Birmingham-Hoover Metropolitan Statistical Area

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Birmingham-Hoover MSA

The Birmingham-Hoover Metropolitan Statistical Area is a United States Census-designated area. It comprises Jefferson, Shelby, St Clair, Walker, Blount, Chilton and Bibb counties.

Demographics

The July 2015 population estimate for the Birmingham-Hoover MSA, released on March 29, 2016, is 1,145,647

Within the MSA, the largest-percentage gains among larger municipalities between 2000 and 2009 were in Pelham, Moody, and Helena. The largest-percentage declines were in Fairfield, Birmingham, Bessemer and Homewood. The fastest growing small cities were Calera and Kimberly.

year     pop.      %change

2000 | 1,052,238 |    -     
2009 | 1,131,070 | +  7.5%  
2010 | 1,130,047 | - 0.09% 
2013 | 1,140,300 | + 0.91% 
2014 | 1,142,823 | + 0.22% 
2015 | 1,145,647 | + 0.25%  

See also

References

  • Hansen, Jeff (June 21, 2006) "Census statistics cite 3 area cities for fast growth." The Birmingham News
  • Stephens, Challen (March 29, 2016) "Huntsville, Daphne metros lead growth in Alabama in new Census reports." al.com