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Average Rent in Birmingham, AL

Avg. RentAnnual Change
Birmingham Studio - $1,298-10%
Birmingham 1 Bed - $1,467+32%
Birmingham 2 Beds - $1,577+18%

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Demographics

Education

High School

16%

Associate's

25%

Bachelor's

36%

Master's

16%

Doctorate

7%

Family Size

2 people

69%

3 people

15%

4 people

14%

5 people

2%

6+ people

1%

Household Income

0-50k

43%

50-100k

26%

100-150k

13%

150-200k

6%

200k+

13%

Age

0-10

7%

10-20

4%

20-45

45%

45-65

25%

65+

19%

Affordability

*The rent information included in this summary is based on a median calculation of multifamily rental property inventory on Apartment Guide and Rent.com over the past 12-months and is for illustrative purposes only. This information does not constitute a pricing guarantee or financial advice related to the rental market.

Rent Trends

Average rent in Red Mountain, Birmingham, AL

In Birmingham, AL, as of 2024, the average rent for apartments ranges from $1,298 to $1,577. Specifically, the average rent for a studio apartment in Red Mountain, Birmingham, AL is $1,298. For those seeking a 1-bedroom apartments, the average rent is $1,467. And for a 2-bedroom apartment, renters can expect to pay an average of $1,577.

Annual Rent Change Over the Past 12 Months

Studio

-10%

Changed from $1,442 to $1,298
1 Bed

+32%

Changed from $1,111 to $1,467
2 Beds

+18%

Changed from $1,336 to $1,577

Cost of Living

Compared to State Average

2.4%

Compared to National Average

6.7%

The cost of living in Red Mountain, Birmingham, AL is 2.4% higher than the state average and 6.7% lower than the national average. Red Mountain, Birmingham, AL housing is 22.5% less expensive than the U.S average, while utilities are about 7.9% more pricey. When it comes to basic necessities such as food and clothing, groceries are around 2.7% less in Red Mountain, Birmingham, AL than in the rest of the country.

Healthcare services such as doctor check-ups and dentistry cost 6.8% less here compared to the U.S. average.
Cost of Living in Red Mountain, Birmingham, ALCompared to State AverageCompared to National Average
Housing
5.3%
22.5%
Utilities
4.2%
7.9%
Food
0%
2.7%
Transportation
0.9%
9.5%
Healthcare
3.3%
6.8%

Compare Other Cities

CityStudio Avg RentAnnual Change
Bessemer$1,439+4%
Pelham$1,409-2%
Birmingham$1,298-10%
Talladega$1,000--
Hoover$725-15%
City1 Bed Avg RentAnnual Change
Vestavia$1,529+10%
Pell City$1,511--
Birmingham$1,467+32%
Leeds$1,200--
Homewood$1,104+12%
Fultondale$1,090+20%
Pelham$1,015+6%
Vestavia Hills$996--
Alabaster$980+24%
Irondale$936+10%
Gardendale$905--
Hoover$899-8%
Cullman$7970%
Montevallo$6050%
Center Point$5350%
Sylacauga$5250%
City2 Beds Avg RentAnnual Change
Leeds$1,600--
Birmingham$1,577+18%
Pell City$1,479+113%
Pelham$1,420+36%
Homewood$1,332+11%
Vestavia$1,282+13%
Fultondale$1,250+16%
Hoover$1,224+2%
Vestavia Hills$1,200-8%
Gardendale$1,100--
Irondale$1,047+16%
Cullman$9970%
Jasper$975+5%
Alabaster$900-7%
Bessemer$844--
Talladega$750+8%
Montevallo$7000%
Center Point$610-16%
Sylacauga$6000%

Compare Neighborhoods

North Birmingham

$450

1 Bed Avg. Rent

Spring Lake

$550

1 Bed Avg. Rent

West End

$750

1 Bed Avg. Rent

What are the most affordable neighborhoods in Birmingham, AL?

For renters in Birmingham seeking more affordable options, the neighborhoods to watch are North Birmingham, Spring Lake, and West End, where average rents for 1-bedroom apartments stand at $450, $550, and $750 respectively. Additional areas offering value are East Pinson Valley and Echo Highlands, where the rents are $799 and $799, a favorable comparison to Birmingham's overall 1-bedroom average of $1,467.

What are the most expensive neighborhoods in Birmingham, AL?

In Birmingham, the neighborhoods commanding the highest rents are Central City, Northside, and Fountain Heights. A 1-bedroom apartment in Central City averages at $2,250, in Northside it averages $1,737, and in Fountain Heights, the average is $1,737. For additional high-end living options, Redmont Park offers 1-bedroom apartments at $1,665, and Southside at $1,664. These rates compare to the overall average rent of $1,467 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Birmingham, highlighting the premium nature of these specific neighborhoods.

What are the most popular neighborhoods in Birmingham, AL?

In Birmingham, the most sought-after neighborhoods for renters include Glen Iris, Fountain Heights, and West End. In Glen Iris, the average rent for a 1-bedroom apartment is $1,017. Fountain Heights sees average rents of $1,737 for a 1-bedroom unit. West End offers similar appeal with 1-bedroom apartments averaging $750. For those seeking other popular areas, Five Points South presents 1-bedroom apartments at $1,530, and Downtown at $1,663. These prices are set against the backdrop of the city-wide average of $1,467 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Birmingham, underscoring the popularity of these particular neighborhoods.

