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Birmingham is a city in Oakland County, in the Detroit metro area.
The community was named after the city in England.
The latitude of Birmingham is 42.546N. The longitude is -83.211W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 778 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 19,161.
Birmingham is one of the few Detroit suburbs with a busy downtown commercial district.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Birmingham demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Oakland County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Detroit area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 48084 ZIP code.
17% of Birmingham residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Birmingham ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Birmingham was $59,314, compared with $21,587 nationally.
67% of Birmingham residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Median rent in Birmingham, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $906. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,717.
Libraries in Birmingham include Baldwin Public Library ... View libraries
Oakland County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Birmingham political report.
Birmingham restaurants taking online reservations include Big Rock Chop House, Cameron's Steakhouse - Birmingham, Mitchell's Fish Market - Birmingham ... View restaurants
The average commute time for Birmingham workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 1 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Birmingham between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of .5 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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