Advantage Alabama


MSA Details
MSA: Birmingham-Hoover, AL     MSA Code: 1000
Counties within MSA: Bibb   Blount   Chilton   Jefferson   Shelby   St. Clair   Walker  
Population and Income Estimates
Census
2010 Census
1,128,047
2018 Estimate
1,169,018
2023 Projection


1,202,624
Median Household Income $52,428
Age Breakdown
0-20: 26.2%
21-64: 58.3%
65+:

15.6%
Median Age 38
Source: ESRI. Note: Portions of the Data include the intellectual property of Esri and its licensors and are used under license. Copyright © 2017 Esri and its licensors. All rights reserved.
MSA Labor Analysis
2017 Labor Force
MSA Civilian Labor Force Employment Unemployment Unemployment Rate
Birmingham-Hoover, AL 535,725 505,743 29,982 5.6%
Source: US Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics. Note: Number reflects 2016 annual averages.
MSA Employment by Industry
Total: 483,425
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting: 872
Mining: 1,933
Utilities: 7,454
Construction: 23,714
Manufacturing: 37,526
Wholesale Trade: 23,847
Retail Trade: 58,269
Transportation and Warehousing: 13,770
Information: **
Finance and Insurance: 32,597
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing: 6,633
Professional and Technical Services: **
Management of Companies and Enterprises: 8,714
Administrative and Waste Services: **
Educational Services: 5,239
Health Care and Social Assistance: 62,559
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation: **
Accommodation and Food Services: **
Other Services (except public administration): **
Total Federal Government: 9,050
Total State Government: 25,383
Total Local Government: 42,246
 
MSA Wage by Industry
Total: $24,233,754,935
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting: $34,505,037
Mining: $155,932,549
Utilities: $844,959,325
Construction: $1,324,793,427
Manufacturing: $2,113,028,284
Wholesale Trade: $1,547,293,694
Retail Trade: $1,654,259,857
Transportation and Warehousing: $660,216,601
Information: **
Finance and Insurance: $2,712,378,586
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing: $371,850,646
Professional and Technical Services: **
Management of Companies and Enterprises: $922,417,520
Administrative and Waste Services: **
Educational Services: $196,055,674
Health Care and Social Assistance: $3,262,410,747
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation: **
Accommodation and Food Services: **
Other Services (except public administration): **
Total Federal Government: $626,028,072
Total State Government: $1,352,503,659
Total Local Government: $1,856,393,954
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages, 2016 annual averages. Note: **Data do not meet BLS or state agency disclosure standards.
Major Employers in Birmingham-Hoover, AL MSA
Bibb County
Burkes Mechanical, Inc.Industrial Contractor750
Bibb County Board of EducationEducation Services422
Alabama Department of CorrectionsCorrectional Facility250
Bibb Medical CenterHealth Care240
Wal Mart StoresRetail125
Cahaba Veneer, Inc.Hardwood Veneer and Plywood95
Bibb County CommissionGovernment80
Cahaba Timber CompanyLogging75
Tri-Wil, Inc.Education Services51
Randolph & RandolphLogging45

Blount County
Blount County Board of EducationPublic Schools, Services900
Tyson Foods, Inc.Food Production650
Blount County CommissionGovernment250
St. Vincent's BlountHealth Care Services221
TLC Nursing HomeHealth Care Services220
Oneonta City SchoolsPublic Schools, Services146
Golden Living CenterHealth Care Services140
OTELCOTelecommunications120
Snead Ag Supplies A&M SalesFarming Equipment and Service84
Hydra ServiceIndustrial Equipment Distributor82

Chilton County
AdientSeat Structure Manufacturing850
Board of EducationEducation810
Wal-MartRetail300
Kumi ManufacturingInjected Molded Plastic Products250
MerchantsFood Distribution230
Georgia PacificPaper Manufacturing200
Chilton CountyGovernment200
West FraserPaper Manufacturing150
O-Flex Metal FinishingMetal Anodizing125
Wayne/EBSCOCustom Sign Maker100

