Mountain Brook, Alabama

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Population in 2013: 20,359 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -1.2%
 
Males: 9,833  (48.3%)
Females: 10,526  (51.7%)
Median resident age:  39.5 years
Alabama median age:  38.3 years

Zip codes: 35223.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $130,079 (it was $100,483 in 2000)
Mountain Brook:

$130,079
AL:

$42,849

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $74,288 (it was $59,085 in 2000)

Mountain Brook city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $552,438 (it was $332,000 in 2000)
Mountain Brook:

$552,438
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: $1,051.

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  • Races in Mountain Brook, AL (2013)

    Mountain Brook races chart
    • 19,29894.4%White alone
    • 3661.8%Hispanic
    • 2671.3%Black alone
    • 2371.2%Asian alone
    • 680.3%American Indian alone
    • 70.03%Other race alone
    • 40.02%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Mountain Brook: 92.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: English (19.9%), United States (12.1%), German (8.7%), Irish (7.7%), Scottish (6.1%), French (4.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 12.2 square miles.

Population density: 1,664 people per square mile   (low).

Mountain Brook,AL real estate house value index trend

Mountain Brook, Alabama map

For population 25 years and over in Mountain Brook:

  • High school or higher: 104.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 90.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 42.8%
  • Unemployed: 0.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mountain Brook city:

  • Never married: 19.7%
  • Now married: 67.7%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 4.5%
  • Divorced: 7.6%

488 residents are foreign born (0.8% Asia, 0.8% Europe, 0.3% Latin America, 0.3% North America, 0.2% Africa).

This city:

2.4%
Alabama:

2.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $5,171 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $4,225 (0.9%)

Mountain Brook satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Birmingham, AL (4.9 miles , pop. 242,820).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (570.2 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Cahaba Heights, AL (1.4 miles ), Homewood, AL (2.0 miles ), Vestavia Hills, AL (2.1 miles ), Irondale, AL (2.1 miles ), Lake Purdy, AL (2.2 miles ), Birmingham, AL (2.2 miles ), Brook Highland, AL (2.3 miles ), Meadowbrook, AL (2.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 73 buildings, average cost: $308,900
  • 1998: 43 buildings, average cost: $52,400
  • 1999: 32 buildings, average cost: $544,400
  • 2000: 4 buildings, average cost: $721,000
  • 2001: 25 buildings, average cost: $604,200
  • 2002: 19 buildings, average cost: $981,000
  • 2003: 39 buildings, average cost: $518,100
  • 2004: 47 buildings, average cost: $695,400
  • 2005: 44 buildings, average cost: $672,100
  • 2006: 71 buildings, average cost: $533,200
  • 2007: 34 buildings, average cost: $663,900
  • 2008: 34 buildings, average cost: $668,100
  • 2009: 11 buildings, average cost: $687,900
  • 2010: 20 buildings, average cost: $716,800
  • 2011: 22 buildings, average cost: $557,600
  • 2012: 31 buildings, average cost: $637,500

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 33.49 N, Longitude: 86.74 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -162 (-0.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,159 (13.1%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 205

Mountain Brook household income distribution Mountain Brook home values distribution

Crime rates in Mountain Brook by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2011 2012 2013
Murders 00001000001
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.04.80.00.00.00.00.04.9
Rapes 00101200101
per 100,000 0.00.04.90.04.89.50.00.04.90.04.9
Robberies 32593253639
per 100,000 14.59.624.744.814.49.523.914.229.314.644.2
Assaults 6563101310551
per 100,000 29.024.129.714.947.961.94.80.024.424.44.9
Burglaries 66655940445265100757271
per 100,000 319.1312.7291.9199.3210.8247.5310.2474.9365.7351.0348.8
Thefts 330305329330257331325303276225213
per 100,000 1,595.41,467.31,627.51,644.41,231.21,575.51,551.21,439.01,345.61,097.01,046.5
Auto thefts 9716131012547610
per 100,000 43.533.779.164.847.957.123.919.034.129.349.1
Arson N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A1N/AN/A
per 100,000 N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A4.9N/AN/A
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.7) 105.796.3115.6107.3100.7114.199.3102.3105.684.8104.0

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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 Mountain Brook detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 68 (51 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.51
Alabama average:

2.23

Mountain Brook tourist attractions:

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.6%
Alabama:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +971 (+4.9%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (24%)
  • Finance and insurance (17%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (34%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (22%)
  • Sales and related occupations (18%)
  • Legal occupations (16%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (9%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (8%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (5%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (3%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (14%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (10%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (9%)
  • Legal occupations (7%)

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

Average climate in Mountain Brook, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Mountain Brook-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 148% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/4/1977, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 8.2 miles away from the Mountain Brook 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 9.9 miles away from the city center killed 32 people and injured 259 people and caused $200 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Mountain Brook-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 30.2 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 94.4 miles away from Mountain Brook center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 65.3 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 166.4 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 90.2 miles away from Mountain Brook 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 32.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

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

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

Birthplace of: Morgan Murphy (journalist) - Southern writer.

