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    Gourmet Kitchens with Breakfast Room or Breakfast Bar with Designer Hardware at Ashby at Ross Bridge, Hoover, AL 35226 Master Bedroom Feels Large and Spacious with Impressive High Ceilings and Large Walk-In Closets at Ashby at Ross Bridge, Hoover, AL 35226
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    2000 Ashby Lane, Hoover, AL 35226
    15 Units available
    1 BED $1,190+
    2 BEDS $1,654+
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    5/5 Willie A. on Mar 25, 2023

    Awesome place to live! Absolutely love the staff

    5/5 Anonymous on Feb 2, 2023

    Nice and Quiet!

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    Designer Gold Hardware Open Concept Layouts

    3500 Clairmont Ave, Birmingham, AL 35222
    13 Units available
    Studio $1,659+
    1 BED $1,550+
    2+ BEDS $1,689+
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    Park 35 on Clairmont Apartments raises the bar! Our luxury apartments in Birmingham, AL, deliver sophisticated style, first-class amenities, and a prime location that you won't find anywhere else. Enjoy beautiful finishes in your apartment, such as wood grain flooring, soaring 9-foot ceilings, and elegant bathroom tiles. Take full advantage of gourmet kitchens featuring stainless steel appliances, quartz countertops, and custom cabinetry. Schedule your tour today!

    Amenities
    • Dishwasher
    • Pets Allowed
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    Hills at Hoover Kitchen Reno bedroom  at Hills at Hoover, Alabama, 35216
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    3627 Cedarbrook Dr, Hoover, AL 35216
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    1 BED $850+
    2 BEDS $925+
    3 BEDS $1,075+
    Property reviews
    5/5 Anonymous on Sep 19, 2023

    Staff is great.. everyone I encounter with is always helpful and great attitude.

    4.5/5 SW on Dec 22, 2023

    I lived here for 9 months and I love my apartment!! The office staff especially Ajsh is so friendly and professional! I am always pleased how fast and profient the maintenance team complete my apartment issues! Thanks!

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    600 24Th Street North, Birmingham, AL 35203
    Income Restricted
    1 BED $917+
    2 BEDS $977+
    3 BEDS $1,216+
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    • Washer/Dryer
    • Patio/Balcony
    • Large Closets
    • Extra Storage
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    1201 Oakley Dr, Birmingham, AL 35214
    3 BEDS $1,140
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    1127 23Rd Street South, Birmingham, AL 35205
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    1620 15Th Avenue South, Birmingham, AL 35205
    1 BED $900+
    2 BEDS $1,000+
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    98 Chace Lake Pkwy, Birmingham, AL 35244
    1 BED $895+
    2 BEDS $1,140+
    3 BEDS $1,395+
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    2000 Ashby Lane, Hoover, AL 35226
    1 BED $1,190+
    2 BEDS $1,654+
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    1508 4Th Avenue South, Birmingham, AL 35233
    Studio $1,216
    1 BED $1,541
    2 BEDS $2,345
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    637 Lanett Ave, Birmingham, AL 35214
    3 BEDS $999
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    150 Summit Place, Birmingham, AL 35243
    1 BED $1,048+
    2 BEDS $1,236+
    3 BEDS $1,485+
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    4211 Suite 100 3Rd Avenue South, Birmingham, AL 35222
    1 BED $1,245
    2 BEDS $1,850
  • 3500 Clairmont Ave, Birmingham, AL 35222
    Studio $1,659+
    1 BED $1,550+
    2+ BEDS $1,689+
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    801 Cahaba Forest CV, Birmingham, AL 35242
    1 BED $780+
    2 BEDS $1,050+
    3 BEDS $1,387+
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    600 Earline Cr., Birmingham, AL 35215
    2 BEDS $705+
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    917 Cherry Avenue, Birmingham, AL 35214
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    3800 Galleria Woods Dr, Hoover, AL 35244
    1 BED $975+
    2 BEDS $1,140+
    3 BEDS $1,120+
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    3627 Cedarbrook Dr, Hoover, AL 35216
    1 BED $850+
    2 BEDS $925+
    3 BEDS $1,075+
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    1827 1St Ave N, Birmingham, AL 35203
    Studio $1,205+
    1 BED $1,400+
    2 BEDS $2,300
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    2725 4Th Avenue South, Birmingham, AL 35233
    Studio $1,240+
    1 BED $1,415+
    2 BEDS $1,750+
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    1922 Tree Top Lane, Vestavia Hills, AL 35216
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    3 BEDS $2,285
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    990 Wisteria Pl, Hoover, AL 35216
    1 BED $915+
    2 BEDS $955+
    3+ BEDS $1,325+
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    600 24Th Street North, Birmingham, AL 35203
    Income Restricted
    1 BED $917+
    2 BEDS $977+
    3 BEDS $1,216+
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    1864 Otis Rd, Birmingham, AL 35235
    3 BEDS $1,620
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Average rent in Birmingham, AL

$1,290/mo Birmingham, AL average rental price, March 2024
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The average monthly rent of apartments in Birmingham, AL is $1,290.

Birmingham, AL apartment rent ranges

About 51% of apartment rents in Birmingham, AL range between $1,001-$1,500. Meanwhile, apartments priced over $1,501-$2,000 represent 19% of apartments. Around 22% of Birmingham’s apartments are in the $701-$1,000 price range. 3% of apartments are priced between $501-$700.

Birmingham, AL rent trends

Getting around in Birmingham, AL

40 /100
Car-Dependent
31 /100
Some Transit
24 /100
Somewhat Bikeable
Walk Score®: 40, Transit Score®: 31, Bike Score®: 24

Frequently asked questions

When were prices and availability in Birmingham, AL last updated?

