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Population in 2012: 34,090 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +39.3%
Males: 16,113  (47.3%)
Females: 17,977  (52.7%)

Median resident age:  39.7 years
Alabama median age:  43.1 years

Zip codes: 35216.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $82,679 (it was $70,623 in 2000)
Vestavia Hills:

$82,679
AL:

$41,574
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $50,173

Vestavia Hills city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $329,504 (it was $197,700 in 2000)
Vestavia Hills:

$329,504
AL:

$123,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $386,115; Detached houses: $416,675; Townhouses or other attached units: $187,619; In 2-unit structures: $208,497; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $107,581; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $125,204; Mobile homes: $338,750

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,072.

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  • White alone - 30,713 (90.8%)
  • Asian alone - 1,395 (4.1%)
  • Black alone - 947 (2.8%)
  • Hispanic - 410 (1.2%)
  • Two or more races - 254 (0.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 55 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 57 (0.2%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Vestavia Hills: 91.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Ancestries: English (17.6%), United States (11.5%), Irish (10.3%), German (9.9%), Scottish (5.5%), French (3.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 11/08/1950

Elevation: 950 feet

Land area: 14.6 square miles.

Population density: 2,330 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Vestavia Hills:

  • High school or higher: 97.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 68.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 30.6%
  • Unemployed: 3.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Vestavia Hills city:

  • Never married: 23.6%
  • Now married: 59.2%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 6.5%
  • Divorced: 10.3%

1,988 residents are foreign born (1.4% Europe, 1.4% Asia).

This city:  5.9%
Alabama:  2.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,910 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,904 (0.9%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Hoover, AL (3.6 miles , pop. 62,742).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Birmingham, AL (6.6 miles , pop. 242,820).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (566.6 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Homewood, AL (1.7 miles ), Cahaba Heights, AL (1.8 miles ), Hoover, AL (1.9 miles ), Mountain Brook, AL (2.1 miles ), Lake Purdy, AL (2.2 miles ), Indian Springs Village, AL (2.2 miles ), Meadowbrook, AL (2.3 miles ), Brook Highland, AL (2.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 168 buildings, average cost: $223,700
  • 1998: 160 buildings, average cost: $245,800
  • 1999: 174 buildings, average cost: $240,100
  • 2000: 166 buildings, average cost: $228,300
  • 2001: 105 buildings, average cost: $234,000
  • 2002: 114 buildings, average cost: $270,900
  • 2003: 206 buildings, average cost: $254,500
  • 2004: 218 buildings, average cost: $290,100
  • 2005: 175 buildings, average cost: $302,000
  • 2006: 136 buildings, average cost: $380,500
  • 2007: 73 buildings, average cost: $503,900
  • 2008: 38 buildings, average cost: $452,700
  • 2009: 29 buildings, average cost: $520,100
  • 2010: 39 buildings, average cost: $446,000
  • 2011: 64 buildings, average cost: $338,800
  • 2012: 62 buildings, average cost: $389,900

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 33.43 N, Longitude: 86.78 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -3,184 (-9.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,098 (19.0%)

Vestavia Hills household income distribution Vestavia Hills home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Vestavia Hills by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0000000000100
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.03.20.00.0
Rapes 2222144532240
per 100,000 8.98.18.17.83.212.812.816.19.76.56.411.70.0
Robberies 4849231117613105710
per 100,000 17.732.616.235.073.935.354.319.341.932.415.920.529.2
Assaults 8131618151615111211101412
per 100,000 35.452.964.869.948.251.347.935.438.635.631.840.935.1
Burglaries 574661767793889210615548117101
per 100,000 252.3187.2247.0295.3247.5298.1281.1295.8341.3501.5152.8342.1295.4
Thefts 257198214219169151172182204212444376384
per 100,000 1137.6805.8866.6851.0543.2484.0549.5585.3656.9686.01413.11099.51123.0
Auto thefts 24232634492327211819393120
per 100,000 106.293.6105.3132.1157.573.786.367.558.061.5124.190.758.5
Arson N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A2N/A
per 100,000 N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A5.8N/A
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 95.683.688.8100.790.381.088.878.986.993.9104.6103.790.3

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

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 72 (70 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.05
Alabama average:

2.28

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Vestavia Hills, Alabama accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

3.5%
Alabama:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (16%)
  • Finance and insurance (12%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (11%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Wholesale trade (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (9%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Top executives (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Physicians and surgeons (6%)
  • Lawyers (5%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (6%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)

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Average climate in Vestavia Hills, Alabama

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Tornado activity:

Vestavia Hills-area historical tornado activity is above Alabama state average. It is 261% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/4/1977, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 10.6 miles away from the Vestavia Hills 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 11.4 miles away from the city center killed 32 people and injured 259 people and caused $200 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Vestavia Hills-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Alabama state average. It is 60% 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 27.6 miles away from the city center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 98.7 miles away from Vestavia Hills center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 64.3 miles away from the city center
On 11/7/2004 at 11:20:21, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.3 MW, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 86.1 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 30.5 miles away from Vestavia Hills center
On 11/28/1999 at 11:00:09, a magnitude 3.8 (3.5 MB, 3.8 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 27.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

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

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 16, Floods: 12, Tornadoes: 10, Hurricanes: 6, Winds: 4, Tornadoes: 4, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Vestavia Hills topographic map

Birthplace of: Floyd Franks - Soccer player, Steven Black - College football player (Louisville Cardinals).


