Vestavia Hills, Alabama Population 2021

34,351
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Vestavia Hills is a city located in Alabama. With a 2020 population of 34,351, it is the 15th largest city in Alabama and the 1151st largest city in the United States . Vestavia Hills is currently declining at a rate of -0.09% annually but its population has increased by 0.93% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 34,033 in 2010. Vestavia Hills reached it's highest population of 34,444 in 2018. Spanning over 20 miles, Vestavia Hills has a population density of 1,729 people per square mile.

The average household income in Vestavia Hills is $151,691 with a poverty rate of 3.93%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,218 per month, and the median house value is $376,200. The median age in Vestavia Hills is 39.2 years, 38.4 years for males, and 40.2 years for females.

Vestavia Hills Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Vestavia Hills was:

  • White: 88.80%
  • Black or African American: 5.00%
  • Asian: 3.49%
  • Other race: 1.43%
  • Two or more races: 1.21%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.05%
  • Native American: 0.03%
The current population of Vestavia Hills, Alabama is 34,351 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 34,444.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 34,033.

Vestavia Hills, Alabama Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White30,46388.80%
Black or African American1,7145.00%
Asian1,1993.49%
Some Other Race4891.43%
Two or More Races4141.21%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander170.05%
American Indian and Alaska Native110.03%
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Vestavia Hills Population by Race

Vestavia Hills Population Pyramid $2021

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Vestavia Hills Median Age

39.2


Total

38.4


Male

40.2


Female

Vestavia Hills Adults

There are 25,364 adults, (5,722 of whom are seniors) in Vestavia Hills.

Vestavia Hills Age Dependency

74.7

Age Dependency Ratio

29.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Vestavia Hills Sex Ratio

Female

17,600

51.30%

Male

16,707

48.70%

Vestavia Hills Population by Age

Vestavia Hills Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Vestavia Hills Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.9%9.1%
All78.3%21.7%
Male73.4%26.6%
Female63.8%36.2%
Non Family53.4%46.6%

78.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Vestavia Hills Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All13,0822.6178.3
Married8,2033.1490.9
Non Family3,5131.2453.4
Female9492.8963.8
Male4173.0773.4

3.09

Average Family Size

2.61

Average Household Size

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Vestavia Hills Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1520.64%
9th to 12th Grade4251.80%
High School Graduate2,1399.06%
Some College3,56815.11%
Associates Degree9684.10%
Bachelors Degree9,01238.18%
Graduate Degree7,34231.10%
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Vestavia Hills Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Vestavia Hills Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White20,74720,38614,772
Black1,0481,031515
Asian822800623
Hispanic619442151
Other Race394279113
2+ Races236236185
Native American1111

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 78.39%.

Vestavia Hills Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$61,065$81,416$50,338
Less Than 9th Grade$23,347$23,347$
High School Graduate$32,109$37,946$29,620
Some College$39,335$49,971$32,266
Bachelors Degree$61,092$91,505$46,841
Graduate Degree$80,217$124,153$62,277

$61,065

Average Earnings

$81,416

Average Male

$50,338

Average Female

Vestavia Hills Earnings by Educational Attainment

Vestavia Hills Language by Age

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Vestavia Hills Language

92.45% of Vestavia Hills residents speak only English, while 7.55% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.27% of the population.

Vestavia Hills Language

Vestavia Hills Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White29,7911,0953.68%
Hispanic96013413.96%
Other48911222.90%
Black1,670684.07%
Asian1,199453.75%

3.93%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.28%

Male Poverty Rate

4.54%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Vestavia Hills

The race most likely to be in poverty in Vestavia Hills is Other, with 22.90% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Vestavia Hills is White, with 3.68% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.78%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.36%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 6.65%.

Vestavia Hills Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School6.98%
Some College6.09%
Less Than 9th Grade5.22%
Bachelors or Greater1.88%

Vestavia Hills Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed18.60%
Male Unemployed12.17%
Female Employed4.37%
Male Employed1.31%

Vestavia Hills Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Vestavia Hills Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$109,485$151,691
Families$142,378$180,452
Married Families$157,216-
Non Families$48,542$71,728
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Income by Household Type

Vestavia Hills Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

63.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

66.3%

Male Marriage Rate

61.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Vestavia Hills Married by Age and Sex

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Vestavia Hills Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Vestavia Hills Marital Status by Race

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Vestavia Hills Marital Status

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1,387

Number of Veterans

1,242

Male Veterans

145

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam404
Korea260
Second Gulf War212
First Gulf War183
World War II101

Vestavia Hills Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+603
65 to 74306
35 to 54231
55 to 64217
18 to 3430

Vestavia Hills Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,3005.78%
Black746.12%
Hispanic436.30%
2+ Races135.24%

Vestavia Hills Veterans by Race

Vestavia Hills Veterans by Education

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3.17%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.22%

Veteran Disability Rate

Vestavia Hills Veterans by Education

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66.9%

Labor Force Participation

65.4%

Employment Rate

2%

Unemployment Rate

Vestavia Hills Employment by Age

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Vestavia Hills Employment by Race

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Vestavia Hills Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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62.56%

Born in Vestavia Hills

93.66%

Native Born

6.34%

Foreign Born

2.54%

Non Citizen

3.80%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.66% of Vestavia Hills residents were born in the United States, with 62.56% having been born in Alabama. 2.54% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Vestavia Hills Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202134,351-31-0.09%
202034,382-31-0.09%
201934,413-31-0.09%
201834,444840.24%
201734,360-22-0.06%
201634,3825181.53%
201533,864280.08%
201433,8361190.35%
201333,717-30-0.09%
201233,747-24-0.07%
201133,771300.09%
201033,7419,2653.26%
200024,4764,7272.17%
199019,7494,0272.31%
198015,7227,4116.58%
19708,3114,3117.59%
19604,0000.00%

Vestavia Hills Population by Year