Collinsville is a very small town located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 1,976 people and just one neighborhood, Collinsville is the 212th largest community in Alabama.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Collinsville is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 51.83% of the Collinsville workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Collinsville is a town of production and manufacturing workers, service providers and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Collinsville who work in management occupations (8.27%), sales jobs (7.95%) and maintenance occupations (6.84%).
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 7.69% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
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!) Collinsville 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. Collinsville has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Collinsville than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Collinsville may be for you.
Being a small town, Collinsville does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.