Billingsley is a tiny town located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 142 people and just one neighborhood, Billingsley is the 391st largest community in Alabama. Much of the housing stock in Billingsley was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic towns in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns, Billingsley isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Billingsley are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Billingsley is a town of construction workers and builders, service providers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Billingsley who work in office and administrative support (16.18%), management occupations (16.18%) and food service (13.24%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Billingsley’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
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!) Billingsley 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. Billingsley has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Billingsley than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Billingsley may be for you.
In Billingsley, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 34.63 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
Billingsley is a very car-oriented town. 100.00% of residents commute to work in a private automobile rather than by other means, such as public transit, bicycling, or walking. This is because Billingsley is a small town , and most people who live here have to drive out of town for work, and the town population is not large nor dense enough to support an extensive public transportation system. Billingsley has a lot of rural roads, and houses can be far apart. Many residents drive out of town for regular shopping trips as well.
As is often the case in a small town, Billingsley doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.