649.8549.8497.2

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Midfield detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 20 (15 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.85
Alabama average:

2.27
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.7%
Alabama:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +116 (+2.1%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (19%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Wholesale trade (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (38%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Information (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (16%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (14%)
  • Material moving occupations (14%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Midfield, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Midfield-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 146% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/4/1977, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 4.4 miles away from the Midfield 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 9.2 miles away from the city center killed 32 people and injured 259 people and caused $200 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Midfield-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 19.3 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 103.4 miles away from Midfield center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 55.7 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 162.6 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 80.7 miles away from Midfield 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 21.9 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).
Midfield topographic map

Birthplace of: Michael Gibbons (boxer) - Boxer.

Hospitals and medical centers near Midfield:

  • FMC MIDFIELD DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 1 miles away; BIRMINGHAM, AL)
  • FAIRFIELD NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; FAIRFIELD, AL)
  • FMC FAIRFIELD (STEEL CITY) (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; FAIRFIELD, AL)
  • OAK TRACE CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; BESSEMER, AL)
  • FAIRVIEW HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; BIRMINGHAM, AL)
  • COTTAGE HILL HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; PLEASANT GROVE, AL)
  • TERRACE OAKS CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; BESSEMER, AL)

Amtrak station near Midfield:

  • 8 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 Midfield:

  • Lawson State Community College-Birmingham Campus (about 3 miles; Birmingham, AL; Full-time enrollment: 2,695)
  • Virginia College-Birmingham (about 7 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 8,167)
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham (about 8 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 14,853)
  • Samford University (about 8 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 3,829)
  • Jefferson State Community College (about 19 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 6,041)
  • University of Montevallo (about 25 miles; Montevallo, AL; FT enrollment: 2,826)
  • Bevill State Community College (about 33 miles; Jasper, AL; FT enrollment: 2,970)

Public high schools in Midfield:

  • MIDFIELD HIGH SCH (Students: 411, Location: 1600 HIGH SCHOOL RD, Grades: 9-12)
  • MIDFIELD AREA VOC DEPARTMENT (Location: 1600 HIGH SCHOOL DR, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Midfield:

See full list of schools located in Midfield

Library in Midfield:

  • MIDFIELD PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $101,591; Location: 400 BRELAND DRIVE; 15,481 books; 331 audio materials; 1,097 video materials; 81 state licensed databases; 5 other licensed databases; 16 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Midfield First United Methodist Church is located at 600 Henson St., Midfield, Al.

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Notable locations in Midfield: Midfield City Hall (A), Midfield Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Weibel Square Shopping Center (1), Woodfield Square Shopping Center (2), Green Springs Shopping Center (3), Midfield Plaza Shopping Center (4), Midfield Park Shopping Center (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Midfield include: First Baptist Church of Midfield (A), Fairfield Highlands Presbyterian Church (B), Fairfield Highlands Church of Christ (C), Fairfield Highlands Baptist Church (D), Church of Christ (E), Grace Covenant Presbyterian Church (F). 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 2013 was 93.8. This is worse than average.

City:

93.8
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.358. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.358
U.S.:

0.293

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 1.20. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.20
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 23.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.2
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 17.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.2
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 11.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.2
U.S.:

9.4
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 19.9%
(15.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 21.3% for Black residents, 66.7% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.7 people
Alabama:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  69.9%
Whole state:  67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.4%
Whole state:  4.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.8% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.1
Alabama average:

11.9

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Midfield 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%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

48.4%
Alabama:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Midfield:

46.0%
State:

44.8%

Average BMI:
Midfield:

30.2
Alabama:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
Midfield:

18.9%
Alabama:

21.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Midfield:

14.4%
State:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Midfield:

6.7
Alabama:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

37.2%
State:

34.4%

General health condition:
This city:

54.9%
Alabama:

54.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Midfield:

80.5%
Alabama:

79.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Midfield, AL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 4$7,466$22,3980$0
Other Government Administration 1$3,242$38,9047$4,426
Judicial and Legal 1$4,404$52,8481$1,195
Police Protection - Officers 19$68,174$43,0571$2,787
Police - Other 7$18,375$31,5000$0
Firefighters 23$75,987$39,6450$0
Streets and Highways 16$36,405$27,3041$2,678
Solid Waste Management 14$30,507$26,1490$0
Parks and Recreation 8$18,155$27,2332$3,164
Totals for Government 93$262,715$33,89912$14,250

Midfield government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,136,000 ($215.85)
    Regular Highways: $617,000 ($117.23)
    Fire Protection: $581,000 ($110.39)
    Solid Waste Management: $562,000 ($106.78)
    Central Staff Services: $398,000 ($75.62)
    Parks & Recreation: $339,000 ($64.41)
    Financial Administration: $265,000 ($50.35)
    General - Other: $23,000 ($4.37)
    Corrections - Other: $20,000 ($3.80)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $121,000 ($22.99)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Libraries: $45,000 ($8.55)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $190,000 ($36.10)
    Regular Highways: $42,000 ($7.98)
    Corrections - Other: $7,000 ($1.33)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,239,000 ($425.42)

