Best Neighborhoods in Birmingham, AL

Here's a look at the most popular neighborhoods

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Found close to the Birmingham Zoo and Country Club of Birmingham, the Glencoe neighborhood has some of the most expensive houses in the city. This suburban area has highly educated residents in three and four bedroom single-family abodes. Owners populate this area, and the locals are upper-class executive professionals.

English Village

The upscale Birmingham’s English Village area neighbors the city’s Botanical Gardens. Great shopping is available, but that’s just one reason why residents love this area. This trendy and walkable urban area is made up mostly of apartment complexes as well as high-rise apartments. A few attached and detached homes are also found here.


The Forestdale neighborhood is found outside of the urban areas of Birmingham. Suburban single-family homes are most popular, and its highly educated residents earn an above average income at managerial professional jobs.


With the Ruffner Mountain Nature Center as a neighbor, residents of the Irondale neighborhood have plenty of options for outdoor activities. This suburban area has single-family homes priced around Alabama’s average home cost. Walkable and full of well established older abodes, Irondale homes are mostly owned by a mixture of ages including seniors and families with children.


Suburban Crestwood has both owners and renters living in its medium-sized houses. Young professionals who are highly educated and employed live in this walkable area that is full of established older dwellings.

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