Center Point is a medium-sized city located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 16,222 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Center Point is the 33rd largest community in Alabama.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Center Point is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Center Point is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Center Point who work in office and administrative support (16.71%), sales jobs (7.86%), and management occupations (7.13%).
In Center Point, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 30.35 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
In terms of college education, Center Point is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 17.08% of adults 25 and older in Center Point have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Center Point in 2010 was $26,318, 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 $105,272 for a family of four. However, Center Point contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Center Point is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Center Point home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Center Point residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Center Point include African, Irish, German, English, and European.
The most common language spoken in Center Point is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.