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  1. Public Schools
    D+
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    A-
  4. Nightlife
    B+
  5. Good for Families
    B+
  6. Diversity
    B+
  7. Jobs
    C+
  8. Weather
    B
  9. Cost of Living
    B
  10. Health & Fitness
    B+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B
  12. Commute
    B+
Crestwood South is a neighborhood in Birmingham, Alabama with a population of 5,817. Crestwood South is in Jefferson County and is one of the best places to live in Alabama. Living in Crestwood South offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many young professionals live in Crestwood South and residents tend to have moderate political views.
About Crestwood South...
Population
5,817

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$341,317
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,114
National
$949
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    37%
  • Own
    63%
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Crestwood South 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
B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$90,802
National
$55,322
Families with Children
23%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    28%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    42%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    16%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    11%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    3%
    13%
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Crestwood South Reviews

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Crestwood South is a close knit neighborhood that looks out for its neighbors and friends. It's closely located to downtown Birmingham, shopping areas and leisure amenities making it a very favorable place to live.
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This area is improving, but still has a lot of crime. There are more businesses opening nearby and houses on my street are being renovated. I hope that the neighborhood continues to improve.
There is so much greenery here. Love the thunderstorms, too!