Attalla is a somewhat small city located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 5,771 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Attalla is the 102nd largest community in Alabama.
Attalla is a blue-collar town, with 40.34% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Attalla is a city of production and manufacturing workers, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Attalla who work in sales jobs (10.94%), office and administrative support (9.36%), and maintenance occupations (6.84%).
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, Attalla is worth considering.
The citizens of Attalla have a very low rate of college education: just 6.36% 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 Attalla in 2018 was $19,280, which is lower middle income relative to Alabama, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $77,120 for a family of four. However, Attalla contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Attalla is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Attalla home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Attalla residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Attalla include Irish, German, Italian, French, and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Attalla is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German/Yiddish.