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Area: 1.188 square miles

Population: 8,923

Population density:
Fountain Heights:

7,512 people per square mile
Birmingham:

1,424 people per square mile
  • Races in 2017
    • 5,54053.1%Black
    • 3,47633.3%White
    • 6676.4%Asian
    • 4534.3%Two or more races
    • 2702.6%Hispanic or Latino
    • 210.2%American Indian
Age and Sex of Residents in Fountain Heights in Birmingham, AL
Median household income in 2016:
Fountain Heights:

$32,496
Birmingham:

$36,241

  • Distribution of median household income

  • Distribution of median household income
  • 1,091Less than $10,000
  • 962$10,000 to $19,999
  • 446$20,000 to $29,999
  • 445$30,000 to $39,999
  • 318$40,000 to $49,999
  • 317$50,000 to $59,999
  • 244$60,000 to $74,999
  • 640$75,000 to $99,999
  • 1,355$100,000 to $124,999
  • 605$125,000 to $149,999
  • 255$150,000 to $199,999
  • 132$200,000 or more
  • Distribution of owner-occupied house/condo value

  • Distribution of owner-occupied house/condo value
  • 592Less than $50,000
  • 706$50,000 to $99,999
  • 348$100,000 to $149,999
  • 518$150,000 to $199,999
  • 503$200,000 to $249,999
  • 62$250,000 to $299,999
  • 97$300,000 to $399,999
  • 82$1,000,000 or more
  • Distribution of rent paid by renters

  • Distribution of rent paid by renters
  • 167Less than $100
  • 491$100 to $199
  • 686$200 to $299
  • 284$300 to $399
  • 423$400 to $499
  • 487$500 to $599
  • 138$600 to $699
  • 504$700 to $799
  • 300$800 to $899
  • 930$900 to $999
  • 1,633$1,000 to $1,249
  • 1,151$1,250 to $1,499
  • 957$1,500 to $1,999
  • 88$2,000 or more
Median rent in 2016:
Fountain Heights:

$674
Birmingham:

$594

Zip codes: 35203, 35204, 35234.

Males:

5,250
Females:

3,672
Median age:
Males:
This neighborhood:

42.3 years
Whole city:

33.9 years
Females:
This neighborhood:

43.1 years
Whole city:

38.0 years

Average household size:
Fountain Heights:

3.7 people
Birmingham:

2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
Fountain Heights:

35.6%
Birmingham:

40.3%
Percentage of married-couple families (among all households):
Here:

17.8%
Birmingham:

25.2%

Percentage of married-couple families with children (among all households):
Fountain Heights:

23.9%
Birmingham:

16.0%

Percentage of single-mother households (among all households):
Fountain Heights:

23.8%
Birmingham:

22.1%

Percentage of never married males 15 years old and over:
Fountain Heights:

33.2%
Birmingham:

23.0%

Percentage of never married females 15 years old and over:
Fountain Heights:

19.9%
city:

23.4%

Percentage of people that speak English not well or not at all:
Fountain Heights:

0.6%
Birmingham:

1.2%

Percentage of people born in this state:
Here:

77.7%
Birmingham:

77.0%

Percentage of people born in another U.S. state:
Fountain Heights:

19.3%
Birmingham:

18.5%

Percentage of native residents but born outside the U.S.:
Here:

0.6%
city:

0.5%

Percentage of foreign born residents:
Here:

2.6%
Birmingham:

4.0%

Educational Attainment in 2017
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Fountain Heights
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Fountain Heights
  • 961 room
  • 3022 rooms
  • 2513 rooms
  • 3624 rooms
  • 1355 rooms
  • 3016 rooms
  • 1967 rooms
  • 1128 rooms
  • 1419+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Fountain Heights
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Fountain Heights
  • 3881 room
  • 9552 rooms
  • 1,0503 rooms
  • 9384 rooms
  • 4775 rooms
  • 2176 rooms
  • 2337 rooms
  • 128 rooms
  • 179+ rooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Fountain Heights
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Fountain Heights
  • 96no bedroom
  • 6191 bedroom
  • 5602 bedrooms
  • 2643 bedrooms
  • 2004 bedrooms
  • 635+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Fountain Heights
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Fountain Heights
  • 462no bedroom
  • 1,3701 bedroom
  • 1,4352 bedrooms
  • 3483 bedrooms
  • 804 bedrooms
  • 925+ bedrooms
Average number of cars or other vehicles available in houses/condos:
This neighborhood:

