Apartments house 27.5% of the population of Alabama. The majority of apartment buildings were constructed after 1975. The median monthly rent is at $334. Apartment buildings are spread throughout all of the towns and cities, with more being in larger cities and near college campuses. Multi-level and high rise buildings are in the major cities of Montgomery, Birmingham, Huntsville and Mobile. Apartments near college campuses are usually full and get premium dollar for rent, $348-750.