Birmingham is the largest city in Alabama and the economic engine for the entire state. The seven-county Birmingham-Hoover metropolitan area has a population of 1,135,203 and a median household income of $50,069. Metro Birmingham’s three core business sectors are 1) Trade and Distribution, 2) Finance and Insurance and 3) Healthcare Services. The Birmingham area is also home to Shelby County, the fastest growing county in the state.[1. Industry: Metropolitan Birmingham Employment by Industry Sector]Our print and digital advertising solutions can put your marketing message in front of the largest local audience of Birmingham consumers. Alabama Media Group’s reach in this city is impressive, surpassing the footprints of other media companies. Through the combination of The Birmingham News, AL.com and Birmingham Magazine, Alabama Media Group reaches 644,161 adults every month, 74% of the total metro area population. [3. Birmingham Scarborough, Release 1, 2012]Additionally, Alabama Media Group’s digital advertising solutions are highly effective at reaching residents in the Birmingham metropolitan area, who consume a high level of information on a variety of online platforms.
- 88% of Birmingham adults have Internet access [3. Birmingham Scarborough, Release 1, 2012]
- 88% have cell phones and smartphone usage has increased by 48% in the past year [3. Birmingham Scarborough, Release 1, 2012]
- More than 500,000 adults between the ages of 18 and 49 use social media [3. Birmingham Scarborough, Release 1, 2012]