Andalusia is a somewhat small city located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 9,063 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Andalusia is the 73rd largest community in Alabama.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Andalusia is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Andalusia is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Andalusia who work in office and administrative support (13.08%), sales jobs (9.70%), and management occupations (8.23%).
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Andalusia spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 17.39 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
Being a small city, Andalusia does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
In terms of college education, Andalusia is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 19.93% of adults 25 and older in Andalusia have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Andalusia in 2010 was $19,468, 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 $77,872 for a family of four. However, Andalusia contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Andalusia is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Andalusia home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Andalusia residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Andalusia include Irish, German, French , and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Andalusia is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Vietnamese.