Attalla, AL


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Attalla is a somewhat small city located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 5,899 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Attalla is the 102nd largest community in Alabama.

Attalla is a blue-collar town, with 42.54% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Attalla is a city of sales and office workers, transportation and shipping workers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Attalla who work in sales jobs (12.77%), office and administrative support (9.80%), and teaching (7.23%).

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 percentage of people in Attalla with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 11.02% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Attalla in 2010 was $18,870, which is middle income relative to Alabama, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $75,480 for a family of four.

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 English, Scots-Irish, French , and German.

The most common language spoken in Attalla is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.

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