East Thomas, Birmingham, AL

East Thomas Neighborhood Guide Birmingham, AL

About

East Thomas is a residential neighborhood in Birmingham, Alabama, nestled just north of the city's bustling downtown area. It's located near the junction of Interstate 65 and Interstate 20/59, making it highly accessible and convenient for commutes. East Thomas carries an air of historical charm with numerous older homes and tree-lined streets, along with several local restaurants and shops.

What You Will Love about East Thomas, Birmingham, Alabama

  • Enjoy the neighborhood's proximity to downtown Birmingham, allowing for easy access to city attractions and businesses.
  • Appreciate the local community's welcoming and tight-knit atmosphere.
  • Relish the area's mixture of urban and suburban feel, with a variety of dining and shopping choices.

What’s Nearby

East Thomas is close to several parks, including East Thomas Park and Tuxedo Terrace Park, perfect for outdoor enthusiasts. The Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex and Legion Field Stadium, known for hosting significant sports events, are also within a few minutes' drive.

Lifestyle

The lifestyle in East Thomas is an amalgamation of laid-back suburban living and the excitement of city life. It's a versatile area ideal for families, working professionals, and retirees, providing a comfortable community feel with the benefits of downtown Birmingham at your fingertips.

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Explore the Neighborhood

There are 18 restaurants, 12 grocery stores, and 3 parks within a mile of the East Thomas neighborhood.

  • GROCERY
    Regional Produce

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Fruit and Vegetable Store, Grocery Store

    0.6 miles

    624 16th Ave W

  • GROCERY
    Alex Produce

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Farmers Market, Fruit and Vegetable Store, Grocery Store

    0.6 miles

    420 Finley Ave W

  • GROCERY
    Alex Kontos Fruit Co.

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Fruit and Vegetable Store, Grocery Store

    0.8 miles

    444 Finley Ave W

  • SHOPPING
    Americold Logistics

    Retail, Warehouse / Wholesale Store

    0.8 miles

    600 25th Ave W

  • GROCERY
    Farmers Market

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Farmers Market, Fruit and Vegetable Store, Grocery Store

    0.9 miles

    344 Finley Ave W

  • GROCERY
    Graymont Avenue Grocery

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    1.1 miles

    541 Graymont Ave W

East Thomas Apartments and Rentals

32 Rental properties in East Thomas, Birmingham, AL.

  • 1431 Decatur Ave property

    $1,525

    1431 Decatur Ave

    4 Beds • 2 Baths

  • 2020 5th Ave N #443 property

    $1,450

    2020 5th Ave N #443

    1 Bed • 1 Bath

  • 1329 4th Ave N #303 property

    $1,600

    1329 4th Ave N #303

    1 Bed • 1 Bath

  • 819 2nd St N property

    $1,100

    819 2nd St N

    2 Beds • 1 Bath

Cost of Living

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CategoryCompare to State Avg.Compare to National Avg.
housing
5.9%
22.4%
utilities
4.2%
6.9%
food
0.3%
3.4%
transportation
0.6%
9.3%
healthcare
3.7%
6.3%

East Thomas Demographics

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East Thomas Transportation

walk bike and transit

Alabama Transportation Department

Other

1020 Bankhead Hwy W

Source: foursquare.com

East Thomas Schools

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