Apartments for rent in Birmingham, AL

Fountain Heights

1623 2nd Ave N, Birmingham, Alabama 35203
1 Bed$1,285+Only 1 unit left
2 Beds$1,550+Only 1 unit left
Coupon & Current Rent Specials
Updated a day ago
(205) 803-6866

150 Summit Pl, Birmingham, Alabama 35243
(81 Ratings)
1 Bed$929
2 Beds$1,129Only 2 units left
3 Beds$1,269Only 2 units left
Coupon & Current Rent Specials
Updated a day ago
(205) 490-8995

3251 Overton Road, Vestavia, Alabama 35243
(16 Ratings)
2 Beds$1,099+Only 2 units left
3 Beds$1,439+Only 2 units left
Current Rent Specials
Updated a day ago
(205) 535-1006

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Fountain Heights

120 19th Street N, Birmingham, Alabama 35203
1 Bed$946+
2 Beds$1,699+
Current Rent Specials
(205) 730-0204

Forest Park

3500 Clairmont Avenue S, Birmingham, Alabama 35222
(95 Ratings)
1 Bed$1,381+4 units left
2 Beds$1,669+
3 Beds$2,790+Only 2 units left
Current Rent Specials
Updated 21 hours ago
Top RatedFresh
(205) 413-8382

915 Valley Ridge Drive, Homewood, Alabama 35209
(5 Ratings)
1 Bed$775+
2 Beds$895+
3 Beds$1,145+
Current Rent Specials
(877) 288-2632

Sand Ridge

2850 Venice Rd, Birmingham, Alabama 35211
(28 Ratings)
1 Bed$1,095+Only 1 unit left
2 Beds$1,223+Only 3 units left
3 Beds$1,238+Only 2 units left
Coupon & Current Rent Specials
Updated 21 hours ago
(205) 588-2218

Five Points South

1701 1st Avenue South, Birmingham, Alabama 35233
1 Bed$1,171+9 units available
2 Beds$1,539+Only 2 units left
Current Rent Specials
Updated 21 hours ago
(205) 510-9755

One Turtle Lake Drive, Birmingham, Alabama 35242
(2 Ratings)
Current Rent Specials
(205) 623-5786

1 Stonecrest Drive, Birmingham, Alabama 35242
(2 Ratings)
1 Bed$880+
3 Beds$1,135+Only 3 units left
Current Rent Specials
Updated 15 hours ago
(205) 438-7221

3539 Mary Taylor Rd, Birmingham, Alabama 35235
(11 Ratings)
2 Beds$999+
3 Beds$1,224+Only 2 units left
Current Rent Specials
(205) 533-9579

Sand Ridge

1 Stoneriver Drive, Birmingham, Alabama 35211
(1 Ratings)
1 Bed$1,101+
2 Beds$1,265+
3 Beds$1,384+Only 3 units left
Current Rent Specials
Updated 2 days ago
Top Rated
(205) 327-1223

Brook Highland

1000 Huntcliff Road, Birmingham, Alabama 35242
(14 Ratings)
1 Bed$749+
2 Beds$839+
Coupon & Current Rent Specials
Updated 12 days ago
(205) 490-2966

Sand Ridge

901 Wildwood Crossing, Birmingham, Alabama 35211
(16 Ratings)
1 Bed$840+
2 Beds$905+
3 Beds$1,150+
Current Rent Specials
(205) 533-9570

4501 Old Caldwell Mill Road, Vestavia, Alabama 35242
(17 Ratings)
2 Beds$863+4 units left
Coupon & Current Rent Specials
Updated 2 days ago
(205) 725-6699

One Lake Heather Reserve, Vestavia, Alabama 35242
(40 Ratings)
1 Bed$865+
2 Beds$1,097+Only 3 units left
3 Beds$1,371+Only 1 unit left
Current Rent Specials
Updated 16 hours ago
(205) 216-3323


801 Montclair Road, Birmingham, Alabama 35213
1 Bed$1,088+
2 Beds$1,445+
3 Beds$1,684+
Current Rent Specials
Updated a day ago
(205) 224-0402

2300 Reserve Trail, Vestavia, Alabama 35243
(82 Ratings)
1 Bed$1,150+4 units left
2 Beds$1,495+8 units available
3 Beds$1,975+Only 3 units left
Coupon & Current Rent Specials
Updated 3 days ago
(205) 327-1260

Five Points South

304 20th St S, Birmingham, Alabama 35233
(3 Ratings)
Studio$1,175+Only 1 unit left
1 Bed$1,325+6 units available
2 Beds$1,995+6 units available
3 Beds$2,670+
Current Rent Specials
Updated 11 days ago
Top Rated
(205) 510-9792


