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  6. Diversity
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  7. Jobs
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  8. Weather
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  9. Cost of Living
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Fountain Heights is a neighborhood in Birmingham, Alabama with a population of 5,004. Fountain Heights is in Jefferson County. Living in Fountain Heights offers residents an urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Fountain Heights there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Residents of Fountain Heights tend to be liberal.

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About Fountain Heights...
Population
5,004

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$141,612
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$828
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    76%
  • Own
    24%
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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 B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$35,627
National
$62,843
Families with Children
7%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    11%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    15%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    25%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    28%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    21%
    national  12%

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