Mountain Brook, Alabama

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Population in 2017: 20,381 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -1.1%
 
Males: 9,999  (49.1%)
Females: 10,382  (50.9%)
Median resident age:

40.7 years
Alabama median age:

38.9 years

Zip codes: 35223.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $136,563 (it was $100,483 in 2000)
Mountain Brook:

$136,563
AL:

$48,123

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $78,482 (it was $59,085 in 2000)

Mountain Brook city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $621,554 (it was $332,000 in 2000)
Mountain Brook:

$621,554
AL:

$141,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $220,319; detached houses: $224,515; townhouses or other attached units: $186,017; in 2-unit structures: $73,610; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $195,934; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $282,047; mobile homes: $80,008; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $60,267

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,249.

March 2019 cost of living index in Mountain Brook: 91.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 3.7%
(3.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 5.8% for Black residents)
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  • Races in Mountain Brook, AL (2017)
    • 19,44895.2%White alone
    • 2761.4%Asian alone
    • 1770.9%Black alone
    • 1840.9%Hispanic
    • 730.4%Two or more races
    • 530.3%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 460.2%American Indian alone

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

Crime rates in Mountain Brook by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2011

2012

2013

2015

2016

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(4.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.8)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(4.8)
2
(9.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.8)
2
(9.8)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
3
(14.4)
2
(9.5)
5
(23.9)
3
(14.2)
6
(29.3)
3
(14.6)
9
(44.2)
6
(28.8)
6
(28.9)
7
(34.4)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
10
(47.9)
13
(61.9)
1
(4.8)
0
(0.0)
5
(24.4)
5
(24.4)
1
(4.9)
8
(38.5)
6
(28.9)
7
(34.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
44
(210.8)
52
(247.5)
65
(310.2)
100
(474.9)
75
(365.7)
72
(351.0)
71
(348.8)
38
(182.7)
41
(197.7)
47
(230.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
257
(1,231)
331
(1,576)
325
(1,551)
303
(1,439)
276
(1,346)
225
(1,097)
213
(1,046)
219
(1,053)
239
(1,153)
175
(859.0)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
10
(47.9)
12
(57.1)
5
(23.9)
4
(19.0)
7
(34.1)
6
(29.3)
10
(49.1)
9
(43.3)
9
(43.4)
6
(29.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
N/AN/AN/AN/A1
(4.9)
N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)95.1107.893.896.699.780.198.274.791.477.9

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

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City-data.com crime index in Mountain Brook, AL

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 71 (57 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.80
Alabama average:

2.17
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Ancestries: American (31.5%), English (20.1%), Irish (6.4%), German (3.9%), Scottish (3.8%), European (3.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 12.2 square miles.

Population density: 1,666 people per square mile   (low).

Mountain Brook, Alabama map

495 residents are foreign born (0.8% Asia, 0.5% Latin America, 0.4% Europe, 0.3% North America, 0.3% Africa).

This city:

2.4%
Alabama:

3.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $5,476 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $5,487 (1.0%)

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 )

Latitude: 33.49 N, Longitude: 86.74 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,242 (+6.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,386 (15.9%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 205

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

Mountain Brook tourist attractions:

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
  • 2013: 31 buildings, average cost: $705,400
  • 2014: 48 buildings, average cost: $678,500
  • 2015: 29 buildings, average cost: $640,300
  • 2016: 37 buildings, average cost: $806,000
  • 2017: 28 buildings, average cost: $852,700
Number of permits per 10,000 Mountain Brook, AL residents
Average permit cost in Mountain Brook, AL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.6%
Alabama:

3.8%
Historical population in Mountain Brook, AL
Historical housing units in Mountain Brook, AL

Population change in the 1990s: +971 (+4.9%).
Most common industries in Mountain Brook, AL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (16.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (14.0%)
  • Health care (13.6%)
  • Educational services (8.5%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (4.7%)
  • Construction (3.1%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (3.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (20.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (16.4%)
  • Health care (13.1%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (4.6%)
  • Construction (4.5%)
  • Educational services (3.6%)
  • Public administration (2.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (15.3%)
  • Health care (14.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (11.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (10.7%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (4.8%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (4.2%)
  • Social assistance (3.0%)
Most common occupations in Mountain Brook, AL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (8.6%)
  • Lawyers (8.5%)
  • Top executives (7.4%)
  • Physicians and surgeons (7.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Lawyers (12.0%)
  • Top executives (11.2%)
  • Physicians and surgeons (10.6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (10.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.1%)
  • Financial managers (3.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (9.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (8.9%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Art and design workers (5.3%)
  • Registered nurses (4.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.4%)

Average climate in Mountain Brook, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Mountain Brook, Alabama environmental map by EPA

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

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

City:

82.8
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.272. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.272
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 9.61. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.61
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 2.34. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.34
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.7. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.7
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 20.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

20.9
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.65. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.65
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

