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

12.32% Higher than national avg.
  • 1,186 offenders in Jefferson County
  • 17.97 offenders/10,000 residents

Real Estate

Median List Price $157,700
  • Median Sales Price: $116,945
  • Foreclosures: 1,381
  • Homes For Sale: 3,906
  • Homes For Rent: 67

Environmental Hazards

1,742 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 34
  • Registered Polluters: 161
  • Superfunds: 156
  • Tanks & Spills: 1,391

Unemployment

Moderate 4.3%
  • Alabama unemployment average: 4.2%
  • 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

1,186 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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Crime Index

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Real Estate Overview

Average Listing Price
$157,700 compared to April 2016
Median Sales Price
$116,945 compared to April 2016

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

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

3,906 Homes For Sale View All

$134,900
4645 Sterling Glen Ln
Pinson, AL 35126
3 Beds | 2 Baths
$1,059,000
524 Castlebridge Ln
Birmingham, AL 35242
5 Beds | 6 Baths
$189,000
2338 And 2364 Grants Mill Rd
Birmingham, AL 35210
-- Beds | -- Baths
$329,000
4330 Village Green Way
Birmingham, AL 35226
3 Beds | 3 Baths

1,381 Foreclosures View All

median foreclosure price
$50,250  
$122,000
Boulder Ridge
Birmingham, AL 35244
3 Beds | 2 Baths
$40,000
Jamestown Manor
Gardendale, AL 35071
2 Beds | 2 Baths
$44,000
Whitney
Pinson, AL 35126
3 Beds | 2 Baths
$184,000
Cedar Mountain
Pinson, AL 35126
4 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

67 Rental Properties View All

$650
1325 S 31st St
Birmingham, AL 35205
1 Beds | 1 Baths
$1,750
121 Glen Cross Cir
Trussville, AL 35173
4 Beds | 3 Baths
$800
513 20th Ave
Birmingham, AL 35215
3 Beds | 1 Baths
$2,200
5404 Park Side Cir
Birmingham, AL 35244
4 Beds | 3 Baths

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Environmental Hazards

1742 Environmental Hazards

  • Brownfields
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  • Registered Polluters
    in Jefferson County, AL
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  • Superfunds
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  • Tanks & Spills
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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 6.02 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 4.3%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 4.2% and 9.0% 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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