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%).
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.
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 18.71 minutes getting to work every day.
The population of Atmore has a very low overall level of education: only 9.69% of people over 25 hold a 4-year college degree or higher.
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.