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 2017 annual averages.
MSA Employment by Industry
Total: 488,571
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting: 723
Mining: 2,357
Utilities: 7,132
Construction: 24,183
Manufacturing: 37,553
Wholesale Trade: 23,727
Retail Trade: 57,718
Transportation and Warehousing: 14,193
Information: **
Finance and Insurance: 32,900
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing: 6,739
Professional and Technical Services: **
Management of Companies and Enterprises: 8,332
Administrative and Waste Services: **
Educational Services: 5,053
Health Care and Social Assistance: 64,091
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation: **
Accommodation and Food Services: **
Other Services (except public administration): **
Total Federal Government: 9,035
Total State Government: 25,633
Total Local Government: 42,757
 
MSA Wage by Industry
Total: $25,289,297,831
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting: $29,600,063
Mining: $199,338,139
Utilities: $836,412,612
Construction: $1,401,218,833
Manufacturing: $2,142,653,649
Wholesale Trade: $1,591,298,999
Retail Trade: $1,678,235,361
Transportation and Warehousing: $713,585,520
Information: **
Finance and Insurance: $2,861,334,467
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing: $393,617,951
Professional and Technical Services: **
Management of Companies and Enterprises: $1,018,902,842
Administrative and Waste Services: **
Educational Services: $195,494,535
Health Care and Social Assistance: $3,432,875,560
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation: **
Accommodation and Food Services: **
Other Services (except public administration): **
Total Federal Government: $641,311,274
Total State Government: $1,420,829,059
Total Local Government: $1,929,701,874
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages, 2017 annual averages. Note: **Data do not meet BLS or state agency disclosure standards.
Major Employers in Birmingham-Hoover, AL MSA

Blount County
Blount County Board of EducationEducation900
Tyson FoodsPoultry Production650
Wal-MartRetail250
Blount County CommissionGovernment221
St. Vincent's BlountHealthcare220
TLC Nursing HomeHealthcare146
Oneonta City SchoolsEducation140
Golden Living CenterHealthcare120
OTELCOTelephone, cable84
Snead Ag Supplies A&M SalesAgricultural supplies82

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 services, medical research23,000
Regions Financial CorporationFinancial services, banking, corporate HQ9,000
St. Vincent's Health SystemHealth care services, hospital network serving 5,100
Children's of AlabamaHealth care services 5,000
AT&TTelecommunications, regional operations4,517
Brookwood Baptist HealthHealth care services, management4,459
Jefferson County Board of EducationGovernment, public education4,400
City of BirminghamGovernment, city administration4,200
Blue Cross-Blue Shield of AlabamaFinancial services, insurance, corporate HQ3,100
Alabama Power CompanyUtilities services, electrical, corporate HQ3,092

Walker County
Walker County Board of EducationEducation1,000
Mar-JacPoultry Processing900
Walker Baptist Medical CenterHospital630
Walmart, JasperRetail475
Yorozu AutomotiveAutomotive Supplier286
Alabama Power CompanyElectrical Utility285
Walmart, SumitonRetail250
Walker County Government192
City of JasperGovernment169
Bevill State Community CollegeEducation166

Shelby County
RegionsFinancial3,500
Shelby County Board of EducationEducation2,491
Wal-MartRetail1,647
EBSCO Industries, Inc.Publishing1,254
Shelby Baptist Medical CenterHealthcare1,125
Publix SupermarketsGrocery1,047
Southern Company/Alabama PowerElectricity1,034
DST Health SolutionsHealthcare Consulting Services700
FIS GlobalSoftware668
Shelby County GovernmentGovernment615
Major Manufacturing Employers in Birmingham-Hoover, AL MSA

Blount County
Tyson FoodsPoultry Production650
Hydra ServicePump/process equip. distributor80
McMillian Fabrication WorksMetal Fabrication75
Art Iron WorksOrnamental Iron Fabrication74
Emerson Fabrication Group, LLCSteel Fabrication50
Massey Hauling Company, Inc.Hauling, Trucking48
Alabama GuardrailManufacturing45
Hornsby SteelSteel Fabrication29

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
American Cast Iron Pipe CompanyMetals, ductile iron products 1,400
United States Pipe and Foundry CompanyMetals, fabricated pipe and pipe fitting970
Kamtek, Inc. Vehicle assembly plant supplier950
Buffalo Rock CompanyFood products, independent Pepsi bottler800
United States Steel CorporationMetals, pipe mill700
Altec Industries Inc.Machinery for construction industry635
McWane, Inc.Metals, gray and ductile iron foundry625
Coca-Cola Bottling Company United, Inc.Food, soft drink607
Amerex CorporationFire extinguisher products550
Golden Flake Snack FoodsFood, snack food484

Walker County
Mar-JacPoultry Processing900
Yorozu AutomotiveAutomotive Supplier286
Jasper LumberForest Products150
HTNAAutomotive Supplier107
Central States ManufacturingMetal Building Components96
Nitto DenkoAutomotive Supplier85
Marigold WorksMachine & Welding84
Wilson Machine & WeldingMachine & Welding75
Alabama Molding & CabinetCabinets61
West Alabama Coca-Cola Bottling Distribution60

Shelby County
Southern Company/ Alabama PowerElectricity1,034
EBSCO Industries, Inc.Publishing756
MacLean Power Systems Pole Line Hardware350
Summer ClassicsLawn and Garden Furniture325
AGC Automotive AmericasAutomobile Glass320
Vulcan Steel Rods, Bolts, Cold Finished Bars & Heat Treat 250
Lhoist North AmericaLime240
BioHorizonsMedical Devices200
Argos Cement LLC Roberta PlantCement180
Deshazo Overhead Cranes170
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