Jefferson County, AL

Current Temperature ° Population 660,009

Homefacts County Report

Schools

School Rating is Above average
  • No High School Diploma: 10.9%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 57.6%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 31.6%

Registered Offenders

11.85% Higher than national avg.
  • 1,195 offenders in Jefferson County
  • 18.11 offenders/10,000 residents

Real Estate

Median List Price $156,450
  • Median Sales Price: $120,000
  • Foreclosures: 1,347
  • Homes For Sale: 3,851
  • Homes For Rent: 79

Environmental Hazards

1,744 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 36
  • Registered Polluters: 161
  • Superfunds: 156
  • Tanks & Spills: 1,391

Unemployment

Moderate 5.0%
  • Alabama unemployment average: 5.2%
  • National unemployment average: 4.3%

Schools view all

201 Public Schools view public schools

Summary
There are 201 K-12 public schools in Jefferson County, AL and 83 private schools. Homefacts rates Jefferson County's schools as Above average, with an overall B- rating.

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Crime view details

1,195 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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Crime Index

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Real Estate Overview

Average Listing Price
$156,450 compared to June 2016
Median Sales Price
$120,000 compared to June 2016

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
    13.7%
  • Rented
    33%
  • Owned
    53.4%

3,851 Homes For Sale View All

$750,000
2556 Dolly Ridge Rd
Birmingham, AL 35243
4 Beds | 5 Baths
$279,900
557 Whitestone Way
Birmingham, AL 35226
4 Beds | 3 Baths
$124,900
7136 Old Springville Rd
Pinson, AL 35126
3 Beds | 2 Baths
$259,000
4553 Little Ridge Dr
Birmingham, AL 35242
3 Beds | 3 Baths

1,347 Foreclosures View All

median foreclosure price
No Data
$1,500
Pine Ridge Ln
Mulga, AL 35118
-- Beds | -- Baths
$4,000
Pine Ridge Ln
Mulga, AL 35118
3 Beds | 1 Baths
$47,000
Harlem
Bessemer, AL 35023
4 Beds | 2 Baths
$183,000
Red Leaf
Birmingham, AL 35226
3 Beds | 3 Baths

Foreclosure Status Distribution

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

2,280 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Jefferson County, AL issued 2,280 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 2,280 permits, 1298 were issued for single family homes and 982 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Jefferson County, AL issued 1,820 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 1,820 permits, 1120 were issued for single family homes and 700 were issued for multi-family homes.
All Housing Single Family Housing Multi-Family Housing

Building Permits By Year

79 Rental Properties View All

$1,550
1194 Berwick Rd
Birmingham, AL 35242
3 Beds | 2 Baths
$700
416 Skyview Dr
Birmingham, AL 35209
2 Beds | 1 Baths
$1,000
1904 Shades Cliff Terr
Birmingham, AL 35209
2 Beds | 2 Baths
$1,800
2295 Abbeyglen Cir
Birmingham, AL 35226
4 Beds | 3 Baths

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Environmental Hazards

1744 Environmental Hazards

  • Brownfields
    in Jefferson County, AL
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  • Registered Polluters
    in Jefferson County, AL
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  • Superfunds
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  • Tanks & Spills
    in Jefferson County, AL
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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HAZARDOUS (0/0)
    Jefferson County, AL has 0% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 2 COUNTY
    Jefferson County, AL is a yellow zone.
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  • UV Index HIGH 6.86 Average
    Jefferson County, AL is a high risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 44.23°
  • February 47.07°
  • March 56.2°
  • April 64.38°
  • May 71.73°
  • June 80.21°
  • July 81.58°
  • August 80.84°
  • September 75.18°
  • October 63.17°
  • November 53.63°
  • December 43°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Jefferson County, AL

Earthquakes
Jefferson County, AL has a low risk of earthquakes.
Hurricanes
Jefferson County, AL has no risk of hurricanes.
Hail
Jefferson County, AL has a high risk of hail storms.
Tornadoes
Jefferson County, AL has a very high risk of tornadoes.

Demographics view details

Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Jefferson County, AL: $48,492

Unemployment

Unemployment in Jefferson County is 5.0%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 5.2% and 8.8% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 36.90%
White Collar - 63.10%

Politics

State Representatives

  • Gov. Robert Bentley
  • Sen. Jeff Sessions
  • Sen. Richard C. Shelby

Neighborhood Info

5 Airports view all

Nearest Major Airports

311 FCC Towers view all

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