Vestavia Hills, Alabama Population 2020

34,411

Vestavia Hills is a city located in Alabama. With a 2020 population of 34,411, it is the 15th largest city in Alabama and the 1139th largest city in the United States. Vestavia Hills is currently declining at a rate of -0.07% annually but its population has increased by 1.11% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 34,033 in 2010. Vestavia Hills reached it's highest population of 34,461 in 2018. Spanning over 20 miles, Vestavia Hills has a population density of 1,732 people per square mile.

The average household income in Vestavia Hills is $147,258 with a poverty rate of 3.85%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,125 per month, and the median house value is $364,000. The median age in Vestavia Hills is 39.6 years, 38.6 years for males, and 40.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 96.4 males.

Vestavia Hills Demographics

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

  • White: 89.77%
  • Asian: 3.86%
  • Black or African American: 3.64%
  • Other race: 1.48%
  • Two or more races: 1.11%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.07%
  • Native American: 0.07%
The current population of Vestavia Hills, Alabama is 34,411, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 34,461.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 34,033.

Vestavia Hills, Alabama Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White30,66989.77%
Asian1,3203.86%
Black or African American1,2433.64%
Some Other Race5041.48%
Two or More Races3801.11%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander240.07%
American Indian and Alaska Native230.07%

Vestavia Hills Population Pyramid 2020

Vestavia Hills Median Age

39.6


Total

38.6


Male

40.6


Female

Vestavia Hills Adults

There are 25,015 adults, (5,461 of whom are seniors) in Vestavia Hills.

Vestavia Hills Age Dependency

74.7

Age Dependency Ratio

27.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Vestavia Hills Sex Ratio

Female

17,393

50.91%

Male

16,770

49.09%

Vestavia Hills Households and Families

Vestavia Hills Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Vestavia Hills Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.9%9.1%
All77.8%22.2%
Male69.4%30.6%
Female62.1%37.9%
Non Family54.6%45.4%

77.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All13,0912.677.8
Married8,0123.1890.9
Non Family3,8691.2654.6
Female7622.9162.1
Male4483.369.4

3.13

Average Family Size

2.6

Average Household Size

1.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Vestavia Hills Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1670.71%
9th to 12th Grade4021.71%
High School Graduate2,1759.24%
Some College3,66415.57%
Associates Degree9043.84%
Bachelors Degree8,67636.86%
Graduate Degree7,54832.07%

Vestavia Hills Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White20,90620,53314,659
Asian880880680
Black733716442
Hispanic722551228
Other Race37826261
Multiple Races221221164
Native American2315

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 77.27%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$58,905$80,825$45,459
Less Than High School$23,145$23,145$
High School Grad$35,680$36,031$29,672
Some College$37,220$55,250$30,118
Bachelors Degree$60,200$96,568$42,212
Graduate Degree$77,004$120,265$55,717

$58,905

Average Earnings

$80,825

Average Male

$45,459

Average Female

Vestavia Hills Language

Vestavia Hills Language by Age

Vestavia Hills Language

91.15% of Vestavia Hills residents speak only English, while 8.85% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.83% of the population.

Vestavia Hills Poverty

Vestavia Hills Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White29,8831,0473.50%
Hispanic1,15415313.26%
Other50412925.60%
Black1,204867.14%
Asian1,320171.29%
Native23834.78%

3.85%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.08%

Male Poverty Rate

4.59%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Vestavia Hills

The race most likely to be in poverty in Vestavia Hills is Native, with 34.78% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Vestavia Hills is Asian, with 1.29% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.84%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.22%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 7.44%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School8.54%
Some College5.76%
High School5.44%
Bachelors or Greater2.30%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed36.21%
Male Unemployed9.12%
Female Employed3.78%
Male Employed1.11%

Vestavia Hills Income

Vestavia Hills Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$105,218$147,258
Families$139,309$179,075
Married Families$148,358-
Non Families$49,187$70,219

Vestavia Hills Marital Status

Vestavia Hills Marital Status

Marriage Rates

63.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

65.8%

Male Marriage Rate

60.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Vestavia Hills Married by Age and Sex

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 35-44.

Vestavia Hills Marital Status by Race

Vestavia Hills Veterans

1,418

Number of Veterans

1,308

Male Veterans

110

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam384
First Gulf War286
Second Gulf War203
Korea163
World War II148
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,3806.13%
Hispanic526.70%
Black202.31%
2 or More135.60%
Asian50.54%

$Vestavia Hills Veterans by Education

3.12%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.27%

Veteran Disability Rate

Vestavia Hills Employment Status

66.8%

Labor Force Participation

65.2%

Employment Rate

2.2%

Unemployment Rate

Vestavia Hills Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

61.76%

Born in Alabama

93.20%

Native Born

6.80%

Foreign Born

3.18%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

93.20% of Vestavia Hills residents were born in the United States, with 61.76% having been born in Alabama. 3.18% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202034,411-25-0.07%
201934,436-25-0.07%
201834,461720.21%
201734,389-25-0.07%
201634,4145161.52%
201533,898230.07%
201433,8751180.35%
201333,757-34-0.10%
201233,791-23-0.07%
201133,814-39-0.12%
201033,8539,3773.30%
200024,4764,7272.17%
199019,7494,0272.31%
198015,7227,4116.58%
19708,3114,3117.59%
19604,0000.00%