1.5
Birmingham:

1.8

Average number of cars or other vehicles available in apartments:
Here:

0.9
city:

1.2

Percentage of units with a mortgage:
Fountain Heights:

62.2%
Birmingham:

55.3%


Housing prices:

  • Average estimated value of detached houses in 2016 (21.2% of all units):
    Fountain Heights:

    $68,273
    Alabama:

    $193,465

  • Average estimated '16 value of housing units in 5-or-more-unit structures (43.7% of all units):
    Fountain Heights:

    $196,826
    Alabama:

    $223,470

Year house built in Fountain Heights
  • Year house built in Fountain Heights
  • 02014 or later
  • 9372010 to 2013
  • 1,6562000 to 2009
  • 2241990 to 1999
  • 1601980 to 1989
  • 3851970 to 1979
  • 4011960 to 1969
  • 4501950 to 1959
  • 4841940 to 1949
  • 2,1621939 or earlier
Owners and renters by unit type

City-data.com crime index for city in 2018 (higher means more crime):
City:

875.8
U.S. average:

218.3

  • Travel time to work (commute)

  • Travel time to work (commute)
  • 118Less than 5 minutes
  • 2675 to 9 minutes
  • 38110 to 14 minutes
  • 23915 to 19 minutes
  • 12220 to 24 minutes
  • 3125 to 29 minutes
  • 16430 to 34 minutes
  • 6635 to 39 minutes
  • 1340 to 44 minutes
  • 11745 to 59 minutes
  • 5960 to 89 minutes
  • 1390 or more minutes
  • Means of transportation to work

  • Means of transportation to work
  • 65.9%2,054Drove a car alone
  • 22.5%702Carpooled
  • 3.4%106Bus or trolley bus
  • 1.5%48Taxi
  • 2.8%87Motorcycle
  • 2.6%80Bicycle
  • 12.7%395Walked
  • 1.4%43Other means
  • 9.8%306Worked at home
  • Time leaving home to go to work

  • Time leaving home to go to work
  • 3612:00 a.m. to 4:59 a.m.
  • 595:00 a.m. to 5:29 a.m.
  • 515:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m.
  • 1256:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m.
  • 2416:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m.
  • 1717:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m.
  • 3057:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m.
  • 1728:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m.
  • 1498:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m.
  • 739:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m.
  • 5110:00 a.m. to 10:59 a.m.
  • 5011:00 a.m. to 11:59 a.m.
  • 7212:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m.
  • 514:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m.

Occupations of males:

  • Percentage of males in management occupations (except farmers):
    Here:

    16.8%
    city:

    8.5%

  • Percentage of males in business and financial operations occupations:
    Here:

    7.9%
    city:

    3.2%

  • Percentage of males in computer and mathematical occupations:
    Here:

    9.9%
    city:

    2.2%

  • Percentage of males in architecture and engineering occupations:
    Here:

    3.9%
    city:

    1.2%

  • Percentage of males in legal occupations:
    Here:

    10.8%
    city:

    1.3%

  • Percentage of males in education, training, and library occupations:
    Here:

    3.1%
    city:

    3.5%

  • Percentage of males in arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations:
    Here:

    3.9%
    city:

    1.7%

  • Percentage of males in healthcare practitioners and technical occupations:
    Here:

    1.3%
    city:

    3.2%

  • Percentage of males in service occupations:
    Here:

    15.1%
    city:

    20.9%

  • Percentage of males in sales and office occupations:
    Here:

    9.6%
    city:

    16.6%

  • Percentage of males in construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations:
    Here:

    4.6%
    city:

    7.2%

  • Percentage of males in transportation occupations:
    Here:

    4.0%
    city:

    7.2%


Occupations of females:

  • Percentage of females in management occupations (except farmers):
    Here:

    7.0%
    city:

    6.4%

  • Percentage of females in business and financial operations occupations:
    Here:

    7.7%
    city:

    5.8%

  • Percentage of females in architecture and engineering occupations:
    Here:

    2.1%
    city:

    0.5%

  • Percentage of females in community and social services occupations:
    Here:

    1.3%
    city:

    2.5%

  • Percentage of females in legal occupations:
    Here:

    3.4%
    city:

    1.1%

  • Percentage of females in education, training, and library occupations:
    Here:

    10.9%
    city:

    7.6%

  • Percentage of females in arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations:
    Here:

    6.0%
    city:

    1.7%

  • Percentage of females in healthcare practitioners and technical occupations:
    Here:

