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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
House/condo value distribution in Fountain Heights in Birmingham, AL neighborhood, block, subdivision, or community
Age and Sex of Residents in Fountain Heights in Birmingham, AL
Races in Fountain Heights in Birmingham neighborhood in AL
Household income distribution in 2013 in Fountain Heights in Birmingham neighborhood in AL
Median household income in 2016:
Fountain Heights:

$32,496
Birmingham:

$36,241

Rent paid by renters in 2013 in Fountain Heights in Birmingham neighborhood in AL

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 (%)

Rooms in owner-occupied houses/condos in Fountain Heights:

  • 1 room: 96
  • 2 rooms: 302
  • 3 rooms: 251
  • 4 rooms: 362
  • 5 rooms: 135
  • 6 rooms: 301
  • 7 rooms: 196
  • 8 rooms: 112
  • 9+ rooms: 141
Note: State values scaled to Fountain Heights population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Fountain Heights:

  • 1 room: 388
  • 2 rooms: 955
  • 3 rooms: 1,050
  • 4 rooms: 938
  • 5 rooms: 477
  • 6 rooms: 217
  • 7 rooms: 233
  • 8 rooms: 12
  • 9+ rooms: 17
Note: State values scaled to Fountain Heights population

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Fountain Heights:

  • no bedroom: 96
  • 1 bedroom: 619
  • 2 bedrooms: 560
  • 3 bedrooms: 264
  • 4 bedrooms: 200
  • 5+ bedrooms: 63
Note: State values scaled to Fountain Heights population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied houses and condos in Fountain Heights:

  • no bedroom: 462
  • 1 bedroom: 1,370
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,435
  • 3 bedrooms: 348
  • 4 bedrooms: 80
  • 5+ bedrooms: 92
Note: State values scaled to Fountain Heights population
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

Owners and renters by unit type (%)

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 0
  • 2010 to 2013: 937
  • 2000 to 2009: 1,656
  • 1990 to 1999: 224
  • 1980 to 1989: 160
  • 1970 to 1979: 385
  • 1960 to 1969: 401
  • 1950 to 1959: 450
  • 1940 to 1949: 484
  • 1939 or earlier: 2,162
Note: State values scaled to Fountain Heights Birmingham AL population

City-data.com crime index for city in 2015 (higher means more crime):
City:

841.0
U.S. average:

234.7

Mode of transportation to work in Fountain Heights in Birmingham, AL
Time Leaving Home for Work in Fountain Heights in Birmingham neighborhood in AL
Commute time to work in Fountain Heights in Birmingham neighborhood in AL

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 2016):
Fountain Heights:

1995
Birmingham:

2000

Median year renter moved in (as recorded in 2016):
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:

  • Electricity (65%)
  • Utility gas (25%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4%)
  • No fuel used (3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Coal or coke (2%)

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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