Overall
Niche Grade
Details
  • Setting
    Suburb of a Large City
  • Population
    13,624
  • Population Density
    604 people/sq.mi.
  • Size
    23 sq.mi.
Gardendale is a suburb of a large city in Alabama with 13,624 residents. It has average home values, average rent costs, and very low unemployment levels. Its citizens generally have average education levels and average income levels.

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Nearby Towns

Niche Grade Name Population
3.00 Gardendale Township 22,202
3.00 Mount Olive 4,047
3.00 Fultondale 8,204
2.66 Brookside Township 4,043

Comparable Towns

Niche Grade Name Population
3.33 Forestdale 10,676
3.00 Center Point 16,843
3.33 Pinson 7,143
4.33 Mountain Brook 20,401
3.33 Irondale 12,248

ZIP Codes

Niche Grade Name Population
2.66 35215 47,215
3.33 35071 15,683
3.00 35117 5,491
35119 88

Top School Districts

Niche Grade Name Total Schools
2.66 Jefferson County Schools 62

Top Public Schools

Niche Grade Name Type Grades Grade Level
3.33 Pleasant Grove Elementary School Public K-6 Elementary, Middle
3.33 Corner High School Public 9-12 High
3.33 North Jefferson Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
3.33 Bagley Junior High School Public K-8 Elementary, Middle
3.33 North Highland Elementary School Public K-5 Elementary
3.33 Shades Valley High School Public 9-12 High
3.33 Bragg Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
3.33 Gardendale Elementary School Public K-5 Elementary
3.00 McAdory Elementary School Public K-5 Elementary
3.00 Bryan Elementary School Public K-5 Elementary
3.00 Snow Rogers Elementary School Public K-5 Elementary
3.00 Pleasant Grove High School Public 7-12 Middle, High
3.00 Chalkville Elementary School Public K-5 Elementary
3.00 Gardendale High School Public 9-12 High
3.00 Concord Elementary School Public K-5 Elementary
3.00 Johnson Elementary School Public 3-5 Elementary
3.00 Clay Elementary School Public K-5 Elementary
3.00 Clay-Chalkville Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
3.00 Mt. Olive Elementary School Public K-5 Elementary
3.00 Hueytown Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
3.00 Gresham Elementary School Public K-5 Elementary
3.00 Warrior Elementary School Public K-5 Elementary
3.00 Pinson Elementary School Public K-2 Elementary
3.00 Mortimer Jordan High School Public 9-12 High
3.00 Hillview Elementary School Public K-5 Elementary

Top Private Schools

Niche Grade Name Type Grades Grade Level
Family Sunshine School Private, Special Education K-12 Elementary, Middle, High
Glen Iris Baptist School Private, Religious PK, K-12 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle, High
Maranathan Academy Private, Religious 6-12 Middle, High
Arlington School Private, Alternative 6-12 High
3.00 Jefferson Christian Academy Private, Religious PK, K-12 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle, High
3.00 Parkway Christian Academy Private, Religious PK, K-12 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle, High
3.00 Mountain View Baptist School Private, Religious PK, K-12 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle, High
Higdon Hill School Private, Alternative 5-12 Elementary, Middle, High
2.66 Central Park Christian Schools Private, Religious K-12 Elementary, Middle, High
Homeland Christian Academy Private, Religious K-12 Elementary, Middle, High
2.00 Tabernacle Christian School Private, Religious PK, K-12 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle, High
1.66 Holy Family Cristo Rey Catholic High School Private, Religious 8-12 High
Advent Episcopal Day School Private, Religious PK, K-8 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
Highlands School Private PK, K-8 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
Child Enrichment Center Private, Religious PK, K Pre-K, Elementary
Cornerstone Schools of Alabama Private, Religious PK, K-8 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
St. Rose of Lima School Private, Religious PK, K-8 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
St. Francis Xavier School Private, Religious K-8 Elementary, Middle
Palmerdale United Methodist Church Christian School & Children's Center Private, Religious PK, K-5 Pre-K, Elementary
Our Lady of Fatima School Private, Religious PK, K-8 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
Islamic Academy of Alabama Private, Religious PK, K-11 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
Forestdale Baptist School Private, Religious PK, K-6 Pre-K, Elementary
Integrity Christian Academy Private, Religious PK, K-5 Pre-K, Elementary
Hilldale Christian School Kindergarten Private, Religious PK, K-3 Pre-K, Elementary
Sardis Christian School Private, Religious K-8 Elementary, Middle

