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Average Rent in Birmingham, AL

Avg. RentAnnual Change
Birmingham Studio - $1,335-8%
Birmingham 1 Bed - $1,494+26%
Birmingham 2 Beds - $1,574+17%
Last updated 6/24/2024

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Demographics

Education

High School

17%

Associate's

25%

Bachelor's

37%

Master's

14%

Doctorate

7%

Family Size

2 people

66%

3 people

17%

4 people

15%

5 people

2%

6+ people

1%

Household Income

0-50k

41%

50-100k

24%

100-150k

16%

150-200k

7%

200k+

11%

Age

0-10

10%

10-20

6%

20-45

39%

45-65

26%

65+

18%

Affordability

Last updated 6/24/2024

*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 Forest Park, Birmingham, AL

In Birmingham, AL, as of 2024, the average rent for apartments ranges from $1,335 to $1,574. Specifically, the average rent for a studio apartment in Forest Park, Birmingham, AL is $1,335. For those seeking a 1-bedroom apartments, the average rent is $1,494. And for a 2-bedroom apartment, renters can expect to pay an average of $1,574.

Annual Rent Change Over the Past 12 Months

Studio

-8%

Changed from $1,451 to $1,335
1 Bed

+26%

Changed from $1,186 to $1,494
2 Beds

+17%

Changed from $1,345 to $1,574
Last updated 6/24/2024

Cost of Living

Compared to State Average

2.4%

Compared to National Average

6.7%

The cost of living in Forest Park, Birmingham, AL is 2.4% higher than the state average and 6.7% lower than the national average. Forest Park, 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 Forest Park, 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 Forest Park, 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
Pelham$1,529+6%
Bessemer$1,469-4%
Birmingham$1,335-8%
City1 Bed Avg RentAnnual Change
Birmingham$1,494+26%
Moody$1,335--
Pell City$1,299--
Leeds$1,200--
Homewood$1,120+13%
Alabaster$1,070+35%
Pelham$1,015+6%
Vestavia Hills$996--
Fultondale$968+7%
Irondale$936+10%
Gardendale$905--
Hoover$899-14%
Cullman$7970%
Sylacauga$5250%
City2 Beds Avg RentAnnual Change
Leeds$1,600--
Birmingham$1,574+17%
Pelham$1,477+41%
Moody$1,457--
Pell City$1,449+108%
Homewood$1,357+13%
Odenville$1,350--
Fultondale$1,275+18%
Hoover$1,212-1%
Vestavia Hills$1,200-8%
Alabaster$1,155+54%
Gardendale$1,100--
Irondale$1,047+16%
Cullman$9970%
Jasper$975+5%
Bessemer$844--
Chelsea$750--
Sylacauga$6000%

Compare Neighborhoods

North Birmingham

$450

1 Bed Avg. Rent

Spring Lake

$550

1 Bed Avg. Rent

East Pinson Valley

$605

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 East Pinson Valley, where average rents for 1-bedroom apartments stand at $450, $550, and $605 respectively. Additional areas offering value are Echo Highlands and West End, where the rents are $740 and $750, a favorable comparison to Birmingham's overall 1-bedroom average of $1,494.

What are the most expensive neighborhoods in Birmingham, AL?

In Birmingham, the neighborhoods commanding the highest rents are Southside, Brook Highland, and Downtown. A 1-bedroom apartment in Southside averages at $1,737, in Brook Highland it averages $1,690, and in Downtown, the average is $1,641. For additional high-end living options, Five Points South offers 1-bedroom apartments at $1,587, and Northside at $1,495. These rates compare to the overall average rent of $1,494 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 West End, Huffman, and Glen Iris. In West End, the average rent for a 1-bedroom apartment is $750. Huffman sees average rents of $800 for a 1-bedroom unit. Glen Iris offers similar appeal with 1-bedroom apartments averaging $1,033. For those seeking other popular areas, Downtown presents 1-bedroom apartments at $1,641, and Five Points South at $1,587. These prices are set against the backdrop of the city-wide average of $1,494 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--
Five Points South$1,356-4%
Downtown$1,335-8%
Northside$1,198--
Neighborhood1 Bed Avg RentAnnual Change
Southside$1,737+9%
Brook Highland$1,690+51%
Downtown$1,641+1%
Five Points South$1,587+41%
Northside$1,495-3%
Southwest Birmingham$1,315+4%
Sand Ridge$1,315+4%
Highland Park$1,300+9%
Glen Iris$1,033+7%
Crestwood$1,000--
Crestline$947+15%
Red Mountain$9000%
Eastwood$896--
Huffman$800--
West End$750--
Echo Highlands$740+2%
East Pinson Valley$605-16%
Spring Lake$5500%
North Birmingham$450--
Neighborhood2 Beds Avg RentAnnual Change
Southside$2,312+14%
Five Points South$2,305+1%
Downtown$2,305-5%
Northside$2,155--
Brook Highland$2,133+71%
Southwest Birmingham$1,520+3%
Sand Ridge$1,520+3%
Highland Park$1,495+7%
Glen Iris$1,223+9%
Red Mountain$1,200-14%
Eastwood$1,125--
Echo Highlands$1,079+23%
Crestline$1,005+15%
South Eastlake$1,000+8%
West End$850--
Five Points West$834--
Belview Heights$834--
Huffman$800--
East Pinson Valley$705-19%
Spring Lake$6200%
North Birmingham$450--

Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

53%

15-30 Mins

37%

30-40 Mins

6%

40-60 Mins

3%

60+ Mins

2%

Transportation Scores

Percentage: 6565

Walk Score®

Percentage: 4545

Bike Score®

Percentage: 3030

Transit Score®

Area Amenities

Top Score

Grocery Stores

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Not bad on the supermarket score. Forest Park Birmingham gets an average rating.

  1. Few grocery stores per resident
  2. 91% more grocery stores than average
  3. 87% more grocery stores than areas of a similar size

Restaurants

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Forest Park Birmingham serves up a dining scene that's only lukewarm.

  1. Few restaurants per resident
  2. 69% more restaurants than average
  3. 50% more restaurants than areas of a similar size

Coffee

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The coffee scene is lukewarm in Forest Park Birmingham.

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

Nightlife

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

You'll need to stock up the mini-bar. Forest Park Birmingham is running dry.

  1. Few bars and clubs per resident
  2. 66% more bars and clubs than average
  3. 20% more bars and clubs than areas of a similar size

Parks

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Not too many park perks in Forest Park Birmingham.

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

Childcare

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Forest Park Birmingham is low on childcare options so get on the waiting list early.

  1. Few daycares per resident
  2. 20% more daycares than average
  3. A standard number of daycares compared to areas of a similar size

Retail Shops

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The retail inventory is low in Forest Park 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

Health and Fitness

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

You'll have to workout somewhere else to keep fit.

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

Pet Services

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Forest Park Birmingham could do with more oppawtunities for pets.

  1. Few pet facilities per resident
  2. An average number of pet facilities
  3. Far fewer pet facilities than areas of a similar size

Theaters

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Hiding in the dressing room? Forest Park Birmingham has a quiet theater scene.

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

Fine Arts

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

You gotta Van Gogh somewhere else for art.

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

Amusement Parks

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

In need of a lift: Forest Park 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

Hospitals

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Be patient when looking for a hospital around here.

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

Medical Care

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

We have a bone to pick with this Forest Park Birmingham's access to medical care.

  1. Few medical facilities per resident
  2. 26% fewer medical facilities than average
  3. 27% fewer medical facilities than areas of a similar size

Gas Stations

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Honk if you see a gas station.

  1. A high number of gas stations per resident
  2. 70% more gas stations than average
  3. 53% more gas stations than areas of a similar size

Schools

Top Schools in Forest Park Birmingham

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Find Houses in Nearby Cities

City1 Bed Price2 Beds Price
Birmingham, AL 1.9 miles$1,494$1,574
Homewood, AL 3.6 miles$1,120$1,357
Hoover, AL 8.1 miles$899$1,212
Mountain Brook, AL 1.5 miles------
Irondale, AL 3.9 miles$936$1,047
Fultondale, AL 6.2 miles$968$1,275
Trussville, AL 11.7 miles------
Gardendale, AL 10.2 miles$905$1,100
Vestavia Hills, AL 4.8 miles$996$1,200
Bessemer, AL 13.3 miles---$844

Find Houses in Nearby Neighborhoods

Neighborhood1 Bed Price2 Beds Price
Crestwood 1.5 miles$1,000---
Red Mountain 0.8 miles$900$1,200
Highland Park 1 miles$1,300$1,495
Southside 1.1 miles$1,737$2,312
North Avondale 1 miles------