Birmingham-Hoover Metropolitan Statistical Area
The July 2009 population estimate for the Birmingham-Hoover MSA, released on March 24, 2010, is 1,131,070; an increase of 7.5 percent over the 2000 Census count of 1,052,238. Within the MSA, the largest-percentage gains among larger cities were in Pelham, Moody, and Helena. The largest-percentage declines were in Fairfield, Birmingham, Bessemer and Homewood. The fastest growing small cities were Calera and Kimberly.
 See also
- Hansen, Jeff (June 21, 2006) "Census statistics cite 3 area cities for fast growth." Birmingham News.