Hospitals/medical centers near Vestavia Hills:

  • ABLE HOMECARE OF BIRMINGHAM (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; BIRMINGHAM, AL)
  • BROOKWOOD MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, Acute Care Hospitals, Proprietary, provides emergency services, about 3 miles away; BIRMINGHAM, AL)
  • MOUNT ROYAL TOWERS (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; BIRMINGHAM, AL)

Political contributions by individuals in Vestavia Hills, AL

Amtrak station near Vestavia Hills:

  • 6 miles: BIRMINGHAM (1819 MORRIS AVE.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Local government website: www.vestaviahills.net

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Vestavia Hills:

  • Samford University (about 3 miles; Birmingham, AL; Full-time enrollment: 4,154)
  • Virginia College-Birmingham (about 4 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 4,160)
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham (about 7 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 11,648)
  • Lawson State Community College-Birmingham Campus (about 7 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 2,542)
  • Jefferson State Community College (about 16 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 3,273)
  • University of Montevallo (about 24 miles; Montevallo, AL; FT enrollment: 2,494)
  • Bevill State Community College (about 40 miles; Jasper, AL; FT enrollment: 2,544)

Public high school in Vestavia Hills:

Public elementary/middle schools in Vestavia Hills:

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Library in Vestavia Hills:

  • VESTAVIA HILLS PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,360,502; Location: 1112 MONTGOMERY HIGHWAY; 91,469 books; 231 e-books; 8,460 audio materials; 4,879 video materials; 81 state licensed databases; 5 other licensed databases; 154 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Vestavia Hills: Vestavia Country Club (A), Vestavia Hills City Hall (B), Vestavia Hills Civic Center (C), Vestavia Hills Fire Department Station 1 (D), Vestavia Hills Fire Department Station 4 (E), Vestavia Hills Fire Department Station 3 (F), Vestavia Hills Fire Department Station 2 (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Rocky Ridge Square Shopping Center (1), The Shops at Oak Park Shopping Center (2), Park South Shopping Center (3), Columbiana Crossing Shopping Center (4), Vestavia Shopping Center (5), Vestavia Plaza Shopping Center (6), Vestavia Mall Shopping Center (7), Todds Mall Shopping Center (8). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Vestavia Hills include: Rocky Ridge Mission (A), Episcopal Church of the Ascension (B), Saint Matthew's Traditional Episcopal Church (C), Calvary Temple Assembly of God Church (D), Vestavia Hills United Methodist Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Vestavia Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Huckleberry Branch (A), Gumsuck Branch (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)
AQI  CO  Ozone  PM10 PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 34.3. This is about average.
City:

34.3
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.492. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.492
U.S.:

0.334
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 22.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

22.2
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 21.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

21.5
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.5
U.S.:

9.6


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 4.1%
(4.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 2.7% for Black residents, 16.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 8.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 3.9% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Alabama:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  66.3%
Whole state:  67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  2.3%
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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Vestavia Hills, AL

138 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
3 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
97 people in nursing homes in 2000

Vestavia Hills compared to Alabama state average:

Vestavia Hills, Alabama environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

  • Median household income 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.


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Banks with branches in Vestavia Hills (2011 data):

  • Regions Bank: Vestavia Branch at 529 Montgomery Highway, branch established on 1968/03/01; Vestavia Branch at 520 Montgomery Highway, branch established on 1974/12/06. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • Union State Bank: Market Square Shopping Center Branch at 3179 Green Valley Road, branch established on 2008/02/01. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $274.5 mil, Deposits: $250.5 mil, headquarters in Pell City, AL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 15 total offices, Holding Company: Union Bancshares, Inc.
  • Pinnacle Bank: Montgomery Highway Branch at 2039 Canyon Road, branch established on 1991/10/08. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $199.1 mil, Deposits: $172.4 mil, headquarters in Jasper, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Pinnacle Bancshares, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Rocky Ridge Branch at 2527 Rocky Ridge Road, branch established on 1987/10/07. 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
  • First Partners Bank: at 1360 Montgomery Highway, Suite 100, branch established on 2007/10/15. Info updated 2012/03/27: Bank assets: $159.8 mil, Deposits: $129.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1 total offices
  • Iberiabank: Vestavia Branch at 613 Montgomery Hwy, branch established on 2011/05/10. Info updated 2011/06/08: Bank assets: $11,676.7 mil, Deposits: $9,387.9 mil, headquarters in Lafayette, LA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 187 total offices, Holding Company: Iberiabank Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Vestavia Hills travel time to work - commute


