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

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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