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  1. Public Schools
    B
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    A-
  4. Nightlife
    C
  5. Good for Families
    B
  6. Diversity
    C+
  7. Jobs
    A-
  8. Weather
    B
  9. Cost of Living
    A
  10. Health & Fitness
    B-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    C+
  12. Commute
    C
Mount Olive is a suburb of Birmingham with a population of 4,021. Mount Olive is in Jefferson County. Living in Mount Olive offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. Many families and young professionals live in Mount Olive and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Mount Olive are above average.
About Mount Olive...
Population
4,021

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$162,000
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$695
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    10%
  • Own
    90%
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Mount Olive Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284

Residents

Diversity
C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    12%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    10%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    17%
  • 55-64 years
    11%
  • 65+ years
    19%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    6%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    16%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    41%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    31%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    6%
    13%

Working in Mount Olive

Jobs
A-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$73,125
National
$55,322
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Mount Olive Reviews

13 reviews
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Mount Olive is a small suburb of Birmingham located under the shadow of Gardendale. Having successfully warded off Gardendale's Annex attempts, we remain a free and quiet people. We don't have much in the way of anything and that's how we like it! Birmingham is just a few minutes away so why would we need all the noise right here? Besides, if we were a part of Gardendale the housing prices would go up along with the taxes! Come to Mount Olive and help us remain a free and not-so-prosperous suburb!
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The area in which i live, has always provided a sense of community and family. this is the kind of area where everybody knows everybody and no one hesitates to extend a helping hand to their neighbors when in need! The fairly small city allows friends and families to feel safe and protected while enjoying a day out shopping, exercising, going to work, or attending our over achieving schools. I would definitely consider moving back after college!
In my area, police are every where. I never feel unsafe at any time during the day. the students at our high school tend to hang out in the parking lot of the school, and on occasion, the patrolling officer on duty will stop by to throw a frisbee, kick a soccer ball, or just sit and chat for a few minutes. The police officers around my community are very personable and friendly. Though there job is to keep us safe, they do it with a sense of dependability, respect, and, for lack of a better word, love.