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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.

Demographics

People

Total Population5,260
Male Share of the Population46.2%
Female Share of the Population53.8%
Senior Citizens11.9%
Employed Population 16+2,345
Age of the Population36

Families

% of people married34.8%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher15.2%
Median Earnings25+$27,336
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$13,235
Median Earnings With High School Degree$23,895

Wealth

Median Family Income$43,149
% Above Poverty Level78%
% Below Poverty Level22%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time23 minutes
% Working from Home3.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.6%
% Using Public Transportation0.9%

Housing

People Living Alone28.2%
Median Gross Rent$855
Median House Value$75,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)82.1%
Irish2.1%
African1.9%
English1.9%
French Except Basque1.5%
German1.1%
Dutch0.4%
Swiss0.2%
Polish0.2%
Swedish0.1%
Norwegian0.1%
Lebanese0.1%
Arab0.1%
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Midfield Almanac

CategoryValue
County Jefferson County
Standard Zip Codes35228
Phone Area Codes205
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude33.46
Approximate Longitude-86.92

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)

StationBESSEMER 3 WSW
Distance6.8 miles
Jan Temp31 to 55 F
Apr Temp48 to 76 F
Jul Temp68 to 94 F
Oct Temp49 to 77 F
Annual Precip59.3 inches
StationPINSON
Distance20.1 miles
Jan Temp30 to 53 F
Apr Temp45 to 75 F
Jul Temp67 to 92 F
Oct Temp47 to 75 F
Annual Precip54.4 inches
StationCHILDERSBURG WATER PLANT
Distance34.6 miles
Jan Temp33 to 57 F
Apr Temp48 to 78 F
Jul Temp68 to 93 F
Oct Temp49 to 78 F
Annual Precip56.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bessemer26,856$39,149
Brighton2,868$30,048
Homewood25,652$92,266
Hueytown15,797$47,990
Pleasant Grove10,284$69,545
Vestavia Hills34,243$124,620

Midfield Public Libraries

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

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Midfield Public Schools

Midfield Area Voc Department
1600 High School Dr
ZIP: 35228
High
Midfield Elem Sch
416 Parkwood St
ZIP: 35228
Primary
Total Enrollment 417
Midfield High Sch
1600 High School Rd
ZIP: 35228
High
Total Enrollment 358
Rutledge Sch
1221 8th St
ZIP: 35228
Middle
Total Enrollment 388
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