    9.2%
    city:

    9.0%

  • Percentage of females in service occupations:
    Here:

    19.8%
    city:

    24.8%

  • Percentage of females in sales and office occupations:
    Here:

    26.6%
    city:

    32.6%

  • Percentage of females in transportation occupations:
    Here:

    2.0%
    city:

    1.2%

  • Percentage of females in material moving occupations:
    Here:

    2.0%
    city:

    1.1%


Education in this neighborhood (subdivision or community):

  • Percentage of people 3 years and older in K-12 schools:
    Fountain Heights:

    14.4%
    Birmingham:

    16.0%

  • Percentage of people 3 years and older in undergraduate colleges:
    Fountain Heights:

    6.1%
    Birmingham:

    6.5%

  • Percentage of people 3 years and older in grad. or professional schools:
    Fountain Heights:

    18.2%
    Birmingham:

    2.1%

  • Percentage of students K-12 enrolled in private schools:
    Fountain Heights:

    47.7%
    Birmingham:

    12.8%

Percentage of population below poverty level:
Fountain Heights:

40.9%
Birmingham:

24.5%

Median year owner moved in (as recorded in 2017):
Fountain Heights:

1995
Birmingham:

2000

Median year renter moved in (as recorded in 2017):
Fountain Heights:

2009
Birmingham:

2014

Percentage of married-couple families with both working:
Fountain Heights:

97.3%
Birmingham:

65.3%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 64.6%Electricity
  • 25.4%Utility gas
  • 4.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.6%No fuel used
  • 1.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.6%Coal or coke

Limited-access highways (interstate or state) in this neighborhood:

I- 59 (I- 20)

Length: 1.94 miles
Directions: E-W, SE-NW, SW-NE

I- 65

Length: 0.89 miles
Directions: N-S, SE-NW

Highways in this neighborhood:

State Rte 7 (US Hwy 11, 1st Ave N)

Length: 0.89 miles
Directions: E-W, SW-NE
Address range: 1050 to 1899

8th Ave N (State Rte 4, US Hwy 78)

Length: 0.88 miles
Direction: SW-NE
Address range: 1050 to 1899

Roads and streets:

