Alabaster, AL Population

By | May 1, 2019

Population: 22,619. Estimated population in July 2020: 27,517 (+21.7% change)
Males: 11,004 (48.6%), Females: 11,615 (51.4%)

Shelby County

Zip code: 35007

Median resident age: 33.3 years
Median household income: $58,379
Median house value: $123,500

Races in Alabaster:

  • White Non-Hispanic (86.9%)
  • Black (9.9%)
  • Hispanic (1.5%)
  • Other race (0.7%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)

Ancestries: United States (17.0%), English (13.3%), German (10.7%), Irish (10.6%), Scottish (3.3%), Italian (2.8%).

Elevation: 499 feet

Land area: 20.5 square miles

Map of Alabaster, AL

Population

For population 25 years and over in Alabaster

  • High school or higher: 88.5%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 34.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.2%
  • Unemployed: 2.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 30.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Alabaster city

  • Never married: 18.4%
  • Now married: 67.6%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 4.7%
  • Divorced: 8.0%

2.3% Foreign born (1.1% Latin America, 0.7% Europe, 0.3% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +7,196 (+46.7%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Alabaster:

  • SHELBY BAPTIST MEDICAL CENTER (1000 FIRST STREET NORTH)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Alabaster:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Alabaster:

  • BIRMINGHAM INTL (about 23 miles; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Abbreviation: BHM)
  • TUSCALOOSA REGIONAL (about 54 miles; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Abbreviation: TCL)
  • TALLADEGA MUNI (about 59 miles; TALLADEGA, AL; Abbreviation: ASN)

Other public-use airports nearest to Alabaster:

Amtrak station near Alabaster:

  • 20 miles: BIRMINGHAM (1819 MORRIS AVE.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service.

College/University in Alabaster:

  • MITCHELL COSMETOLOGY COLLEGE (Location: 116 FIRST ST; Private, for-profit)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Alabaster:

  • UNIVERSITY OF MONTEVALLO (about 9 miles; MONTEVALLO, AL; Full-time enrollment: 2,651)
  • SAMFORD UNIVERSITY (about 17 miles; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Full-time enrollment: 4,106)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA AT BIRMINGHAM (about 23 miles; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Full-time enrollment: 12,178)
  • JEFFERSON STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 30 miles; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Full-time enrollment: 3,279)
  • BEVILL STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 40 miles; SUMITON, AL; Full-time enrollment: 2,670)
  • SHELTON STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 49 miles; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Full-time enrollment: 3,635)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA (about 53 miles; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Full-time enrollment: 17,453)

Schools

Public high schools in Alabaster:

  • THOMPSON HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,299; Location: 100 WARRIOR DR; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • SHELBY COUNTY INSTRUCTIONAL SERVICES CENTER-CAREER (Location: 601 1ST ST S; Grades: 09 – 12)

Public primary/middle schools in Alabaster:

  • THOMPSON MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,223; Location: 1509 KENT DAIRY RD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • MEADOW VIEW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 867; Location: 2800 SMOKEY ROAD; Grades: KG – 03)
  • THOMPSON INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL (Students: 802; Location: 1425 MONTEVALLO RD; Grades: 02 – 06)
  • LINDA NOLEN LEARNING CENTER (Students: 51; Location: 1411 MONTEVALLO HWY; Grades: KG – 12)

Private primary/middle school in Alabaster:

  • DEVELOPING ALABAMA YOUTH DAY P (Students: 47; Location: PO BOX 1811; Grades: 7 – 11)