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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
    A
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B
  12. Commute
    A
Five Points South is a neighborhood in Birmingham, Alabama with a population of 9,080. Five Points South is in Jefferson County and is one of the best places to live in Alabama. Living in Five Points South offers residents an urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Five Points South there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Five Points South and residents tend to lean liberal.
About Five Points South...
Population
9,080

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$206,527
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$895
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    72%
  • Own
    28%
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Five Points South 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
$40,600
National
$55,322
Families with Children
11%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    23%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    30%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    19%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    18%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    9%
    13%
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The public services here are great, compared to where I have lived before.
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It's not amazing, but it's still pretty great.
The housing is pretty good.