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Popular real estate near West Blocton, AL
About West Blocton
West Blocton is a very small town located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 1,231 people and two constituent neighborhoods, West Blocton is the 266th largest community in Alabama.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, West Blocton is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, West Blocton is a town of service providers, professionals and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in West Blocton who work in office and administrative support (11.66%), teaching (10.67%) and law enforcement and fire fighting (8.68%).
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, West Blocton is worth considering.
In West Blocton, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 32.50 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
As is often the case in a small town, West Blocton doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
In West Blocton, just 12.26% of people have at least a bachelor's degree, which is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%.
The per capita income in West Blocton in 2010 was $22,001, which is upper middle income relative to Alabama, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $88,004 for a family of four. However, West Blocton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
West Blocton is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call West Blocton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of West Blocton residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in West Blocton include German, Irish and English.
The most common language spoken in West Blocton is English.
|WEST BLOCTON INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||494|
|WEST BLOCTON HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||80.17%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||19.83%|
|TYPE OF WEST BLOCTON HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||63.68%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||0.45%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||7.77%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||0.75%|
|SIZE OF WEST BLOCTON HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||5.08%|
|AGE OF WEST BLOCTON HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||2.09%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||54.56%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||25.11%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||18.24%|
|WEST BLOCTON REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$68,094|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$94|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $46,000||29.08%|
|$46,001 - $92,000||41.21%|
|$92,001 - $184,000||24.06%|
|$184,001 - $276,000||2.93%|
|$276,001 - $368,000||0.00%|
|$368,001 - $460,000||0.00%|
|$460,001 - $689,000||2.72%|
|$689,001 - $919,000||0.00%|
|PEOPLE OF WEST BLOCTON||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||5.97%|
|5 TO 17||16.85%|
|18 TO 24||7.18%|
|25 TO 34||11.61%|
|35 TO 54||27.02%|
|55 TO 64||13.63%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||17.74%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||80.15%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$35,588|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$22,001|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||13.85%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Education (14.22%)
Public Service (4.69%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||13.23%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.40%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.00%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||0.08%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||0.65%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||0.08%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||German (7.23%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (99.68%)|
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