When it comes to finding the hottest places to live, Birmingham has to be the most popular choice, according to new data from Axios.
The Birmingham metro area is home to about 2.2 million residents and has one of the nation’s fastest-growing economies.
The area has seen a rapid growth in the last few years, with new residential units built on average every five days, and new retail stores opening each month.
Birmingham has been ranked number one for the number of new apartment homes built each month for the past three years.
The area’s growth rate is projected to be 3.4 percent in 2021.