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 sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Chickasaw who work in office and administrative support (17.65%), sales jobs (10.04%), and food service (6.65%).
As is often the case in a small city, Chickasaw doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The percentage of people in Chickasaw with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 11.21% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Chickasaw in 2010 was $15,940, which is low income relative to Alabama and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $63,760 for a family of four. Chickasaw also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 35.08% 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 Italian.
The most common language spoken in Chickasaw is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.