Vestavia Hills mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (68%)
  • Electricity (31%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Vestavia Hills city (based on Jefferson County data)

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

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchEpiscopal ChurchChurches of Christ
Adherents49.4%13.4%11.1%3.7%3.2%
Congregations33.1%13.9%3.8%2.4%9.2%
NameChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Presbyterian Church (USA)Assemblies of GodPresbyterian Church in AmericaOther
Adherents3.1%2.5%2.1%2.0%9.5%
Congregations5.5%3.7%2.3%1.4%24.8%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 135
Jefferson County:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

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

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.99 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

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

5.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.42 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.4%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Jefferson County:

31.1%
Alabama:

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

12.0%
State:

13.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 6$33,092$66,1840$0
Other Government Administration 5$16,898$40,5557$7,166
Judicial and Legal 2$8,522$51,1323$4,784
Police Protection - Officers 65$288,160$53,1990$0
Police - Other 2$6,272$37,6320$0
Firefighters 92$414,070$54,0090$0
Fire - Other 15$55,918$44,7340$0
Streets and Highways 20$63,686$38,2120$0
Parks and Recreation 23$61,184$31,92212$14,650
Local Libraries 15$54,140$43,3124$6,732
Other and Unallocable 10$42,194$50,6330$0
Totals for Government 255$1,044,136$49,13626$33,332

Vestavia Hills government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $3,497,000 ($102.58)
  • Current Operations - Local Fire Protection: $6,750,000 ($198.01)
    Police Protection: $4,942,000 ($144.97)
    Solid Waste Management: $4,043,000 ($118.60)
    Central Staff Services: $2,379,000 ($69.79)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,178,000 ($63.89)
    Financial Administration: $1,487,000 ($43.62)
    Libraries: $901,000 ($26.43)
    Regular Highways: $762,000 ($22.35)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $362,000 ($10.62)
    General Public Buildings: $212,000 ($6.22)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $170,000 ($4.99)
    Correctional Institutions: $141,000 ($4.14)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,529,000 ($44.85)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $117,000 ($3.43)
    Solid Waste Management: $95,000 ($2.79)
    Local Fire Protection: $89,000 ($2.61)
    Financial Administration: $16,000 ($0.47)
    Parks and Recreation: $12,000 ($0.35)
    General Public Building: $11,000 ($0.32)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $12,211,000 ($358.20)

Vestavia Hills government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $2,438,000 ($71.52)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $2,818,000 ($82.66)
    Fines and Forfeits: $322,000 ($9.45)
    Interest Earnings: $305,000 ($8.95)
    Donations From Private Sources: $22,000 ($0.65)
    Sale of Property: $6,000 ($0.18)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $488,000 ($14.32)
    General Local Government Support: $348,000 ($10.21)
    All Other: $301,000 ($8.83)
  • Tax - Property: $10,905,000 ($319.89)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $8,781,000 ($257.58)
    Other License: $2,730,000 ($80.08)
    Public Utility License: $1,806,000 ($52.98)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $1,653,000 ($48.49)
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,062,000 ($31.15)
    Tobacco Products Sales: $300,000 ($8.80)
    Other Selective Sales: $212,000 ($6.22)
    Motor Vehicle License: $212,000 ($6.22)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $164,000 ($4.81)
    Motor Fuels Sales: $162,000 ($4.75)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $18,000 ($0.53)
    Amusements Sales: $6,000 ($0.18)

Vestavia Hills government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $36,311,000 ($1065.15)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $34,759,000 ($1019.62)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,352,000 ($98.33)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,800,000 ($52.80)

Vestavia Hills government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $781,000 ($22.91)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,928,000 ($203.23)

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

Here:

5.35%
Alabama average:

6.81%

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

0.13%
Alabama average:

0.14%


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


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

Here:

5.61%
Alabama average:

6.16%

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

0.04%
Alabama average:

0.06%


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

Strongest AM radio stations in Vestavia Hills:

  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WYDE (1260 AM; 5 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WERC (960 AM; 5 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRJS (1320 AM; 5 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WLPH (1480 AM; daytime; 5 kW; IRONDALE, AL; Owner: BIRMINGHAM CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WAYE (1220 AM; 1 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BIRMINGHAM CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WJLD (1400 AM; 1 kW; FAIRFIELD, AL; Owner: RICHARDSON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WATV (900 AM; 1 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL)
  • WSMQ (1450 AM; 1 kW; BESSEMER, AL; Owner: BESSEMER RADIO INC.)
  • WQCR (1500 AM; 2 kW; ALABASTER, AL; Owner: WGTT, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Vestavia Hills:

