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  1. Public Schools
    C-
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    C+
  4. Nightlife
    C+
  5. Good for Families
    C
  6. Diversity
    A
  7. Jobs
    C
  8. Weather
    B
  9. Cost of Living
    B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    NG
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B
  12. Commute
    NG
South East Lake is a neighborhood in Birmingham, Alabama. South East Lake is in Jefferson County. Living in South East Lake offers residents a suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In South East Lake there are a lot of parks. Residents of South East Lake tend to be liberal.
About South East Lake...
Population

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$71,040
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$938
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    43%
  • Own
    57%
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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
    283
  • Murder
    6
  • Rape
    41
  • Robbery
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500
  • Theft
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284
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Residents

Diversity
A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$29,937
National
$55,322
Children
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    13%
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South East Lake Reviews

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Crime does occur such as robbery of homes and attempted break ins. The residents of the area look out for each other and strive to call in any suspicious behavior and are working on different methods to make the area safer. Police officers sometimes do not respond to a call in a good amount of time, but they do drive around the neighborhood striving to prevent crimes.
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It's a quiet neighborhood overall and very slow pace. Every once awhile small crimes do occur, but overall residents of this area take care of each other and strive to improve the community.