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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    D+
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    C-
  4. Nightlife
    A+
  5. Good for Families
    C-
  6. Diversity
    C-
  7. Jobs
    C+
  8. Weather
    B
  9. Cost of Living
    A-
  10. Health & Fitness
    B-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B
  12. Commute
    A
Smithfield is a neighborhood in Birmingham, Alabama with a population of 3,515. Smithfield is in Jefferson County. Living in Smithfield offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Smithfield there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many retirees live in Smithfield and residents tend to be liberal.
About Smithfield...
Population
3,515

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$36,205
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$538
National
$949
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    76%
  • Own
    24%
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Smithfield 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
C-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$22,245
National
$55,322
Families with Children
14%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    1%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    3%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    37%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    38%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    21%
    13%
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1 review
The sense of safety is alright until 2am when the neighborhood wanna be gangsters want to shoot. Anything is not an issue.
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