Atmore, AL


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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, Atmore isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Atmore are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Atmore is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Atmore who work in sales jobs (13.35%), office and administrative support (11.08%), and healthcare (7.51%).

There are many members of the armed forces living in Atmore. You will notice when you visit or live here that some of the people you meet or see around town are employed by the armed services - even if they are not always in uniform.

A relatively large number of people in Atmore telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 11.43% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

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.

The citizens of Atmore have a very low rate of college education: just 9.02% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, compared to a national average of 21.84% for all cities.

The per capita income in Atmore in 2010 was $15,352, which is low income relative to Alabama and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $61,408 for a family of four. However, Atmore contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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 White, followed by Black or African-American. 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.

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