18th St N

Length: 1.78 miles
Directions: N-S, SE-NW, SW-NE
Address range: 1 to 1699

17th St N

Length: 1.70 miles
Directions: E-W, N-S, SE-NW
Address range: 1 to 1619

19th St N

Length: 1.69 miles
Directions: N-S, SE-NW
Address range: 1 to 1649

16th St N

Length: 1.67 miles
Directions: E-W, N-S, SE-NW, SW-NE
Address range: 100 to 1799

13th St N

Length: 1.44 miles
Directions: N-S, SE-NW
Address range: 1 to 1699

12th St N

Length: 1.32 miles
Directions: E-W, N-S, SE-NW, SW-NE
Address range: 100 to 1549

15th St N

Length: 1.15 miles
Directions: N-S, SE-NW
Address range: 200 to 1299

11th St N

Length: 1.13 miles
Directions: N-S, SE-NW, SW-NE
Address range: 1 to 1599

14th St N

Length: 1.02 miles
Directions: N-S, SE-NW
Address range: 1 to 1299

6th Ave N

Length: 0.89 miles
Direction: SW-NE
Address range: 1024 to 1899

2nd Ave N

Length: 0.87 miles
Direction: SW-NE
Address range: 1050 to 1899

3rd Ave N

Length: 0.87 miles
Directions: N-S, SE-NW, SW-NE
Address range: 1100 to 1899

4th Ave N

Length: 0.84 miles
Direction: SW-NE
Address range: 1100 to 1899

5th Ave N

Length: 0.84 miles
Direction: SW-NE
Address range: 1100 to 1899

7th Ave N

Length: 0.84 miles
Directions: E-W, SW-NE
Address range: 1100 to 1899

9th Ave N

Length: 0.74 miles
Directions: E-W, SW-NE
Address range: 1100 to 1857

10th Ave N

Length: 0.70 miles
Direction: SW-NE
Address range: 1100 to 1899

11th Ave N

Length: 0.63 miles
Directions: E-W, SE-NW, SW-NE
Address range: 1400 to 1899

7th Aly N

Length: 0.63 miles
Direction: SW-NE
Address range: 1200 to 1699

12th Ave N

Length: 0.57 miles
Directions: E-W, N-S, SW-NE
Address range: 1100 to 1699

15th Ave N

Length: 0.55 miles
Directions: E-W, N-S, SW-NE
Address range: 1011 to 1899

8th Aly N

Length: 0.54 miles
Direction: SW-NE
Address range: 1100 to 1899

Morris Ave

Length: 0.53 miles
Direction: SW-NE
Address range: 1400 to 1899

5th Aly N

Length: 0.52 miles
Directions: E-W, SW-NE
Address range: 1100 to 1599

6th Aly N

Length: 0.52 miles
Directions: E-W, SW-NE
Address range: 1100 to 1699

13th Ave N

Length: 0.50 miles
Directions: E-W, SW-NE
Address range: 600 to 1699

12th Ct N

Length: 0.49 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 1100 to 1599

N 14th Ave N

Length: 0.48 miles
Directions: E-W, SW-NE
Address range: 1200 to 1899

13th Ct N

Length: 0.32 miles
Directions: E-W, SW-NE
Address range: 1600 to 1899

9th Aly N

Length: 0.31 miles
Directions: E-W, SW-NE
Address range: 1500 to 1799

10th Ct N

Length: 0.31 miles
Directions: E-W, N-S, SE-NW, SW-NE
Address range: 1100 to 1499

16th Ave N

Length: 0.29 miles
Directions: E-W, SW-NE
Address range: 1200 to 1899

18th Pl N

Length: 0.28 miles
Direction: SE-NW
Address range: 1500 to 1699

4th Aly N

Length: 0.26 miles
Direction: SW-NE

3rd Aly N

Length: 0.22 miles
Direction: SW-NE
Address range: 1100 to 1899

17th Ave N

Length: 0.20 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 1800 to 1882

4th Aly

Length: 0.20 miles
Directions: E-W, SW-NE
Address range: 1498 to 1699

15th Ct N

Length: 0.20 miles
Directions: E-W, SE-NW, SW-NE
Address range: 1100 to 1699

10th Aly N

Length: 0.18 miles
Directions: N-S, SW-NE
Address range: 1558 to 1699

Co Rd 77 (17th St Viaduct)

Length: 0.18 miles
Direction: N-S

11th Pl N

Length: 0.15 miles
Direction: SE-NW
Address range: 800 to 1099

14th Ct N

Length: 0.14 miles
Direction: SW-NE
Address range: 1800 to 1899

16th Ct N

Length: 0.13 miles
Directions: E-W, N-S, SE-NW
Address range: 1302 to 1799

12th Aly N

Length: 0.12 miles
Direction: SE-NW

Short 12th Pl N (Short 12th St N)

Length: 0.11 miles
Direction: SE-NW
Address range: 1000 to 1099

2nd Aly N

Length: 0.11 miles
Directions: E-W, SW-NE
Address range: 1102 to 1199

7th Aly

Length: 0.11 miles
Direction: SW-NE
Address range: 1800 to 1899

11th Ct N

Length: 0.11 miles
Direction: SW-NE
Address range: 1601 to 1699

Short 12th St

Length: 0.10 miles
Direction: SE-NW
Address range: 1000 to 1099

13th Pl N

Length: 0.09 miles
Direction: SE-NW
Address range: 900 to 1099

8th Ct N

Length: 0.09 miles
Direction: SW-NE

12th Pl N

Length: 0.08 miles
Directions: N-S, SE-NW
Address range: 700 to 1199

15th Aly

Length: 0.08 miles
Direction: SE-NW

11th St

Length: 0.07 miles
Direction: SW-NE
Address range: 1550 to 1599

11th Ter N

Length: 0.07 miles
Directions: E-W, SE-NW
Address range: 1200 to 1299

16th Ter N

Length: 0.05 miles
Direction: SE-NW
Address range: 1000 to 1049

16th Pl N

Length: 0.05 miles
Direction: SE-NW
Address range: 1000 to 1099

11th Aly N

Length: 0.05 miles
Direction: SE-NW

Short St N

Length: 0.04 miles
Direction: E-W

14th Pl N

Length: 0.02 miles
Direction: SE-NW
Address range: 1000 to 1099

Access Rd

Length: 0.02 miles
Directions: N-S, SW-NE

Railroad features:

Louisville and Nashville RR

Length: 1.11 miles
Directions: E-W, N-S, SW-NE

Birmingham Southern RR

Length: 0.51 miles
Directions: E-W, N-S, SE-NW, SW-NE

Seaboard Coast Line RR

Length: 0.03 miles
Direction: SW-NE
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