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.
When you are in Alexander City, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 41.17% of Alexander City’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. 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 (10.60%), teaching (7.55%), and sales jobs (6.97%).
The city is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Alexander City has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Alexander City a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
Alexander City is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
In terms of college education, the citizens of Alexander City rank slightly lower than the national average. 15.43% 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 $17,271, 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 $69,084 for a family of four.
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 Chinese.