Introduction to Midfield, Alabama

Midfield, Alabama, in Jefferson county, is 6 miles NW of Hoover, Alabama (center to center) and 146 miles W of Atlanta, Georgia. The city is located in the Birmingham metropolitan area. Midfield has a population of approximately 5,626.

Midfield History

Midfield is named because of the fact that it is situated between Birmingham and Bessemer. It is located in Jefferson County. The county was named after Thomas Jefferson and created on December 13, 1819, by the Alabama legislature.

Midfield and nearby Attractions

Don Kresge Memorial Museum

  • Birmingham Zoo
  • Visionland Amusement Park
  • Birmingham Museum of Art
  • Midfield Park Shopping Center
  • Oak Mountain State Park

Things To Do In Midfield

There are interesting places to visit in Midfield such as Midfield City Hall. The city has many shopping centers including the Woodfield Square Shopping Center and the Midfield Plaza Shopping Center. There are also a number of Baptist, Presbyterian, and other churches which are worth visiting.

Midfield Transportation

Air transportation is provided by the Birmingham International Airport.

Midfield Higher Education

Residents can pursue their higher education from the University of Alabama at Birmingham and Samford University. Jefferson State Community College and Bevill State Community College also offer educational opportunities to the people of Midfield.


Total Population 5,319
Male Share of the Population 46.6%
Female Share of the Population 53.4%
Senior Citizens 10.5%
Employed Population 16+ 2,308
Age of the Population 34


% of people married 34.3%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 18.8%
Median Earnings25+ $26,956
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $11,940
Median Earnings With High School Degree $23,522


Median Family Income $44,056
% Above Poverty Level 79.7%
% Below Poverty Level 20.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 24 minutes
% Working from Home %
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.9%
% Using Public Transportation 0.8%


People Living Alone 30.4%
Median Gross Rent $904
Median House Value $75,900


Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 78%
US/American 0%
English 3.3%
Irish 2.7%

Midfield Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 6 miles NW of Hoover, Alabama (center to center)
Nearest Large City 146 miles W of Atlanta, Georgia
County Jefferson
Metro Area Birmingham
Standard Zip Codes 35228
Phone Area Codes 205
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 33.461
Longitude -86.908

Midfield Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Distance 6.8 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 55 F
Apr Temp 48 to 76 F
Jul Temp 68 to 94 F
Oct Temp 49 to 77 F
Annual Precip 59.3 inches
Station PINSON
Distance 20.1 miles
Jan Temp 30 to 53 F
Apr Temp 45 to 75 F
Jul Temp 67 to 92 F
Oct Temp 47 to 75 F
Annual Precip 54.4 inches
Distance 34.6 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 57 F
Apr Temp 48 to 78 F
Jul Temp 68 to 93 F
Oct Temp 49 to 78 F
Annual Precip 56.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bessemer 27,202 $38,736
Brighton 2,918 $29,174
Homewood 25,420 $86,685
Hueytown 15,956 $53,735
Pleasant Grove 10,230 $70,659
Vestavia Hills 34,061 $112,875

Midfield Public Libraries

Midfield Public Library
Midfield, Alabama
(205) 923-1027

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Student/teacher ratio: 16.7

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