Prices and availability in Birmingham, AL were last updated on 18 Jun 2024.

What are the best apartments in Birmingham, AL?

The best apartments in Birmingham, AL are: Ashby at Ross Bridge, Hills at Hoover, Park 35 on Clairmont, Park Place and Vestavia Plaza Apartments.

What is the average rent in Birmingham, AL?

The average rent in Birmingham, AL is $1,290. Start your search for apartments in Birmingham, AL now.

What is the price range for a studio apartment in Birmingham, AL?

The price range for a studio apartment in Birmingham, AL is between $725 and $3,863. View all studio apartments in Birmingham, AL.

What is the price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Birmingham, AL?

The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Birmingham, AL is between $550 and $5,151. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Birmingham, AL now.

What is the price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Birmingham, AL?

The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Birmingham, AL is between $550 and $4,393. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Birmingham, AL.

What is the price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Birmingham, AL?

The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Birmingham, AL is between $551 and $6,372. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Birmingham, AL.

What type of rental buildings are in Birmingham, AL?

In Birmingham, 54% of the residents are renting compared to 46% owning a home, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Large-scale apartment buildings with more than 50 units represent 10% of Birmingham’s rentals, 56% are small-scale complexes with under 50 units, and 33% are single-family rentals.

What do typical apartment communities look like in Birmingham, AL?

The average age of rental buildings in Birmingham is 35 years old, with 27% being newer apartment buildings completed since 2000. The average height of apartment buildings in the city is 4 stories, of which 90% are garden-style apartment communities, 10% are mid-sized buildings, and 4% are high-rises. These characteristics describe large-scale apartment communities of 50 apartments or more.

What apartment floorplans are common in Birmingham, AL?

Studio apartments in Birmingham are around 4% of rentals, while 1-bedroom floor plans represent 34% of the total stock. For those in search of larger rentals, 2-bedroom floorplans make up 49% of all rentals. More generous apartments with 3 bedrooms or more are also available in this city for those in search of more space.

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Living in Birmingham, AL

Living in location

The gentle slopes of Red Mountain run northeast-southwest through Birmingham in central Alabama, gradually and beautifully buffering the small town into suburbs on one side and converted warehouse apartments for rent on the other. So, Birmingham stands as a testament to resilience and reinvention. Famous attractions when renting in Birmingham include the Jazz Hall of Fame, Sports Hall of Fame, Alabama Theater and Birmingham Zoo. Birmingham is also renowned as the "Dinner Table of the South," with cuisines ranging from Italian to Lebanese, Greek, Asian and Spanish.

In the heart of Birmingham, vibrant parks like Railroad Park offer urban oases for relaxation and recreation. The city's blend of historic charm and modern innovation creates a unique atmosphere, drawing both entrepreneurs and families alike. Above all else, renters know the area for its Southern dishes at landmark BBQ restaurants, like Miss Myra's and Dreamland. Professionals in the finance, insurance, and medical industries - as well as students attending the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) and Samford University - all rent in Birmingham. Public education is provided to renters by the Birmingham City School District.

Renting in Birmingham, AL

Here, downtown rentals are a mix of newly constructed apartments and historic architecture that's close to dining; sports; museums; and landmark establishments, like The Vulcan Park and Museum and the McWane Science Center. Notably, renters in the medical field often seek rentals near medical centers in neighborhoods like Southside, Medical Center or Homewood. Or, Central City has apartments for rent near trendy restaurants, bars and a hip nightlife scene, while Eastwood renters enjoy a small neighborhood with affordable rentals close to parks, shopping and dining. Similarly, Oak Ridge Park is a quiet neighborhood with budget-friendly apartments for rent near the shopping and dining hotspots in Eastwood, and Five Points South is a district with historic and modern rentals near the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Forest Park and Highland Park have historic houses for rent and more affordable rentals, too.

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Shopping in Birmingham, AL

The most popular shopping mall in Birmingham is Riverchase Galleria, which offers renters more than 200 department stores, such as Louis Vuitton, Prada and Zales Jewelers. Meanwhile, downtown Birmingham's 20th Street is where renters have stores like Belk; Bromberg and Company; Standard Furniture; Bare Hands Gallery; and Jackson Galleries. Downtown Homewood also has a great local boutique and antique scene. Or, for stores like Charlotte Russe, Banana Republic, Brookstone and Finish Line, renters go to Colonial Brookwood Village. Rentals near The Summit are also close to stores from Apple, Saks Fifth Avenue and William-Sonoma, as well as various dining options. Otherwise, renters shop for art at The Five Points South Historic District. When renting in Birmingham, popular grocery chains include The Fresh Market, Sprouts Farmers Market' and Trader Joe's.

Transportation in Birmingham, AL

When renting in Birmingham, public transportation is managed by the Birmingham Jefferson County Transit Authority. Granted, the small town does not have a subway system, relying instead on an extensive Metro Area Express bus network. Specifically, Routes 1, 3, 5, 6, 7 and 14 take renters to attractions like the Civil Rights District, Birmingham Botanical Gardens, museums, art venues and more; Route 17 takes renters to Woodlawn Transit Center; Route 20 takes renters to the airport; Route 22 takes renters to Tarrant Shopping; Route 23 takes renters through North Birmingham; Route 25 takes renters to Centerpoint; and Route 40 takes renters to Fairmont. Otherwise, Uber and Lyft are the main ridesharing apps when renting in Birmingham. Finally, the nearest aviation hub is Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport.

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