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Overview

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 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.

People

Total Population 5,284
Male Share of the Population 48.1%
Female Share of the Population 51.9%
Senior Citizens 10.5%
Employed Population 16+ 2,483
Age of the Population 37

Families

% of people married 37.5%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 16.3%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $46,290
% Above Poverty Level 79.9%
% Below Poverty Level 20.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 24 minutes
% Working from Home 3.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.9%
% Using Public Transportation 1.3%

Housing

People Living Alone 27.1%
Median Gross Rent $874
Median House Value $74,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 81.7%
US/American 0%
English 3%
Irish 2.5%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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

Notes:

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

Station BESSEMER 3 WSW
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
Station CHILDERSBURG WATER PLANT
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 27,043 $37,595
Brighton 2,904 $31,591
Homewood 25,535 $82,267
Hueytown 15,894 $50,936
Pleasant Grove 10,270 $70,014
Vestavia Hills 34,116 $117,225

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Midfield Public Libraries

Library
Midfield Public Library
400 BRELAND DRIVE
Midfield, Alabama
(205) 923-1027

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Midfield High Schools

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MIDFIELD HIGH SCHOOL
1600 HIGH SCHOOL DR
205-923-2833
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 373 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.7

MIDFIELD AREA VOCATIONAL DEPARTMENT
1600 HIGH SCHOOL DR
205-923-2833
A Vocational School

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