Brewton is a somewhat small city located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 5,189 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Brewton is the 106th largest community in Alabama.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Brewton is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Brewton is a city of service providers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Brewton who work in office and administrative support (10.93%), sales jobs (9.94%), and management occupations (9.74%).
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, Brewton is worth considering.
Being a small city, Brewton does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The citizens of Brewton are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 24.80% of adults in Brewton having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Brewton in 2010 was $24,415, which is upper middle income relative to Alabama, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $97,660 for a family of four. However, Brewton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Brewton is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Brewton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Brewton residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Brewton include Irish, English, German, Scottish, and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Brewton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese and Italian.