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.
When you are in Attalla, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 42.54% of Attalla’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. 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%).
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!) Attalla 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. Attalla has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Attalla than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Attalla may be for you.
In Attalla, just 11.02% of people have at least a bachelor's degree, which is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%.
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.