Alabaster, AL Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 8,805 housing units in Alabaster. This represents a 71.2% growth from 5,144 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 8,348 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 457 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Alabaster is about 85.8%. Alabaster's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 5.2%. Average household size is 2.74 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Alabaster were built after 1988.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type0.30%
One Bedroom1.80%
Two Bedrooms15.70%
Three Bedrooms59.60%
Four Bedrooms19%
Five Bedrooms or more3.60%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.75
Median year structure was built1989
Median Value of occupied units$123,500
Median Price asked for vacant units$129,000

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.68
Median year structure was built1985
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$530

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.20%
Second Mortgage8.50%
Home Equity Loan9.80%
Simple Mortgage66.90%
Debt Free14.60%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs18.5%