Spotlight on Jefferson County: Economic Engines

From health care giant UAB to automotive suppliers to high-tech startups, Jefferson County continues to prosper as an economic powerhouse in the state.

The University of Alabama at Birmingham is in the heart of downtown Birmingham. Health Care The health care industry in Jefferson County is one of Alabama’s largest employers. In Birmingham alone, an estimated 59,000 people are employed in health care. One of those health care organizations, the University of Alabama at…

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