Hospitals and medical centers near Mountain Brook:

  • FMC MONTCLAIR (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; BIRMINGHAM, AL)
  • HOME CARE PLUS (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; BIRMINGHAM, AL)
  • EAST GLEN (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; BIRMINGHAM, AL)
  • TRINITY MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 2 miles away; BIRMINGHAM, AL)
  • CARE FIRST HOME HEALTH OF JEFFERSON COUNTY (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; HOOVER, AL)
  • MOUNT ROYAL TOWERS (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; BIRMINGHAM, AL)
  • FAIR HAVEN RETIREMENT CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; BIRMINGHAM, AL)

Amtrak station near Mountain Brook:

  • 5 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 Mountain Brook:

  • Samford University (about 4 miles; Birmingham, AL; Full-time enrollment: 3,829)
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham (about 5 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 14,853)
  • Virginia College-Birmingham (about 5 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 8,167)
  • Lawson State Community College-Birmingham Campus (about 9 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 2,695)
  • Jefferson State Community College (about 12 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 6,041)
  • University of Montevallo (about 28 miles; Montevallo, AL; FT enrollment: 2,826)
  • Bevill State Community College (about 39 miles; Jasper, AL; FT enrollment: 2,970)

Public high school in Mountain Brook:

Public elementary/middle schools in Mountain Brook:

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Library in Mountain Brook:

  • MOUNTAIN BROOK - EMMET O'NEAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $2,300,757; Location: 50 OAK STREET; 125,525 books; 7,305 audio materials; 6,507 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 81 state licensed databases; 5 other licensed databases; 136 print serial subscriptions; 3 electronic serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Mountain Brook is the birth place of actress Courteny Cox who starred in the sitcom "Friends"

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Notable locations in Mountain Brook: Birmingham Country Club (A), Mountain Brook Country Club (B), Cahaba Filter Plant (C), Mountain Brook Fire Department Station 1 (D), Mountain Brook Fire Department Station 3 (E), Mountain Brook Fire Department Station 2 (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Mountain Brook include: Canterbury United Methodist Church (A), Mountain Brook Baptist Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Birmingham Reservoir (A), Owens Pond (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Fuller Creek (A), Watkins Brook (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

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

City:

96.6
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.219. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.219
U.S.:

0.303

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 1.58. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.58
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 24.8. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.8
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 24.6. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.6
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 11.2. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.2
U.S.:

9.1
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 3.2%
(3.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 4.9% for Black residents, 1.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 6.5% for other race residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.6 people
Alabama:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  75.9%
Whole state:  67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  1.3%
Whole state:  4.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
45 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus) in 2000
6 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Mountain Brook, Alabama environmental map by EPA

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Mountain Brook compared to Alabama state average:

  • Median household income significantly above state average.
  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Banks with branches in Mountain Brook (2011 data):

  • Synovus Bank: Crestline Branch at 77 Church Street, branch established on 1988/12/05. Info updated 2011/01/25: Bank assets: $26,863.3 mil, Deposits: $22,415.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 296 total offices, Holding Company: Synovus Financial Corp.
  • Beal Bank, SSB: Alabama Branch at 404 Hollywood Boulevard, branch established on 2011/05/23. Info updated 2011/10/26: Bank assets: $3,750.0 mil, Deposits: $2,445.6 mil, headquarters in Plano, TX, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 38 total offices
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Mountain Brook Branch at 2843 Cahaba Road, branch established on 1950/02/13. 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
  • Bryant Bank: Mountain Brook Village Branch at 2711 Culver Rd, branch established on 2007/11/06. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $951.1 mil, Deposits: $781.0 mil, headquarters in Tuscaloosa, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 13 total offices

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.5
Alabama average:

11.9

Mountain Brook travel time to work - commute Mountain Brook mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (81%)
  • Electricity (17%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Mountain Brook city (based on Jefferson County data)

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

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 135
Jefferson County:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

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

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.99 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

