The city takes pride in its valued public school system and houses a vibrant mix of varied generations. Its neighborhood is composed of residential single-family properties with significant office and retail spaces. Birmingham is known for its small town yet urban appeal.
“Live, shop, and play” is the city’s motto, and by great reason. Downtown Birmingham offers residents a slew of different eateries, spas, boutiques, and cafes that are easily accessible to Birmingham residents. It is also home to many parks, golf courses and ice arenas, and is identified as one of the country’s “top 20 most walkable communities.”