Dora, AL

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Living in Dora

Dora is a very small city located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 1,905 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Dora is the 207th largest community in Alabama.

Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Dora is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 40.08% of the Dora workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Dora is a city of service providers, production and manufacturing workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Dora who work in food service (10.24%), sales jobs (9.73%), and healthcare suport services (6.79%).

It is a fairly quiet city 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!) Dora 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. Dora has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Dora than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Dora may be for you.

Dora is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

In terms of college education, the citizens of Dora rank slightly lower than the national average. 15.72% of adults 25 and older in Dora have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.

The per capita income in Dora in 2018 was $23,393, which is middle income relative to Alabama, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $93,572 for a family of four. However, Dora contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Dora is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Dora home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Dora residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Dora include Irish, German, English, French, and Dutch.

The most common language spoken in Dora is English. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese and Polish.