Atmore is a somewhat small city located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 10,049 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Atmore is the 62nd largest community in Alabama.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Atmore is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Atmore is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Atmore who work in sales jobs (11.95%), office and administrative support (11.44%), and maintenance occupations (7.77%).
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, Atmore is worth considering.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Atmore spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 18.71 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
In Atmore, just 9.69% of people over 25 hold a college degree, which is very low compared to the rest of the nation, whereas the average among all cities is 21.84%.
The per capita income in Atmore in 2010 was $14,807, which is low income relative to Alabama and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $59,228 for a family of four.
Atmore is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Atmore home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Atmore residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Atmore include English, German, Scots-Irish, and African.
The most common language spoken in Atmore is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.