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  1. Public Schools
    C-
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    D
  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
    NG
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B-
  12. Commute
    NG
South Woodlawn is a neighborhood in Birmingham, Alabama. South Woodlawn is in Jefferson County. Living in South Woodlawn offers residents a suburban feel and most residents rent their homes. Residents of South Woodlawn tend to be liberal.
About South Woodlawn...
Population

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$64,172
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$503
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    79%
  • Own
    21%
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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
B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$15,395
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 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.