Top Colleges

Niche Grade Name
3.66 University of Alabama - Birmingham
3.33 Samford University
3.00 Birmingham-Southern College
1.66 Miles College
1.66 Southeastern Bible College
Jefferson State Community College
Wallace State Community College - Hanceville
Virginia College - Birmingham
Lawson State Community College - Birmingham
Fortis Institute - Birmingham
Brown Mackie College - Birmingham
University of Phoenix - Birmingham
ITT Technical Institute - Bessemer
Herzing University - Birmingham
Southeastern School of Cosmetology
Xcell Academy
Regency Beauty Institute - Hoover
Strayer University - Alabama
Alabama State College of Barber Styling

Around Gardendale

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Demographics

Racial Diversity

Gardendale, AL United States Alabama Birmingham Metro Area Center Point, AL Forestdale, AL Irondale, AL Mountain Brook, AL Pinson, AL
White 86.63% 64.16% 67.30% 65.36% 30.92% 29.03% 51.12% 96.42% 72.86%
African American 11.87% 12.21% 26.08% 28.15% 63.39% 68.16% 35.76% 0.06% 23.78%
Hispanic 1.06% 16.05% 3.66% 4.04% 4.27% 2.09% 9.95% 1.04% 2.47%
Asian 0.37% 4.67% 1.09% 1.23% 0% 0% 2.01% 2.19% 0.62%
Native American 0.05% 0.66% 0.50% 0.23% 0.05% 0.08% 0% 0.12% 0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.15% 0.02% 0.01% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Multiracial 0% 1.85% 1.24% 0.83% 0.93% 0.61% 1.14% 0.05% 0.23%
Other 0% 0.21% 0.07% 0.10% 0.42% 0% 0% 0.09% 0%

Age

Gardendale, AL United States Alabama Birmingham Metro Area Center Point, AL Forestdale, AL Irondale, AL Mountain Brook, AL Pinson, AL
9 years and under 11% 13% 13% 13% 16% 7% 13% 14% 15%
10 to 17 years 12% 11% 11% 11% 14% 17% 10% 15% 10%
18 to 24 years 7% 10% 10% 9% 10% 9% 9% 6% 8%
25 to 34 years 10% 13% 13% 14% 13% 11% 14% 8% 16%
35 to 44 years 14% 14% 13% 14% 14% 10% 13% 12% 12%
45 to 54 years 16% 15% 15% 15% 13% 19% 12% 18% 14%
55 to 64 years 12% 12% 12% 12% 10% 11% 16% 11% 14%
65 and over 17% 13% 14% 13% 11% 15% 15% 15% 10%

Education Levels

Gardendale, AL United States Alabama Birmingham Metro Area Center Point, AL Forestdale, AL Irondale, AL Mountain Brook, AL Pinson, AL
Less than a high school diploma 10% 15% 18% 15% 12% 12% 11% 1% 10%
High school diploma or equivalent 33% 29% 31% 29% 37% 31% 27% 4% 32%
Some college or associate degree 33% 29% 28% 29% 35% 37% 35% 12% 35%
Bachelor's degree 16% 18% 14% 17% 11% 13% 17% 45% 18%
Master's degree or higher 8% 10% 8% 10% 5% 6% 9% 38% 5%

Gender

Gardendale, AL United States Alabama Birmingham Metro Area Center Point, AL Forestdale, AL Irondale, AL Mountain Brook, AL Pinson, AL
Male 46.5% 49.2% 48.5% 48.2% 45.8% 48.1% 49.4% 46.6% 47.9%
Female 53.5% 50.8% 51.5% 51.8% 54.2% 51.9% 50.6% 53.4% 52.1%

Housing

Rent vs. Own

Gardendale, AL United States Alabama Birmingham Metro Area Center Point, AL Forestdale, AL Irondale, AL Mountain Brook, AL Pinson, AL
Rent 14.5% 33.9% 29.3% 28.6% 32.0% 13.2% 31.9% 11.0% 11.9%
Own 85.5% 66.1% 70.7% 71.4% 68.0% 86.8% 68.1% 89.0% 88.1%

Crime Rates

Annual Violent Crimes (per 100,000)

Gardendale, AL United States Alabama Birmingham Metro Area Irondale, AL Mountain Brook, AL
Assault 136.1 280.9 413.9 954.2 241.8 24.4
Murder 0 5.6 10.0 31.4 0 0
Rape 7.2 29.2 32.6 71.3 32.2 0
Robbery 50.1 150.7 168.1 460.9 153.1 14.6

Annual Property Crimes (per 100,000)

Gardendale, AL United States Alabama Birmingham Metro Area Irondale, AL Mountain Brook, AL
Burglary 651.9 718.3 1252.0 2205.7 983.3 351.0
Larceny 3818.1 2276.2 3317.4 4239.8 2788.7 1097.0
Motor vehicle theft 128.9 275.5 282.5 488.6 257.9 29.3

Income

Weather

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5.0"
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