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 Mountain Brook 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 the city 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 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 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 (31) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 24
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 18, Tornadoes: 16, Floods: 14, Hurricanes: 6, Winds: 6, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Mountain Brook topographic map

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 schools in Mountain Brook:

  • MT BROOK HIGH SCH (Students: 1,012, Location: 3650 BETHUNE DR, Grades: 10-12)
  • MT BROOK JR HIGH SCH (Location: 205 OVERBROOK DR, Grades: 7-9)

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"

Points of interest:

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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

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

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

2.6 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

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

For population 15 years and over in Mountain Brook:

Marital status in Mountain Brook, AL
  • Never married: 21.9%
  • Now married: 68.2%
  • Separated: 0.3%
  • Widowed: 4.1%
  • Divorced: 5.6%

For population 25 years and over in Mountain Brook:

  • High school or higher: 99.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 85.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 40.0%
  • Unemployed: 0.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.0
Alabama average:

11.5

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

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

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 135
Jefferson County:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

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

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

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

0.99 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

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

5.77 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

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

5.42 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Jefferson County:

12.4%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

31.1%
State:

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

12.0%
State:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

60.2%
State:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

61.7%
State:

44.8%

Average BMI:
Mountain Brook:

27.7
Alabama:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

16.9%
Alabama:

21.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Mountain Brook:

6.2%
Alabama:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Mountain Brook:

7.1
Alabama:

6.8

Overweight people:
Mountain Brook:

35.1%
Alabama:

34.4%

General health condition:
Mountain Brook:

65.6%
Alabama:

54.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Mountain Brook:

81.4%
Alabama:

79.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Mountain Brook, AL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Firefighters 61$362,678$71,3460$0
Police Protection - Officers 52$306,933$70,8310$0
Streets and Highways 27$98,259$43,6710$0
Local Libraries 21$111,600$63,77113$15,560
Parks and Recreation 16$63,329$47,4972$1,778
Police - Other 14$66,989$57,4191$1,353
Other and Unallocable 10$56,416$67,6990$0
Other Government Administration 9$68,658$91,5440$0
Financial Administration 9$59,549$79,3991$877
Judicial and Legal 2$8,080$48,4801$2,389
Fire - Other 1$3,793$45,5160$0
Totals for Government 222$1,206,284$65,20518$21,957

Mountain Brook government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,014,000 ($49.75)
    Parks and Recreation: $402,000 ($19.72)
    Local Fire Protection: $77,000 ($3.78)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $7,000,000 ($343.46)
    Local Fire Protection: $6,861,000 ($336.64)
    Regular Highways: $3,578,000 ($175.56)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,789,000 ($136.84)
    Libraries: $2,522,000 ($123.74)
    Central Staff Services: $1,702,000 ($83.51)
    Financial Administration: $1,302,000 ($63.88)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,118,000 ($54.86)
    General - Other: $711,000 ($34.89)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $486,000 ($23.85)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $254,000 ($12.46)
    Correctional Institutions: $100,000 ($4.91)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $147,000 ($7.21)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Central Staff Services: $220,000 ($10.79)
    Other - Financial Administration: $206,000 ($10.11)
    Other - General - Other: $185,000 ($9.08)
    Other - Health - Other: $117,000 ($5.74)
    Other - Transit Utilities: $87,000 ($4.27)
    Other - Protective Inspection and Regulations: $12,000 ($0.59)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Libraries: $640,000 ($31.40)
    Police Protection: $537,000 ($26.35)
    Local Fire Protection: $362,000 ($17.76)
    Regular Highways: $286,000 ($14.03)
    Central Staff Services: $48,000 ($2.36)
    Financial Administration: $29,000 ($1.42)
    Parks and Recreation: $21,000 ($1.03)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $15,004,000 ($736.18)

Mountain Brook government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $34,000 ($1.67)
    Other: $11,000 ($0.54)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $52,000 ($2.55)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $40,000 ($1.96)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,200,000 ($58.88)
    Fines and Forfeits: $856,000 ($42.00)
    Interest Earnings: $247,000 ($12.12)
    Donations From Private Sources: $231,000 ($11.33)
    Rents: $227,000 ($11.14)
    Special Assessments: $49,000 ($2.40)
    Sale of Property: $3,000 ($0.15)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $418,000 ($20.51)
    Other: $229,000 ($11.24)
  • Tax - Property: $15,301,000 ($750.75)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $10,501,000 ($515.23)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $2,680,000 ($131.50)
    Other License: $1,687,000 ($82.77)
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,541,000 ($75.61)
    Motor Fuels Sales: $641,000 ($31.45)
    Other Selective Sales: $403,000 ($19.77)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $268,000 ($13.15)
    Other: $44,000 ($2.16)
    Tobacco Products Sales: $20,000 ($0.98)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $6,000 ($0.29)

Mountain Brook government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,885,000 ($190.62)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,675,000 ($180.31)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $210,000 ($10.30)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $34,773,000 ($1706.15)

