Gardendale, Alabama

Population 13,743

Gardendale is located in Jefferson County, AL. The population is 13,743.

There are 5 public schools in Gardendale with an average Homefacts rating of A-. The total crime rate for Gardendale is moderate , and there are 22 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Gardendale is moderate and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Gardendale property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Gardendale include Mount Olive, Fultondale and Morris.

Gardendale Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Excellent
  • No High School Diploma: 8.1%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 64.9%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 27%

Crime Rate

40.95% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 282
  • Violent Crimes: 521
  • Robbery: 76
  • Burglary: 434
  • Property Crime: 4
  • Larceny Theft: 3

Registered Offenders

23.46% Lower than national avg.
  • 22 offenders in Gardendale
  • 16.01 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

23 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 0
  • Registered Polluters: 0
  • Superfunds: 0
  • Tanks & Spills: 23


Moderate 3.2%
  • Alabama unemployment average: 3.4%
  • National unemployment average: 3.6%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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5 Public Schools view public schools

There are 5 K-12 public schools in Gardendale, AL and 4 private schools. Homefacts rates Gardendale's schools as Excellent, with an overall A- rating.

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22 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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0 Former Drug Labs view all

  • Good news! No Drug lab found in Gardendale, AL

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Property Report Overview

Average Listing Price
$217,450 compared to April 2018
Median Sales Price
No Data

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
  • Rented
  • Owned

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

34 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Gardendale, AL issued 34 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Gardendale, AL issued 17 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $713
  • 1 Bedroom: $796
  • 2 Bedrooms: $911
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,216
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,361

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Environmental Hazards

23 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality MODERATE (268/309)
    Gardendale, AL has 86.73% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 2 COUNTY
    Gardendale, AL is a yellow zone.
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  • UV Index HIGH 6.01 Average
    Gardendale, 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 Gardendale, AL

Gardendale, AL has a low risk of earthquakes.
Gardendale, AL has no risk of hurricanes.
Gardendale, AL has a high risk of hail storms.
Gardendale, AL has a very high risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Gardendale, AL: $62,668


Unemployment in Gardendale is 3.2%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 3.4% and 3.6% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 31.42%
White Collar - 68.58%


State Representatives

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

City Representatives

  • Gary Palmer

Neighborhood Info

1 Airport view all

Nearest Major Airports

9 FCC Towers view all

1 Fire Station view all

0 Hospitals view all

  • No hospitals found in Gardendale, AL

1 Library view all

1 Police Station view all

1 Retirement Home view all

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