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    D+
  2. Crime & Safety
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  3. Housing
    C+
  4. Nightlife
    C+
  5. Good for Families
    C
  6. Diversity
    A-
  7. Jobs
    C+
  8. Weather
    B
  9. Cost of Living
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  10. Health & Fitness
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  11. Outdoor Activities
    B-
  12. Commute
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Echo Highlands is a neighborhood in Birmingham, Alabama with a population of 16,604. Echo Highlands is in Jefferson County. Living in Echo Highlands offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many families and young professionals live in Echo Highlands and residents tend to be liberal.
About Echo Highlands...
Population
16,604

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$110,583
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$909
National
$949
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    42%
  • Own
    58%
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Echo Highlands 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
A-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$42,527
National
$55,322
Families with Children
33%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    7%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    12%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    37%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    32%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    12%
    13%
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Echo Highlands Reviews

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There aren't often any emergency calls, but when there are incidents the help comes quickly.
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I'm not sure about the health of others in the neighborhood. However, many of them go out to walk around the neighborhood.
Since it isn't a high traffic area, there aren't many passerbys that speed and get in accidents.