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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    D+
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    C+
  4. Nightlife
    A+
  5. Good for Families
    B-
  6. Diversity
    A-
  7. Jobs
    C+
  8. Weather
    B
  9. Cost of Living
    B
  10. Health & Fitness
    B+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B
  12. Commute
    A
Central City is a neighborhood in Birmingham, Alabama with a population of 3,362. Central City is in Jefferson County and is one of the best places to live in Alabama. Living in Central City offers residents an urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Central City there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Central City and residents tend to be liberal.
About Central City...
Population
3,362

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$162,600
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,028
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    76%
  • Own
    24%
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Central City Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of neighborhoods based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

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
A-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$46,401
National
$55,322
Families with Children
11%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    18%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    22%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    18%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    25%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    18%
    13%
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