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

5.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.42 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.4%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Jefferson County:

31.1%
Alabama:

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

12.0%
State:

13.5%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 10$58,168$69,8021$370
Other Government Administration 4$33,790$101,3700$0
Judicial and Legal 2$9,361$56,1661$1,510
Police Protection - Officers 49$255,000$62,4490$0
Police - Other 17$72,969$51,5081$1,342
Firefighters 57$314,798$66,2730$0
Fire - Other 5$22,895$54,9480$0
Streets and Highways 27$99,603$44,2680$0
Parks and Recreation 14$49,757$42,6491$142
Local Libraries 20$107,448$64,46914$18,693
Other and Unallocable 5$26,178$62,8270$0
Totals for Government 210$1,049,967$59,99818$22,057

Mountain Brook government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $754,000 ($37.04)
    Local Fire Protection: $110,000 ($5.40)
    Financial Administration: $86,000 ($4.22)
    Police Protection: $78,000 ($3.83)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $5,201,000 ($255.46)
    Local Fire Protection: $5,117,000 ($251.34)
    Regular Highways: $2,728,000 ($133.99)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,267,000 ($111.35)
    Central Staff Services: $1,886,000 ($92.64)
    Libraries: $1,657,000 ($81.39)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,061,000 ($52.11)
    Financial Administration: $979,000 ($48.09)
    General - Other: $525,000 ($25.79)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $283,000 ($13.90)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $226,000 ($11.10)
    Correctional Institutions: $94,000 ($4.62)
    General Public Buildings: $28,000 ($1.38)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $71,000 ($3.49)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Elementary and Secondary Education: $850,000 ($41.75)
    Central Staff Services: $317,000 ($15.57)
    Financial Administration: $168,000 ($8.25)
    Protective Inspection and Regulations: $152,000 ($7.47)
    Health - Other: $130,000 ($6.39)
    Transit Utilities: $66,000 ($3.24)
    General - Other: $9,000 ($0.44)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $5,139,000 ($252.42)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,582,000 ($77.71)
    Police Protection: $464,000 ($22.79)
    Libraries: $320,000 ($15.72)
    Local Fire Protection: $226,000 ($11.10)
    Financial Administration: $98,000 ($4.81)
    Central Staff Services: $4,000 ($0.20)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $11,250,000 ($552.58)

Mountain Brook government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $1,574,000 ($77.31)
    All Other: $394,000 ($19.35)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $2,100,000 ($103.15)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,001,000 ($49.17)
    All Other: $33,000 ($1.62)
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $3,214,000 ($157.87)
    General Revenue, NEC: $826,000 ($40.57)
    Fines and Forfeits: $755,000 ($37.08)
    Interest Earnings: $552,000 ($27.11)
    Sale of Property: $303,000 ($14.88)
    Rents: $169,000 ($8.30)
    Special Assessments: $49,000 ($2.41)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $419,000 ($20.58)
    All Other: $287,000 ($14.10)
    General Local Government Support: $105,000 ($5.16)
  • Tax - Property: $12,204,000 ($599.44)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $6,534,000 ($320.94)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $1,756,000 ($86.25)
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,115,000 ($54.77)
    Individual Income: $939,000 ($46.12)
    Other License: $786,000 ($38.61)
    Other Selective Sales: $316,000 ($15.52)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $86,000 ($4.22)
    Motor Vehicle License: $51,000 ($2.51)

Mountain Brook government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,102,000 ($103.25)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,804,000 ($88.61)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $298,000 ($14.64)

Mountain Brook government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $27,540,000 ($1352.72)

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 Mountain Brook:

  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WYDE (1260 AM; 5 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WERC (960 AM; 5 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLPH (1480 AM; daytime; 5 kW; IRONDALE, AL; Owner: BIRMINGHAM CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WRJS (1320 AM; 5 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WAYE (1220 AM; 1 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BIRMINGHAM CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WATV (900 AM; 1 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL)
  • WJLD (1400 AM; 1 kW; FAIRFIELD, AL; Owner: RICHARDSON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKNG (1060 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TALLAPOOSA, GA; Owner: WKNG, INC.)
  • WFHK (1430 AM; 5 kW; PELL CITY, AL; Owner: STOCKS BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Mountain Brook:

