Calera, Alabama

Population 11,579

Calera is located in Shelby County, AL. The population is 11,579, making Calera the 3rd largest city in Shelby County.

There are 3 public schools in Calera with an average Homefacts rating of B. The total crime rate for Calera is low , and there are 22 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Calera is low and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Calera property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Calera include Montevallo, Alabaster and Wilton.

Calera Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Very good
  • No High School Diploma: 9.2%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 55.9%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 34.9%

Crime Rate

4.31% Lower than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 117
  • Violent Crimes: 133
  • Robbery: 32
  • Burglary: 149
  • Property Crime: 2
  • Larceny Theft: 1

Registered Offenders

24.01% Higher than national avg.
  • 22 offenders in Calera
  • 19.00 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

45 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 0
  • Registered Polluters: 6
  • Superfunds: 1
  • Tanks & Spills: 38


Low 2.4%
  • Alabama unemployment average: 3.7%
  • National unemployment average: 5.9%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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3 Public Schools view public schools

There are 3 K-12 public schools in Calera, AL and 0 private schools. Homefacts rates Calera's schools as Very good, with an overall B rating.
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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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Property Report Overview

Average Listing Price
$210,000 compared to September 2020
Median Sales Price
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Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
  • Rented
  • Owned

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

120 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Calera, AL issued 120 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Calera, AL issued 94 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: $737
  • 1 Bedroom: $787
  • 2 Bedrooms: $900
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,213
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,339

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Environmental Hazards

45 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (214/215)
    Calera, AL has 99.53% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 2 COUNTY
    Calera, AL is a yellow zone.
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  • UV Index HIGH 5.81 Average
    Calera, AL is a high risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 45.33°
  • February 47.98°
  • March 57.28°
  • April 64.4°
  • May 70.08°
  • June 79.81°
  • July 80.85°
  • August 80.46°
  • September 74.8°
  • October 63.18°
  • November 53.33°
  • December 45.95°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Calera, AL

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

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Calera, AL: $63,396


Unemployment in Calera is 2.4%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 3.7% and 5.9% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 30.04%
White Collar - 69.96%


State Representatives

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

City Representatives

  • Gary Palmer

Neighborhood Info

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Nearest Major Airports

16 FCC Towers view all

1 Fire Station view all

0 Hospitals view all

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1 Library view all

1 Police Station view all

0 Retirement Homes view all

  • No retirement homes found in Calera, AL
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