GreatSchools Rating: 8 out of 10. GreatSchools Ratings are based on test results. 10 is best.
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Top-Rated Birmingham Public Schools

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Ernest W. Seaholm High School
Pierce Elementary School
Quarton Elementary
Derby Middle School

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What's it like to live in Birmingham?

Median household income $81,689 $46,932 $50,935
Median home price $259,000 $98,500 $152,300
Cost of living (% of national avg)119% 88% 100%
Unemployment 8% 10% 9%
Violent crime index (1 is lowest)374
Days per year with some sun: 176
Days per year with some precipitation: 120
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Source: Sperling's Best Places
Population: 20,103
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