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Harriman Park

Harriman Park is a neighborhood in the North Birmingham community. Largely surrounded by industrial activities including Vulcan Materials, Walter Minerals, and the CSX Railroad Transfer Station (Boyles Yard), this residential enclave was originally established as worker housing.

Indicator Details

Indicators Primary Domain Indicator Value Ranksort ascending Tier Indicator Weight
Local Business Vitality Economic Health 28.0% 97 Bottom 1.00
Employment Rate Employment Opportunities 65.3% 95 Bottom 1.00
Proximity to Superfund Sites Environmental Hazards 100.0% 95 Bottom 1.00
Access to Mainstream Financial Services Economic Health 17.3% 94 Bottom 1.00
Public Health Nuisances Health Systems and Public Safety 167.6 94 Bottom 4.00
Age of Housing Housing 94.2% 94 Bottom 1.00
Offsite Alcohol Outlets Neighborhood Characteristics 2.8 93 Bottom 1.00
Voter Participation Social Cohesion 3.8% 93 Bottom 1.00
Commute Mode Share Transportation 7.0% 89 Bottom 4.00
Public Assisted Households Employment Opportunities 68.4% 89 Bottom 1.00
Abandoned Structures Blight 19.4% 88 Bottom 5.00
Tax Delinquent Properties Blight 31.0% 88 Bottom 5.00
Payday Loans Economic Health 2.8 88 Bottom 1.00
Pedestrian Connectivity Transportation 35 86 Bottom 4.00
Excessive Housing Cost Burden Housing 49.1% 84 Bottom 1.00
Motor Vehicle Collisions Health Systems and Public Safety 14.9 79 Bottom 4.00
Adult Educational Attainment Educational Opportunities 71.7% 75 Bottom 3.00
Toxic Releases from Facilities Environmental Hazards 100.0% 75 Bottom 1.00
Business Retention Economic Health -13.8% 72 Bottom 1.00
Long-Term Unemployment Employment Opportunities 4.5% 67 Bottom 1.00
Vacancy Rates Housing 23.6% 65 Middle 1.00
Infant Mortality Rate Health Systems and Public Safety 14.4 61 Middle 1.00
Violent Crime Health Systems and Public Safety 103.4 60 Middle 4.00
Visual Property Nuisances Blight 17.2% 59 Middle 5.00
Walkability Neighborhood Characteristics 44.3 59 Middle 4.00
High School Graduation Rate Educational Opportunities 75.9% 57 Middle 3.00
Food Desert Neighborhood Characteristics 100.0% 56 Middle 2.00
Reading Proficiency Educational Opportunities 10.8% 54 Middle 3.00
Residential Mobility Social Cohesion 83.6% 49 Middle 1.00
Household Transportation Costs Transportation 24.9% 47 Middle 4.00
Tree Cover Natural Areas 5.5% 47 Middle 1.00
Access to Parks and Open Space Natural Areas 98.4% 40 Middle 1.00
Land Use Mix Neighborhood Characteristics 0.6 39 Middle 1.00
Chronic School Absence Health Systems and Public Safety 17.5% 30 Top 1.00
Preschool Enrollment Educational Opportunities 31.5% 27 Top 3.00
Transit Accessibility Transportation 9.3 14 Top 4.00
Travel Time to Work Employment Opportunities 20 13 Top 1.00
Pedestrian & Bicycle Injuries by Motor Vehicles Health Systems and Public Safety 0 1 Top 4.00
Residential Proximity to Traffic Environmental Hazards 0.0% 1 Top 1.00
Proximity to Brownfield Sites Environmental Hazards 0.0% 1 Top 1.00
School Proximity to Traffic Environmental Hazards 0.0% 1 Top 1.00
Blood Lead Levels in Children Housing -% - Data N/A 1.00
Low Birth Weight Health Systems and Public Safety -% - Data N/A 1.00
School Readiness Scores Educational Opportunities -% - Data N/A 1.00
Preventable Hospitalizations Health Systems and Public Safety - - Data N/A 1.00

Demographic and Contextual Indicators

Neighborhood City Wide
Income Inequality 0.4 0.49
Concentrated Poverty 57.2% 30.9%
Life Expectancy 69.4 78.8
Population 358 210,616
Racial and Ethnic Diversity 0.3 0.44
Park Quality 61.3
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