Chickasaw is a somewhat small city located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 5,954 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Chickasaw is the 100th largest community in Alabama.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Chickasaw is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Chickasaw is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Chickasaw who work in office and administrative support (15.00%), sales jobs (8.17%), and food service (6.50%).
Being a small city, Chickasaw does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The rate of college-level education in Chickasaw is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 11.21% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.
The per capita income in Chickasaw in 2010 was $14,868, which is low income relative to Alabama and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $59,472 for a family of four. Chickasaw also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 33.63% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Chickasaw is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Chickasaw home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Chickasaw residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Chickasaw include German, English, Scots-Irish, and French .
The most common language spoken in Chickasaw is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.