7278 Cahaba Valley Rd, Vestavia, Alabama 35242
Studio$760+Only 1 unit left
3 Beds$1,565+
Coupon & Current Rent Specials
Updated 15 hours ago
(205) 533-9347

Brook Highland

Ten Kenley Way, Birmingham, Alabama 35242
1 Bed$835+
2 Beds$1,085+
3 Beds$1,405+
Coupon & Current Rent Specials
(205) 216-3324

Brook Highland

1 Meadow Drive, Vestavia, Alabama 35242
(11 Ratings)
1 Bed$699+
2 Beds$729+
3 Beds$999+
Coupon & Current Rent Specials
(205) 547-3769
All about

Birmingham, AL

Getting to Know Birmingham, AL

With a population of more than 200,000 in Birmingham alone and more than one million throughout the Birmingham-Hoover metropolitan area, Birmingham is the largest city in Alabama. The city was founded in 1871 and was named after Birmingham in the United Kingdom. The city's focus on steel production earned it the nickname of the Pittsburgh of the South.

Birmingham Apartments and Neighborhoods

To support the state's largest and diverse population, Birmingham offers a variety of places to rent your next apartment. Take a look at some of the best neighborhoods in Birmingham and find a hip spot near the college scene, or choose a suburban neighborhood with family friendly amenities close by. Some of our favorite neighborhoods include:

  • The Southside sits on Red Mountain, and its proximity to the University of Alabama attributes to the cultural diversity. It's a homosexual-friendly neighborhood where the gay pride parade starts each year.
  • Highland Park is just two miles from the business district, making it ideal for those wanting a short commute to work. The Highland Park Golf Course tends to drive rental prices up, but the location near UAB and entertainment hotspots makes it perfect for young professionals desiring a balance of work and play.
  • Mountain Brook residents love their suburban neighborhood, saying it's an excellent place to live and raise children. This affluent area boasts top-notch schools and low crime rates.
  • Residents of Forest Park enjoy walking distance to many shops and restaurants and are just four miles from BHM airport. A nice mix of business and entertainment combined with affordable prices makes Forest Park a great place for newlyweds and first-time home buyers.
  • Five Points South is the entertainment center of Birmingham, about five minutes from downtown and highly walkable.  
  • Lakeview suits those who want to be close to the action but not in the Five Points atmosphere. This trendy neighborhood has a large corporate presence and residents can walk to entertainment venues such as the Alabama Ballet and the Terrific New Theater.
  • The Parkside District attracts sports enthusiasts since its amenities include Regions Field and Railroad Park. Residents here tend to be active and enjoy the outdoors.


Finding a new place to live can be a stressful experience. Be sure to use an apartment finder like Apartment Guide to help you locate your next rental property. Whether you're budget-minded or looking for an affluent residence, we'll help you find your perfect match. Regardless of your desires, there's an apartment in Birmingham for you.


Things to Do in Birmingham

From golf to science centers, from walking tours to the Splash Adventure Waterpark, Birmingham delivers entertainment for all ages. One of the most interesting attractions is the Vulcan Park and Museum, which is home to a statue of the Roman god Vulcan. It's the largest statue made from cast iron in the world, and the museum contains interactive exhibits and an observation balcony providing a wonderful view of the city.

For Families with Kids

If you're on a budget, visit the Birmingham Museum of Art for free admission to view thousands of paintings, sculptures and a hands-on kids exhibit. Or, spend time admiring the animals at Birmingham Zoo, examine dinosaur remains at the McWane Science Center or go zip lining at Red Mountain Park.

When it comes to educating your kids, Birmingham offers several schools achieving top scores of nine and ten, with Mountain Brook City Schools ranking as the best school district.


Dog Parks around the City
Get outside with your four-legged companion at a number of dog parks in Birmingham. Check out Railroad Park, which offers plenty of streams and trails, or Remy's at Red Mountain for a fun, off-leash play date.

Birmingham Nightlife and Other Attractions

Birmingham residents enjoy a vibrant nightlife scene, an abundance of museums and beautiful botanical gardens. When it's time to shop, Birmingham has you covered with local boutiques and major brand name stores. Regardless of which area you choose as your new home, you will have convenient access to many attractions in Birmingham.

Getaways from Birmingham

The sparkling shores of the Gulf of Mexico are less than five hours away from Birmingham, where the closest beaches including Destin, Gulf Shores, Orange and Panama City await you. You can also get to the Georgia Aquarium and World of Coca-Cola in Atlanta in about two-and-a-half hours.