NeighborhoodStudio Avg RentAnnual Change
Brook Highland$1,409-15%
Southside$1,400+89%
Five Points South$1,327-1%
Downtown$1,310-10%
Northside$1,198--
Central City$1,198--
Neighborhood1 Bed Avg RentAnnual Change
Central City$2,250+46%
Northside$1,737+12%
Fountain Heights$1,737--
Redmont Park$1,665--
Southside$1,664+4%
Downtown$1,663+2%
Five Points South$1,530+40%
Southwest Birmingham$1,315+4%
Sand Ridge$1,315+4%
Glen Iris$1,017+5%
Crestwood$1,000--
Brook Highland$999-6%
Crestline$947+15%
Highland Park$925+1%
Forest Park$9000%
Eastwood$896--
Huffman$800--
East Pinson Valley$799+32%
Echo Highlands$799+11%
West End$750--
Spring Lake$5500%
North Birmingham$450--
Neighborhood2 Beds Avg RentAnnual Change
Central City$2,750--
Downtown$2,215-8%
Northside$2,077--
Fountain Heights$2,077--
Five Points South$2,019+46%
Southside$2,006-15%
Southwest Birmingham$1,520+3%
Sand Ridge$1,520+3%
Redmont Park$1,495--
Glen Iris$1,266+16%
Brook Highland$1,149-4%
Eastwood$1,125--
Forest Park$1,050-1%
Highland Park$1,013-30%
Crestline$1,005+15%
South Eastlake$1,000+8%
East Pinson Valley$929+12%
Echo Highlands$929+6%
West End$850--
Evergreen$850--
Five Points West$834--
Belview Heights$834--
Huffman$800--
Spring Lake$6200%
North Birmingham$450--

Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

54%

15-30 Mins

37%

30-40 Mins

4%

40-60 Mins

3%

60+ Mins

1%

Transportation Scores

Percentage: 6464

Walk Score®

Percentage: 3838

Bike Score®

Percentage: 3232

Transit Score®

Area Amenities

Top Score

Hospitals

4.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Plenty of I.V. league hospitals around here.

  1. A high number of hospitals per resident
  2. 98% more hospitals than average
  3. 82% more hospitals than areas of a similar size

Parks

3/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Red Mountain Birmingham is shrubby, not shabby.

  1. A high number of parks per resident
  2. 90% more parks than average
  3. 47% more parks than areas of a similar size

Health and Fitness

3/5 stars based on undefined reviews

We'd be gym buddies with Red Mountain Birmingham.

  1. A high number of gyms per resident
  2. 94% more gyms than average
  3. 33% more gyms than areas of a similar size

Grocery Stores

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Not bad on the supermarket score. Red Mountain Birmingham gets an average rating.

  1. A high number of grocery stores per resident
  2. 91% more grocery stores than average
  3. 10% more grocery stores than areas of a similar size

Restaurants

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

An average foodie scene: not too cold and not too hot.

  1. A high number of restaurants per resident
  2. 77% more restaurants than average
  3. 43% fewer restaurants than areas of a similar size

Coffee

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Not too cold, not too hot. An average town for coffee.

  1. A high number of coffee shops per resident
  2. 81% more coffee shops than average
  3. 27% fewer coffee shops than areas of a similar size

Nightlife

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Nightlife is on the rocks in Red Mountain Birmingham.

  1. A high number of bars and clubs per resident
  2. 83% more bars and clubs than average
  3. 33% fewer bars and clubs than areas of a similar size

Childcare

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Red Mountain Birmingham is taking baby steps toward having ample childcare options.

  1. A high number of daycares per resident
  2. 84% more daycares than average
  3. 13% fewer daycares than areas of a similar size

Pet Services

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Who's an ok boy? Red Mountain Birmingham doesn't deserve many treats.

  1. Few pet facilities per resident
  2. 76% more pet facilities than average
  3. Far fewer pet facilities than areas of a similar size

Theaters

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Red Mountain Birmingham sits in the middle of the pack for theater.

  1. A high number of theaters per resident
  2. 91% more theaters than average
  3. 40% more theaters than areas of a similar size

Fine Arts

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

It's just about fine for fine art. An average score.

  1. A high number of fine art centers per resident
  2. 83% more fine art centers than average
  3. 13% fewer fine art centers than areas of a similar size

Medical Care

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Healthcare in Red Mountain Birmingham doesn't tip the scales.

  1. A high number of medical facilities per resident
  2. 87% more medical facilities than average
  3. A standard number of medical facilities compared to areas of a similar size

Gas Stations

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The road is less traveled for filling the tank up in Red Mountain Birmingham.

  1. A high number of gas stations per resident
  2. 80% more gas stations than average
  3. 56% fewer gas stations than areas of a similar size

Retail Shops

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The retail inventory is low in Red Mountain Birmingham.

  1. Few shops per resident
  2. An average number of shops
  3. A standard number of shops compared to areas of a similar size

Amusement Parks

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

In need of a lift: Red Mountain Birmingham is light on amusement parks.

  1. Few amusement parks per resident
  2. An average number of amusement parks
  3. A standard number of amusement parks compared to areas of a similar size

Schools

Top Schools in Red Mountain Birmingham

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Find Apartments in Nearby Cities

City1 Bed Price2 Beds Price
Birmingham, AL 1.8 miles$1,467$1,577
Homewood, AL 2.8 miles$1,104$1,332
Hoover, AL 7.3 miles$899$1,224
Vestavia, AL 3.3 miles$1,529$1,282
Vestavia Hills, AL 4 miles$996$1,200
Mountain Brook, AL 1.4 miles------
Crestline Heights, AL 1.3 miles------
Irondale, AL 4.5 miles$936$1,047
Pelham, AL 15.4 miles$1,015$1,420
Trussville, AL 12.4 miles------

Find Apartments in Nearby Neighborhoods

Neighborhood1 Bed Price2 Beds Price
Highland Park 0.4 miles$925$1,013
Southside 1 miles$1,664$2,006
Five Points South 1.7 miles$1,530$2,019
Forest Park 0.8 miles$900$1,050
Central City 1.8 miles$2,250$2,750