Birmingham (Shelby County), Alabama

Population In Birmingham (Shelby County), Alabama

Population56713

In terms of political views, the Birmingham (Shelby County) population skews Republican. The top religion in Birmingham (Shelby County) is Protestant. The top age group is 45-64 per census data.

Household Types in Birmingham (Shelby County), Alabama

  • Singles in Birmingham (Shelby County) 39.2%
  • Married Couples in Birmingham (Shelby County) 60.8%

Age Groups of People Living in Birmingham (Shelby County), Alabama

  • 18 to 24 year olds 8.3%
  • 25 to 44 year olds 24.8%
  • 45 to 64 year olds 28.3%
  • 65+ year olds 17.6%

Race Diversity in Birmingham (Shelby County), Alabama

The Race Diversity score in Birmingham (Shelby County), Alabama is 20.Race diversity score ranges from 0 to 100. The more diverse, the higher the score.

  • Latino/Hispanics 3.4%
  • Whites 82.4%
  • Black or African Americans 9.2%
  • American Indian & Alaska Natives 0.2%
  • Asians 4.7%
  • Native Hawaiians & Other Pacific Islanders 0.1%
  • Multi 2.5%
  • Other 0.8%

The Religion of people living in Birmingham (Shelby County), Alabama

The primary religious affiliation in Birmingham (Shelby County), Alabama is Protestant. The Religion Diversity score in Birmingham (Shelby County), Alabama is 8.3Religion diversity score ranges from 0 to 100. The more diverse, the higher the score..

ReligionPercentage of Population
Protestant45.0%
Catholic2.3%
Orthodox0.1%
Other / Christian0.0%
Mormon0.8%
Jewish0.1%
Muslim0.2%
Buddhist0.0%
Hindu0.2%
Other / Non-Christian0.0%
No Religion51.3%

Industry and Occupation in Birmingham (Shelby County), Alabama

The top industry present in Birmingham (Shelby County), Alabama is Educational services, health care, and social assistance. 56.2 % of residents work in Management, business, science, and arts occupations, while only 3.4% work in Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations. The Industry Diversity score in Birmingham (Shelby County), Alabama is 68.2.Industry diversity score ranges from 0 to 100. The more diverse, the higher the score.

  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 0.3%
  • Construction 4.9%
  • Manufacturing 6.6%
  • Wholesale trade 5.0%
  • Retail trade 8.4%
  • Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 4.8%
  • Information 2.2%
  • Finance and insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 12.1%
  • Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 14.1%
  • Educational services, health care, and social assistance 23.6%
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation, and accommodation and food services 9.6%
  • Other services, except public administration 6.4%
  • Public administration 1.9%

The Occupation Diversity score in Birmingham (Shelby County), Alabama is 50.6.Occupation diversity score ranges from 0 to 100. The more diverse, the higher the score.

  • Management, business, science, and arts occupations 56.2%
  • Service occupations 11.5%
  • Sales and office occupations 23.3%
  • Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations 3.4%
  • Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 5.6%

Average Educational level of people living in Birmingham (Shelby County),Alabama

86.2% of residents in Birmingham (Shelby County), Alabama have earned a Bachelor’s degree or higher, compared to the U.S. average of 46.6%. 39.1% of residents in Birmingham (Shelby County), Alabama hold STEM degrees (STEM = Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics). The Educational level Diversity score in Birmingham (Shelby County), Alabama is 67.2.Educational diversity score ranges from 0 to 100. The more diverse, the higher the score.

  • Less than high school graduate 3.0%
  • High school graduate (includes equivalency) 10.8%
  • Some college or associate's degree 23.5%
  • Bachelor's degree 39.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree 22.8%

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