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.
One of the benefits of Atmore is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 18.71 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
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.