Birmingham is a vibrant and prosperous community that has maintained the feel of a small town while offering the benefits of an affluent urban area. Having been named one of the country’s “Top 20 Most Walkable Communities,” Birmingham boasts a diverse assortment of fine shops, restaurants, salons, spas, art galleries, antique dealers, and clothiers. This usually high quality of life stems partly from the commitment and involvement of its citizens. Residents are elected, volunteer, or appointed to various commissions, councils, committees, and boards that work to maintain Birmingham’s pedestrian-friendly downtown and strengthen its beautiful tree-lined neighborhoods. The City is also home to two top-rated nine-hole golf courses and beautiful award-winning parks.
The population of Birmingham is approximately 20,319 and the homeownership rate is 75.6%.