Jefferson County, AL

Population 660,009

Jefferson County, AL Neighborhood Report

Schools

School Rating is Above average
  • No High School Diploma: 10.6%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 56.5%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 32.9%

Registered Offenders

5.92% Higher than national avg.

Environmental Hazards

1,744 Found nearby

Unemployment

Low 3.9%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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205 Public Schools view public schools

Summary
There are 205 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

1,111 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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Property Report Overview

Average Listing Price
$245,000 compared to August 2020
Median Sales Price
No Data

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
    15.1%
  • Rented
    31.6%
  • Owned
    53.3%

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.
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Environmental Hazards

1744 Environmental Hazards

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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 6.51 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.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Jefferson County, AL: $50,180

Unemployment

Unemployment in Jefferson County is 3.9%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 3.7% and 5.7% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 35.21%
White Collar - 64.79%

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