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.
Demopolis is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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%).
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 17.04 minutes getting to work every day.
As is often the case in a small city, Demopolis doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The citizens of Demopolis are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 22.41% of adults in Demopolis having a bachelor's degree or advanced 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.