Jefferson County
University of Alabama at BirminghamEducation, Health Care 23,000
Regions Financial Corp.Financial Services, Corporate Headquarters7,134
St. Vincent's Health SystemHealth Care Services, Hospital Network 4,786
Baptist Health System, Inc.Health Care Services, Management4,633
Children's of AlabamaHealth Care Services, Regional Specialized Health Care 4,543
AT&TTelecommunications, Regional Operations4,517
Alabama Power Co.Utilities Services, Electrical, Corporate Headquarters3,982
U.S. Postal ServiceMail Processing and Delivery2,800
BBVA CompassFinancial Services, North American Headquarters2,765

St. Clair County
St. Clair County Board of EducationEducation965
Eissmann AutomotiveAutomotive Interior Parts675
Walmart (Leeds, Pell City, & Springville Combined)Retail - Consumer Products640
WKW - ErbsloehAutomotive Trim Parts600
Pell City Board of EducationEducation400
St. Clair County Correctional FacilityPrison337
Vulcan IndustriesCustom Store Displays310
St. Vincent's St. Clair HospitalHealthcare275
Col. Robert L. Howard State Veteran's HomeSenior Living250
Trinity IndustriesHighway Safety Products250

Walker County
Walker County Board of EducationEducation1,000
Mar-JacPoultry Processing900
Walker Baptist Medical CenterHospital630
Walmart, JasperRetail475
Alabama Power CompanyElectrical Utility285
Walmart, SumitonRetail250
Walker County Government192
City of JasperGovernment169
Bevill State Community CollegeEducation160
Jasper LumberForest Products150

Shelby County
Shelby County Board of EducationEducation2,491
Southern Company/ Alabama PowerUtilities1,826
WalmartRetail1,647
Shelby Baptist Medical Center Healthcare1,150
EBSCO Industries Inc.Publishing1,127
Publix SupermarketsGrocery1,026
DST Health SolutionsHealthcare Consulting693
FIS GlobalSoftware668
Shelby County GovernmentGovernment604
Cahaba Government Benefit AdministratorsHealthcare460
Major Manufacturing Employers in Birmingham-Hoover, AL MSA
Bibb County
Scott Davis Chip CompanyWood Chip Production35
Fiber Brokers InternationalRecycling Of Ballistic Body Armor34

Blount County
Tyson Foods, Inc.Food Production650
McMillian Fabrication WorksMetal Fabrication75
Art Iron WorksOrnamental Iron Fabricator74
Emerson Fabrication GroupMetal Fabrication50

Chilton County
AdientSeat Structures Manufacturing850
Kumi ManufacturingInjected Molded Plastic Products250
MerchantsFood Distribution230
Boise Cascade CompanyPaper Manufacturing200
West FraserPaper Manufacturing150
O-Flex Metal FinishingMetal Anodizing125
Wayne/EBSCOCustom Sign Maker100
Taylor-Made/ReynoldsDiversified Manufacturing95
SouthCoastPaper Products91
Franklin IronworksMetal Fabrication80

Jefferson County
Buffalo Rock Co.Food products, Bottler2,200
American Cast Iron Pipe Co.Ductile Iron Products 1,600
U.S. Pipe and FoundryDuctile Iron Pipes and Fittings (Utility, Industrial)970
Kamtek, Inc.Automotive Metal Stamping 892
Coca-Cola Bottling Co Untd Inc.Food Products, Bottling, Distribution804
AltecCustom Utility Truck Bodies, Corporate Headquarters534
McWane IncorporatedMetals, Ductile Iron Pipe and Fittings, Hydrants532
Golden Enterprises, Inc.Snack Foods Production, Distribution484
Amerex Corp.Fire Extinguishers470
CMC SteelSteel (for Industrial, Construction, Other) 463

St. Clair County
Eissmann AutomotiveAutomotive Interior Parts675
WKW ErbsloehAutomotive Trim Parts600
Vulcan IndustriesCustom Store Displays310
Trinity IndustriesHighway Safety Products250
Unipres AlabamaAutomotive Frame Parts210
Trinity Meyer Utility StructuresLarge Utility Poles200
Red Diamond Coffee & Tea198
Royal FoodsSausage / Smoked Meats150
Jones Stephens CorportationPlumbing Wholesaler145
Ford Meter BoxWater Pipe Products130

