Banks is a tiny town located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 174 people and just one neighborhood, Banks is the 389th largest community in Alabama.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Banks is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 37.66% of the Banks workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Banks is a town of professionals, production and manufacturing workers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Banks who work in healthcare (19.48%), teaching (15.58%) and office and administrative support (12.99%).
Another important characteristic of Banks is that a lot of people work in agricultural jobs, especially compared to most other communities in America, and there are quite a number of farms in town.
Setting & Lifestyle
Overall, Banks’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
It is a fairly quiet town 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!) Banks 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. Banks has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Banks than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Banks may be for you.
Banks is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.