  • 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)
  • WBHK (98.7 FM; WARRIOR, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WZZK-FM (104.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WVSU-FM (91.1 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: SAMFORD UNIVERSITY)
  • 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)
  • WENN (105.9 FM; TRUSSVILLE, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMJJ (96.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQEN (103.7 FM; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDJC-FM (93.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WZRR (99.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGIB (91.9 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: GLEN IRIS BAPTIST SCHOOL)
  • WLJR (88.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BRIARWOOD PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH)
  • W281AB (104.1 FM; MOUNTAIN BROOK, AL; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • 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 Mountain Brook:

  • WVTM-TV (Channel 13; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BIRMINGHAM BROADCASTING (WVTM-TV), LLC)
  • WBRC (Channel 6; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: WBRC LICENSE, 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)
  • W27CM (Channel 27; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: EQUITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WABM (Channel 68; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BIRMINGHAM (WABM-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • W46DK (Channel 46; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WBXA-CA (Channel 2; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • W49AY (Channel 49; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: GLEN IRIS BAPTIST SCHOOL)
  • W34BI (Channel 34; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WBMA-LP (Channel 58; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: TV ALABAMA, INC.)
  • W62BG (Channel 62; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: WTTO LICENSEE, LLC)
  • 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)
  • WPXH (Channel 44; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Mountain Brook fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 19Number of bridges
  • 41m135ftTotal length
  • $16,161,000Total costs
  • 119,911Total average daily traffic
  • 3,632Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11910-1919
  • 21930-1939
  • 51940-1949
  • 21950-1959
  • 61960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 12010-2012
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Mountain Brook, AL

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

26 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Mountain Brook)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Mountain Brook, AL)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Altamont School EBTS, 4801-B Altamont Road (Lat: 33.513167 Lon: -86.758667), Type: Tower, Structure height: 27.4 m, Overall height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WQNR951
    Assigned Frequencies: 928.231 MHz, 952.231 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/04/2011, Expiration Date: 05/04/2021, Certifier: Larry F Butts
    Registrant: Levine, Blaszak, Block & Boothby, LLP, 2001 L Street, Nw, Suite 900, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 857-2574, Fax: (202) 223-0833, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Mountain Brook)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150G (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 125AW , Serial Number: 15066417, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 03/21/1967
    Registrant (Individual): Charles R Welden, 2600 Heathermoor Rd, Mountain Brook, AL 35223
  • Aircraft: RYAN NAVION (Category: Land, Seats: 5, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 126 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR E185 SERIES (205 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4188K , Serial Number: NAV-4-1188, Year manufactured: 1948, Airworthiness Date: 09/09/1955
    Registrant (Individual): John A Blum, 3400 Westbury Rd, Mountain Brook, AL 35223
  • Aircraft: RYAN NAVION B (Category: Land, Seats: 5, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 126 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR I0-470 SERIES (260 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4197K , Serial Number: NAV-4-1197, Year manufactured: 1947, Airworthiness Date: 04/01/1974
    Registrant (Individual): John A Blum, 3400 Westbury Rd, Mountain Brook, AL 35223
  • Aircraft: RAYTHEON AIRCRAFT COMPANY B200 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 11, Weight: 12,500 - 19,999 Pounds), Engine: Turbo-prop
    N-Number: 694KM , Serial Number: BB-1922
    Registrant (Corporation): Corr Group Inc, 2415 Canterbury Rd, Mountain Brook, AL 35223
  • Aircraft: BALLOON WORKS FIREFLY 7 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 63 mph), Engine: None
    N-Number: 71159 , Serial Number: F7-420, Year manufactured: 1988, Airworthiness Date: 01/13/1988
    Registrant (Individual): Darrell P Mccalla, 4224 Old Brook Trail, Mountain Brook, AL 35243

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 7 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)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED26$172,749179$338,089751$317,26410$162,46923$227,0020$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$010$335,74140$340,2302$57,8202$272,9100$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$175,23715$192,289105$302,19010$50,4303$139,5031$17,430
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$170,29533$365,773171$312,8204$113,6586$237,3220$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$254,8457$430,99640$290,7751$137,1502$320,7700$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0107.03 , 0108.01, 0108.02, 0108.03, 0108.04, 0108.05, 0128.01, 0129.03

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 7 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED17$263,7828$280,9750$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED10$329,2744$300,6132$209,520
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$214,5405$236,1260$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$284,1001$108,6200$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$282,5801$146,9300$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0107.03 , 0108.01, 0108.02, 0108.03, 0108.04, 0108.05, 0128.01, 0129.03

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Businesses in Mountain Brook, AL
NameCountNameCount
Blockbuster1Rite Aid1
CVS1Starbucks1
Little Caesars Pizza1

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