Walker County
Mar-Jac PoultryPoultry Processing900
Alabama Power GorgasElectrical Utility285
Jasper LumberForest Products150
HTNAAutomotive Supplier126
Drummond CompanyMining118
Nitto DenkoAutomotive Supplier85
Marigold WorksMachine and Welding84
Central States ManufacturingMetal Building Components78
Wilson Machine & WeldingMachine and Welding74
Alabama Molding & CabinetCabinets71

Shelby County
Southern Company/ Alabama PowerUtilities1,826
EBSCO Industries Inc.Publishing1,127
AGC AutomotiveAutomotive Glass395
Deshazo CraneOverhead Cranes277
MacLean Power SystemsPole Line Hardware269
Lhoist North AmericaLime260
Process BarronIndustrial Fans, Fuel, Air and Ash Handling241
Vulcan Threaded ProductsThreaded Rods, Anchor Bolts, Cold Finished Bars240
GREDE (Citation Foam Casting Co.)Foam Castings210
MsparkMedia200
Source: Local economic development contacts
Education
2017 MSA Population 25 Plus by Education Attainment
Graduate/Professional Degree:   10.7%
Bachelors Degree: 18.6%
Associates Degree: 8.2%
Some College, No Degree: 22.2%
High School Graduate/GED: 27.7%
9-12th Grade (No Diploma): 8.7%
Less than 9th Grade: 3.6%

Source: ESRI. Note: Portions of the Data include the intellectual property of Esri and its licensors and are used under license. Copyright © 2017 Esri and its licensors. All rights reserved.
Post Secondary Schools
University of Ala @ Birmingham - Birmingham, AL
Samford University - Birmingham, AL
Birmingham-Southern College - Birmingham, AL
Faulkner University Birmingham Campus - Birmingham, AL
Jefferson State Community College - Birmingham, AL
Jefferson State Community College Scrushy Campus - Birmingham, AL
Miles College - Birmingham, AL
Southeastern Bible College - Birmingham, AL
T.A. Lawson State Community College - Birmingham, AL
T.A. Lawson State Community College @ Bessemer - Bessemer, AL
Jefferson State Community College @ Moody - Moody, AL
Jefferson State Community College @ Pell City - Pell City, AL
Bevill State Community College - Sumiton, AL
Bevill State Community College @ Jasper - Jasper, AL
University of Montevallo - Montevallo, AL
Jefferson State Community College Shelby - Shelby County

Source: Alabama Commission on Higher Education. Note: Information on Alabama’s two and four year colleges can be found on the Commission’s website http://http://www.ache.state.al.us/Content/CollegesUniversities/AlaInstitutionMap.aspx


School Systems
Bibb County
Bibb County

Blount County
Blount County
Oneonta City

Chilton County
Chilton County

Jefferson County
Bessemer City
Birmingham City
Fairfield City
Homewood City
Hoover City
Jefferson County
Leeds City
Midfield City
Mountain Brook City
Tarrant City
Trussville City
Vestavia Hills City

St. Clair County
Pell City
St Clair County

Walker County
Jasper City
Walker County

Shelby County
Alabaster City
Pelham City
Shelby County

Source: Alabama Department of Education; www.alsde.edu. Note: Detailed information on Alabama’s public school systems and individual schools can be accessed on the Alabama Department of Education website; http://www.alsde.edu/Home/Reports/ReportsBySite.aspx
Transportation
Interstates in Counties: None       I-65       I-65       I-20       I-459       I-59       I-65       I-20       I-59       None       I-65      
Federal Highways in Counties: US-82       US-231       US-31       US-280       US-31       US-78       US-11       US-231       US-411       US-78       US-280       US-31      
Railroads Serving Counties: Norfolk Southern       CSX Transportation       CSX Transportation       Norfolk Southern       BNSF       CSX Transportation       Norfolk Southern       CSX Transportation       Norfolk Southern       BNSF       Norfolk Southern       CSX Transportation       Norfolk Southern      
Nearest Commerical Air Service: Birmingham, AL

Source: Alabama Department of Transportation Intermodal Division, www.dot.state.al.us