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Mountain Brook, AL (Alabama) Houses and Residents

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

$621,554
Alabama:

$141,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $421,214 - $913,827

Mountain Brook,AL index of house prices

Total population: 20,734 (All urban)

Houses: 8,037 (7,403 occupied: 6,179 owner occupied, 1,109 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

15%
State:

32%

Housing density: 657 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2017: $1,026,024.

Median contract rent in 2017: $589 (lower quartile is $518, upper quartile is $1,388)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2017: $1,612


Median gross rent in Mountain Brook, AL in 2017: $661

Housing units in Mountain Brook with a mortgage: 3,883 (36 second mortgage, 1,252 home equity loan, 8 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,296

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $162,109

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $132,914

Median monthly housing costs: $1,851


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Mountain Brook, Alabama Age and Sex of Residents
Median year house/condo built: 1963

Median year apartment built: 1961

Household type by relationship:

Households: 20,429
  • In family households: 18,214 (3,451 male householders, 2,156 female householders)
    5,075 spouses, 7,013 children (6,800 natural, 78 adopted, 122 stepchildren), 54 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 35 parents, 48 other relatives, 251 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,020 (555 male householders (499 living alone)), 1,237 female householders (1,119 living alone)), 197 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 65

Size of family households: 2,637 2-persons, 855 3-persons, 1,288 4-persons, 493 5-persons, 194 6-persons, 43 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,615 1-person, 159 2-persons.

5,276 married couples with children.
386 single-parent households (141 men, 245 women).

96.1% of residents of Mountain Brook speak English at home.
1.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (80% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 5% speak English not well).
1.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (85% speak English very well, 7% speak English well, 8% speak English not well).
0.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (83% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 2% speak English not well).
0.4% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

Foreign born population: 494 (2.4%)
(77.7% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

9.0
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments
Here:

3.9
State:

4.7

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Mountain Brook, Alabama
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Mountain Brook, Alabama
  • 0no bedroom
  • 81 bedroom
  • 1722 bedrooms
  • 1,7453 bedrooms
  • 3,0824 bedrooms
  • 1,3635+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Mountain Brook, Alabama
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Mountain Brook, Alabama
  • 0no bedroom
  • 3461 bedroom
  • 5202 bedrooms
  • 1353 bedrooms
  • 644 bedrooms
  • 165+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Mountain Brook in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Mountain Brook in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 34no vehicle
  • 1,0331 vehicle
  • 3,1592 vehicles
  • 1,3073 vehicles
  • 5104 vehicles
  • 1455+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Mountain Brook in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Mountain Brook in renter-occupied apartments
  • 37no vehicle
  • 5881 vehicle
  • 4542 vehicles
  • 283 vehicles
  • 164 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Mountain Brook, Alabama
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Mountain Brook, Alabama
  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 03 rooms
  • 364 rooms
  • 985 rooms
  • 4536 rooms
  • 6417 rooms
  • 1,2728 rooms
  • 3,7779+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Mountain Brook, Alabama
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Mountain Brook, Alabama
  • 01 room
  • 802 rooms
  • 3263 rooms
  • 3564 rooms
  • 1355 rooms
  • 316 rooms
  • 527 rooms
  • 758 rooms
  • 449+ rooms
Year house built
Median 2017 house/condo value by year built
Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
  • Mountain Brook, AL household income distribution

  • Distribution of median household income in Mountain Brook, AL in 2017
  • 261Less than $10,000
  • 169$10,000 to $19,999
  • 250$20,000 to $29,999
  • 274$30,000 to $39,999
  • 194$40,000 to $49,999
  • 191$50,000 to $59,999
  • 397$60,000 to $74,999
  • 1,007$75,000 to $99,999
  • 747$100,000 to $124,999
  • 706$125,000 to $149,999
  • 844$150,000 to $199,999
  • 2,685$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner - occupied houses in 2017 in Mountain Brook, AL

  • Distribution of house value in Mountain Brook, AL in 2017
  • 22Less than $10,000
  • 21$25,000 to $29,999
  • 8$35,000 to $39,999
  • 9$40,000 to $49,999
  • 19$50,000 to $59,999
  • 11$60,000 to $69,999
  • 12$70,000 to $79,999
  • 17$80,000 to $89,999
  • 25$100,000 to $124,999
  • 9$125,000 to $149,999
  • 21$150,000 to $174,999
  • 110$175,000 to $199,999
  • 147$200,000 to $249,999
  • 208$250,000 to $299,999
  • 1,091$300,000 to $399,999
  • 1,012$400,000 to $499,999
  • 2,633$500,000 to $749,999
  • 812$750,000 to $999,999
  • 884$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 123$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 197$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in Mountain Brook, AL

  • Distribution of rent paid by renters in Mountain Brook, AL in 2017
  • 11$400 to $449
  • 22$650 to $699
  • 24$700 to $749
  • 12$750 to $799
  • 165$800 to $899
  • 204$900 to $999
  • 328$1,000 to $1,249
  • 93$1,250 to $1,499
  • 372$1,500 to $1,999
  • 7$2,000 to $2,499
  • 44$2,500 to $2,999
  • 2$3,000 to $3,499
  • 35$3,500 or more
  • 40No cash rent
Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2017

Percentage of workers working in this county: 89.4%
Number of people working at home: 604 (6.9% of all workers)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 256
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 1,146
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 1,493
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 2,261
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 1,658
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 363
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 567
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 125
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 67
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 107
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 107
  • 90 or more minutes: 11
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Mountain Brook

