Center Point, AL

Population: 16,711

Key findings

  • Center Point has a Livability Score of 61/100, which is considered below average
  • Center Point crime rates are 14% higher than the Alabama average
  • Cost of living in Center Point is 1% higher than the Alabama average
  • Center Point real estate prices are 22% lower than the Alabama average
  • Rental prices in Center Point are 15% higher than the Alabama average

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      Top Rated Schools in Center Point

      Name Grades Students Proficiency
      Erwin Middle School6 - 8645n/a
      Erwin Intermediate School3 - 5661n/a
      Center Point High School9 - 12770n/a
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      Center Point, AL: No. Just No

      Sorry, but I can't in good conscience recommend Center Point as a good place to live. Just about the only thing really enjoyable about living in Center Point is the nice weather year round. It is part of the Birmingham metro area, so there's that if you're looking for entertainment or nightlife. The homes here are older and not very well maintained for the most part. And don't even get me started on the schools. The drop out rate is through the roof and the graduation rate is in the other direction.

      As I said, Birmingham provides some things to do since it is a pretty great place itself. One of the best areas is in Birmingham where you can experience the Birmingham History Tours and Ghost Walks. That's my personal favorite. It never gets old hearing about the rich history of the place and actually seeing the haunted sites around the city. The Birmingham Zoo is awesome too. Sadly though, all in all, Center Point AL is just not the greatest place to live.
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      Source: The Center Point, AL data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).