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Cahaba Heights, Alabama
Location in Jefferson County and the state of Alabama before annexation
Location in Jefferson County and the state of Alabama before annexation
Country United States
State Alabama
County Jefferson
City Vestavia Hills
 • Total 2.0 sq mi (5 km2)
 • Land 2.0 sq mi (5 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
643 ft (196 m)
 • Total 5,203
 • Density 2,600/sq mi (1,004/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s) 205, 659
FIPS code 01-11248
GNIS feature ID 0115370

Cahaba Heights is a neighborhood of Vestavia Hills, a city in Jefferson County, Alabama, United States. Before annexation in 2002, it was a census-designated place (CDP) in 1990 and 2000; the population was 5,203 at the 2000 census.


Cahaba Heights is located at 33°27′33″N 86°43′56″W / 33.45917°N 86.73222°W / 33.45917; -86.73222 (33.459256, -86.732086).

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the CDP had a total area of 2.0 square miles (5.2 km2), all of it land.


Historical population
Census Pop.
1990 4,778
2000 5,203 8.9%
U.S. Decennial Census

As of the census of 2000, there were 5,203 people, 2,603 households, and 1,272 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 2,557.3 people per square mile (989.6/km2). There were 2,730 housing units at an average density of 1,341.8 per square mile (519.2/km2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 95.94% White, 1.17% Black or African American, 0.21% Native American, 1.44% Asian, 0.37% from other races, and 0.86% from two or more races. 0.75% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 2,603 households, out of which 19.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 38.1% were married couples living together, 8.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 51.1% were non-families. 41.3% of all households were made up of individuals, and 8.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.99 and the average family size was 2.75.

In the CDP, the population was spread out, with 17.4% under the age of 18, 10.1% from 18 to 24, 38.4% from 25 to 44, 20.4% from 45 to 64, and 13.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females, there were 86.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 84.4 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $48,250, and the median income for a family was $61,759. Males had a median income of $41,569 versus $32,674 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $29,895. About 1.9% of families and 4.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.9% of those under age 18 and 0.9% of those age 65 or over.

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