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  1. Public Schools
    D
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    C-
  4. Nightlife
    C+
  5. Good for Families
    C-
  6. Diversity
    B-
  7. Jobs
    C-
  8. Weather
    B
  9. Cost of Living
    B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    D-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B-
  12. Commute
    A+
South Woodlawn is a neighborhood in Birmingham, Alabama with a population of 630. South Woodlawn is in Jefferson County. Living in South Woodlawn offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents rent their homes. Residents of South Woodlawn tend to be liberal.
About South Woodlawn...
Population
630

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$73,000
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$703
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    77%
  • Own
    23%
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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
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$20,895
National
$55,322
Families with Children
19%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    3%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    5%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    41%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    19%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    32%
    13%
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South Woodlawn Reviews

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Birmingham is limited in the variety of jobs it has. Also, the good jobs are usually filled by knowing people instead of applying for them.
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The houses are old and need remodeling.
The local businesses are ok. The big ones don't stay long.