Coaling is a very small town located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 1,663 people and just one neighborhood, Coaling is the 236th largest community in Alabama.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Coaling is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 36.75% of the Coaling workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Coaling is a town of sales and office workers, service providers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Coaling who work in office and administrative support (13.01%), healthcare (9.79%) and sales jobs (7.52%).
Setting & Lifestyle
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!) Coaling 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. Coaling has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Coaling than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Coaling may be for you.