Gardendale, AL Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 4,961 housing units in Gardendale. This represents a 34.7% growth from 3,682 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 4,607 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 354 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Gardendale is about 82.2%. Gardendale's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 4.7%. Average household size is 2.47 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Gardendale were built after 1976.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type0.70%
One Bedroom3.40%
Two Bedrooms23.20%
Three Bedrooms57.20%
Four Bedrooms13.70%
Five Bedrooms or more1.80%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.53
Median year structure was built1976
Median Value of occupied units$110,200
Median Price asked for vacant units$127,300

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.19
Median year structure was built1976
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$430

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.50%
Second Mortgage6%
Home Equity Loan8.60%
Simple Mortgage49.20%
Debt Free35.70%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs15.7%