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Central City
  • Neighborhood in Birmingham, AL

Report Card

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade D
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade unavailable
  3. Housing
    grade C minus
  4. Nightlife
    grade A+
  5. Good for Families
    grade C+
  6. Diversity
    grade A minus
  7. Jobs
    grade C
  8. Weather
    grade B
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B minus
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade B+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade B
  12. Commute
    grade A+

editorial

Central City is a neighborhood in Birmingham, Alabama with a population of 3,140. Central City is in Jefferson County. 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

About Central City...
Population
3,140

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$216,500
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$944
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    79%
  • Own
    21%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade unavailable
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    No data available  
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    No data available  
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    No data available  
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    No data available  
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    No data available  
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    No data available  
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    No data available  
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$45,984
National
$62,843
Families with Children
7%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    17%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    21%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    16%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    29%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    17%
    national  12%

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