Demopolis is a somewhat small city located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 7,148 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Demopolis is the 83rd largest community in Alabama.
Unlike some cities, Demopolis isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Demopolis are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Demopolis is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Demopolis who work in office and administrative support (13.09%), sales jobs (12.38%), and healthcare (9.22%).
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Demopolis spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 17.04 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
As is often the case in a small city, Demopolis doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The population of Demopolis overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Demopolis, 22.41% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Demopolis in 2010 was $22,242, 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 $88,968 for a family of four. However, Demopolis contains both very wealthy and poor people as well. Demopolis also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 31.02% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Demopolis is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Demopolis home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Demopolis residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Demopolis include Irish, German, African, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Demopolis is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Vietnamese.