Birmingham’s young professional demographic has grown 3x the national average between 2010-2015 and now makes up almost 6% of Birmingham’s population. How many people is that? 12.5K YP’s called Birmingham home in 2015, up from 8K in 2010. (Source: U.S. Census Bureau).
The ‘Ham now ranks 64th out of 150 large U.S. cities for YP growth, up 40 spots from 2010.
YP’s have been attracted to Birmingham’s revitalized areas including Avondale, Woodlawn and Lakeview, as well as downtown.