Midfield government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $237,000 ($45.03)
    All Other: $11,000 ($2.09)
    Parks & Recreation: $4,000 ($0.76)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $540,000 ($102.60)
    Interest Earnings: $45,000 ($8.55)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $45,000 ($8.55)
    Highways: $24,000 ($4.56)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $1,792,000 ($340.49)
    NEC: $534,000 ($101.46)
    Property: $351,000 ($66.69)
    Motor Fuels Sales: $245,000 ($46.55)
    Other Selective Sales: $119,000 ($22.61)
    Motor Vehicle License: $14,000 ($2.66)

Midfield government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, Education, NEC: $1,586,000 ($301.35)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $424,000 ($80.56)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $22,000 ($4.18)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Elementary & Secondary Education: $1,378,000 ($261.83)
    Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $446,000 ($84.74)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Elementary and Secondary Education: $208,000 ($39.52)

Midfield government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $20,000 ($3.80)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $942,000 ($178.99)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $55,000 ($10.45)

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 Midfield:

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

Strongest FM radio stations in Midfield:

  • WMJJ (96.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQEN (103.7 FM; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZRR (99.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDJC-FM (93.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WODL (97.3 FM; HOMEWOOD, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WYSF (94.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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.)
  • W281AB (104.1 FM; MOUNTAIN BROOK, AL; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WDXB (102.5 FM; JASPER, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVSU-FM (91.1 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: SAMFORD UNIVERSITY)
  • WGIB (91.9 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: GLEN IRIS BAPTIST SCHOOL)
  • WENN (105.9 FM; TRUSSVILLE, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRAX (107.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLJR (88.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BRIARWOOD PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH)
  • WQEM (101.5 FM; COLUMBIANA, AL; Owner: GLEN IRIS BAPTIST SCHOOL)
  • WQOP-FM (92.5 FM; DORA, AL; Owner: QUEEN OF PEACE RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Midfield:

  • WBXA-CA (Channel 2; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WBMA-LP (Channel 58; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: TV ALABAMA, INC.)
  • WABM (Channel 68; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BIRMINGHAM (WABM-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WVTM-TV (Channel 13; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BIRMINGHAM BROADCASTING (WVTM-TV), LLC)
  • W34BI (Channel 34; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W27CM (Channel 27; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: EQUITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W46DK (Channel 46; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WDBB (Channel 17; BESSEMER, AL; Owner: WDBB-TV, INC.)
  • WCFT-TV (Channel 33; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Owner: TV ALABAMA, INCORPORATED)
  • W62BG (Channel 62; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: WTTO LICENSEE, LLC)
  • W49AY (Channel 49; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: GLEN IRIS BAPTIST SCHOOL)
  • WTJP (Channel 60; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WJSU-TV (Channel 40; ANNISTON, AL; Owner: TV ALABAMA, INC.)
  • W15AZ (Channel 15; ALABASTER, AL; Owner: GLEN IRIS BAPTIST CHURCH SCHOOL)
Midfield fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Midfield fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 5m16ftTotal length
  • $4,869,000Total costs
  • 34,335Total average daily traffic
  • 1,352Total average daily truck traffic
  • 45,277Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

37 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Midfield)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 1660 High School Dr. (Lat: 33.448611 Lon: -86.914722), Type: Pole, Structure height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: WPSY934, Licensee ID: L00005009
    Assigned Frequencies: 851.437 MHz, 851.687 MHz, 851.912 MHz, 851.937 MHz, 852.137 MHz, 852.162 MHz, 852.187 MHz, 852.262 MHz, 852.337 MHz, 852.462 MHz... (+200 more)Grant Date: 08/09/2001, Expiration Date: 08/09/2011, Cancellation Date: 10/25/2008, Certifier: Robin J GlennyRegistrant: Nextel License Holdings 1, Inc., 2001 Edmund Halley Drive, Reston, VA 20191, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4035

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 390 Midfield Ave (Lat: 33.461778 Lon: -86.908611), Call Sign: WNHT866
    Assigned Frequencies: 458.300 MHzGrant Date: 10/19/2011, Expiration Date: 12/24/2021Registrant: City Of Birmingham, 1020 34th Street North, Birmingham, AL 35022, Phone: (205) 254-2039, Email:

