Albertville is a medium-sized city located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 21,462 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Albertville is the 28th largest community in Alabama.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Albertville is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 42.70% of the Albertville workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Albertville is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Albertville who work in office and administrative support (11.23%), sales jobs (10.53%), and healthcare (6.12%).
It is a fairly quiet city because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Albertville has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Albertville has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Albertville than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Albertville may be for you.
Being a small city, Albertville does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The rate of college-level education in Albertville is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 12.83% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.
The per capita income in Albertville in 2010 was $18,668, which is middle income relative to Alabama, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $74,672 for a family of four. However, Albertville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Albertville is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Albertville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Albertville residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Albertville also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 25.94% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Albertville include English, German, Dutch, and Italian.
Albertville also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 15.68%.
The most common language spoken in Albertville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French Creole.