Alexander City is a somewhat small city located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 14,718 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Alexander City is the 40th largest community in Alabama.
Alexander City is a blue-collar town, with 41.26% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Alexander City is a city of production and manufacturing workers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Alexander City who work in office and administrative support (9.19%), teaching (8.03%), and sales jobs (7.76%).
Residents will find that the city 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, Alexander City is worth considering.
Being a small city, Alexander City does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
In terms of college education, the citizens of Alexander City rank slightly lower than the national average. 15.04% of adults 25 and older in Alexander City have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in Alexander City in 2010 was $17,064, which is lower middle income relative to Alabama, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $68,256 for a family of four. Alexander City also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 30.37% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Alexander City is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Alexander City home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Alexander City residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Alexander City include English, German, Scottish, and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Alexander City is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.