Welcome to the City of Birmingham

Nestled at the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains at the cross-section of two major railroads, this central Alabama town has transformed itself from a major southern industrial center into a medical research, banking and service-based economy.

City Data

  • Population in 2014: 212,247
  • Population change since 2010: 0%
  • Median resident age in 2013: 35.8
  • Median household income 2014: $31,217
  • Est. median home value in 2014: $86,100

Core Services

Departments & Agencies

Access various City offices directly, including the Mayor and the Office of Economic Development.


The City has worked to provide 24/7 access to a wide range of online services, including filing and paying taxes.


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