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Movoto’s 10 best places to live around Birmingham

National real estate website Movoto.com has just named the 10 best places to live in the Birmingham metro area.

After analyzing data from local business listings, the U.S. Census, and AreaVibes, a website that assigns livability scores to over 22,000 cities in the U.S., the website assigned rankings based on amenities per capita, standard of living, unemployment rate, total crimes per 100,000 residents and average commute time.

Mountain Brook was listed as the number one city with an unemployment rate of 2.6 percent and 1,503 total crimes per 100,000 people. Vestavia Hills came in second with an unemployment rate of 3.8 percent and an average commute time of 20 minutes.

Scroll through the slideshow to see the full list.

[tps_header]Here are the top ten Birmingham suburbs according to Movoto:[/tps_header]

[tps_title]1. Mountain Brook[/tps_title]

Image courtesy of Wikipedia
Image courtesy of Wikipedia

Key Stats:

  • Unemployment rate: 2.6 percent
  • Total crimes per 100k: 1,503
  • Median home price: $538,500

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