  • 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)
  • WODL (97.3 FM; HOMEWOOD, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WYSF (94.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WVSU-FM (91.1 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: SAMFORD UNIVERSITY)
  • WMJJ (96.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBFR (89.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • W281AB (104.1 FM; MOUNTAIN BROOK, AL; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WENN (105.9 FM; TRUSSVILLE, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRAX (107.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQEM (101.5 FM; COLUMBIANA, AL; Owner: GLEN IRIS BAPTIST SCHOOL)
  • WDXB (102.5 FM; JASPER, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WYDE-FM (101.1 FM; CULLMAN, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Vestavia Hills:

  • 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)
  • WABM (Channel 68; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BIRMINGHAM (WABM-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • W27CM (Channel 27; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: EQUITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBXA-CA (Channel 2; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • W34BI (Channel 34; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W46DK (Channel 46; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WBMA-LP (Channel 58; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: TV ALABAMA, INC.)
  • W49AY (Channel 49; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: GLEN IRIS BAPTIST SCHOOL)
  • 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)
  • W15AZ (Channel 15; ALABASTER, AL; Owner: GLEN IRIS BAPTIST CHURCH SCHOOL)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Vestavia Hills fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 18
Total length: 63 meters (207ft)
Total costs: $61,523,000
Total average daily traffic: 515,926
Total average daily truck traffic: 45,771

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1920-1929: 1
  • 1930-1939: 1
  • 1940-1949: 2
  • 1950-1959: 1
  • 1960-1969: 3
  • 1970-1979: 7
  • 1980-1989: 3
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Vestavia Hills, AL

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

30 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Vestavia Hills)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 673 Crest Rd (Lat: 33.397611 Lon: -86.661083), Type: Tower, Structure height: 85 m, Call Sign: WPFQ440
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.750 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/13/1999, Expiration Date: 09/13/2009, Cancellation Date: 08/05/2009, Certifier: Shawn E Endsley
    Registrant: Usa Mobility Wireless, Inc., 300 Technology Drive #400, Plano, TX 75074, Phone: (972) 801-1626, Fax: (972) 801-1699, Email:

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • City Hall (Lat: 33.425111 Lon: -86.791389), Call Sign: KWI772
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.175 MHz, 155.340 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/16/2005, Expiration Date: 05/08/2015
    Registrant: Allcomm Wireless, Inc., 4116 First Avenue North, Birmingham, AL 35222, Phone: (205) 271-4006, Fax: (205) 595-7642

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

27 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Vestavia Hills)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 44789 , Serial Number: 28-7505011, Year manufactured: 1974, Airworthiness Date: 09/12/1974
    Registrant (Individual): Robert Q Jr Bridewell, 1304 Round Hill Rd, Vestavia Hills, AL 35216
  • Aircraft: COMMANDER AIRCRAFT CO 114-B (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 911BM , Serial Number: 14553, Year manufactured: 1992, Airworthiness Date: 09/12/1992
    Registrant (Co-Owned): James A Johnson, 2441 Chestnut Rd, Vestavia Hills, AL 35216, Other Owners: Harlan W Best



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 13 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED54$191,187189$251,810706$250,21911$92,4801$8,592,95025$205,466
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$234,16511$247,51543$252,3053$120,5800$04$140,390
APPLICATIONS DENIED8$159,19912$247,970110$260,8386$128,0031$53,4404$264,323
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN11$152,57630$241,697167$256,7377$185,4710$06$215,155
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$204,2804$213,04032$248,0682$96,8050$01$179,810

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0127.02 , 0129.01, 0129.03, 0129.05, 0129.06, 0144.04, 0144.06, 0303.04

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 13 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED24$263,7019$262,717
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$329,5155$287,268
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$422,7601$205,400
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$267,9131$339,540
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$186,0600$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0127.02 , 0129.01, 0129.03, 0129.05, 0129.06, 0144.04, 0144.06, 0303.04

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1

Businesses in Vestavia Hills, AL
NameCountNameCount
Blockbuster1Publix Super Markets1
Domino's Pizza1Red Lobster1
FedEx2Rite Aid1
GameStop1Starbucks2
Hardee's1Subway2
Jones New York1U-Haul2
McDonald's2Waffle House1
Papa John's Pizza1Walgreens1
Pizza Hut1Walmart1

Vestavia Hills on our top lists:

  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Judges, magistrates, and other judicial workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Judges, magistrates, and other judicial workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Healthcare support occupations: (population 5,000+)"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Farmers and farm managers (population 5,000+)"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Engineers (population 5,000+)"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Management, business, and financial occupations: (population 5,000+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) 24-hour air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest average weight of females"
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