Atmore is a somewhat small city located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 9,354 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Atmore is the 62nd largest community in Alabama.
Atmore is a blue-collar town, with 41.28% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Atmore is a city of production and manufacturing workers, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Atmore who work in sales jobs (11.70%), office and administrative support (10.60%), and maintenance occupations (8.90%).
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!) Atmore 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. Atmore has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Atmore than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Atmore may be for you.
As is often the case in a small city, Atmore doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The percentage of people in Atmore with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 10.37% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Atmore in 2010 was $12,311, which is low income relative to Alabama and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $49,244 for a family of four. Atmore also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 32.20% of its population below the federal poverty line.
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 Irish, English, Scots-Irish, German, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Atmore is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.