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • .25 Mi Sw Spring Gap (Lat: 33.444000 Lon: -86.879722), Call Sign: KPH975
    Assigned Frequencies: 455.980 MHzGrant Date: 02/03/1995, Expiration Date: 04/01/2020Registrant: Iheartmedia, 2625 South Memorial Drive, Suite A, Tulsa, OK 74129, Phone: (918) 664-4581, Fax: (918) 664-3066, Email:
  • 561 Bessemer Hwy (Lat: 33.449000 Lon: -86.921667), Structure height: 0 m, Call Sign: KPM632, Licensee ID: L00092422
    Assigned Frequencies: 450.980 MHzGrant Date: 10/28/1994, Expiration Date: 04/01/2012, Cancellation Date: 08/23/2004Registrant: Citadel Broadcasting Company, 7201 W. Lake Mead Blvd. Suite 400, Las Vegas, NV 89128, Phone: (702) 804-5200, Fax: (702) 804-5936, Email:
  • 561 Bessemer Hwy (Lat: 33.449000 Lon: -86.921667), Structure height: 0 m, Call Sign: KPM636
    Assigned Frequencies: 450.980 MHzGrant Date: 10/28/1994, Expiration Date: 04/01/2020Registrant: Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, LLP, 2300 N Street, Nw, Washington, DC 20037-1122, Phone: (202) 663-8203, Fax: (202) 513-8899, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • 2111 TRANSMITTER, 0.25 Miles Sw Of Spring Gap (Lat: 33.443889 Lon: -86.879722), Type: Tower, Structure height: 213 m, Overall height: 214 m, Call Sign: WPWJ287
    Assigned Frequencies: 945.500 MHzGrant Date: 11/26/2002, Expiration Date: 04/01/2020, Certifier: Stephen G DavisRegistrant: Capstar Tx Limited Partnership, 2625 S. Memorial Drive, Suite A, Tulsa, OK 74129, Phone: (918) 664-4581, Fax: (918) 664-3066, Email:
  • ISHKOODA, 631 Ishkooda Road, .25 Miles Sw Of Spring Gap (Lat: 33.443889 Lon: -86.879722), Type: Tower, Structure height: 213 m, Overall height: 214 m, Call Sign: WQID547
    Assigned Frequencies: 17840.0 MHzGrant Date: 01/10/2008, Expiration Date: 01/10/2018, Certifier: Andrew W LevinRegistrant: Iheartmedia, 2625 South Memorial Drive, Suite A, Tulsa, OK 74129, Phone: (918) 664-4581, Fax: (918) 664-3066, Email:
  • AL0131, 704 Woodfield Road (Lat: 33.454194 Lon: -86.924111), Type: Tower, Structure height: 56.7 m, Call Sign: WQLW546
    Assigned Frequencies: 23080.0 MHzGrant Date: 05/11/2010, Expiration Date: 05/11/2020, Cancellation Date: 02/16/2012, Certifier: Dan MieszalaRegistrant: Open Range Communications Inc., 6430 S. Fiddlers Green Circle, Suite 500, Greenwood Village, CO 80111, Phone: (303) 376-2112, Fax: (303) 376-2109, Email:
  • AL0097, 725 Bessemer Highway (Lat: 33.467111 Lon: -86.906889), Type: Tower, Structure height: 38.7 m, Call Sign: WQLY482
    Assigned Frequencies: 21880.0 MHz, 21830.0 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6286.19 MHzGrant Date: 05/26/2010, Expiration Date: 05/26/2020, Cancellation Date: 02/16/2012, Certifier: Dan MieszalaRegistrant: Open Range Communications Inc., 6430 S. Fiddlers Green Circle, Suite 500, Greenwood Village, CO 80111, Phone: (303) 376-2112, Fax: (303) 376-2109, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Midfield)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED7$92,8067$60,73448$87,6413$54,69715$49,177
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$08$107,4261$48,7500$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$69,9904$134,11361$90,08111$14,7056$45,143
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$111,4201$173,64027$94,4003$59,8071$56,120
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$77,0302$202,94010$83,7840$02$59,090

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0132.00 , 0134.00, 0136.01

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 1 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED0$01$157,770
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$68,9400$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$75,8300$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0132.00 , 0134.00, 0136.01

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 38
  • Hazardous Condition: 6

Incident types - Midfield

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Midfield, AL

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (66%)
  • Electricity (31%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
Businesses in Midfield, AL
NameCountNameCount
AutoZone1Hardee's1
Burger King1McDonald's1
CVS1Nike1
Church's Chicken1Subway1

Midfield compared to Alabama state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.

Midfield on our top lists:

  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest cost per building permit(population 5,000+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of murders per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of burglaries per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Material moving occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Information (population 5,000+)"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Wholesale trade (population 5,000+)"
  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Health technologists and technicians (population 5,000+)"
  • #88 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Health care and social assistance (population 5,000+)"
  • #91 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of one, detached housing units in structures (2,000+ housing units)"
  • #100 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Healthcare support occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #65 (35064) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest charity contributions deductions as a percentage of AGI in 2012 (pop 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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