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A Hometown with Heart

When it comes to livability, Birmingham has all the bragging rights. Affordability, accessible education and a comfortable climate all check the boxes for an unrivaled lifestyle here.

But the real cherry on top? Our people. One of the best places to live in Alabama swells with waves of generations, backgrounds and inclusivity. Birmingham metro’s seven counties possess a distinctive luster each their own that invites all to settle down and plant their roots.

Don’t get us wrong: The fact that we’re home to Alabama’s #1 hospital and health care research center makes our heart skip a beat, too. And far be it from us to knock a cost of living 20% below the national average.

When it comes to living in Birmingham, you’re more than well off — you’re welcome.

Rankings

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#1

Metro Areas Where Your Paycheck Goes the Furthest

(Birmingham Metro)

CNBC (2017)

#5

Best Cities for First-Time Homebuyers

(Birmingham)

LendingTree (2019)

Top

Neighborhoods for Millennials in Alabama

(Birmingham)

#3

Awesome Cities with Little to No Traffic

(Birmingham)

Livability (2019)

#10

The South’s Best Cities

(Birmingham)

Top

Places to Raise a Family in Alabama

(Six Birmingham Metro Areas)

Niche (2019 )

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Browse 24813 Jobs In Birmingham

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