Vestavia Hills : Alabama


What it's Like to Retire in Vestavia Hills

Vestavia Hills, a suburb of Birmingham, Alabama, is an upscale community which was incorporated in 1950. The city of approximately 34,000 residents offers parks, green spaces and easy access to Birmingham, just a few mile away. Picture of Entrance to Vestavia Hills from Highway 31 and picture of The Sibyl Temple courtesy of Wikipedia and Sharon Phelan Evans,Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0/

Where to Retire in Vestavia Hills and Home Prices

vestavia Hills is divided into four sections, and Zillow reports the median home value to be $373,000 in late 2019. The city has several historic homes.

What is special about Vestavia Hills

Vestavia Hills is a suburb of Birmingham that has many parks and outdoor sports opportunities, and is a very safe community.

What is not special about Vestavia Hills

Summers are hot with an average temperatures in the 80's.

Who will like retirement in Vestavia Hills

Retirees looking for a mid-sized suburban town with good transportation, low crime, a library and parks may enjoy retiring here. There is an active Senior Center.

Local economy is driven by

Health care, professional services and education drive the economy.

Climate and Physical Environment

January's average temperature is 45 degrees, and July's 81 degrees.

Restaurants & Cultural Scene

There are restaurants located here and the town hosts events, but for cultural opportunities you can go to nearby Birmingham.


The crime rate here is very low.

Medical facilities

Nearby Birmingham offers many medical facilities.


The closest major airport to Vestavia Hills is Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport, 11 miles away.

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