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  1. #1 Best Suburbs to Live in Birmingham Area.

    Homewood

    Suburb of Birmingham, AL,

    64 Niche users give it an average review of 4.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Former Resident says My experience at Homewood has been nothing but the best! I was raised in Homewood and went to Homewood City Schools for the majority of my life. The teachers at Homewood want nothing but the best for....

    Read 64 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 25,170,

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  2. #2 Best Suburbs to Live in Birmingham Area.

    Vestavia Hills

    Suburb of Birmingham, AL,

    43 Niche users give it an average review of 4.4 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Big city, small town charm! Lots of small businesses and restaurants all over this many square mile city. Schools are excellent. Children are well behaved and seem to have been put through manners...Vestavia Hills is just a grand place to live! Some people are wealthy, some have a little money, so struggle and some are dirt poor, but they are all HARD working citizens! That is what makes this....

    Read 43 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 34,482,

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  3. #6 Best Suburbs to Live in Birmingham Area.

    Mountain Brook

    Suburb of Birmingham, AL,

    24 Niche users give it an average review of 4.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Everyone in Mountain Brook is very friendly and the education is amazing. There are so many opportunities to stay active in the community. My only complaints are that there is a lack of diversity and....

    Read 24 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 20,178,

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  4. #7 Best Suburbs to Live in Birmingham Area.

    Pelham

    Suburb of Birmingham, AL,

    64 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Pelham is a small suburb town south of Birmingham, AL. I would like to see more opportunities dmfir diversity within communities and schools. This could be achieved by housing grants and programs...education scholarships and programs to afford opportunities to students of other races and socioeconomic backgrounds to become Pelham residents and students. Moreover, I would like to more homeschool cooperatives that allow students to work independently as we as attend school half-time.These and other educational initiatives would empower more children of color or ethnicities to realize the quiet living in Pelham and to become assets to schools and the community as a whole..

    Read 64 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 23,707,

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  5. #8 Best Suburbs to Live in Birmingham Area.

    Helena

    Suburb of Birmingham, AL,

    86 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Helena is a small suburban town outside of Birmingham, AL. It hosts a diversified group of families. One of the great things about Helena is the little town of Helena. It is a great gathering....

    Read 86 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 18,631,

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  6. #10 Best Suburbs to Live in Birmingham Area.

    Alabaster

    Suburb of Birmingham, AL,

    114 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Alabaster has a small town feel- but with interstate access comes lots of dining/shopping choices! Property values are on the rise. Since the city took over the school system, much improvement has....

    Read 114 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 33,373,

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  7. #18 Best Suburbs to Live in Birmingham Area.

    Springville

    Town in Alabama,

    23 Niche users give it an average review of 4.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Former Resident says I have lived here for my whole life and have seen a few changes along the way. They built a Walmart with shops connected including Dollar Tree, several restaurants, a gym, a soccer compound, Taco....

    Read 23 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Population: 4,430,

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  8. #24 Best Suburbs to Live in Birmingham Area.

    Morris

    Suburb of Birmingham, AL,

    8 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Morris is a very connected and welcoming community for all of its inhabitants. It's quiet and safe, and manages to provide an overall "cozy" feeling. It's not uncommon to go somewhere and meet....

    Read 8 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Population: 1,999,

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  9. #25 Best Suburbs to Live in Birmingham Area.

    Argo

    Suburb of Birmingham, AL,

    7 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Argo has that small town feel!! There are a couple of convenience stores and a really good farmers market/nursery for local veggies and plants! Big stores and shopping,restaurants,and groceries are....

    Read 7 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Population: 4,294,

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  10. #26 Best Suburbs to Live in Birmingham Area.

    Kimberly

    Suburb of Birmingham, AL,

    5 Niche users give it an average review of 4.4 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Nice neighborhoods, clean roads, very little abandoned buildings or run down places. The authority really does enforce the law and theres never been many serious news worthy crimes. One thing I would....

    Read 5 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Population: 3,551,

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  11. #30 Best Suburbs to Live in Birmingham Area.

    Woodstock

    Town in Alabama,

    1 Niche users give it an average review of 5 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says The town of Woodstock is very small, and everybody knows everybody. Its a cozy little town with the essential businesses needed without having to go to a city like, Birmingham or Tuscaloosa..

    Read 1 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Population: 1,282,

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  12. #31 Best Suburbs to Live in Birmingham Area.

    Hueytown

    Suburb of Birmingham, AL,

    38 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Hueytown was home to one of the dominant racing groups in NASCAR, the Alabama Gang. The city's main thoroughfare, Allison-Bonnett Memorial Drive, takes its name from drivers Bobby Allison, Donnie....

    Read 38 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Population: 15,446,

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  13. Pleasant Grove

    Suburb of Birmingham, AL,

    38 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says I have been living in Pleasant Grove, Alabama for 26 years. I was born and raised here. The community is very quiet, serving as a quick commute downtown. The school system could use improvements, but...Pleasant Grove is not designed to be a busy area, providing more of a safe haven of those seeking to escape the business of Birmingham. Crime is lower than more of your bigger towns and suburbs. The...It is true everyone knows everyone, which adds a small town feel. It's still a desirable area I would enjoy raising my family. Hopefully, this review helps..

    Read 38 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B minus,

    Population: 9,625,

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