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%).
One of the benefits of Demopolis is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 17.04 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
Being a small city, Demopolis does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
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.