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 8,640 (87%)
  • Carpooled: 544 (5%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 70 (1%)
  • Taxi: 64 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 19 (0%)
  • Walked: 75 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 604 (6%)
Class of Workers in 2017
  • Unemployment by race in 2017
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 2.5%Males
  • 1.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 44.4%Males
Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Mountain Brook, Alabama
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Mountain Brook, Alabama
  • 432010 or later
  • 1262000 to 2009
  • 701990 to 1999
  • 1081980 to 1989
  • 1571970 to 1979
  • 139Before 1970
Ancestries in Mountain Brook, AL

First ancestries reported:

  • American: 4,082 (34.1%)
  • English: 1,959 (16.4%)
  • Irish: 613 (5.1%)
  • European: 508 (4.2%)
  • German: 424 (3.5%)
  • Scottish: 413 (3.5%)
  • British: 347 (2.9%)
  • Scotch-Irish: 339 (2.8%)
  • Italian: 217 (1.8%)
  • French: 195 (1.6%)
  • Polish: 88 (0.7%)
  • Welsh: 77 (0.6%)
  • French Canadian: 74 (0.6%)
  • Northern European: 72 (0.6%)
  • Dutch: 67 (0.6%)
  • Greek: 58 (0.5%)
  • Lebanese: 39 (0.3%)
  • Lithuanian: 37 (0.3%)
  • Swiss: 35 (0.3%)
  • Egyptian: 29 (0.2%)
  • Austrian: 28 (0.2%)
  • Hungarian: 25 (0.2%)
  • Canadian: 24 (0.2%)
  • South African: 24 (0.2%)
  • Eastern European: 21 (0.2%)
  • Russian: 18 (0.2%)
  • Latvian: 16 (0.1%)
  • Scandinavian: 13 (0.1%)
  • Danish: 13 (0.1%)
  • Luxemburger: 12 (0.1%)
  • Swedish: 12 (0.1%)
  • Celtic: 11 (0.09%)
  • Arab: 8 (0.07%)
  • Ukrainian: 8 (0.07%)
  • Czech: 4 (0.03%)
  • Palestinian: 3 (0.03%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents (%):

India
Mountain Brook:

14.1% (70)
Alabama:

5.5% (9,177)

Canada
Mountain Brook:

12.3% (61)
Alabama:

2.0% (3,373)

South Africa
Mountain Brook:

9.9% (49)
Alabama:

0.3% (533)

Brazil
Mountain Brook:

9.1% (45)
Alabama:

0.4% (678)

Cuba
Mountain Brook:

7.7% (38)
Alabama:

0.8% (1,327)

Germany
Mountain Brook:

6.1% (30)
Alabama:

3.8% (6,424)

Thailand
Mountain Brook:

4.8% (24)
Alabama:

0.9% (1,515)

Philippines
Mountain Brook:

4.6% (23)
Alabama:

2.7% (4,613)

China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
Mountain Brook:

4.6% (23)
Alabama:

5.0% (8,322)

Pakistan
Mountain Brook:

3.4% (17)
Alabama:

0.7% (1,210)

Other Eastern Africa
Mountain Brook:

3.2% (16)
Alabama:

0.5% (888)

Iran
Mountain Brook:

3.0% (15)
Alabama:

0.6% (947)

Chile
Mountain Brook:

3.0% (15)
Alabama:

0.3% (491)

England
Mountain Brook:

2.6% (13)
Alabama:

1.3% (2,202)

Denmark
Mountain Brook:

2.6% (13)
Alabama:

0.0% (44)

Poland
Mountain Brook:

2.6% (13)
Alabama:

0.2% (386)

Russia
Mountain Brook:

2.2% (11)
Alabama:

0.7% (1,189)

Vietnam
Mountain Brook:

1.6% (8)
Alabama:

3.7% (6,209)

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 13,012
  • Other state: 6,659
  • Northeast: 889
  • Midwest: 999
  • South: 4,339
  • West: 373

89.0% of Mountain Brook residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 40.9% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 53.3% lived in Alabama.


Mountain Brook:

89.0%
State average:

86.3%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 0
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 0
  • 9th grade: 0
  • 10th grade: 6
  • 11th grade: 9
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 13
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 83
  • Less than 1 year of college: 142
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 349
  • Associate degree: 164
  • Bachelor's degree: 2,876
  • Master's degree: 1,076
  • Professional school degree: 1,447
  • Doctorate degree: 386
Educational Attainment for Males

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 0
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 0
  • 9th grade: 6
  • 10th grade: 0
  • 11th grade: 15
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 26
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 223
  • Less than 1 year of college: 155
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 507
  • Associate degree: 203
  • Bachelor's degree: 3,522
  • Master's degree: 1,605
  • Professional school degree: 588
  • Doctorate degree: 214
Educational Attainment for Females
Mountain Brook marital status for males
Mountain Brook marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 6,640
  • One, attached: 219
  • Two: 45
  • 3 or 4: 334
  • 5 to 9: 305
  • 10 to 19: 33
  • 20 to 49: 213
  • 50 or more: 209
  • Mobile homes: 10

Median worth of mobile homes: $442,467

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2017: 0.5%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2017: 0.7%

House/condo owner moved in on average 14 years ago

Renter moved in on average -1 years ago

Year householders moved into residence in Mountain Brook
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

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 241
Here:

8.9%
Alabama:

10.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 99
Here:

6.0%
Alabama:

11.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 61
Here:

11.0%
Alabama:

12.0%
School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students
School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
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Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
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