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

Here:

5.06%
Alabama average:

5.95%

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

0.01%
Alabama average:

0.05%

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


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

Here:

5.51%
Alabama average:

5.97%

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

0.02%
Alabama average:

0.05%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Shelby County, AL  1.15% ($65,544 average AGI)
to St. Clair County, AL  0.39% ($50,962)
to Tuscaloosa County, AL  0.19% ($41,890)
Businesses in Mountain Brook, AL
NameCountNameCount
Blockbuster1Rite Aid1
CVS1Starbucks1
Little Caesars Pizza1

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
See more detailed statistics of Mountain Brook fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 20Number of bridges
  • 131ft / 39.9mTotal length
  • $21,332,000Total costs
  • 229,311Total average daily traffic
  • 15,439Total average daily truck traffic
  • 221,786Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Mountain Brook, AL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 51940-1949
  • 21950-1959
  • 81960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Mountain Brook, AL

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • 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: Southern Company Services, 600 North 18th St/Bin 5n-8409, Birmingham, AL 35203, Phone: (205) 257-3223, Fax: (202) 872-1331, Email:
  • WATERWORKS, 2597 Cherokee Pl (Lat: 33.469028 Lon: -86.760556), Type: Mast, Structure height: 45.1 m, Call Sign: WQVH468,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11425.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, Grant Date: 02/12/2015, Expiration Date: 02/12/2025, Certifier: Larry F Butts, Registrant: Southern Company Services, 600 North 18th St/Bin 5n-8409, Birmingham, AL 35203, Phone: (205) 257-3223, Email:
  • OFFICE PARK, Corner Of Office Park Dr & Hwy 280 (Lat: 33.478611 Lon: -86.776667), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 28.3 m, Call Sign: WQXB457,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10755.0 MHz, 10795.0 MHz, Grant Date: 01/20/2016, Expiration Date: 01/20/2026, Cancellation Date: 05/17/2017, Certifier: Steven A Regitz, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 5055 North Point Pkwy, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpharetta, GA 30022, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (678) 259-1319, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • Aircraft: BEECH A23 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 114 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO-346 SERIES (165 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1473L , Serial Number: M-881, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 10/11/1965, Certificate Issue Date: 01/23/1997
    Registrant (Individual): Neil T Sr Tyson, 3860 Spring Valley Rd, Mountain Brook, AL 35223
  • Aircraft: CIRRUS DESIGN CORP SR22 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO-550-N (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 160PG , Serial Number: 2995, Year manufactured: 2008, Airworthiness Date: 04/10/2008, Certificate Issue Date: 10/17/2012
    Registrant (Individual): George W Gwaltney, 2624 Caldwell Mill Ln, Mountain Brook, AL 35243
  • Aircraft: BEECH 23 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 113 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2349Z , Serial Number: M-61, Year manufactured: 1962, Airworthiness Date: 10/29/1962, Certificate Issue Date: 10/08/2009
    Registrant (Individual): Richard H Jr Compton, 2321 Brookshire Pl, Mountain Brook, AL 35213
  • Aircraft: JETSON'S AVIATION LLC AIRCAM (Category: Amphibian, Engines: 2, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 912ULS SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 334JS , Serial Number: AC232, Year manufactured: 2018, Airworthiness Date: 03/12/2018, Certificate Issue Date: 03/30/2017
    Registrant (LLC): Jetson's Aviation LLC, 3416 E Briarcliff 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, Certificate Issue Date: 08/24/2005
    Registrant (Individual): John A Blum, 3400 Westbury 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, Certificate Issue Date: 04/01/1998
    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 in Mountain Brook, AL
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Mountain Brook, AL - Value

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

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 26. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 54 took place in 2008, and the least - 0 in 2004. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Mountain Brook, AL When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (48.5%), and Structure Fires (38.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Mountain Brook, AL
    • 20548.5%Outside Fires
    • 16238.3%Structure Fires
    • 5312.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 30.7%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Mountain Brook, AL
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Mountain Brook, AL
  • 81.8%Utility gas
  • 17.1%Electricity
  • 1.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Mountain Brook, AL
  • 51.6%Utility gas
  • 45.2%Electricity
  • 3.2%Other fuel


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 significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in 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.

Mountain Brook on our top lists:

  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: legal occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people having professional degrees (population 500+)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most full-time local library workers per 1000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: legal occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 100 best educated cities (highest percentage of bachelor degree holding residents)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most local government spending on current operations of libraries per resident (population 10,000+)"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: finance and insurance (population 5,000+)"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 100 cities with biggest houses (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: professional, scientific, and technical services (population 5,000+)"
  • #94 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #94 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most full-time firefighters per 1000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #13 (35223) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of taxpayers using charity contributions deductions in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #57 (35223) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Scottish first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #84 (35223) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of taxpayers reporting net capital gain/loss in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #87 (35223) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the highest 2012 average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) for individuals (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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